The Best Laid Plans: a Musical

Based on the novel by Terry Fallis
Book by Vern Thiessen
Music and lyrics by Benjamin Elliott and Anton Lipovetsky
Produced with Patrick Street Productions

September 17 - October 3 2015
The York Theatre

Late Company

By Jordan Tannahill

March 29-April 2, 2016
Evergreen Cultural Centre

April 5-9, 2016
Vancity Culture Lab

How to Survive
  an Apocalypse

By Jordan Hall

A Flying Start Play
Touchstone in association with PTC and the Firehall Arts Centre
June 2–11, 2016
Firehall Arts Centre

World Premiere

Touchstone Theatre founders

The team of Touchstone’s first season production of King Stag. BACK STANDING 7 LEFT TO RIGHT: Kathy Boucher, Gordon McCall, Vicki McCullough, Colin Thomas, Susanna Puttonen, Ian Fenwick, Eric Epstein FRONT KNEELING 4 LEFT TO RIGHT: Charles Gray, Jon Loptson, Sidonie Boll, Hilmi Mohamed.

Celebrating Four Decades of Essential Canadian Plays

Touchstone Theatre was founded in 1975 by a bunch of motley rebels who met in the UBC Theatre program. Our 40th Anniversary Season celebrates our distinctive mark on Canadian culture, and the legacy of exuberant experimentation that still energizes the company right into our established middle years. Fittingly, the season features two world premieres, as well as the remount of a much-lauded hit from 14/15. Can you dig it?

Katrina Dunn
Artistic Director

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From the Touchstone Blog

Touchstone Theatre announces Artistic Director Katrina Dunn will leave the company at the end of the 2016/17 Season

Touchstone’s long-time Artistic Director Katrina Dunn has announced that the upcoming 2016/17 producing season will be her final with the company. 2016/17 will be her 20th season for Touchstone, and a fitting milestone to pass the torch to a new artistic leader. The search for the new Artistic Director will begin immediately, with the hiring […] more

Congrats to the 2015 Winner of Touchstone’s Studio 58 Scholarship!

Touchstone is thrilled to congratulate the most recent winner of the Studio 58 Touchstone Theatre Scholarship – Jessica Wagstaff. Jessica says: “it means so much to me to be recognized for my progress and growth in this program . . . This scholarship allows me to not worry about my finances as much and really […] more