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What’s Showing in Vancouver in November 2016

Orpheum Theatre on Granville

Vancouver has lots of theatres and performing arts companies. Here is a list of some of the top shows and entertainment in the Lower Mainland this November.


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Theatre in November 2016

Plays showing at Vancouver theatres in November include Bakersfield Mist at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, Avenue Q at the Granville Island Stage, and The Day Before Christmas at the Goldcorp Stage.

For a list of festive choir and other music performances, click Vancouver Christmas Concerts.

Vancouver Christmas Concerts

Bakersfield Mist

October 20 – November 20

Bakersfield Mist is a comedy about a long-lost painting showing at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage at 2750 Granville Street (by Granville and 12th Avenue). Tickets start at about $29.

The 85-minute play runs from October 20th until November 20th every day except Mondays.

Avenue Q

November 17 – December 31

Avenue Q is a Sesame Street-style musical comedy for adults showing on the Granville Island Stage at 1585 Johnston Street on Granville Island.

Avenue Q is a story about a college graduate looking for work, love and purpose in a New York City neighbourhood inhabited by both humans and Sesame Street-esque puppets.

Warning: Avenue Q contains full puppet nudity and other vulgarities that make it fun and appropriate for adults, but not children.

The play runs from November 17th until December 31st every day except Sundays and December 25th. Tickets start at about $29.

The Day Before Christmas

November 22 – December 24

The Day Before Christmas is a Christmas play about the perfect holiday disaster showing at the Goldcorp Stage at 162 West 1st Avenue in Vancouver.

The play runs from November 22nd until December 24th every day except Mondays. Tickets start at about $29.

Christmas Activities

For a list of shows at other times of the year, see Vancouver’s Shows & Entertainment Calendar.

For a list of other events this month, see the November Calendar.

For a list of festive choir performances in the Lower Mainland, click Vancouver Christmas Concerts.