Metro Theatre is thrilled to present the line up for the 2016 -2017 Season. Whether you are new to theatre or a lifelong supporter, an evening out at the Metro Theatre is guaranteed to enrapture and entertain.
From the hysterical and classic to the mysterious and passionate, few things rival the raw emotion, imagination and entertainment of live theatre and Metro Theatre is proud to offer one of the best live theatre experiences in Vancouver.
We are particularly excited to be staging our 500th show in this our 54th season of great entertainment.
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HAYWIRE by Eric Chappell
September 17- October 8 Thursday to Saturday
Matinees on Sunday September 25 & October 2
A British farce in the best tradition: born out of believable characters trapped in ridiculous situations. Alec is planning a wonderful tryst in Marbella, Spain, with his assistant at the book-shop, while his wife goes off on a tour of the Netherlands and the tulip fields. Schedules are tight, but he is on track. Well… almost. A multitude of problems beset him from sundry members of his dysfunctional family. Witty and hilarious!
SENSE and SENSIBILITY by Jane Austen (adapted by Jon Jory)
October 29 – November 19 Thursday to Saturday
Matinees on Sunday November 6 & November 13
Jane Austen’s beloved novel has been beautifully adapted in this condensed version of her story. Two sisters, Elinor, and Marianne, handle love in very different ways, One ready to surrender all for love , throwing caution to the wind: and the other loves as deeply , but is more circumspect. Their reliance on each other mirrors many of Austen’s heroines and also her own (too short) life. The manners and morals of the late 18th century are explored in this timeless classic.
CROSSING DELANCEY by Susan Sandler
January 21 – February 11 Thursday to Saturday
Matinees Sunday January 29 & February 5
A play for the whole family! This story is about the close relationship between Izzy (Isabelle) and her grandmother (her Bubbie ). Izzy has an unrequited crush on a poet, but her grandmother has other ideas. Bubbie hires a matchmaker to arrange a meeting with a young a pickle-maker, to whom Izzy is attracted, but finds isn’t artistic enough for her tastes. Will love bloom, and with whom?
GUILTY CONSCIENCE by Richard Levinson and William Link
March 4 – March 25 Thursday to Saturday
Matinees on Sunday March 12 & March 19
The protagonist in this thriller is a confident Manhattan lawyer, who has never lost a case and is anticipating a messy and expensive divorce from his wife. He walks and talks with the prospective “prosecutor” through a number of court-room scenarios, as he plans how to kill his wife and get away with it. The plot thickens (you knew it would) when his girlfriend gets involved.
STRAIGHT and NARROW by Jimmie Chin
April 22 – May 13 Thursday to Saturday
Matinees on Sunday April 30 & May 7
Set in Manchester, this domestic comedy along the lines of a “Coronation Street”, involves a couple wrestling with the problems and pitfalls common to many : family (or lack of), hum-drum every-day life, and mid-life crises. Bob and Jeff, share both a home and a Kitchen Reno business. A trip to Greece ruptured their relationship. Will Bob’s hilarious family help or hinder a reconciliation? Both funny and moving – at the same time.
All plays subject to availability.
SEASON 54 TICKET PRICES
Individual Tickets – $24 Adults or $21 Students & Seniors
- perfect for popping in to see one of our shows or
- to give as a gift
Season 54 Subscription – $105 Adults or $92 Students & Seniors
- includes one extra ticket voucher for a friend
- PLUS free VIP membership benefits
- select your seat for all 5 shows
- purchase Panto tickets before the general public
New Flex Pass 10 – $212 Adults or $186 Students & Seniors
- Theatre for TWO for all 5 shows or
- to invite a friend along for each
- or for use in any combination of 10 tickets
Flex Pass 5 – $107 Adults or $95 Students & Seniors
- See all 5 shows or
- for use in any combination of 5 tickets
Flex Pass 4 – $90 Adults or $78 Students & Seniors
- Choose 4 of the 5 shows
- ideal for those away part of the season
- or use in any combination of 4 tickets
All Flex Pass holders need to contact the Box Office online or by phone before each performance to reserve their seats.
Season 54 Subscriptions & Flex Passes are on Sale NOW.
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OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME
A Metro Tradition for over 31 years!
ROBIN HOOD and MARION by Catherine Morrison
December 16, 2016 – January 7, 2017
Join the rollicking adventures of Robin of Locksley, Little John, Lady Marion, Friar Tuck, and the rest of the merry band of outlaws from Sherwood Forest as they fight the evil Sherriff of Nottingham (Metro Theatre ‘s Demon ) with some help from the Good Fairy, a Minion, and the castle cooks (the “Dames” – “Cookie” and “Snifty”). Wonderful songs and dances, lots of laughs, colourful costumes, and some topical humour thrown in for a Christmas tradition you won’t want to miss.
Evenings : Dec. 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 29, 30, Jan. 5,6, and 7
At 7:30 PM * note new evening performance time
Matinees: Dec. 17, 18, 26, 27, 31, Jan. 1, and 7
At 2:00 PM
PANTO TICKETS on sale* October 1, 2016
Adults $27 . Seniors & Students $23 . Children under 12 $17
*Season subscribers – early bird Panto tickets on sale on September 15 !
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