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Written and performed by Tetsuro Shigematsu, this is the story of Mas Yamamoto, whose life was swept up by the currents of the 20th century. From growing up in a village on the Fraser, to being imprisoned at a World War II Japanese Canadian internment camp, to guarding the Canadian Arctic against Soviets during the Cold War, 1 Hour Photo is a moving portrait saturated with the colours of our times. MORE

Oct 3 – 15, 2017

1 Hour Photo

Drama + Theatre

Historic Theatre

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The Dust Palace (New Zealand). Eat fruit. Love lust. An adults only, contemporary circus retelling following two sisters, their temptation, sacrifice, and salvation. Delicious circus precariously balanced with gritty performances and candid storytelling. MORE

Oct 3 – 14, 2017

Goblin Market

Dance + Uniquely Cultch

York Theatre

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The best physical theatre out of India, <em>Encounter</em> delves into the struggles and challenges of the indigenous communities of India through an explosive fusion of dance and theatre. MORE

Oct 17 – 22, 2017

Encounter

International

York Theatre

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Award-winning actress Dipti Mehta’s acclaimed solo show visits India’s red light district where we meet the eunuch, priest, pimp, mother and daughter who call it home. A fun and poignant look at the dangerous life of Mumbai’s real-life brothels and why they exist. MORE

Oct 20 – Nov 4, 2017

Honour: Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan

Hot Topics

Culture Lab

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Five actors perform a contemporary version of Shakespeare’s <em>Titus Andronicus</em> that one of them has penned…but they sometimes forget their lines, or they say what they want to, or refuse to stay dead when they are killed. Audaciously satirical and physical, <em>Titus Bouffonius</em> offers a lumpy, stumpy, disorienting look at violence, revenge, and broken baby dolls. MORE

Nov 22 – Dec 3, 2017

The Society for the Destitute Presents Titus Bouffonius

World Premieres

Historic Theatre

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A Cultch Presentation

The Panto is back with an outrageous take on Snow White. In this East Van telling, our hero flees the Queen of North Vancouver across the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge and straight into the madness of the PNE, where she dances with Superdogs, takes a ride on the Coaster, and befriends washed up 80s rock stars “The Seven Dwarves.” Pure Panto hilarity ensues as they do everything they can to escape the Queen’s wicked clutches. MORE

Nov 29, 2017 – Jan 6, 2018

East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves

Comedy + Family + Musical

York Theatre

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Thank you to our Cultch audiences for a triumphant close to our 16/17 Season!

Thank you for a wonderful 16/17 season! What an amazing year it has been! The 16/17 Season was one of The …

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