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

Katrina with New Musicals in New York

In October of 2014 I ventured to New York City to attend the 26th Annual NAMT (National Alliance for Musical Theatre) Festival of New Musicals, and the organization’s fall Conference. I am new with this organization, which primarily has American membership. But I was not the only Canadian there – a small but illustrious team of canucks was […] more

Studio 58 Scholarship Winner Announced

Touchstone is happy to announce that John Cook is the winner of the Touchstone Theatre Scholarship at Studio 58, which is given annually to a student that has shown exceptional progress. John started acting at the age of 16 at Manitoba Theatre for Young People. In the years after he formed the urban indigenous theatre […] more

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