music


FADO – The Saddest Music in the World

Acclaimed Portuguese-Canadian playwright Elaine Ávila’s new play, FADO, is a tale of love and ghosts set in the back alleys and brothels of old Lisbon.  Part concert, part theatre, the story of a young woman confronting her country’s Fascist past and her own identity is interwoven with the heartbreaking national music of Portugal known as Fado, which means “fate.”

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Solstice Greetings

Returning for a second season, the sharing of songs, stories and seasonal greetings to celebrate the return of the light. Featuring stories from our community.

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Talking Sex on Sunday

On the first Sunday of every month Margot and her friends always host a theme party. What happens when Margot decides to kick it up a notch by having a Sex Toy Party? In this New Musical by Sara-Jeanne Hosie and Nico Rhodes, we witness these women share fears, reveal dirty secrets, explore new possibilities, and find the power of female friendship. Directed by Donna Spencer.

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Gold Mountain – Turtle Island – DELAYED

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN DELAYED. A FUTURE WORKSHOP WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE. A musical love story set in the early fifties between a young First Nation’s woman and a Chinese café worker set on the North Coast and in Vancouver’s Chinatown.

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 East End Blues & All That Jazz

A hit tribute to the East End’s historic Black residential community returns to the Firehall stage after a sold old run in 2011.  Featuring a stellar ensemble of singers and musicians, East End Blues is a soul stirring evening of gospel and blues, jazz and memories, and remarkable historic photos.

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Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell

This powerful interpretation of Joni Mitchell music returns to the Firehall stage.  

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Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Mar 17-Apr 21

Not to be missed - the Firehall brings its hit show back to the stage in celebration of our 35th season and to pay homage to the late Mr. Cohen. Featuring six artists playing seventeen different instruments, this production has toured across Canada to sold out audiences.

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Miss Shakespeare

Nov 5-26

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The Mars Hotel & Kwan Yin

Feb 22-25

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Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell

April 29-May 20

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