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Huff

A Native Earth Performing Arts Production Presented in partnership with PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

February 2 - 6, 2016

Huff is the wrenching, yet darkly comic tale of Wind and his brothers, caught in a torrent of solvent abuse and struggling to cope with the death of their mother. With his signature biting humour and raw, vivid imagery, Cardinal expertly portrays over a dozen characters in his captivating solo performance.

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Little One

Alley Theatre

February 9 - 13, 2016

Told through the now adult voices of its two main characters, Little One weaves stories of childhood horror and teenage humiliation into a twisted, wryly funny, and ultimately haunting narrative.

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PostSecret: The Show (2016)

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

February 17 - March 5, 2016

Back by popular demand! An immersive experience through a crowd-sourced narrative of the stories behind some of the most sexual, sad, funny and controversial secrets.

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The Out Vigil

Twenty Something Theatre Company

March 16 - 26, 2016

A modern fable steeped in maritime lore, The Out Vigil questions our ability to accept the natural world for all that it is, both beautiful and terrifying.

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A target seen through a scout sniper observation telescope as Marines with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct high-angle marksmanship training as part of a three-week training package in Djibouti, Sep. 15, 2012. The training was focused on the application of infantry skills in rugged mountain terrain. The 24th MEU is deployed with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group as a theater reserve and crisis response force throughout U.S. Central Command and the Navy's 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

Dead Metaphor

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

April 2 - 23, 2016

A dark comedy by Georg e F. Walker about a former sniper in Afghanistan who returns to Canada and find that the job market at home doesn’t have a lot of room for his skills.

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Just Words

Les Production Figlio/Serge Bennathan

April 27 - 30, 2016

Inhabiting a space between poetic tale and personal reflection, Just Words sketches an intimate portrait of an artistic life.

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BC Buds: Spring Arts Festival

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

May 2016

The 12th annual festival of inventive, original site-specific works and new play readings by BC artists in and around the Firehall’s heritage building. Showcasing the exciting and innovative, BC Buds provides a platform for genre bending and multi disciplinary emerging and established artists.

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How to Survive an Apocalypse

Touchstone Theatre/Playwrights Theatre Centre/Firehall Arts Centre Co-Production

June 2 - 11, 2016

Jordan Hall’s (Kayak) romantic comedy for a cynical age

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