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The Cultch

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Address: 1895 Venables St., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-251-1363
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This center offers a diverse range of musical entertainment that delights...

This center offers a diverse range of musical entertainment that delights audiences of all ages.

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Real theatre, up close and personal

The Cultch presents contemporary plays in a small but attractive setting about current important issues. It is a must!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
paxie01
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Nanaimo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cultch presents contemporary plays in a small but attractive setting about current important issues. It is a must!

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Thank paxie01
Oak Park, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lots of humor and the developed abilities not only to sing but to dance and involve the audience. Great sightlines especially for the screens with Hindi trabslation. Shakespeare never had it so good!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The show was very powerful the actress was phenomenal. The staff were very kind and accommodating for folks who may have needed special seating et... They went out of there way. It was a wonderful experience!

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Thank Jillian R
Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

I've been to three performances here and they all have been fantastic. One of the plays was at the York theatre which had rather comfy seats. Highly recommend.

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Thank Lycos
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Annual pantomime at the York Theatre on Commercial Drive (part of the Cultch). Hugely enjoyable in the English pantomime tradition. It gets better every year. Lots of fun and laughter for adults and children with lots of audience participation.

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

My mom and I were in Vancouver and took in The Damage is Done at the Cultch. The play was spectacular, and the venue matched it was really amazing to be in such a great venue and enjoy the drinks afterwards with Cast and crew. My mom who does not do this type of travel often spoke to how it... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

A friend and I have been subscribing to theatre/dance performances at The Cultch for three seasons now and have never been disappointed. An eclectic mix of high calibre local, national and international plays are offered throughout most of the year. We have enjoyed excellent performances as diverse as this year's Dylan Thomas: Return Journey, Obaaberima, TransMigration, and The Duchess AKA... More 

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Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

We attended a performance of Motherload at The Cultch. It's a charming building, an old converted church, I believe. There is a place to have a bite to eat and a drink, which is nice. They are a small theatre with interesting and contemporary performances. The seating is comfortable and everyone has a good seat. They seem to charge less... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

Firstly, the Cultch is a fantastic space to watch any performance! I was fortunate to watch Fish Eyes part one (wasn't able to get childcare coverage for 2 nights in a row, or have our 4 year old join us (it wasn't kid friendly)). The theater is very cozy and we booked early and had fabulous seats. Anita Mujumdar is... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

My buddy and I saw All that Fall by Beckett, our first Cultch show. If this is the same caliber as other Cultch performances, I am in!

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Commercial Drive, also called "The Drive," comprises of twelve sauntering blocks of modest and unfussy counter-culture. Straddling the line between sophisticated and unadorned, it is favoured by students, artists, writers, designers, and start-ups, and suffused throughout with a healthy off-beat counter-culture. The kind of neighbourhood which well-springs thought-revolutions and has the odd bit of self-aware graffiti, Commercial Drive has resisted gentrification in favor of continuing to build a thriving den of affordable multiculturalism. Once known as Vancouver's "Little Italy," it has also been the immigration point for Guatemalans, Hondurans, and Portuguese to the city. The resulting hodgepodge makes for poetry readings in espresso cafes, social debates in early-open bakeries, and eco-activism posters pinned up in the many multi-ethnic markets in the area. Commercial Drive is where you go to feel like a local, and if you have them, bring the kids – The Drive has a number of bookshops, toy stores, and attractions to get them involved too.
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