Vancouver

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

  • 630 Hamilton (at Georgia)
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 5N6

June 28, 2019

At the šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl'a7shn Full Circle: First Nations Performance, Vancouver Civic Theatres, and the Vancouver International Jazz Festival are proud to present the Indigenous Summer Stage at šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl'a7shn (formerly the QET Plaza). Kicking off at 5:30 PM this free lively outdoor stage will feature the fresh sounds of Indigenous artists spanning multiple genres and nations. This project is supported in part by Creative BC, Music BC, and FACTOR. The Indigenous Summer Stage is part of the Múyuntsut Ta Slúlum Live… more

June 28, 2019

Prolific and progressive, The Roots was named one of the greatest live bands around by Rolling Stone and serve as the official house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon . Forsaking usual hip-hop protocol, they are endlessly creative, whether with their own material or through numerous collaborations. more

Recurring weekly on Friday until July 26, 2019

At the šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn (formerly the QET Plaza) Dancing in the Street: Free Hustle Dance Drop-in Classes Born in the clubs of New York City during the 70's disco era, the Hustle is a partnered style of dance that is done in 3 counts to 4 count music. Much like Salsa, the Hustle has roots in Mambo, but rather than dancing close, the Hustle integrates an ebb and flow type of partner movement; often similar to the feeling in Swing. In recent years, the resurgence of this style of dance has been picked up by a new… more

Escape the confines of your office and come experience an exciting outdoor dance class series with DanZa Productions! Right at 6:00pm (just in time for happy hour!), these FREE classes are designed to introduce you to a variety of Urban and Afro-Caribbean inspired dance styles and rhythms. No dance experience? No problem! These beginner friendly classes cater to multiple fitness levels and abilities. At the šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl'a7shn (formerly the QET Plaza) Presented by Vancouver Civic Theatres in partnership with DanZa… more

July 17, 2019 - August 21, 2019

Vancouver Civic Theatres invites all movie lovers to Sunset Cinema, a free outdoor movie series on šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn (formerly QET Plaza) outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Come enjoy a hit movie on our huge inflatable screen under the stars. Bring your blankets, chairs, and pillows, and we’ll provide the movies! On Wednesdays throughout the summer, join us on the outdoor plaza at 630 Hamilton Street for six hit films (stay tuned for schedule). Bring the entire family, friends, and your four-legged companions for a… more

July 18, 2019

Live Nation has just announced that rock legend Slash will bring his band, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, to Vancouver. The group--which features Slash on guitar along with vocalist Kennedy, bassist Todd Kerns, rhythm guitarist Frank Sidoris, and drummer Brent Fitz--will be showcasing tunes from its latest album, Living the Dream . Thursday, July 18th 2019 at 7:30pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC For more information, please visit here… more

July 19, 2019 - July 20, 2019

One day after playing their first show in eight years at Third Man Records’ 10th anniversary celebration, the Raconteurs announced a full-scale North American tour. The quartet — Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keeler — will kick off the trek July 12th in Detroit, Michigan and wrap October 18th in St. Louis, Missouri. Friday, July 19th & Saturday, July 20th 2019 at 8:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC For more information, please visit here… more

July 23, 2019

Sixteen-time GRAMMY® award-winning songwriter and one of the most successful producers in history, Canadian icon David Foster is embarking on his first-ever Canadian tour, performing songs from his unparalleled catalog. Foster will be accompanied by his four-piece band along with stellar guest singers Fernando Varela, Pia Toscano and Sheléa. Foster's most popular hits, written and/or produced for artists such as Michael Jackson, Madonna, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Barbra Streisand and many… more

July 24, 2019 - July 26, 2019

Ali Wong is a stand-up comedian, writer and actress. Her breakout Netflix special "Baby Cobra" premiered Mother's Day weekend 2016 to critical acclaim. Since then she has thrown out the first pitch at a Giants game and appeared on Ellen. In 2017, she became the very first artist to sell out 8 shows at the SF Masonic Theater. She is voicing the co-lead and executive producing the upcoming Netflix animation show, "Tuca and Bertie" alongside Tiffany Haddish. This summer Ali is starring in a Netflix movie that she co-wrote… more

September 17, 2019 - September 22, 2019

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling… more

September 17, 2019

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling… more

October 5, 2019

The World of Dance Live Tour is a live interpretation of the TV show “World of Dance”, NBC's hit dance competition series. The 13-episode series from Universal Television Alternative Studio and Nuyorican Productions gives dancers the platform to showcase their talents and the opportunity to receive a life-altering grand prize of $1 million. The show recently moved to a primetime slot – Sundays at 8pm. The World of Dance Live Tour offers breathtaking dance skills which represent the spirit of originality… more

November 8, 2019

Last year, as Jason Mraz celebrated the 15th anniversary of his Platinum-certified debut album Waiting For My Rocket To Come, he began to ponder the meaning of his time in the spotlight since getting his start in coffeehouses in San Diego. While amassing a global fan base for his positive message and soulful, folk-pop sound, Mraz has earned numerous diamond and platinum certifications for his various releases, including his classic singles 'I Won’t Give Up,' 'Lucky,' and the record-breaking 'I’m Yours.' He has won two… more

November 9, 2019

Celebrate this Christmas with the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker ! Featuring brand new over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press is raving. Bringing a message of Peace and Unity, the 2019 tour will spread goodwill in over 150 cities across the US and Canada. Get the best seats today and memories for a lifetime at Moscow Ballet’s… more

November 12, 2019 - November 17, 2019

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson ( I Am Sam ) and original direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus ( Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland ). "It's an empowering musical of the highest order!" raves the Chicago Tribune. Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie… more

November 12, 2019

Waitress is the irresistible new musical featuring original songs by 5-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland). Inspired by the beloved film, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town’s new doctor may offer her a fresh start, but… more

February 25, 2020 - March 1, 2020

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. DEAR EVAN HANSEN has struck a remarkable chord with audiences and critics everywhere, including The Washington Post who says DEAR EVAN HANSEN is “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theatre… more

February 25, 2020

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment… more

April 7, 2020 - April 12, 2020

The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award® winning film, FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and… more

April 7, 2020

FINDING NEVERLAND is the Broadway musical that tells the fascinating story of how Peter became Pan. Based on the Academy Award®-winning film of the same name, it has been brought to extraordinary life by the team behind Shakespeare in Love , Chicago and Pippin . Tuesday, April 7th 2020 at 8:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC For more information, please visit here… more

July 9, 2020 - July 26, 2020

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment… more

July 9, 2020

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment… more