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 16, 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 >>

    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 >>

    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 >>

    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 >>

    06 Jul

    The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

    July 6, 2017


    Ron Funches is a very funny stand up comedian with a unique delivery and lovable demeanor. You just want to hug and squeeze him like a big stuffed bear. His easy going, inventive style sounds the way fresh chocolate chip cookies taste. Read More >>

    06 Jul

    Various Venus, Vancouver

    July 6, 2017 To July 15, 2017

    $22 & up

    Join us for the 30th annual festival of contemporary dance! It’s guaranteed there will be something for everyone: works by emerging artists, mid-career artists, and mature artists coming from the local, national, and international dance communities; people flying around in trees, architectural costumes, new works, old works, intimate works, and… Read More >>

    07 Jul

    Malkin Bowl, Pipeline Road, Vancouver

    July 7, 2017 To August 19, 2017

    $20 to $49

    Mary Poppins: Perfectly Magical. Properly Heartwarming. A supercalifragilistic musical the entire family will love. The Drowsy Chaperone: Glitz & Gusto. Mischief & Mayhem. A nostalgic love letter to Golden Age glam. 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, Granville Island, 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

    July 8, 2017 To July 17, 2017

    33.08 - 43.43

    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 >>

    08 Jul

    Vancouver Buddhist Temple, 220 Jackson Avenue, Vancouver

    July 8, 2017


    $12 Advance* / $15 Door

    Spatial Poetics XVI: KIYO生き残り (Honouring the living memory of invisible lives) is a multi-disciplinary, one-on-one performance commemorating the lives of the invisible. Using the little-documented life of picture-bride Kiyoko Tanaka-Goto as a starting point, artists Ayumi Goto, Mark Haney, Lisa C. 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 >>

    20 Jul

    Pacific Theatre, 1440 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver

    July 20, 2017 To July 29, 2017



    Isobel, a nine-year old Portuguese girl, races around her neighbourhood lost and frightened. She observes a series of interconnected episodes that give graphic glimpses into the desperate and unsettled lives of the strangers in her community. Read More >>

    30 Jul

    Orpheum Theatre, 884 Granville St., Vancouver

    July 30, 2017

    $46.5 - $396

    For the first time ever, join Joel Hodgson, creator of the critically acclaimed “Mystery Science Theater 3000” TV show and its new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) appear in Vancouver at the Orpheum. Read More >>

    08 Sep

    RIO Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

    September 8, 2017


    Join The Minimalists for a night of less. They will present an in-depth talk about minimalism and record a live version of “Ask The Minimalists” for their popular podcast. Who is it for? This event is 19+. Government ID Required to attend. Read More >>