BalletBC
What If

When & Where May 12, 13 & 14, 2022, 8pm | Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 630 Hamilton Street

Program Everything will be ok choreographed by Felix Landerer, Strange Attractor choreographed by Out Innerspace, RELIC choreographed by Dorotea Saykaly

BalletBC closes the season with an evening of commissions from new voices to the company. Felix Landerer will explore the very human need for positivity and optimism in a world of chaos, while Out Innerspace Dance Theatre will contemplate the ideas of creation and destruction, searching for connection between supposed opposites. And then, the first recipient of the Emily Molnar Emerging Choreographer Award, Dorotea Saykaly, examines image-making through a sci-fi lens.

Tickets $21.75 - $115.25. Purchase online: balletbc.com/performance/what-if



JOE INK in Partnership with SFU Woodward's Cultural Programs
Dance: Craft

When & Where May 20 to 22 : Performances and Exhibition at 7pm | SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Fei & Milton Wong Theatre, 149 W. Hastings

Dance: Craft is an exploration of two dancers interacting with numerous craft objects in a reconfigured theatre setting. It is seen through the lens of dance and remixed, a look at our relationship to objects, creating and interacting with them. JOE INK is creating this performance scenario through movement, craft objects, original music, lighting and video design. In addition to the performances an exhibition of 5 Virtual Reality films will take the viewer into the atelier of the artists.

Tickets $30 Adults / $25 Students & Seniors + s/c. Puchase online: www.eventbrite.ca/e/dancecraft-tickets





Pacific Theatre
The Mountaintop by Katori Hall

When and Where 20 May – June 11, 2022 at 8pm | Pacific Theatre, 1440 W 12th Ave

April 3, 1968. Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. retires to the Lorraine Motel, desperate for a pack of smokes and a good night’s sleep after exhorting America to ‘be true to what you said on paper’. Enter Camae, an enigmatic hotel maid with a great deal of information about Doctor King’s future – and the future of the movement he champions.

Tickets $35 purchase online at: pacifictheatre.org/pacific_theatre_play/the-mountaintop/






Hamilton
by Lin-Manuel Miranda

When & Where 24 May – 19 June 2022, 8pm; matinees on Sat at 2pm & Sun at 1.30pm | Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 650 Hamilton Street

HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. With a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a by Lin-Manuel Miranda revolutionary moment in theatre. HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s acclaimed biography.

Tickets Purchase online: vancouver.ticketsales.com/queen-elizabeth-theatre





Presentation House Theatre
Kill The Ripper

When & Where June 2 – 4, 2022, 7:30pm | Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver

The fierce power of women takes centre stage in the world premiere of Kill the Ripper. This new Victorian revenge fantasy by Canadian playwright Fairlith Harvey is co-produced by “cult sensation” Geekenders and Jessie-nominated Affair of Honour.

Tickets are $30 / $25 / $18. On sale now at 604-990-3474 or online at tickets.phtheatre.org. More information and show details can be found at www.phtheatre.org.


ONGOING



2022 DOXA Documentary Film Festival

When & Where May 5-15, 2022 | in theatres (SFU Goldcorp Centre, VIFF Centre, The Cinematheque, The Playhouse) + online

The DOXA Documentary Film Festival, Western Canada’s largest documentary film festival, returns to present its 21st edition, screening in theatres and streaming online.

Tickets General Admission in-person ticket: $15; Student/Seniors/Low-income in-person ticket: $13; In-theatre 5 Ticket Pack: $65; $7-10 sliding scale per individual online ticket; Online Festival Passes: $75.
Purchase online at: www.doxafestival.ca Email: Festival Box Office:
support@doxafestival.ca



The Cultch in association with Theatre Conspiracy
Himmat

When & Where May 6 - 15, 2022 at 7.30pm; May 8, 14 & 15 at 2pm | Historic Theatre, 1895 Venables St., Vancouver

Himmat tells the story of father and daughter—Banth and Ajit—coming to a deeper understanding of each other as Banth begins to reveal parts of himself, while recovering at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Told in a series of flashbacks from the perspective of the three characters, Himmat unveils a tale of redemption and repair for a multi-generational working-class Punjabi family facing the challenges of addiction and physical labour.

Tickets from $26. Tickets on sale now through The Cultch’s Box Office: 604-251-1363 or thecultch.com


 

VANCOUVER OPERA
HMS Pinafore by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan

When & Where Saturday, April 30 at 7:30pm, Thursday, May 5 at 7:30pm, Saturday, May 7 at 7:30pm & Sunday, May 8 at 2pm | Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Gilbert and Sullivan’s comedic tale is a delightful combination of forbidden love across class divides and the shenanigans that take place along the way. Poking fun at social hierarchies and packed with absurd characters, this wildly popular operetta delivers plenty of laughs and memorable music.

Tickets from $48. Purchase online at:
secure.vancouveropera.ca/events
For more information about the 2021–2022 Vancouver Opera Season, and to subscribe, please visit vancouveropera.ca



The Cultch
The Invisible: Agents Of Ungentlemanly Warfare

When & Where April 29 - May 07, 2022 at 7.30pm; April 30 & May 1 2pm matinees | York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive

Set in France in 1940, Seven female special operations executives risk everything to fight a war of sabotage, propaganda, and espionage. Breaking with decorum and defying expectations, these exceptional women help bring down the greatest threat of their time, only to go completely unseen. Inspired by the true stories of female Allied agents during WWII, The Invisible is an incredible genre-busting mash-up of historical research, film-noir, graphic novels, and musical theatre.

Tickets from $26. Single tickets on sale now through The Cultch’s Box Office: 604-251-1363 or
thecultch.com/event/the-invisible


Vital Spark Theatre
Cauldron

When & Where April 29 – May 14, 2022, Thursday --h Saturday at 8pm; Sundays at 2pm, plus matinee (as well as evening performance) on Sat. May 14 | Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery Street, Vancouver

A wild woman on a blasted heath tells Macbeth that he will be king. Who is she and why did she say that? Midwife and healer Morag MacDonald is now responsible forthat ominous prophecy. When she finds the old scold’s bridle she was once forced to wear, Morag must first set the history straight and then take up arms against Macbeth himself.

Tickets: $30, seniors and students $27 purchase from from www.eventbrite.ca/e/cauldron-tickets or at the door.