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Vancouver Play House Theatre Shuts Down

We are sad to say that The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company will be shutting down.

This is terrible news for Vancouverites, and the Vancouver theatre community. The company has been the premier regional theatre company in Vancouver for 49 years!

The theatre has also hosted many successful productions and world premieres and it’s truly sad that a piece of Vancouver legacy has passed due to economic and financial issues. The City of Vancouver even provided the theatre about $900,000 to put towards their debt in June 2011, but still this figure isn’t enough to get the company out of it’s struggling debt.

The decision of closure was decided at a board meeting very early this Friday. Their final performance was on Saturday.

 

 

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