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HALF-PRICE TICKETS FOR
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2015
Venue: Studio 16
Half-price tickets: $17.75
Rapture, Blister, Burn is an intensely witty comedy that takes an unflinching look at gender politics in the wake of 20th-century feminist ideals. This is the second play Mitch and Murray Productions has produced from the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Gionfriddo, after their hit production of BECKY SHAW in 2013.
Venue: Improv Centre
Half-price tickets: $14.25
This year's version in the continuing Christmas Queen saga, Christmas Queen 2 - You Better Watch Out, is set at the North Pole and Santa's Workshop. VTSL's popular improvised fairy tale sees the larger-than-life Christmas Queen drop in on ol' Santa and create a little chaos in the week leading to the BIG DAY.
Will Rudolph guide the sleigh that night? Will all the toys be finished on time? Why has the Queen got Santa locked in a store room? All the twists and turns of the plot are determined by the audience. Along the way, you can expect to meet the quirky inhabitants of the North Pole who must band together to rescue Santa and save their jobs.
Venue: PAL Studio Theatre
Half-price Tickets: $13.00
Summoned to a convent, Dr. Martha Livingstone, a court-appointed psychiatrist, is charged with assessing the sanity of Agnes, a novice nun accused of murdering her newborn child. Further arousing Dr. Livingstone's suspicion, Mother Superior Miriam Ruth tries to keep her young charge away from the doctor's pointed questions. In trying to find out who killed the infant as well as attempting to identify the father of the tiny victim, Livingstone forces all three women to reexamine the meaning of faith, the power of love, and the authenticity of miracles.
Venue: Odd Fellows Lodge
Time: 7:30pm, 9:30pm
Half-price tickets: $21.25
A love triangle gone wrong, MURDER BALLAD tells the story of Sara and her two lives, the former a hard-drinking party girl, and the current a hardworking mother of one married to a NYU Literature professor.
Venue: Improv Centre
Half-price tickets: $14.25
Relying on razor-sharp wit and lightning-fast reflexes, two teams of performers are pitted against each other in competitive improv matches. Using audience suggestions to fuel scenes, teams must create totally improvised situations on the spot. Each TheatreSports match is overseen by a referee. More than just a whimsical host, the ref will slap the improvisers with penalties & jabs, or reward them with bonuses as he/she sees fit. And round after grueling round, the audience votes for the best scenes & the sharpest improv.
Venue: The Improv Centre
Half-price Tickets: $9.75
Things heat up with Vancouver TheatreSports League's Improv After Dark. This edgy show is 60 minutes of non-stop, fast-paced no-holds-barred comedy for grown-ups. Featuring a roster of all your favourite improvisers, and a fully-stocked bar, Improv After Dark is a great way to capp off your evening.
These shows are rated NC17 (you must be 17+ to attend). Persons aged 17 & 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Venue: Scotia Bank Dance Centre
Half-price tickets: $16.25
Two visionary choreographers bring their diverse voices to the act of connection. Moving from Spirit to form through currents of spatial tension, these are the songs of the land and body, deeply rooted and ever reaching. Starr Muranko's Spine of the Mother and Michelle Olson's Northern Journey traverse territories of impulse, memory, and landscape. An addition to this program is Frost Exploding Trees Moon, choreographed by Floyd Favel & Michelle Olson, a piece which follow the breath, instinct & impulse of a woman on her northern trapline.
Venue: Orpheum Annex
Half-price tickets: $16.00
Intimate and stripped-down concert featuring music for 3 and 4 voices, both A Cappella and with sparse instrumentation. It covers a diverse range of styles, from a gorgeous Monteverdi lament to a jazzy Milhaud scat symphony. From Absil's absurdist bestiary to a contemporary tale of fleeting romance on a mountain hike by Richard Pearson Thomas. All wrapped up with RADIO SONGS by Vancouver composer David MacIntyre, featuring twelve songs in multiple styles and close harmonies for three singers, drawn from the last poetic works of legendary Canadian writer Robin Blaser.
Venue: Yuk Yuk's
Half-price Tickets: $12.75
JJ Whitehead has been performing his brand of Stand Up Comedy all over the world for 15 years now. With more stamps in his passport than most comedians he is a regular at International Comedy Festivals in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, UK, Holland and his home country of Canada. A regular headliner on the British and International circuit JJ recently finished a world tour of his critically acclaimed one man show ‘Letters From Mindy' and has joined his friends and former roommates Jim Jefferies and Steve Hughes on their tours to wrap the year. In 2016 JJ will be returning to the Edinburgh Festival with his new show "Sharing Too Much With Strangers". If you like biting satirical stand up comedy with a swagger then you should catch JJ Whitehead as he comes through a town near you. No minors permitted (19+)
Venue: Metro Theatre
Half-price tickets: $15.25
Due to incredible popular demand, Basil, Polly, Sybil, and of course, Manuel, are back for 3 more episodes of the beloved BBC TV series, based at that wonderful hotel in Torquey You asked for it, and we are delighted to deliver, with the promise of being just as dysfunctional as before.
BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts presents Treasure Island
Venue: Capilano University
Half-price tickets: $13.75
It's a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper's granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor's feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in - and her dangerous voyage begins. Audiences will be thrilled by this new adaptation by Bryony Lavery that features a female Jim Hawkins and a bevy of female pirates. It premiered at the National Theatre, London in December 2014 to rave reviews. Join us for this story of murder, money and mutiny on the high seas. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Venue: Firehall Arts Centre
Half-price tickets: $20.50
This heart-warming comedy by Trish Cooper about a South Sudanese "Lost Boy" adopted by the well-intentioned Wilson family of Winnipeg, yields hilarious results when it takes on Canadian values and cultural differences. With characters so full of contradictions we are reminded of ourselves, Social Studies highlights family connections and the desire to do good in the world.
Venue: the Comedy Mix
Time: 8:00pm, 10:30pm
Half-price Tickets: $11.50
Pat Thornton is a funny man. You may have seen him acting on tv in shows like Sunnyside, Satisfaction, Match Game, Hotbox or The Jon Dore Show. Or you may have seen him joking on tv on Just For Laughs or The Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Either way you can see him here. He's bringing his joking here.
No minors permitted (19+)