Performing Arts

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

    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 >>

    24 May

    EDAM Studio Theatre, 303 East 8th Ave, Vancouver

    May 24, 2017 To June 3, 2017


    $15 to $20

    New dance work from Peter Bingham, Noam Gagnon, and Vanessa Goodman. Join us for EDAMs Spring Series, featuring new dance works by guest artists Noam Gagnon and Vanessa Goodman, as well as piece by the EDAM Company. 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 >>

    25 May

    Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

    May 25, 2017 To May 27, 2017

    $39.75 - $65.00

    ALI WONG is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress living in Los Angeles, CA. Withthe recent release of her Netflix Special, ALI WONG: BABY COBRA, Ali became the first comedian to record a stand up special 7 months pregnant. Read More >>

    27 May

    The Dusty Flowershop, 2050 Scotia Street, Vancouver

    May 27, 2017


    16.52 - 16.52

    The Candy Show is a one woman whimsey of comedy and delight! What are the bones that make up Candy? Come and meet the quirky characters that reside inside her as they try to tap-dance their way into your heart! Like Carol Burnett meets Fred Astaire, Like Saturday Night Live,… Read More >>

    01 Jun

    Varnier Park, Whyte Avenue, Vancouver

    June 1, 2017 To September 23, 2017

    $21 & up

    Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festivals. Established in 1990, Bard is an annual summer festival with a mission to perform, explore and celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare, surrounded by the natural beauty of Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More >>

    02 Jun

    The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

    June 2, 2017 To June 3, 2017



    Goh Ballet’s Spring Performances will feature the World Premiere of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Ballet accompanied by Vancouver Academy of Music’s Concertante String Orchestra. Come and witness future stars of dance and music take flight in this trailblazing production that showcases the world-class talent in our province. Read More >>

    02 Jun

    Studio 16, 1555 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver

    June 2, 2017 To June 3, 2017



    The musical version of our favourite Peanuts Characters live onstage.YOURE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN is a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic, based on the beloved comic strip by Charles Schultz. Read More >>

    04 Jun

    St. Helen's Anglican Church, 4405 West 8th Ave.,, Vancouver

    June 4, 2017

    $26.87 - $32.04

    Wagner’s Die Walküre by the Heroic Opera Company, Vancouver, BC. Come and celebrate the inaugural project of the Heroic Opera Company, which will bring the glorious operas of Wagner, Strauss, and Verdi to Vancouver! We have assembled the finest dramatic voices the lower mainland has to offer. 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 >>

    08 Jun

    CBC Studio 700, 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

    June 8, 2017 To June 11, 2017


    $11.86 - $22.73

    Ever wonder what happens when your fictional friends grow up? An “unauthorized parody”, the play imagines the gang from the Peanuts as teenagers in small town America. Dog Sees God shines a light on homophobia, drug use, pedophilia, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion, sex, mental illness and self identity. Read More >>

    10 Jun

    The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

    June 10, 2017

    $25.00 - $45.00

    Artists: Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck), Drew Morgan, Corey Forrester Recently earning national attention (or notoriety, depending on your viewpoint) for his “Liberal Redneck” series of viral videos, Trae Crowder has been performing his particular brand of Southern-fried intellectual comedy in the Southeast and beyond for the past six years. Read More >>

    13 Jun

    The Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

    June 13, 2017 To June 18, 2017


    $11.34 - $32.04

    3rd annual festival of short plays.8 short plays will be performed each night!Audiences will be asked to vote for Best Play and Notable performances. 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 >>

    17 Jun

    The Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R7 Canada 

    June 17, 2017



    Eric McCormack, Vincent Gale, Leah Cairns and Patrick Gilmore will read Lanford Wilson’s Burn This. All proceeds to Protate Cancer Canada. Read More >>

    23 Jun

    PAL Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero Street - 8th floor, Vancouver

    June 23, 2017 To June 25, 2017



    When four couples show up to a 10th anniversary party, the host and hostess are missing… Read More >>

    23 Jun

    The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

    June 23, 2017


    Arj is an American stand-up comedian who is developing a huge following in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and all over the world. He is best known as playing Dave in the hit HBO sitcom Flight of the Concords. He is also co-creator of the hit off-broadway show the Marijuana-logues. Read More >>

    27 Jun

    Studio 16, 1551 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver

    June 27, 2017 To July 1, 2017

    $10 to $20

    Aenigma Theatre presents Michael Frayn’s Award Winning Play about the secret meeting that took place in Copenhagen in 1941 between physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, who had ended up on opposite sides of WWII. Read More >>

    04 Jul

    PAL Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero Street - 8th floor, Vancouver

    July 4, 2017 To July 8, 2017


    30.00 - 35.00

    A play by Italian writers Dario Fo and Franca Rame. Sharron pours her soul out to her neighbor through the window of her apartment in which shes is lucked up by her jealous husband. Read More >>

    08 Jul

    The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

    July 8, 2017


    26.87 - 37.22

    Flamenco Rosario performance with guests from Centro Flamenco. Read More >>

    08 Jul

    Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St Granville Island, Vancouver

    July 8, 2017 To July 17, 2017

    32.04 - 42.39

    This musical spoof of film noir crime novels is smart, swingin’, sexy, and funny. The place – Los Angeles. The time – the late 1940s. Read More >>