Vancouver

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

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

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

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

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

October 20, 2019

"Schitt’s Creek," the critically acclaimed single-cam comedy co-created by Daniel Levy and Eugene Levy, follows a wealthy family who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt’s Creek, a small town they once bought as a joke. The series features comedy legends and Emmy® Award-winning actors Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, and Chris Elliott, alongside breakout stars Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, and Emily Hampshire. Sunday, October 20th 2019 at 8:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC For more… 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

December 20, 2019 - December 22, 2019

A holiday classic and a favourite Vancouver tradition, Goh Ballet's annual production of The Nutcracker provides aspiring dancers with an exceptional performance opportunity, bringing together the best local talentand Principal Dancers from world renowned professional companies on the stage at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre,Vancouver. Experience Clara’s dream come to life as she embarks on a magical journey through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets where she is greeted by the enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy. An… more

January 10, 2020

WE WILL ROCK YOU tells the story of a globalized future without musical instruments. A handful of rock rebels, the Bohemians, fight against the all-powerful Globalsoft company and its boss, the Killer Queen; they fight for freedom, individuality and the rebirth of the age of rock. Scaramouche and Galileo, two young outsiders, cannot come to terms with the bleak conformist reality. They join the Bohemians and embark on the search to find the unlimited power of freedom, love and Rock! The idea for the musical came after a… 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

March 12, 2020

After their critically acclaimed HBO comedy special, over 180 million downloads, and a sell-out world tour, the award-winning #1 hit podcast, My Dad Wrote A Porno, is back with a BRAND NEW LIVE SHOW for 2020. Reading never-before heard material from the mind of the legendary Rocky Flintstone, join Jamie Morton, along with best mates James Cooper and Alice Levine, as he delves deeper into his father's Belinda Blinked erotic saga. You'll laugh, you'll cry but you will not be aroused. With surprises, interactive elements… more

March 24, 2020

Masters of Illusion Live! These cutting-edge illusionists perform sleight-of-hand, perplexing interactive mind magic, hilarious comedy, dangerous escapes and large scale illusions. These modern masters display skills that have taken a lifetime to perfect. Audience members will be baffled by the astounding skills of these modern illusionists. Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:00pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver For tickets please visit ticketmaster.ca… 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

May 1, 2020

Join us for an elegant evening in support of young artists and arts education at Vancouver Opera. Our second annual VOX singing competition will present on stage emerging young opera talent from across Canada to compete for cash prizes in front of a panel of esteemed judges and a live audience. Listen carefully because you will have the opportunity to cast your vote in the Audience Choice Award. Following the excitement of the singing competition, Gala guests will be invited on stage for a unique opportunity to dine on… 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