Past


FADO – The Saddest Music in the World

A Firehall Arts Centre and Puente Theatre production

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

A Firehall Arts Centre production

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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House and Home

A Firehall Arts Centre World Premiere production

Jennifer Griffin’s  biting, comic take on Vancouver’s  current real estate crisis. Hilary, a waitress/poet turned social worker, and Henry, a Butoh dancer turned lawyer, didn’t know how lucky they were when they managed to escape bad roommates and buy a house before the real estate market skyrocketed. Finding themselves house rich and cash poor they abandon their values and plunge into the world of short-term rentals.   How far can they go to keep their house? Directed by Donna Spencer

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Hanky Panky Party

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

A Hanky Panky Party hosted by Hank Panky Adult Home Parties to benefit the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre and the Firehall Arts Centre!

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Talking Sex on Sunday

A Firehall Arts Centre premiere production

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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Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women – Canceled

A Zee Zee and Frank Theatre production presented in association with the Firehall Arts Centre

Trans Scripts centres on the lives of seven transgender women. These true stories, compiled from over 70 interviews from around the world, are honest, funny, moving, insightful and inspiring. But most of all, they are human, shedding light not on our differences, but on what all people share. Directed by Fay Nass & Cameron Mackenzie

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Between Breaths – Canceled

An Artistic Fraud production presented by the Firehall Arts Centre

Well known in Newfoundland as the Whale Man, Dr. Jon Lien during the course of his work pioneered techniques for rescuing whales entrapped in fishing nets saving the lives of over 500 animals. Between Breaths jumps time backwards, from the final moments of Lien’s life – in a wheelchair to his very first whale intervention.

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BC Buds – Canceled

A Firehall Arts Centre Production

BY DONATION ONLY Join us for new play readings and new choreographies that are in development.

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Gracenote Concert Season Finale

Gracenote Vancouver

The season finale concert at The Firehall Arts Centre will be your last chance to see Gracenote this season! We look forward to seeing you there.

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BC BUDS Lite

A Firehall Arts Centre Production/Presentation

Back by popular demand BC Buds will showcase new play readings, choreographies and more from emerging and established theatre and dance artists.

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