SPOTLIGHT Theatre Series
BLACK FRIDAY SALE!
1 DAY SALE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23
25% Off Spotlight Theatre Series Shows.
Limited tickets at this price.
We have 3 great shows to choose from.
Prisoner of TehranSpotlight Theatre Series
$25 Youth <18
The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society proudly presents Motus O Dance Theatre & Marina Nemat’s Prisoner of Tehran on Sunday, February 24, 2019 starting at 7:30pm. Prisoner of Tehran is the third show in our 2018/19 SPOTLIGHT Theatre Series.
Based on the bestselling memoir by Marina Nemat, this piece tells Marina’s story of being imprisoned, tortured and nearly executed as a teenage girl in Tehran, Iran. Combined with the theatrical movement of the MOTUS O Dance Theatre company, Prisoner of Tehran is a powerful show full of hope and awareness of important global issues.
Marina Nemat was born in 1965 in Tehran, Iran. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, she was arrested at the age of sixteen and spent more than two years in Evin, a political prison in Tehran, where she was tortured and came very close to execution. She came to Canada in 1991 and has called it home ever since. The memoir of her life in Iran, Prisoner of Tehran, was published in 2007 in Canada and 28 other countries, and has been an international bestseller.
Children of GodSpotlight Theatre Series
The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society proudly presents Urban Ink’s Children of God, a musical by Corey Payette on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 starting at 7:30pm. Children of God is the fourth show in our 2018/19 SPOTLIGHT Theatre Series.
A powerful musical about an Oji-Cree family whose children are taken away to a residential school. A thrilling blend of ancient traditions and contemporary realities, celebrating the resilience and power of the Indigenous cultural spirit.
For more information, please watch this video where creator of the show, Corey Payette, gives some context around the story and the national relevance of this production that he spent seven years researching, writing and developing.
GlorySpotlight Theatre Series
$35 Youth < 18
The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society proudly presents Western Canada Theatre’s Glory, on Thursday, April 18, 2019 starting at 7:30pm. Glory is the final show in our 2018/19 SPOTLIGHT Theatre Series.
A thrilling hockey story that proves a woman’s place is on home ice! Inspired by a true Canadian story, watch the all female team battle through personal upheaval and the political tension of the 1930’s and forge a path to glory.
Stay tuned for more information!