Performing Arts

Live Performing Arts Events – Ballet, Dance, Live Theatre, Opera, Speaker Series, Standup Comedy and more in Vancouver.

    06 Apr

    Granville Island Stage, 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver

    April 6, 2017 To May 6, 2017

    $20 to $84

    From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas. Their kids are grown, their marriages have “evolved,” and their bodies are backfiring. Read More >>

    18 Apr

    Britannia Ice Rink, 1661 Parker St, Vancouver

    April 18, 2017 To April 30, 2017

    $46 - $56

    The virtuosity of award-winning figure skating joyfully meets the attitude of street dance and the sophistication of contemporary performance. Rising stars Le Patin Libre are creating a new kind of ice dancing, far beyond the confines of traditional figure skating. Read More >>

    20 Apr

    BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver

    April 20, 2017 To May 14, 2017

    $29 & up

    When Erin, a classical pianist, experiences the loss of the life she knew, she also finds herself dealing with the departure of her own musical expression. Navigating her way through this change, she meets an unconventional piano teacher who gives her new hope for the future. Read More >>

    20 Apr

    Various Venues, Vancouver

    April 20, 2017 To April 30, 2017

    $5.00 - $63.09

    The Verses Festival of Words includes: – Music and poetry – Spoken word open mics – Workshops – The Canadian Individual Poetry Slam – Lots of community and new friends – And more! Keep your ears peeled for updates… Whether you’re a budding poet yourself, an established poet in the… Read More >>

    25 Apr

    York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

    April 25, 2017 To May 6, 2017

    $10 to $46

    The famed Canadian clown duo return to The Cultch with a new work that will take Vancouver audiences yet again into the giddy, scary world of pure imagination. In their twisted netherworld, Mump and Smoot are confronted by a myriad of nightmarish obstacles that present themselves at every turn. Read More >>

    26 Apr

    Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery Street, Vancouver

    April 26, 2017 To May 20, 2017


    $21.69 - $26.87

    ACEproductions presents the English Canadian Premier of Peter Quilter’s “End of the Rainbow”, his drama with music about the last comeback attempt and last days of Iconic performer JUDY GARLAND. Read More >>

    Vancouver Opera Festival
    28 Apr

    Various Venues, Vancouver

    April 28, 2017 To May 13, 2017


    The first edition of Vancouver Opera Festival is a celebration of the vocal and theatrical arts. At its core, three new productions: a seldom performed masterpiece, a beloved classic, and a contemporary tour de force. Read More >>

    02 May

    Historic Theatre, Venables Street, Vancouver

    May 2, 2017 To May 13, 2017

    $20 - $46

    Literally naked, internationally acclaimed Silvia Gallerano sings and howls this provocative and critically acclaimed text by Cristian Ceresoli: a stream of consciousness that reveals, with rage and poetry, revolting human secrets, and a modern society that is powerful, desperate, vulnerable, and cutting. Read More >>

    02 May

    Studio 16, 1555 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver

    May 2, 2017 To May 6, 2017


    $27.90 - $32.04

    Théâtre francophone à Vancouver / French Theatre Vancouver. En route for Cayo Coco, Jean-Philippe Lehoux relives his many journeys around the world : discovering Bosnia and its scars, working in an English hotel, losing himself in Japanese culture, and almost drowning in Norway. Read More >>

    02 May

    The Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

    May 2, 2017 To May 6, 2017


    Starring Marlies Dubois, Christina Church, Massimo Frau, Santiago Schumann and Directed by Kirsten Jeannine Gauthier. Read More >>

    10 May

    The Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

    May 10, 2017 To May 13, 2017



    A Look Back Into The Past -To A Family Of Trailblazing Heroines Read More >>

    10 May

    Studio 1398, 1398 Cartwright St., Granville Island, Vancouver

    May 10, 2017 To May 14, 2017


    $16.52 - $26.87

    Play by Michele Lowe with 4 women telling a story spanning 27 years. Perfection. Read More >>

    11 May

    Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver

    May 11, 2017 To July 9, 2017

    $29 - $84

    Inspired by true events, this rocking jukebox musical takes you into Sun Records Studio on December 4, 1956, to witness the famed recording session that brought together rock and roll legends Presley, Cash, Lewis, and Perkins—for the first and only time. Read More >>

    17 May

    York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada

    May 17, 2017 To June 3, 2017

    $10 to $46

    In this powerful musical, the children of an Oji-Cree family are sent to a residential school in Northern Ontario. This is a story of redemption: for a mother who was never let past the school’s gate, and her kids, who never knew she came. Read More >>

    25 May

    BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver

    May 25, 2017 To June 25, 2017

    $29 & up

    In a church basement in suburban Texas, three troubled teenagers meet weekly to express themselves through puppetry and learn to avoid the devil at all costs. Read More >>

    25 May

    Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, Vancouver

    May 25, 2017 To May 27, 2017

    $22 to $34

    Wen Wei Wang’s hotly-anticipated new work is a creation for five male dancers that investigates communication – both spoken and unspoken – and the fundamental urge to connect. Read More >>

    06 Jun

    Carousel Theatre for Young People, 1411 Cartwright St, Vancouver

    June 6, 2017 To June 18, 2017


    The beloved Bee Stage returns with a brand new play for little ones. The Sun is confident and popular and the Moon is shy and overlooked. When the Sun meets the Moon they seem too different to ever get along. Read More >>

    15 Jun

    Granville Island Stage, 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver

    June 15, 2017 To July 29, 2017

    $29 - $84

    This cathartic and catchy musical charts the romantic breakups of three women and the lively antics that ensue. Read More >>

    12 Jul

    Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 600 Block Hamilton St., Vancouver

    July 12, 2017 To July 23, 2017

    $37.5 - $120.5

    Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, will come to Winnipeg as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is bigger and better than ever before. Read More >>