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Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival (Vancouver, Jun. 1-Sep. 23)

Vancouver Fringe Festival Features 800 shows by more than 90 theatre artists and companies selected randomly.  Opening Night Party: Sep. 5; Fringe-for-All Previews: Sep. 7; Festival Dates: Sep. 7-17; Pick of the Fringe: Sep. 20-24 (Granville Island, and other venues, Vancouver)

The Christians by Lucas Hnath, presented by Pacific Theatre (Vancouver Sep. 15-Oct. 7)

Happy Days by Samuel Beckett presented by UBC Theatre (Frederic Wood Theatre, Vancouver, Sept 27 – 30  

Freedom Singer presented by Urban Ink. Created by Toronto’s Project: Humanity, Freedom Singer is a documentary-style piece of theatre that blends Khari Wendell McClelland’s original music with 1850s freedom songs, verbatim interview excerpts, and first-hand stories. (Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre, Vancouver, Oct. 7-18)  

Touchstone Theatre's Happy Place

Touchstone Theatre's Happy Place

Happy Place by Pamela Mala Sinha, presented by Touchstone Theatre In Association with Ruby Slippers Theatre and Diwali in BC (Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver, Oct. 19-29)  

TannLi Wright Performs at Downtown Eastside Hart of the City Festival | Image: David Cooper

TannLi Wright Performs at Downtown Eastside Hart of the City Festival | Image: David Cooper

Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival presented by Vancouver Moving Theatre (More than 50 Vancouver locations, Oct. 25-Nov.5) 


News & AnnouncemenTs

Theatre Wire announces its new season

John Hirsch Prize, presented by Canada Council for the Arts, recognizes new and developing theatre directors who have demonstrated great potential for future excellence and exciting artistic vision. Deadline: Oct. 2 

PTC Announces Block A Participants 2017


Clown Turns Workshop with John Turner (of Mump & Smoot and the Manitoulin Conservatory)  This workshop is designed for those who wish to work on developing and performing short clown pieces. The majority of the time will be devoted to the creation of turns and on performance; with additional time for exercises, games, discussion. (Russian Hall, Vancouver, Nov. 18-25)   


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