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2013 / 2014 Season

Ruby Slippers Theatre celebrates it’s 25th Anniversary with productions of four outstanding Canadian plays:


Communion, Ruby Slippers Theatre

A crisis brings three women crashing together, exposing what they truly do, and do not, believe in. Smart, dark, hilarious. MacIvor at his best.

Written by Daniel MacIvor | Featuring Diane Brown, Kerry Sandomirsky & Marcie Nestman | Directed by Roy Surette

Pacific Theatre
Oct . 24 – Nov. 9, 2013
A Ruby Slippers Theatre production presented by Pacific Theatre

Buy Tickets online, email tickets@pacifictheatre.org or call 604.731.5518 for tickets



"Stunning Production Gets Under Your Skin" - The Charlebois Post | Saturday, October 26, 2013.
"Vancouver Theatre: Communion" - Re[View] From the House | October 25, 2013

Hotel Bethlehem

Hotel Bethlehem, Ruby Slippers
By Drew McCreadie
Directed by Diane Brown 
The Nativity Story meets Fawlty Towers. A Ruby Slippers Theatre original, and the funniest Christmas show ever, is back again by popular demand.
By Drew McCreadie | Directed by Diane Brown and boasts 11 of Vancouver's finest actors including veterans John Murphy, Scott Bellis, Alex Diakun and Alvin Sanders- and includes the design talents of set designer David Roberts, sound designer Jordan Watkins, lighting designer Jonathan Ryder and costume designer Drew Facey.
Presented by The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts and the Firehall Arts Centre
December 4–7: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts in Burnaby | Buy tickets Online, email at boxoffice@burnaby.ca or call 604-205-3000 for tickets
December 10–22: Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver | Buy tickets online, email firehall@firehallartscentre.ca or call 604.689.0926



It'll Never Last

Ruby Slippers Theatre is commissioning the English language translation of a caustic comedy about couples and conformity from one of Quebec’s hottest young writers, Rébecca Déraspe.
By Rébecca Déraspe
Translated by Leanne Brodie
Directed by Diane Brown
It'll Never Last is a sharp comedy about couples and conformity within the 20 something set, written by cutting edge Quebecois playwright Rebecca Deraspe, and translated by Leanna Brodie. Ruby Slippers Theatre's English language premiere reading at The Cultch is at 3 pm Sunday May 18, 2014 directed by Diane Brown and featuring Melissa Oei, Sean Harris Oliver, and Evelyn Chew. Fresh, smart, funny.
Presented by Ruby Slippers Theatre, in association with BoucheWHACKED! Theatre Collective at rEvolver festival’s Ta Gueule Staged Reading Series. 
May 18th: The Vancouver East Cultural Centre at 3 pm as part of the rEvolver Theatre Festival  | Tickets can be purchased by calling 604.251.1363.



The Great Raymond

In Development
By Timothy Taylor
From the actual journals and writings of B.C.’s most revered investigative reporter Jack Webster,
see Vancouver as you’ve never seen it – police corruption, drug dealing, blackmail and murder.
And it’s all true.




Be sure to grab the September 2013 copy of Playboard Magazine! Ruby Slippers Theatre's celebration of 25 years in theatre is on the cover with a great story on the company and Diane Brown. Check it out...


Mission Statement

Multi-award winning Ruby Slippers Theatre produces provocative text-based theatre from the vanguard of the English and French Canadian canon. We are the only company in Vancouver mandated to producing the contemporary Quebecois canon in English, and have been doing so since 1990. Our work illuminates diverse perspectives and social issues, inspiring independent critical thought, communion, and diversity.


Thank you to our season sponsors John Fluevog Shoes and CWest Solutions