Western Canada Theatre in Kamloops, British Columbia


Live Theatre in Kamloops

The Western Canada Theatre is a talented theatre company that knows how to put on entertaining shows featuring both incredible acting and script talent. From world premieres of entertaining new Canadian work, to the warmth, beauty and magic of family favourites, Western Canada Theatre has it all!

There are two main venues in which the productions are staged:

Sagebrush Theatre

The Sagebrush Theatre is a 706 seat proscenium theatre which features many of the Western Canada Theatre programs.

Pavilion Theatre

The Pavilion Theatre is Western Canada Theatre's intimate 165 seat "black box" theatre and the lobby is home to the Kamloops Live! Box Office.


Stage One Theatre School

Click here for information on the 2016 class.


Family Series

>The Velveteen Rabbit
May 28 to June 4, 2016

For Ages 3 to 8 
The Velveteen Rabbit is a joyous testament to the eternal power of a child's imagination. This classic tale comes to life for a whole new generation in this wonder-filled production. With a little bit of nursery magic, three actors and their simple props transform into a wise old rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical playthings, a kind-hearted fairy and, of course, a stuffed rabbit who is transformed by the love of a young boy.


2015-2016 Season

>Miss Caledonia
September 10 to 26, 2015
It’s 1955, and Peggy Ann Douglas is hitching her wagon to the pageant circuit in the hope it’ll steer her from her farm to the bright lights of a Hollywood movie set. A play packed with baton twirling, song belting, and some fantastic fiddle playing. Starring Kamloops’ Holly Lewis, it’s for anyone who knows what it’s like to dream big and hustle to make it happen.

>Don't Dress for Dinner
October 8 to 17, 2015
The lightning-speed, madcap sequel to Boeing Boeing. Using his best friend Robert as an alibi, Bernard plans a perfect romantic weekend with his mistress while his wife is out of town. But when she hears that Robert is visiting, Bernard's wife starts making plans for a saucy liaison of her own. A cook named Suzette, a lover named Suzanne and more twists than a corkscrew, this salacious sequel of silly suspicion guarantees a good time!

>Marry Poppins
November 26 to December 8, 2015
“Something magical is blowing into Cherry Tree Lane."
When the Banks family places an advertisement for a nanny, their call is answered by Mary Poppins, a woman who is “practically perfect in every way." Get ready to relive the magic as this beloved Walt Disney musical blows into WCT for an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

>I'll Be Back Before Midnight
January 28 to February 6, 2016
A spine-chilling mixture of suspense and shocks, with just the right amount of comedy. Jan and Greg rent an isolated farm house for a holiday, but unsettling things start to happen as soon as they arrive. The mysterious heartbeats, the hand in the window, the blood on the floor… A thrilling and heart-stopping story that will leave you gasping!


>A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline
February 25 to March 5, 2016
Follow the legendary country and western music sensation Patsy Cline as she climbs to stardom from small town Virginia to Carnegie Hall. This musical features her greatest hits, including "Walkin' After Midnight," "Crazy" and "I Fall To Pieces."

>Habbib's Unforgettable All Night House Party
March 31 to April 9, 2016
St. John’s, Newfoundland, 1947. Lebanese immigrants Habib and his wife Naseema run the local store. It’s their 40th anniversary, and the whole family is here to celebrate! Packed with music, fun and family, this is a hilarious and heartwarming story by Kamloops’ own Janet Michael.


>IN A Blue Moon
April 28 to May 7, 2016
After her dad dies, 6-year-old Frankie and her mom move to an old cottage at Monte Lake for a new start. There they meet Frankie’s uncle, Will, a freelance photographer, and a tender love story unfolds over the years between the three as they begin to thread together a new understanding of family. A beautiful new play, starring Kamloops’ Anita Wittenberg and her daughter Emma Tow.


To purchase tickets for Western Canada Theatre, please visit www.kamloopslive.ca or call 250-374-5483.


Western Canada Theatre

Performance Venues:

Sagebrush Theatre:
821 Munro Street | 250-372-0966 | website

Pavillion Theatre:
1025 Lorne Street | 250-372-3216 | website