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Gateway Theatre presents Crazy for You
Venue: Gateway Theatre
Half-price tickets: $27.75
1930s New York swings to life in this high-octane, tap dancing musical! Bachelor Bobby Child begrudgingly works at the family bank while he plugs away at his theatre career, but after he's forced to foreclose on a property in the middle of nowhere, Bobby finds that his love of theatre and the love of his life are waiting for him in the most unlikely of places. In order to get both, he'll have to pull a few tricks (and fake moustaches) from his theatrical back pocket! Between the hijinx and hilarity, you'll be humming along to famous songs like I Got Rhythm and Nice Work if You Can Get It.
Phoenix Chamber Choir presents Shine
Venue: Shaughnessy Heights United Church
Half-price tickets: $15.75
Phoenix's annual Christmas Concert has been a Vancouver tradition, and audience favourite, for years. Thrilling new seasonal works for choir are interwoven among gorgeous arrangements of classic carols - there's a little something for everyone as you start your holiday season in just the right way.
The Comedy MIX presents Ben McGinnis & Kevin Banner
Venue: the Comedy MIX
Time: 8:00pm & 10:30pm
Half-price tickets: $12.00
Kevin Banner was the Winner of Bite TV's Stand Up & Bite Me People's Champ title in 2011, and has performed with such notable comedians as Doug Stanhope, Mick Foley and Norm MacDonald. Ben McGinnis started performing stand-up comedy in his native Vancouver in 2007 and won the Vancouver's "funniest comic with a day job" competition the following year.
No minors venue, comedians are completely uncensored.
Vancouver TheatreSports League presents Late Night Laughs
Venue: The Improv Centre
Half-price tickets: $9.75
Things heat up with Vancouver TheatreSportsTM League's Late Night Laughs. This 19+ show is 60 minutes of non-stop, fast-paced no holds barred comedy for the adult in all of us. Featuring a roster of all your favourite improvisers, and a fully-stocked bar, Late Night Laughs is a great way to end your evening.
A Few of My Favourite Things
Venue: Presentation House Theatre
Time: 2:00pm (off-sale at noon) & 7:30pm
Half-price tickets: $17.25
Celebrate the Season with music and song. Special guest appearance by Jay Brazeau fresh from his USA Tour of The Wizard of OZ. A chorus of Tap Dancing Elves! A Sing along! Your favourite requests and those special songs that touch your heart!
Yuk Yuk's Vancouver presents: Damonde Tschritter
Venue: Yuk Yuk's
Half-price tickets: $12.75
Damonde recently became the first Canadian winner in the 27 year history of the illustrious Seattle International Comedy Competition. He has been hailed in the Globe & Mail as comedy's new superhero. An absolutely unique act and perhaps this country's finest comedic storyteller.
No minors venue, comedians are completely uncensored
Pacific Theatre presents It's a Wonderful Life Radio Show
Venue: Pacific Theatre
Half-price tickets: $16.37
It's Christmas Eve in a war time New England town. Faced with a life of dreams deferred, George Bailey sets out to throw himself from a bridge - until a dotty angel-in-waiting shows him what might have been. A beloved holiday classic brought to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast.
Firehall Arts Centre presents Chelsea Hotel
Venue: Firehall Arts Centre
Half-price tickets: $19.75
A special Christmas run of the Firehall's smash hit musical! Leonard Cohen's powerful and inspirational music is the heartbeat of Chelsea Hotel, as six performers play seventeen different instruments in a rollicking tribute to the remarkable writer. Through Cohen's transcendent songs and the honesty of his lyrics, you will be transfixed by this eclectic cabaret of loves won and lost.
Opera Mariposa presents Hansel and Gretel
Venue: Marpole United Church
Half-price tickets: $14.25
Opera Mariposa's acclaimed and award-winning performers present a magical new production of a Christmas classic. This December, don't miss Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, a delicious fairytale opera coming just in time for the holidays. Directed by critically acclaimed stage director Robin Eder-Warren and featuring some of the most talented emerging performers from across North America, you won't want to miss the gorgeous music and hilarious stage antics of this delightful show. Touring across Greater Vancouver December 7-20, this opera offers fun for the whole family!