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

Information on 2014 classes to be posted soon. Click here for more information

 

Family Series

>The Very Hungry Caterpiller
November 17th, 2014
Produced by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

For Ages 3 to 8 
A triple-bill of incredible puppetry by the internationally acclaimed Mermaid Theatre. The Very Hungry Caterpillar follows the adventures of a very tiny and very hungry caterpillar that eats his way through an amazing variety of foods towards his eventual metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly.
@ SAGEBRUSH THEATRE
 

>Brid Brain
April 16th to May 2nd, 2014
By Vern Thiessen, based on the story Vogelkopf, by Albert Wendt

For Ages 3 - 8
When a kind-hearted woodcutter comes across a nest of freezing baby birds, he decides to give them a warm home under his hat. The problem is, he lives in a world where when tipping your hat to others is the law. Will he follow the rules, or follow his heart?
@ PAVILION THEATRE
 

 

2014-2015 Season

>Closer Than Ever
September 11 to 27, 2014
Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr., Music by David Shire, Conceived by Steven Scott Smith
Musical Revue - Filled with hilarious and touching songs about aging, parenting, and dreams both fulfilled and unrequited, Closer Than Ever is like a musical "how-to" manual for the middle aged.
@ PAVILION THEATRE

>Driving Miss Daisy
October 9 to 18, 2014
By Alfred Uhry
Heart-Warming Comedy - This beloved play follows the adventures of a stubborn Southern matriarch and her proud chauffeur as their unlikely 25-year friendship transforms them both. Warm-hearted and humorous, Driving Miss Daisy reveals the power of the human heart to overcome prejudices and open up to new possibilities.
@ SAGEBRUSH THEATRE

>Peter and the Starcatcher
November 27 to December 6, 2014
By Rick Ellice
The Neverland You Never Knew - An evening of madcap fun! This swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked with the tale of how Peter Pan became The Boy Who Never Grew Up. In this Tony Award winning play, a dozen actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters, using their enormous talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of the imagination. 
@ SAGEBRUSH THEATRE

>Liberation Days
January 22 to January 31, 2015
By David Van Belle
Inspiring Drama- After suffering under German occupation in WWII, the Netherlands has been liberated by Canadian forces. But liberation doesn’t always seem like freedom. In this beautiful new play, a Dutch woman and a Canadian soldier create a new world together, as a community discovers what remains of their old lives, and what’s been lost forever.
@ SAGEBRUSH THEATRE

>2 Pianos 4 Hands
February 19 to February 28, 2015
By Alan CorbishleyCreated by Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt
Duelling Pianists - Two aspiring pianists share a dream of concert superstardom. Along the 15-year journey, the actors/pianists portray a dazzling range of characters. With brilliant music from Bach and Beethoven to Billy Joel and Jerry Lee Lewis, this wildly popular show hits all the right notes, tickling the ivories and your funny bone.
@ SAGEBRUSH THEATRE

>The 39 Steps
March 26 to April 4, 2015
By Patrick Barlow
Hilarious Whodunnit - Hitchcock meets hilarious as our hero encounters dastardly murders, double crossing secret agents and devastatingly beautiful women. Part espionage thriller and part slapstick comedy, with fast-paced fun and action, including on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!
@ SAGEBRUSH THEATRE

>Are We Cool Now?
April 16 to May 2, 2015
Based on the Songs of Dan Mangan, Text by Amiel Gladstone
Indie Rock Road Trip - An innovative musical theatrical experience, inspired by and featuring the songs of Dan Mangan. A couple sets out on a road trip, but getting away from it all causes them to reflect on their place in the world and with each other. Full of humour and insight, this new innovative rock music/theatre fusion is an intimate and heartfelt exploration of sorrow and longing and how we understand contemporary relationships.
@ PAVILION THEATRE

 

 

 

 

 

Western Canada Theatre

Performance Venues:
 

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

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