Chilliwack – The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre’s seven-show lineup for the fall contains a wonderful selection that ranges from energetic dance performances to an enthralling theatre show and a diverse collection of music shows.Full of passion and creativity, Ballet Jörgen makes their return with Creations in Isolation, a program that took the challenges of COVID-19 and pushed the dancers and choreographers to take a new artistic approach to their medium. Filled with original ballets, as well as excerpts from Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, and more, this is ballet like you’ve never seen before.
Billy Bishop Goes to War will have patrons white-knuckling their way through the incredible adventures of one of Canada’s greatest World War 1 pilots in this fantastic musical. ACE Productions brings a fresh interpretation to one of Canada’s most enduring plays, with a musical so full of humour, hellfire, and the boldness of Billy Bishop’s extraordinary career. This captivating show is the perfect way to enjoy the thrills of live theatre.
The popular Bergmann Duo, Elizabeth and Marcel, promise to delight and enchant with Pictures at an Exhibition, a presentation of Mussorgsky’s timeless masterpiece of the same in a transcription for two pianos. Communicating with an audience and bringing joy and inspiration through piano, the world-renowned duo will share an experience that you do not want to miss.
The Centre is also pleased to share the return of the Boomerang series. Boomerang Five will feature NAXX, and a lineup of musicians playing a unique mix of folk, lo-fi and hard rock. Next in the series will be Boomerang Six,featuring Floe Pham, with an evening of alternative folk, and rock and roll!
Kicking The Centre into the Christmas spirit, and also here to take you on a sentimental and nostalgic musical journey is An Evening with Sinatra: Big Band Classics and Holiday Magic. The Bruce James Orchestra, a 17-piece powerhouse Big Band, and crooner Steve Maddock, will share a vibrant mix of beloved ballads, traditional jazz standards, and classic holiday favourites, in an ode to Frank Sinatra.
Finishing off the exciting lineup of shows this fall season is the breathtaking Winter Harp. Wrapping you snugly in the Christmas spirit, Winter Harp will combine flutes, violin, rare medieval instruments, percussion, poetry and songs to create a concert hauntingly beautiful.
With the constantly changing environment of a COVID-19 world, The Society is working hard at keeping pace and making sure that The Centre is following all recommendations, policies, and orders laid out by Fraser Valley Health Authority, the Provincial Health Officer, the Province of B.C., and the Government of Canada. Face masks are once again required in all public indoor spaces, so you will be required to wear one while inside the Chilliwack Cultural Centre.
For more information about dates and times, and to purchase tickets, contact the Centre Box Office, online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469).