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rEvolver Festival

rEvolver: presents adventurous, high energy, and sophisticated new work by emerging companies and artists.

UpintheairTheatre
Producer of the Revolver Festival
About This Event

East Vancouver’s rEvolver Festival, now in its seventh year of presenting innovative, interdisciplinary productions from diverse voices in the Canadian live performance community, will run Wednesday, May 22 to Sunday, June 2, 2019 centred at The Cultch.

The 12-day festival will focus on presenting new works—critical, comedic and quirky—by emerging to early mid-career artists. With nine main stage productions in its line-up, the festival also includes three site-specific experiences and three companion events.Featuring an eclectic collection of artists and characters with productions and events that will make audiences think, laugh, delight, and at times cringe—and provide a platform for reflections on contemporary concerns.

This year, rEvolver Fest offers an exclusive Magnetic North Pass which gives Magnetic North Passholders access to 6 select shows for only $60.

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June 8
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8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Loosely inspired by Réjean Ducharme's book of poems L’Hiver de force, Straight Jacket Winter is a semi-autobiographical work about the the growing phenomenon of mass mobility and its repercussions for our social and emotional lives, and for our sense of who we are.

June 8
  —  
8:00 pm

Unscripted: Kuroko

Join Tetsuro Shigematsu for a behind-the-scenes party exploring the world of his upcoming new play.

June 9
  —  
5:00 pm

In Tune: Polly and the Penthouse

New Musicals in Development from Touchstone Theatre

June 1
  —  
2:00 pm

High Water

Meow! Splash! Oops! Oh well. An all-ages workshop showing of a new object-based performance exploring buoyancy and negligence.

June 3
  —  
12:00 pm

What Happened?

An open discussion with members of the Magnetic North Executive Board.

June 4
  —  
5:30 pm

Ask the Audience Panel + Pay-What-You-Wish App Demo

A facilitated "Ask Us Anything" panel with local audience members plus a demo of Weshowup.io - a new pay-what-you-wish ticketing platform.

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