Theatre – Vancouver BC has so many
Theatres and Museums it’s hard to know where
you should go and what you should see. We have recommended
a number of theatres below and there is something
here to suit everyone's taste. Booking tickets for
any of the Vancouver Theatres is
simple enough and your hotel should be able to accommodate
you. Make sure you try and book well in advance as
most play to full houses every night.
The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre
is one of the most popular local stages for professional
theatre, recitals, chamber music, contemporary dance,
and business events. It is home to the Vancouver Playhouse
Theatre Company, Friends of Chamber Music and Vancouver
Address: Hamilton St. at Dunsmuir Tel No: (604) 872-6622
The Arts Club Theatre is a non-profit
registered charity playhouse that relies on the support
of its many patrons and donors. This theatre has year-round
productions and several special events such as charity
art auctions, lectures with complimentary food and
drinks, and community performances.
Address: 1585 Johnston St. Tel No: (604) 687-1644
Vogue Theatre has the most varied selection
of performances onstage. They have one-man shows,
seminars, plays, dance recitals, and music performances
that range from classical to hip-hop.
Address: 918 Granville Street Tel No: (604) 331-7902
When The Orpheum Theatre
first opened as a vaudeville house in 1927, it didn't
take long before it became the largest and most opulent
theatre on the Pacific Coast. Currently, it is the
home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. The Orpheum
also hosts a variety of recitals.
Address: 601 Smithe St. Tel No: (604) 280-3311
The Pacific Cinematheque screens
several foreign and art films a year. This is the
perfect theater for tourists who are fascinated with
film art and theory.
Address: 1131 Howe St. Tel No: (604) 688-3456
Back Alley Theatre - For those seeking
more improvisational and spontaneous kinds of performances,
the Back Alley Theatre is the place.
Address: 751 Thurlow St. Tel No: (604) 688-7013
Bard on the Beach is a quirky little
theatre event where Shakespearean plays are staged
under a huge tent on the beach at Vanier Park. Tel
No: (604) 875-1533