Vancouver

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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

The Merry Widow ( Die Lustige Witwe ) in this wonderfully lavish Art Nouveau production directed by Canadian Kelly Robinson (last at Vancouver Opera as director of the hit production of Evita ). Set in the heart of vibrant fin de siècle Paris, the wealthy widow, Hanna Glawari, sung by Italian-Canadian Lucia Cesaroni, schemes to win the heart of dashingly handsome Count Danilo, interpreted here by tenor John Cudia, recently at VO as Cassio in Verdi’s Otello. The story unfolds on a stage packed with elegant ladies… more

October 26, 2018

Celebrate the world renowned author behind the Goosebumps books and many more scary kids and young-adult titles. This event will start off with a lecture from R.L. Stine about his life and career and an audience Q&A followed by a book signing and Halloween party. Costumes are encouraged, and there will be a prize for the best. more

November 13, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful—The Carole King Musical , about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Vancouver premiere at The Queen Elizabeth Theatre for one week only, November 13-18, 2018. Single tickets will go on sale Monday, October 1st at 10am. To purchase tickets, visit BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca, ticketmaster.ca, or call 1-855-985-5000. Group orders of 10 or more may… more

January 15, 2019 - January 20, 2019

Broadway Across Canada presents THE ILLUSIONISTS Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver January 15 - 20, 2019 Direct from Broadway, the world’s best-selling magic show is coming to Vancouver. This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. THE ILLUSIONISTS TM – LIVE FROM BROADWAY TM has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on… more

This new production of La Bohème is – literally – an enormous vintage picture postcard of Paris. The curtain rises on a modern-day flea market with sellers touting their wares and an accordion duo entertaining the crowd. A present-day tourist discovers a stall specialising in objects d’art from the 1920s. Amid the bustle, a lone visitor puts a record on a vintage gramophone and we hear the opening bars of a very famous opera, transporting the audience back in time. Canadian designer and director duo André… more

March 5, 2019 - March 10, 2019

The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY has won Best Musical all across North America! The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony® and Grammy… more

Gounod’s Faust is the pinnacle of 19th century French opera, it’s full of rich characterization, it’s dramatically exciting, and it’s exuberantly evocative. Faust, an aged and bitter man, sells his soul to Méphistophélès in return for youth and the love of Marguerite, an innocent young woman. By trying to have it all, he loses everything. Gounod’s sensuous and sublimely melodic masterpiece will be presented in a production not seen before in Vancouver. This all Canadian cast features east-coast native David Pomeroy and… more