All the world’s a stage! – Shakespeare

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Suddenly 50

Suddenly 50

Thu Jun 30, 2022 | 12:30 pm

June 30 - 12:30pm Garden Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details The big 5-O. As in, aging parents, reading glasses, and being automatically given the Seniors discount. WTF? Or maybe it's when you finally feel like you fit in your own skin. Either way, in this hilarious, savvy new show, it's when things get real! Director: TJ Dawe                              Playwright: Nicolle Nattrass *Mature themes and language

Nine Plus One - Return to Wisdom

Nine Plus One - Return to Wisdom

Thu Jun 30, 2022 | 2:00 pm

June 30 - 2:00 pm North Field - Commons A giant puppet performance based on the Chinese legend of the nine-headed bird, from master puppeteer, and Gabriola resident, Odette Laramee, and co-creator Jennifer Langley. A story of re-awakening to lost wisdom. Directors: Odette Laramee and Jennifer Langley Playwrights: Odette Laramee, Maya Laramee and Jennifer Langley *All ages

Radio Werx presents Sandpiper Serenade

Radio Werx presents Sandpiper Serenade

Thu Jun 30, 2022 | 3:30 pm

June 30 - 3:30pm Garden Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details Radio Werx brings all the twists and turns of an old radio play to the stage! This noir thriller is set at Gabriola's Surf Lodge in 1947. Add songs, live sound effects, and a screwball "word from our sponsor", and standby for some good, sinister fun. Director: Bill Miner                                        Playwright: Bill Miner *Some mature themes

Grow Up Grandad

Grow Up Grandad

Thu Jun 30, 2022 | 5:00 pm

June 30 - 5:00pm Reservoir Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details Poppy is 11 and has a lot of attitude. Her grandad, Ken, is a cantankerous you-know-what. When they end up living together, all hell breaks loose. Hilarious and ultimately very moving, this intergenerational family tale will touch your heart. Director: Frank Moher                     Playwright: Gordon Steel *Some mature themes and language  

Dave Bodaly: Storytelling

Dave Bodaly: Storytelling

Thu Jun 30, 2022 | 7:15 pm

June 30 - 7:15pm Yurt - Commons My name is Dave Spirit Wolf Bodaly. I am from Snuneymuxw First Nation and I work on Saysutshun Island as a cultural tour guide. I am looking forward to sharing stories at Cultivate 2022.

Trying to Keep Up

Trying to Keep Up

Thu Jun 30, 2022 | 8:00 pm

June 30 - 8:00pm Reservoir Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details A tender and funny new play about learning to live without regret. Archie and Walsh were once engaged. 10 years later, Archie's married to Claire, when Walsh returns with his new boyfriend. Despite everyone's best efforts, sparks fly. Director: Tsatassaya White              Playwright: Castor Angus *Mature themes and language  

Friday, July 1, 2022

Nine Plus One - Return to Wisdom

Nine Plus One - Return to Wisdom

Fri Jul 1, 2022 | 10:00 am

July 1 - 10:00 am North Field - Commons A giant puppet performance based on the Chinese legend of the nine-headed bird, from master puppeteer, and Gabriola resident, Odette Laramee, and co-creator Jennifer Langley. A story of re-awakening to lost wisdom. Directors: Odette Laramee and Jennifer Langley Playwrights: Odette Laramee, Maya Laramee and Jennifer Langley *All ages

The Myrtle Sisters in Out of Time

The Myrtle Sisters in Out of Time

Fri Jul 1, 2022 | 11:30 am

July 1 - 11:30 am Garden Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details The Myrtle Sisters have arrived in 2022 in a broken time machine! Can it be fixed? Will their harmonies, twinkling tap numbers, and fun antics help them get home? We don't know, but we know you'll love this musical adventure for the whole family. *Family Entertainment

Monolloygue

Monolloygue

Fri Jul 1, 2022 | 1:00 pm

July 1 - 1:00 pm Yurt - Commons Theatre, TV, and film veteran, and Gabriola resident, Todd Duckworth performs an excerpt from Samuel Beckett's novel "Molloy", a tale of hunted and hunter that is part of a trilogy called among "the most important literary works of the 20th century." Playwright: Samuel Beckett *Mature themes and language

Pico's Puppet Palace - Pico and the Golden Lagoon

Pico's Puppet Palace - Pico and the Golden Lagoon

Fri Jul 1, 2022 | 1:00 pm

July 1 - 1:00 pm South Field - Commons Pico travels the world in her bi-plane. When she crash lands on an island, she meets many amazing characters, including a dragon who may hold the secret to her empty fuel tank. Join her as she meets new friends and discovers the wonders of nature! *Family Entertainment  

Grow Up Grandad

Grow Up Grandad

Fri Jul 1, 2022 | 2:00 pm

July 1 - 2:00pm Reservoir Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details Poppy is 11 and has a lot of attitude. Her grandad, Ken, is a cantankerous you-know-what. When they end up living together, all hell breaks loose. Hilarious and ultimately very moving, this intergenerational family tale will touch your heart. Director: Frank Moher                     Playwright: Gordon Steel *Some mature themes and language  

Suddenly 50

Suddenly 50

Fri Jul 1, 2022 | 4:30 pm

July 1 - 4:30pm Garden Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details The big 5-O. As in, aging parents, reading glasses, and being automatically given the Seniors discount. WTF? Or maybe it's when you finally feel like you fit in your own skin. Either way, in this hilarious, savvy new show, it's when things get real! Director: TJ Dawe                              Playwright: Nicolle Nattrass *Mature themes and language

Trying to Keep Up

Trying to Keep Up

Fri Jul 1, 2022 | 6:30 pm

July 1 - 6:30pm Reservoir Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details A tender and funny new play about learning to live without regret. Archie and Walsh were once engaged. 10 years later, Archie's married to Claire, when Walsh returns with his new boyfriend. Despite everyone's best efforts, sparks fly. Director: Tsatassaya White              Playwright: Castor Angus *Mature themes and language  

The Journey

The Journey

Fri Jul 1, 2022 | 8:00 pm

July 1 - 8:00 pm Garden Stage - Commons Ticketed Event - See ticket page for more details Join stage veteran Michael Clarke on the journey of his lifetime! From immigrating to Canada alone at age 5, to growing up in Toronto, to memories of his Jamaican mom and the joys of a new life on the west coast, it's a song-filled, uplifting trip. Playwright: Written by and music & lyrics by Michael Clarke *Suitable for age 12+

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