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Get that theatre fix you’ve been craving with one of Surrey Civic Theatres’ fabulous shows!

Wonderful Winter & Spring Shows! 

Come in from the cold and enjoy inspiration and entertainment with sensational shows Surrey Civic Theatres has programmed just for you! Experience a wide-range of performances in one of our three world-class venues—everything from classical music to laugh-out-loud comedy! This wide array of shows and performances has something for everyone!

 

Digital: Josephine—A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play

  • January 20, 2022 12:00pm - January 22, 2022 6:00pm

  • Watch online

  • Tickets: $19 per household

Award-winning musical Josephine is back and available for you to enjoy as a digital presentation from the comfort of your own home this winter. This one-woman musical tells the story of Josephine Baker, the first African American international superstar, and one of the 20th century’s most formidable icons.

Born in St. Louis in 1906, Josephine rose to fame after moving to Europe, where she shattered race, gender, and sexuality stereotypes that included: sharing top billing alongside white romantic leading men in movies, multiple interracial marriages and same sex relationships, performing drag before the term was even common lexicon, becoming a spy in World War II, civil rights activist, and mother to 12 adopted children.

Audience Advisory: Josephine is intended for adult audiences as the show contains adult content and nudity.

 

Musical Morning: Oboe d’amour

  • Thursday February 3 | 11am 
  • Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre 
  • Tickets: $29

Spend the morning listening to the versatile and powerful combination of the oboe and piano…Perfection! This performance features the Bergmann Piano Duo alongside oboist, Emma Ringrose. The oboe’s characteristic longing and soulful sound has inspired some of the most beautiful and lyrical works of the entire classical literature, and pairs perfectly with the piano. Guaranteed to be a magnificent way to spend a wintry Thursday morning!  

 

The Lost Fingers in Concert

Join us for a night of groovy and eclectic tunes with French Canadian sensations the Lost Fingers! This unique band well known for their unique sound, Django gypsy jazz style with a hint of blue grass is sure to get your toes tapping! Using remarkable musicianship, heavenly vocals, along with a keen sense of humour and eccentric fashion, this quartet transforms pop/rock music classics! 

 

An Evening With Mary Walsh

  • Saturday, February 12 | 8pm 
  • Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre 
  • Tickets: $54 

Join Canadian cultural icon, comedienne, and social activist, Mary Walsh, as she performs some of her best comedic bits and most popular characters from Dancing With Rage, CODCO and This Hour Has 22 Minutes, along with up-to-the-minute local political satire. As well as reuniting with some of Walsh's beloved characters, you can expect to enjoy some film as well an exclusive preview of Mary's new novel. This jam-packed show will appeal to a broad spectrum of comedy fans! Expect to enjoy a rollicking good time with a ton of truth telling, just a smidge of sadness, and plenty of laughs. Sure to be a night on the town to remember! 

 

Blindside

Blindside is the eye-opening multi-award-winning comedy about resilience, empathy, and self-acceptance. In a feat of riveting comedy, one-eyed cancer survivor and Moth storytelling champion, Stéphanie Morin-Robert, recounts her life as a feisty seven-year-old who wields her glass-eye as a weapon. With the help of her cat, a pair of sunglasses, and an undesirable superpower, she soon discovers that she has what it takes to face the tormenting bullies at her new school and come to terms with her disability. 

 

I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff!

Looking for an evening of belly laughs? Get your hilarity fix with one of the best nights of comedy the Lower Mainland has to offer! The annual event I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff! features some of Canada’s funniest comedians who are masters of their craft. Celebrate International Women’s Day with a night of feel-good chuckles you won’t want to miss. This all-female line up is stacked with premium joke slingers. Headlined by the hilarious Elvira Kurt, this laughter fest also includes local comics Soo Jeong, Katie-Ellen Humphries and Yumi Nagashima. Gather your friends—this show is perfect for a girls’ night out! 

 

Musical Morning: Road Movies

  • Thursday, April 7 | 11 am  
  • Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre 
  • Tickets: $29

Lights! Camera! Music! The Bergmann Duo is excited to welcome back their friend, violinist Jasper Wood, to perform a programme that includes some of the best-known tunes and music from movies such as Scent of a Woman, Schindler’s List and Cinema Paradiso. This spring Musical Morning will be filled with evocative music that will enchant and inspire listeners.  

 

Los Hermanos/The Brothers

  • Friday, April 29 | 8pm 
  • Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall 
  • Tickets: $12

One Family. Two virtuosos. Divided by geography and politics. Reunited by music. Come watch a film that will uplift, inspire, and make you feel all the feels. Afro-Cuban-born brothers—violinist Ilmar and pianist Aldo live on opposite sides of a geopolitical chasm a half-century wide. Tracking their parallel lives in New York and Havana, their poignant reunion, and momentous first performances together, the film Los Hermanos/The Brothers offers a nuanced, often startling view of estranged nations through the lens of music and family.

 

Josh Feinberg in Concert

  • Friday, May 13 | 8pm
  • Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre
  • Tickets: $25

Enjoy a night to remember with accomplished musician Josh Feinberg, a cutting-edge sitar player raised in New York. Audiences around the world have been wowed by his ability to infuse this ancient Indian instrument with a modern twist. Hear traditional North-East Indian Ragas that borrow from other musical styles as Josh takes the audience on a meditative and spiritual journey that will inspire new listeners and aficionados alike. 

Project Consultant, Nina Buddhdev.

 

Someone Like Me 

  • Friday, June 17 | 8pm
  • Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall
  • Tickets: $12

Someone Like Me follows the parallel journeys of Drake, a gay asylum seeker from Uganda, and a group of strangers from Vancouver’s queer community who are tasked with supporting his resettlement in Canada. Together, they embark on a year-long quest for personal freedom, revealing how in a world where one must constantly fight for the right to exist, survival itself becomes a victory. This moving and exceptional new documentary highlights how the journey for both refugees and the Canadians who help settle them can be turbulent and complicated. Partly filmed and experienced during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, this beautiful and unique film is certain to be an inspiration to all who watch it.