Spotlight Season Returns to Vernon and District Performing Arts Center – Vernon News

Spotlight Season returns to the Vernon & District Performing Arts Center in September.

The VDPA promises “unforgettable stories, breathtaking acrobatic performances and hard-hitting musical numbers from across Canada and around the world”.

“We are thrilled to finally be able to open our doors with a full season of shows from Canada, Germany, the United States and even Australia,” said Artistic Director Erin Kennedy. “Our 2022-23 season is packed with 22 spectacular shows, four intimate OnSTAGE concerts and our second annual North Okanagan Kids Festival.”

The Spotlight season will offer a wide variety of programs that make up this year’s familiar series of dance, theatre, special presentations – concerts, special events and genre performances as well as shows for children and first stages (toddlers).

“For the first time since fall 2019, we are able to offer full season subscriptions to live shows with a revamped and more flexible series subscription program,” said executive director Jim Harding. “We are delighted to safely welcome our subscribers, sponsors and supporters, as well as the many new patrons and newcomers to Vernon who attended shows this spring.”

The 2022-2023 season opens with Juno award-winning singer-songwriter Joel Plaskett on September 10. Fan favorite Michael Kaeshammer returns in concert on December 2, and circus-goers will be delighted by the acrobatics and live music of Cirque Alfonse, who return to Vernon with their irreverent farm-themed animal on December 29. september.

“There are no animals in Animal,” Kennedy said. “Unless you count the mechanical bull.”

For a full list of times and acts, check out the VDPAC website.

Subscriptions are on sale now and new and returning subscribers who book their subscription during the month of August can take advantage of an exclusive pre-sale period to secure additional seats for their premier shows – including OnSTAGE concerts – before they go on sale to the general public on September 1.

Flexible “Pick 5” and “Pick 10” subscription packages are available by phone or in person and will be available online starting September 1.

Individual tickets for most Spotlight performances go on sale September 1, with a few exceptions that were released earlier.

The VDPAC is finalizing plans for the return of its “Free Night at the Theater” event on September 14. Those curious about the next Spotlight Season who claim a free ticket at the ticket seller’s box office can get a first-hand look at video highlights from the 2022-23 Season, including excerpts from interviews with some of our artists. guests.

For more information and to reserve Spotlight tickets, call 250-549-SHOW (7469) or click here.