Fabulist Theatre Presents
Better Than This
Better Than This is The Evolution of Women in Musicals Conceived/ Written by Mary Littlejohn Based on an idea by Mary Littlejohn, Karen Li, Mandana Namazi & Natalie Schreiber Directed by Mary Littlejohn Choreographed by Damon Bradley Jang Music Directed by: Adam Darts
February 28th – March 9th 2019, Havana Theatre 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver B.C
Better Than This is an original musical revue which chronicles the evolution of women’s roles in musical theatre. By celebrating iconic female characters from Eliza Doolittle (My Fair Lady) to Alison Bechdel (Fun Home), Better Than This examines why certain tropes persist and looks at changing the narrative around the female voice in musicals.
Featuring songs from the most beloved musicals of the past century including West Side Story, Chicago, Wicked and many more!
Brianna Clark (Showstoppers, Fabulist Theatre’s Once On This Island)
Kyrst Hogan (Kitty Night Productions’ Johnny and June)
Dionne Phillips (The Broadway Chorus’ Bootie and the Beast)
Cathy Wilmot* (Arts Club Theatre Company’s Mamma Mia!) *appearing courtesy of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association
TICKETS FOR BETTER THAN THIS
$18.00 (if purchased before January 31) $24.00 (if purchased in advance throughout February and during the run) $28.00 at the door
Cash, Debit or Credit Cards are accepted.
Thursday February 28 (preview) is Pay What You Choose at the door ($5 – $20) Tuesday March 5 is Half-Price Friday March 8 (International Women’s Day) show begins at 7:30pm and includes special post-show talkback
Shows at 8:00pm, except Sunday March 3 & Saturday March 9 (2pm ONLY)