Firehall Arts Centre

  • 280 East Cordova Street
  • BC V6A 1L3

October 13, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teenage son, Joey, who has a severe disability. When Jake develops a serious medical condition he becomes the one to rely on the people around him. Touchstone Artistic Director, Roy Surette directs this frank, fearless and ferociously funny play. Finalist for the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama. Saturday, October 13th - Saturday, October 27th 2018 Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver For more informaiton please visit… more

November 10, 2018 - December 1, 2018

In this contemporary interpretation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People , a female Dr. Stockman discovers contamination in the community’s water source and is branded an enemy and accused of destroying the local economy. Economic benefits vs. Community health and well-being. Who is the enemy? Saturday, November 10th - Saturday, December 1st 2018 Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver BC For more informaiton please visit… more

December 5, 2018 - December 15, 2018

The lives of an Indian exotic dancer and her embittered mother are altered when a blind stranger visits them. Poetic, mythic, and brave; multiple Dora Award-winning Bombay Black is a searing play set in the bitter reality of India. In this re-imagination, for the first time, Bombay Black will be presented from the perspective of the blind stranger. Wednesday, December 5th - Saturday, December 15th 2018 Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver BC For more informaiton please visit… more

December 20, 2018 - December 22, 2018

An evening of seasonal stories and songs from many cultures and experiences. Join us in celebrating the return of the light. Thursday, December 20th - Saturday, December 22nd 2018 Firehall Arts Centre, Vancouver BC For more informaiton please visit… more

January 12, 2019 - February 9, 2019

The enduring music of Joni Mitchell is re-imagined in this energetic musical experience. Conceived and directed by Vancouver’s theatrical powerhouses (and spouses) Andrew Cohen & Anna Kuman. One of the most influential recording artists of the late 20 th century, Joni Mitchell has often reflected on social and environmental ideals through her music. Circle Game reinterprets Mitchell’s iconic songs such as “Big Yellow Taxi”, “River”, “California” and “A Case of You” through the ears and eyes of a new generation… more

February 27, 2019 - March 9, 2019

A one-woman comedy about a Quiverfull Christian girl. As 15-year old Maranatha waits excitedly for her 28-year old fiancé to carry her off to their wedding, we catch a glimpse into a teenage girl’s thoughts on love, sex, and milkshakes — and watch her pray to a God she loves without question. But as she’s made to wait, night after night, will her faith uphold? Based on a true story. Winner of Edmonton Sterling Award “Outstanding New Play” “Overflowing with humor, humanity, insights and empathy … should not be missed.”… more

March 15, 2019 - March 23, 2019

Ruby Slippers Theatre in association with The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to produce the Western Canadian premiere production of Marine Life by Rosa Laborde. The story revolves around an environmental activist who falls in love with her opposite. This smart new play asks whether our failings at human intimacy are inextricably linked to our failure to protect our planet. Incorporating magic realism, humour and live music, Marine Life explores themes of environmentalism, creativity, mental illness and personal… more

April 3, 2019 - April 13, 2019

The Tashme Project: The Living Archives is an award-winning 75 minute verbatim theatre play that traces the history and common experience of the Nisei (or 2nd Generation Japanese Canadians) through childhood, WW2 internment and post-war resettlement east of the Rockies. The Nisei, now in their 70’s and 80’s, were children at the time of internment and their stories of adventure and play are presented in sharp relief with the more common internment narratives of hardship and injustice. Made up of 20 interwoven interviews… more