Vancouver Civic Theatres

  • 649 Cambie St
  • Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1
  • Phone: 604.665.3050

DESTINATION ENTERTAINMENT. A visit to Vancouver is not complete without attending one of the many performances hosted by Vancouver Civic Theatres. Our world-class venues and performance spaces are home to a variety of major arts and entertainment productions, including concerts, theatre, opera, classical music, Broadway shows, films and lectures. We also host a number of community events that are free to the public including a downtown farmer's market, movie screening on our Plaza and so much more.

All four theatres are located in Vancouver’s walkable downtown core close to the city’s top hotels, restaurants and transit. Theatres spaces include The Orpheum, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, The Annex and the Vancouver Playhouse

Enjoy fine wines, spirits and local craft beers from our bar and barrista. Stay informed of our year round programming, special events and upcoming shows.

June 20, 2023

Join us for an eye-opening, funny, informative, incredible evening with every Earthling's favourite scientist — Bill Nye the Science Guy! Bill will be discussing climate change, natural disasters and how we, all of us can make the world a better place….with Science! And all in the unique, funny and fun way only Bill Nye the Science Guy can deliver it. You don’t want to miss this! Suitable for ages 10 and up. Queen Elizabeth Theatre June 20… more

July 5, 2023 - July 6, 2023

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Concert Thirty years after the defeat of the Empire, Luke Skywalker has vanished and a new threat has risen: The First Order, led by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke and his dark side enforcer, Kylo Ren. General Leia Organa’s military force, the Resistance—and unlikely heroes brought together by fate—are the galaxy’s only hope at thwarting a new reign of evil. From visionary director J.J. Abrams, the film features a new score composed by… more

Escape to the 1920s silent movie era with Silent Movie Mondays, Vancouver Civic Theatres’ new film series hosted at the historic Orpheum theatre, May 1, June 5, and July 10, 2023. The nostalgic experience features screenings of popular silent productions accompanied by live music played on the theatre's original Wurlitzer organ – an instrument developed to accompany silent films and the last in Canada still performing in its original home. Films that will be screened are Safety Last (May 1), The General (June 5)… more

July 13, 2023 - July 14, 2023

Timbre Concerts presents Orville Peck with guest Charley Crockett Orville Peck is a South African country musician based in Canada. He wears a fringed mask and has never shown his face publicly. He released his debut album Pony in 2019, followed by the EP Show Pony the next year. His second studio album Bronco was released on April 8, 2022. Queen Elizabeth Theatre July 13 - 14… more

July 18, 2023 - July 19, 2023

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents Ratatouille™ in Concert Experience Disney and Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning film Ratatouille™ on the big screen while the VSO performs composer Michael Giacchino’s beloved score live. Audiences of all ages love this tale of a determined young rat with a cultivated palate who gets an unlikely chance to do what he dreams of most – cook in a French restaurant in Paris. Presentation made under license from Buena Vista Concerts, a division of ABC Inc. ©2015 Disney/Pixar. All… more

July 21, 2023 - July 22, 2023

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents Jurassic Park™ in Concert Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking special effects, the action-packed adventure of Jurassic Park™ pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival. Experience it now, projected in HD with a full symphony orchestra performing John Williams’ iconic score live to picture. © Universal City Studios LLC and Amblin Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Orpheum July 21 - 22… more

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