Project Elysium presents Cornet: Viktor Ullmann’s Legacy from Theresienstadt

A performance of Ullmann’s final work, written in a concentration camp. Introduction by Michael Lahr, piano by Dan Franklin Smith and recitation by Gregorij H. von Leïtis. Three evenings in three venues. Oct 16, 8pm, at The Historic Theatre at The Cultch; Oct 17, 8pm at Pyatt Hall; Oct 18 at Roedde House by invitation. www.project-elysium.org
. Tickets for Oct 16 & 17 at $30/$20 available through The Cultch box office, 604.251.1363.

The Damage Is Done

Combining theatre, dialogue, essay, video, music and dance the show exposes three Gabors, all immigrants from Hungary. From invading Nazis to a failed revolution, from the National Ballet School to punk rocker BB Gabor, the impact of historical and family trauma is transformed with humour and compassion. Featuring renowned author, thinker and speaker Dr. Gabor Maté performing onstage for the first time, with creator Rita Bozi. Oct 20 – 24, Historic Theatre at The Cultch. Tickets from $20 at 604.251.1363or tickets.thecultch.com.

The Dining Room

By A. R. Gurney, directed by Chelsea Haberlin. An eloquent look at the lives of 50 characters, whose most important life decisions centre around the dining room table. Played by only 6 actors, it is a tour de force offering of how important we are to each other. Oct 22 – Nov 8 at PAL Studio Theatre. Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30 pm
(except Nov 7), Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm and an added show Sunday Nov. 8 at 7:30 pm.Tickets are on sale at dining.BrownPaperTickets.com or phone 604-363-5734.

You Will Remember Me

From Ruby Slippers Theatre, the company that brought you The Duchess A.K.A. Wallis Simpson. A deeply personal and moving new play about family and memory from Francois Archambault, one of Québec’s most compelling writers. When the aging patriarch of a modern family suffers from dementia, the people who love him struggle to care for him. Directed by Diane Brown, starring Kevin McNulty and Patti Allan. Nov 17 – 28, Historic Theatre at The Cultch. Tickets at 604.251.1363 or tickets.thecultch.com.