Firehall Arts Centre

  • 280 East Cordova Street
  • BC V6A 1L3

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