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Lights Up Musical Theatre Year-end Shows – The Future is NOW!

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lights Up Theatre Schools students aged 4 to 16 perform their end of year shows on Granville Island for parents and friends. 9 schools perform 'The Future is NOW' written especially for Lights Up Theatre in 9 separate shows this June.

Performing Arts

Vancouver International Children’s Festival

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada +4 more

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival May 27 to June 2 and enjoy spectacular performances from around the globe for kids and families of all ages! The 2024 Festival features circus arts, puppetry, theatre, dance, and music shows plus lots of arts activities created just for children. Each show ticket […]

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The Papa Penguin Play

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Penguins Peaches and Izzy are the Zoo’s main attraction: two male penguins who put on daily shows to visitors’ delight. But when other penguin couples lay eggs and go on to have a chick, these two pine for parenting life. With the help from the Zoo Keeper, dreams do come true. The Papa Penguin Play […]

Kids StuffPerforming Arts

Handcuffed: a tragicomedy in two acts

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

“HANDCUFFED” is a compelling story that captures the descent of a young hero dealing with severe bouts of addiction and whose life is about to unravel to the point of no-return.

Performing Arts

No One Special

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This is a storytelling show about the childhood of comedian Julie Kim. Julie was born to parents who immigrated from South Korea. Julie lived with her family in a small apartment above their convenience store in a low-to-lower-class neighbourhood in Toronto. Julie tells some stories that pertain to money, theft, food, disordered eating, gender, beauty, […]

Performing Arts

It’s Okay to be Different

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Todd Parr is the author and illustrator of more than 71 books for children. His books are available in over forty countries throughout the world. With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, he explores important and timely subjects. It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and self-confidence. Mermaid’s new show […]

Kids StuffPerforming Arts

asses.masses

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

asses.masses is a custom-made video game about labour, technophobia and sharing the load of revolution, designed to be played from beginning to end in a live theatre. This is gaming as performance; an immersive, cheeky, and highly original work. Brave spectators take turns at the controller to lead the herd through a post-Industrial society, where […]

FestivalsPerforming Arts

Snow White

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

A “Once Upon a Time” tale re-imagined for twice as much fun! Not your traditional Snow White, this clever twist on the beloved fairy tale is a two-actor take that’s irresistibly playful and oh-so smart. With lightning quick switches, the duet morphs into 14 characters, retelling (along with a song or three!) the story of Snow White, all […]

Kids StuffPerforming Arts

Vancouver Writers Festival

Performance Works Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada +4 more

Celebrate the 36th year of the Vancouver Writers Fest! Over 115 authors appearing in-person at over 80 events across Granville Island. Events for students, youth, families, and adults, including events curated by Guest Curator Elamin Adbelmahmoud, featuring topics ranging from Blackness as a portal, and witchy novels, to the precariousness of our modern state and […]

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Amor Renatus (Rebirth of Love)

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Introducing AMOR RENATUS (Rebirth of Love), new album release concert tour from the acclaimed cellist and composer, Ian Maksin, who has been known for his unique way of pushing the boundaries of cello and contemporary music. This concert features a collection of original instrumental compositions for cello, powerfully augmented into virtual orchestra through the use […]

Live Music

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival: RITE: La Otra Orilla (Montreal)

Waterfront Theatre Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

With this explosive and visceral show, La Otra Orilla (Montreal) wipes the slate clean and returns to its roots, to the foundations of the art of flamenco. RITE is the perfect balance of body, voice, guitar, and percussion—four artists at the height of their craft in complete harmony: Myriam Allard, Hedi Graja, Caroline Planté and […]

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