Performing Arts

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

    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 >>

    22 Aug

    Havana's Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

    August 22, 2017 To August 26, 2017



    Sexual Perversity in Chicago follows sets of friends, two of whom are lovers. Danny and Deb are young, naive, and still hopeful about love. Bernie and Joan are older, and more cynical. Read More >>

    22 Aug

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

    August 22, 2017 To August 25, 2017


    Come see Red Giant Theatre’s first theatre production, the longest running play in New York, Line by Israel Horovitz! A one hour, one act play about 5 people waiting in line. Read More >>

    24 Aug

    Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver

    August 24, 2017

    $30 + charges

    Last Podcast on the Left is a comedy podcast that covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and aliens to cults and serial killers. Read More >>

    Vancouver International Tap Dance Festival
    25 Aug

    Various Venues, Vancouver

    August 25, 2017 To August 27, 2017

    $15 to $43 + charges

    Recognized as one of the premier events of its kind, the Vancouver Tap Dance Festival history is one of dedication to the wonderment of the art form. So many stories of how wishes, dreams, and hopes have been realized with renowned dancers, appreciative students, and a supportive community. Read More >>

    04 Sep

    Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

    September 4, 2017


    Host Nathan Fielder appears live and in person to give you a sneak peek of the upcoming season of Nathan for You. The screening will be followed by a Q&A discussion that will include several off-the-cuff jokes by Fielder, who’s a mediocre improviser. Read More >>

    07 Sep

    Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 600 Block Hamilton St., Vancouver

    September 7, 2017

    $39.5 - $69.5 + charges

    : The 49th Parallel Tour. Lewis Black, Grammy Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author. 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 >>

    12 Sep

    Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 600 Block Hamilton St., Vancouver

    September 12, 2017 To September 17, 2017

    $30.5 - $145 + charges

    THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, is the spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family. Read More >>

    14 Sep

    Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard, Vancouver

    September 14, 2017

    $65 - $150+ charges

    Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of our generation’s strongest comedic voices. As an actor, director, producer and writer he has created many memorable moments. Read More >>

    15 Sep

    823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor, Vancouver, BC V6B 0G4 Canada 

    September 15, 2017 To September 17, 2017



    In its original form, G.F. Handel’s “Acis & Galatea” tells the tale of a water nymph and a shepherd whose love affair is disrupted by a jealous cyclops. But let’s be honest, that’ not the easiest story to relate to as a modern audience. Read More >>

    20 Sep

    1412 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y5 Canada 

    September 20, 2017


    $26.87 - $37.22

    Local Favourites Calle Verde will be opening the evening with their performance of “liminal”, featuring the talents of Peter Mole- Flamenco Guitarist, Michelle Harding- Flamenco Dancer, Maria Avila- Flamenco Dancer and Singer. Read More >>

    26 Sep

    Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

    September 26, 2017


    Stuff You Should Know is the award-winning podcast hosted by Chuck Bryant and Josh Clark and produced by the venerable website HowStuffWorks. Read More >>

    05 Oct

    Orpheum Theatre, 884 Granville St., Vancouver

    October 5, 2017

    $39.5 - $59.5 + charges

    Nicholas “Nick” Offerman is an American actor, voice actor, producer, writer, comedian and carpenter widely known for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which he received the Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy. Read More >>

    14 Oct

    Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 600 Block Hamilton St., Vancouver

    October 14, 2017

    $65.5 - $115.5

    For the last twenty-two years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. Read More >>