Please note that performances have been postponed until August 2020 Winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award, carried away on the crest of a wave weaves together nine evocative stories about the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the deadliest in recorded history. The finely drawn characters illustrate the interconnectedness of our experiences, revealing the resonance of this natural disaster around the world and showing a pathway to hope. “Awe-inspiring” —The Globe and Mail Thursday, March 19th - Sunday, April 19th 2020… more
Arts Club Theatre Company - Stanley Alliance Industrial Stage
- 2750 Granville Street
- Vancouver, BC V6H 3J3
- Phone: 604.687.5315
The Arts Club Theatre Company is the largest theatre company in Western Canada. Each year, over a quarter of a million people experience the best in professional theatre at its three venues: the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, Granville Island Stage, and Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre, as well as on tour throughout the province. Its popular productions range from musicals and contemporary comedies to new works and classics. The Arts Club Theatre Company also expands its audiences outside Vancouver though a three-show mini-season tour presented at venues around British Columbia.
The legendary Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage is a newly renovated art deco theatre that originally opened in 1931 as a cinema and Vaudeville House. It is a 650-seat venue featuring complete sound, lighting and fly systems, a box office and full bar service. Located in the stylish South Granville community, the award winning Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage is within walking distance of convenient parking facilities and an eclectic mix of shops and restaurants.
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Based on a true story, this rousing Tony Award–winning show—with a score by pop icon Cyndi Lauper—follows Charlie, who is struggling to save the men’s shoe factory inherited from his father. When all seems lost, a chance encounter with the fabulous drag queen Lola spurs an idea for creating “women’s boots for women who are men.” The unexpected underdog duo soon outfit themselves for success in this joyously infectious musical that celebrates compassion and acceptance. “Dazzling, fabulously sassy, and uplifting”… more