York Theatre

York Theatre
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639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC V5L 2W2 [Map Link] | Website: yorktheatre.ca
Rescued from demolition and fully restored, this 100-year-old historical jewel is The Cultch’s newest venue. The York runs primarily as a rental venue, accessible to artists and community groups. The York’s restoration, when combined with The Cultch’s Historic Theatre, Vancity Culture Lab, and restaurants, studios and other amenities on Commercial Drive, has solidified the area as a major cultural district.

York Theatre Shows

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A Cultch Presentation

The Cultch is dedicating a whole month to celebrate the power of female and female identifying voices. Join us this January as we feature performances and discussions that focus on the female experience! MORE

Jan 9 – Feb 4, 2018 

Femme January

Community + Dance + Theatre

Culture Lab, Historic Theatre, York Theatre

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A Cultch Presentation

<em>Hot Brown Honey</em> turns up the heat, delivering lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment in the smash-hit that took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm. Packing a punch of Hip Hop politics, the Honeys will make you laugh, cry, clap and shake what your mama gave you. This stellar posse of phenomenal women make noise as they defiantly smash stereotypes and remix the system. Fighting The Power Never Tasted So Sweet. MORE

Jan 9 – 27, 2018

Hot Brown Honey

International + Uniquely Cultch

York Theatre

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Soft Cedar is proud to be presenting the release of the album version of this inspiring and important work. On February 2 at The York Theatre Khari will be joined by Tonye Aganaba, The Sojourners, Desiree Dawson, Jillian Christmas, and many others to release Freedom Singer and celebrate Black history and excellence. MORE

The Comic Strippers a male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Your favourite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A Show for all genders… 19+ only Warning! No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. MORE

 Feb 3, 2018

The Comic Strippers

Comedy

York Theatre

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A Cultch Presentation

Beware the Jabberwock! Such is the frantic warning inscribed to us in the strange and ancient poem known as Jabberwocky… but what monster does it actually mean?  Is it fanged or flapping, furry or finned, ferocious or formless? Is it outside our bedroom door even now, drooling?  Or is it already amongst us?
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Feb 6 – 17, 2018

Jabberwocky

Puppetry + Uniquely Cultch

York Theatre

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A Cultch Presentation

Inspired by Chaplin and Keaton, Baccalà’s enthralling physicality and exquisite expression has been delighting audiences the world over. A breathtaking pas de deux of mishaps and acrobatics, you’ll be laughing long after you leave the theatre. MORE

Feb 20 – Mar 4, 2018

Pss Pss

Circus + Family

York Theatre

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A Cultch Presentation

Known for his stand out involvement in groups such as Steps Ahead, the Mingus Band and the Maria Schneider Orchestra, Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist Donny McCaslin made music headlines most recently when he and his group were chosen to back David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar (stylised as ?), released on Bowie’s 69th birthday and just two days before he died. MORE

Mar 7, 2017

Donny McCaslin

York Theatre

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The 10th edition of Vancouver’s annual Francophone Comedy Event is back! Presented by Le Centre culturel francophone de Vancouver in collaboration with Rendez-vous de la Francophonie and the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue, this show brings together well-known and emerging francophone comedians to delight the audience with a memorable evening of comedy, in French. MORE

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The second concert in the Soft Cedar series presents Andrew Yong Hoon Lee of Holy Hum.
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April 21, 2018

Holy Hum

Community + Music

York Theatre

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A Cultch Presentation

A youngster decides to look after his mother in the last months of her life. Starting from run-of-the-mill situations and objects, he embarks on a quirky voyage through her past and that of the world. MORE

Apr 25 – May 5, 2018

The History of the World Based on Banalities

International

York Theatre

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Les Filles du Roi is a gorgeous new trilingual musical from the creators of last season’s groundbreaking Children of God. MORE

May 15-27, 2018

Les Filles du Roi

Drama

York Theatre

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