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A Bit of History

Now in our 55th season of continuous entertainment, we at Metro  started wondering about our  history and where our beloved theatre came from. Our general knowledge was based around that it was built in the late 1920’s and it started its life as a movie theatre. We also have a couple of long standing legends […]

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It’s Panto Time: Cinderella

What is PANTO? Is it like mime where silent clowns perform? Actually, it’s nothing like that at all. British Pantomime, or Panto, has no resemblance to those silent comedians whatsoever. In fact, Panto is probably the noisiest, rowdiest sort of live theatre you can attend and it’s for the whole family. It’s a musical comedy […]

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Press Release: CALENDAR GIRLS

Funny, sincere, and just a wee bit naughty, CALENDAR GIRLS combines cheeky comedy with heart touching realism  Metro Theatre is delighted to present CALENDAR GIRLS adapted by Tim Firth from his smash hit film of the same name and directed by Alison Schamberger for an extended run on our stage October 28 to November 25, […]

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The Story: CALENDAR GIRLS

“I don’t think there’s anything on this planet that more trumpets life that the sunflower. For me that’s because of the reason behind its name. Not because it looks like the sun but because it follows the sun. During the course of the day, the head tracks the journey of the sun across the sky. […]

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Fast Facts: CALENDAR GIRLS

Location: 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver V6P 5Z9  Metro Theatre’s location on Google Maps Box Office Phone:  604 266 7191   Show Times: Performances are Thursday to Saturday at 8:00 pm                        with Sunday Matinees at 2:00 pm   Show Run: October 28th – Run Extended to November 25th       Thursday through Saturday nights                     with […]

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Merely Players Review of Hilda’s Yard

Merely Players Vancouver’s source for theatre – Merely Players Website REVIEW by David Volpov Hilda’s Yard: A Historical Comedy with Modern Punchlines This week, the Metro Theatre opens its new season with Hilda’s Yard, a Canadian play by Norm Foster. Producing this play is a decision made to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s independence. If […]

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Press Release: HILDA’S YARD

HILDA’S YARD is a comedy about the unbreakable ties that bind family together  Metro Theatre kicks off our 55th Season with the Canadian play – HILDA’s YARD – in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday. Hilda’s Yard is written by one of Canada’s most prolific playwrights, Norm Foster, directed by returning director Kayt Roth;  on stage […]

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AUDITION NOTICE: Cinderella ~ Pantomime

METRO THEATRE  is holding auditions for CINDERELLA ~ Our Annual Christmas Pantomime A METRO TRADITION FOR OVER 33 YEARS! Written by:  Catherine Morrison Directed by:  Mike Mackenzie Music Direction: Theo Budd Choreography: Sam Bregoliss AUDITIONS will be held at the theatre on Sunday,  September 17th Kids only 1 – 3 pm Adults3:30 – 6 pm […]

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AGM 2017

Welcome to Metro Theatre`s 55th Season of plays. We hope that you will be able to join us for the many fine shows that we have planned for this season. Your VIP Membership fee entitles you to make your voice heard in the governance and direction of the Metropolitan Co-operative Theatre Society at our Annual […]

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