Vancouver

Presentation House Theatre

  • 333 Chesterfield Avenue
  • North Vancouver, BC V7M 3G9

October 18, 2019 - October 26, 2019

Award-winning playwright Linda A. Carson takes on the pervasive and growing trend of body dissatisfaction in her world premiere of So, How Should I Be? In this follow up to up her powerful play, Dying to be Thin, Carson examines how negative thoughts can get stuck in one’s head and lead to an Eating Disorder. With integrated technology, illusion, and storytelling, So, How Should I Be? addresses underlying triggers that could lead to an Eating Disorder for audiences as young as 10 years old. Through personal, true… more

October 26, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Mary Jane Mosquito has no wings. At home and at school she is teased by the other mosquitos, and then she is sent away live with her auntie in the city. What she really wants to do is sing her songs, share her Cree language, and make friends. But how will she fit in without wings? Renowned Indigenous playwright Tomson Highway weaves and shares Cree words and phrases throughout the story. With live music, puppetry and fanciful costumes, this is an engaging and meaningful piece for younger audiences. Saturday, October… more

November 8, 2019 - November 9, 2019

Jake’s Gift is a surprisingly funny drama that tells the story of a Canadian WW2 veteran’s reluctant return to Normandy, France, for the 60th Anniversary of D-Day. While roaming the shores of Juno Beach, Jake encounters Isabelle, a precocious ten-year-old from the local village whose inquisitive nature and charm challenge the old soldier to confront some long-ignored ghosts – most notably, the wartime death of his eldest brother, Chester, a once promising young musician. At its heart, Jake’s Gift is about the… more

November 11, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Jake’s Gift is a surprisingly funny, multi-award winning drama, about a Canadian WW2 veteran’s reluctant return to Normandy, France, for the 60th Anniversary of D-Day. While roaming the shores of Juno Beach, Jake encounters Isabelle, a precocious ten-year-old from the local village whose inquisitive nature and charm challenge the old soldier to confront some long ignored ghosts. At its heart, Jake’s Gift is about the legacy of remembrance and personalizes the story behind one soldier’s grave. Monday, November 11th -… more

November 29, 2019 - December 15, 2019

Back by popular demand! The wild rumpus starts again with the return of our signature production of Where the Wild Things Are. Jump right in and help Max transform his bedroom into the many landscapes of his adventures. Sail along together to the land of the Wild Things! This highly interactive production is a guided play experience, adapted from the timeless classic by Maurice Sendak. Friday, November 29th - Sunday, December 15th 2019 Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver For tickets and more information please… more

February 26, 2020 - March 1, 2020

A dancer and a musician set off on an adventure. Clapping, slinking, snapping, skipping, tip-tip toeing they play – until feet don’t meet the ground and one hand doesn’t know what the other is doing. Suddenly sounds move and movements are heard in joyful poetry-in-motion. With beautiful childlike experimentation, Germany’s Hands and Feet invites little theater newcomers into the magical realm of sound, movement and imagination. Wednesday, February 26th - Sunday, March 1st 2020 Presentation House Theatre, North… more

April 3, 2020 - April 11, 2020

Take a magical trip into the Hundred Acre Wood and discover the wonderful world of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends. Music and puppetry make this a very special treat for family audiences, as we explore how the friends around us can shine brighter than any stars in the sky. Friday, April 3rd - Saturday, April 11th 2020 Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver For tickets and more information please visit here… more

April 23, 2020

Grammy Award nominee, virtuoso oud player and composer, Rahim AlHaj deftly combines traditional Iraqi melodies with contemporary stylings and influences. After fleeing Iraq in 2000 he translated the suffering, joy, anxiety and determination he experienced as a political refugee through music In 2015, AlHaj was awarded the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship, the highest honour for traditional arts in the U.S.A. He has performed and recorded with masters ranging from genre-busting guitarist Bill… more

April 24, 2020

Merging contemporary dance, Flamenco and Bharatanatyam with each symbiotic cultural tie exudes in the expression of rhythm and movement. Passages of Rhythms cross-pollinate tradition and contemporary fusion complex in rhythms, shape and voices for the body to create a hybrid collaborative dance offering. Vancouver’s very own Alvin Erasga Tolentino in collaboration with Kasandra La China and Sujit Vaidya expands cross-cultural synergy for a riveting dance performance to experience. Live Percussion by Davide Sampaolo and… more

April 28, 2020 - May 2, 2020

A single mother from Iran immigrates to Canada with her child. She faces the challenges met by many newcomers in a new country. But her story goes in an unexpected direction when she learns that her child is on the Autism spectrum. This new work by BlackOut Theatre is performed in English. Tuesday, April 28th - Saturday, May 2nd 2020 Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver For tickets and more information please visit here… more