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Feasting on Famine

Radical System Art/ Shay Kuebler A Firehall Arts Centre Presentation

Sep 27-30

Consume. Grow. Enhance. Consume. Through the lense of health-fitness and bodybuilding culture, the work explores how corporations have altered, created and monetized the industry of “success” and “health,” as well as the symmetry between the human body and the excess of capitalism in a world where one man consumes the daily caloric intake of a family of five.

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Hyperlink

Elbow Theatre A Firehall Arts Centre Presentation

Oct 4-14

Two storytellers debate the human condition and the (im)possibilities of connection in our era of unprecedented technological progress. Hyperlink is a show about life online and the limits of digital empathy.

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Happy Place

Touchstone Theatre in association with Ruby Slippers Theatre & Diwali Festival

Oct 19-29

A compelling look at seven women living among each other in extraordinary circumstances.

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Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

Nov 11-Dec 2

First produced by the Firehall in the ‘90’s, ONLY DRUNKS AND CHILDREN TELL THE TRUTH, will make you laugh and cry as Taylor creates the story of the impact of the “60’s scoop-up of native children on one family.

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The Pipeline Project

Savage Society ITSAZOO Productions In Association with Neworld Theatre Developed with assistance from PTC

Jan 10-20

Cultures clash and prejudices are confronted when three theatre artists (two first nations and one white) collaborate to make a play about the ongoing political battles around pipeline expansion in BC. Peak oil, first world privilege, and first nations land claims are explored in this provocative comedy.

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SHIT

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

Jan 27-Feb 10

What of the women and girls who defy gender demarcations, who transgress the boundaries and restraints of social order and expectation? Out of control girls – angry, nasty girls – are a sight to behold. This is a work about these girls. Their names are Billy, Bobby and Sam.

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From Where We Stand: a shared evening of dance

A Firehall Arts Centre Presentation

Feb 21-24

Two friends in dance get together to share very different works.

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Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

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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Métis Mutt

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

Apr 25-May 5

A comedic, heartbreaking and unpredictable performance piece that recounts the journey of a young Métis man finding his way out of a destructive circle, through music, comedy and inventive story-telling.

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Contes Cruels (Cruel Tales)

Les Productions Figlio A Firehall Arts Centre Presentation

May 23-26

Love, spirit, and honour are explored in this powerful multi-disciplinary piece.

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C’Mon, Angie!

Flying Start Touchstone Theatre in association with Firehall Arts Centre

June 1-9

The morning after a one-night stand, questions of consent lead to a highly charged confrontation.

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