56 years of presenting Vancouver live plays and theatre performances from our location on Marine Drive at the foot of Granville.
This season we are excited to offer this wide range of live theatre for our patrons in Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, Ladner, Delta, Surrey, New Westminster and all the Greater Vancouver area.
We look forward to sharing our work and sharing the enjoyment with audiences, volunteers and our co-performers.
Please contact us about when you are available and the your interest in working in either:
• Production Volunteers
• Front Office Volunteers
• The Theatre: When you need an acoustically designed environment for a movie or TV production, or want comfortable large seats for your schools year end performance to shine under professionally controlled lighting and sound, in a 300 plus seat theatre consider renting Metro.
SEASON 2018 – 2019
September 15 – October 6
In this humorous 1980’s thriller, a mild mannered philosophy professor hits a colleague with the bust of Socrates. This sets off a series of exciting twists as he and his wife try to hide the murder from the college police. Complications arise from a spying undergrad, who just wants a better grade!
October 27 – November 17
This busybody is a chatterbox too and thinks herself a sleuth to boot .When office cleaner Lily Piper’s work is interrupted by her discovery of a body, she’s determined to solve the murder, even when the body disappears. The wise-cracking Mrs. Piper drives her ex-beau, the police superintendent absolutely crazy in the process.
Metro’s Traditional Christmas Pantomime
KING ARTHUR’S COURT
December 14 – January 5
Something Familiar… Something Peculiar… Something For Everyone… A Pantomime Tonight
Metro’s Panto returns for its 34th consecutive run. Join Arthur in a whimsical tale as he grows from a boy to a king. His interactions with Merlin and Guinevere, as well as his Knights of the Round Table, keep this energetic musical moving faster than you can say “Lancelot”. Come join the fun, laughter and merriment with all your favourite characters. Bring the whole family to this annual Metro tradition. Tickets go on sale October 15th.
MURDER ON RESERVE
January 19 – February 9
In small town Illinois things are a little too quiet, even for the Reference Section of the public library. A body is discovered and big city cops are called in. As well as investigating a motley crew of oddball suspects, they need to find a good cup of coffee.
UP AND COMING
February 16 – March 9
In this zany farce, potential Prime Ministerial candidate, Philip Conway is not having a good night. While at a political conference at a Brighton hotel, he is on the verge of a full-blown sex scandal! As if a partially-clad actress in his hotel room isn’t problem enough, he is plagued by inquisitive political rivals at every turn. Meanwhile the lobby is full of press, the streets are full of protesting students, and there are rumours of an assassination plot!
March 30 – April 20
An adaptation of Jane Austen’s last novel, Persuasion features her most mature heroine, Anne Elliot. Anne gets a second chance at love with Navy Captain Frederick Wentworth when her family rent out their home to Captain Wentworth’s sister and her husband. Eight years after Anne was persuaded to end their engagement, they must navigate the complexities of their feelings and changing social positions.
May 4 – May 25
In this thrilling time-travel comedy, three women attempt to save themselves and each other at the hands of the same man but in 3 different time periods. In the present is a dominatrix who has been hired to withness a murder confessioin. Twenty years earlier is the second wife of the tycoon, about to be murdered and 20 years before that is the first wife (also about to be murdered). All that can prevent these events and re-shape their lives is the ingenuity of the 3 women (and a good bit of luck)!