2022 Festival
October 17–23

2022 Festival Events

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Oct 17 @ 8:00 am
Podcast
Free

01: Podcast: Michael Hingston in Conversation

Oct 17 @ 8:00 am
Podcast
Free

Participants:

Oct 17 @ 8:00 am
Virtual (YouTube)
Pay-What-You-Can

02: Choices of Living: A Conversation about Assisted Dying

Oct 17 @ 8:00 am
Virtual (YouTube)
Pay-What-You-Can
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm
Playhouse Theatre
$30
Oct 18 @ 10:15 am
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

04: Ghostlight, with Kenneth Oppel (Grades 4–8)

Oct 18 @ 10:15 am
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

Participants:

Oct 18 @ 10:15 am
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

05: Educating with the Witness Blanket—For High School (Grades 8–12)

Oct 18 @ 10:15 am
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 18 @ 10:15 am
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

06: Decidedly Different, Completely Himself: the Legacy of Glenn Gould (Grades 1–3)

Oct 18 @ 10:15 am
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

Participants:

Oct 18 @ 10:15 am
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

07: What Home Means—For High School (Grades 8–12)

Oct 18 @ 10:15 am
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

08: Educating with the Witness Blanket—For Middle Grade (Grades 4–7)

Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

09: Storytime Goes Green (Grades 1–3)

Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

10: Mecca, Mitzvah, and Milestones (Grades 8–12)

Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 18 @ 8:30 pm
Performance Works
$25

13: What Home Means

Oct 18 @ 8:30 pm
Performance Works
$25
Oct 18 @ 8:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25

14: Ali Hassan in Conversation with Brent Butt

Oct 18 @ 8:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25

Participants:

Oct 19 @ 10:15 am
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

15: Ashley Spires: The Most Magnificent Idea (Grades K–3)

Oct 19 @ 10:15 am
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

Participants:

Oct 19 @ 10:15 am
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

16: Friendship and Fitting In (Grades 4–7)

Oct 19 @ 10:15 am
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 19 @ 10:15 am
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

17: Writers Are Superstars: A Masterclass with Kern Carter (Grades 8–12)

Oct 19 @ 10:15 am
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

Participants:

Oct 19 @ 10:15 am
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

18: Oceans and Forests (Grades 3–7)

Oct 19 @ 10:15 am
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

19: Master Storytellers (Grades 4–7)

Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
Virtual (YouTube)
Pay-What-You-Can

20: Still This Love Goes On, with Buffy Sainte-Marie and Julie Flett (Grades K–2)

Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
Virtual (YouTube)
Pay-What-You-Can
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

21: Graphic Novel Masterclass, with Nathan Page and Drew Shannon (Grades 8–12)

Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

Participants:

Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

22: Word! (1) (Grades 8–12 and adults)

Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25

23: An Evening with Wayne Johnston

Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm
The NEST
$25

24: Freeman’s Spotlight, featuring Tess Gunty

Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm
The NEST
$25

Participants:

Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

25: UBC Creative Writing

Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm
Performance Works
$25

26: Fabulous Historical Fantasy

Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm
Performance Works
$25
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

27: Memory of Self

Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
The NEST
$25

28: An Evening with Billy-Ray Belcourt

Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
The NEST
$25
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25

29: Latin American Brilliance

Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 20 @ 10:15 am
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

30: Word! (2) (Grades 8–12 and adults)

Oct 20 @ 10:15 am
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 20 @ 10:15 am
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

31: Magic and Misfits: Enduring Fiction for Youth (Grades 6–9)

Oct 20 @ 10:15 am
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 20 @ 10:15 am
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

32: Masterclass with Kevin Sylvester (Grades 4–7)

Oct 20 @ 10:15 am
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

Participants:

Oct 20 @ 10:15 am
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

33: Be A Good Ancestor (Grades 1–3)

Oct 20 @ 10:15 am
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

34: YA Stars: Coming of Ages (Grades 8–12)

Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
Performance Works
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

35: Graphic Novel Greats (Grades 8–12)

Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

36: Masterclass with Thomas Olde Heuvelt (Grades 8–12)

Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
The NEST
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

Participants:

Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10

37: Can You Believe It? (Grades 4–7)

Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm
Revue Stage
Virtual (YouTube)
$10
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25

38: Short Story Masters

Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
Performance Works
$25
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

40: Fiction from Reality

Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25

41: Writing History

Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 20 @ 8:30 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
Performance Works
$25
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
Revue Stage
$25

46: Wry Humour for Modern Life

Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
Performance Works
$25

47: Douglas Stuart in Conversation with Eddy Boudel Tan

Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
Performance Works
$25
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

48: Writing Indigeneity with Shelagh Rogers

Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm
The NEST
$25

51: An Evening with Heather O’Neill

Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm
The NEST
$25
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
Performance Works
$25

52: Writing The Self

Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
Performance Works
$25
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25

53: The Narrator’s Tale: Playing with Truth

Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

54: Eleanor Wachtel Interviews Pierre Jarawan

Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm
The NEST
$25
Oct 21 @ 8:30 pm
Performance Works
$25
Oct 21 @ 8:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am
Performance Works
$25

58: Bestseller to Blockbuster

Oct 22 @ 10:30 am
Performance Works
$25
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am
Waterfront Theatre
$25

59: Jane’s Rights and the Freedom to Choose

Oct 22 @ 10:30 am
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am
The NEST
Free
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

62: Building Suspense

Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
The NEST
$25

63: Poets in Conversation

Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
The NEST
$25
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25

64: The State of Women

Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
The NEST
$25

66: Blending Genres

Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
The NEST
$25
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25

67: An Evening with Elif Batuman

Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
Performance Works
$50
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

69: Writing Across Cultures

Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
The NEST
$25

70: Good Reids

Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
The NEST
$25
Oct 22 @ 8:00 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am
Performance Works
$55
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am
Waterfront Theatre
$25

73: The Future is Now, with Bob McDonald

Oct 23 @ 11:00 am
Waterfront Theatre
$25

Participants:

Oct 23 @ 11:00 am
The NEST
$25
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am
Revue Stage
$25

75: Killer Plots

Oct 23 @ 11:00 am
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm
The NEST
FREE

76: Emerge

Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm
The NEST
FREE

Participants:

Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25

77: Short Stories, Expansive Worlds

Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm
Revue Stage
$25
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

78: Dr. Gabor Maté in Conversation

Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm
Waterfront Theatre
$25

Participants:

Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm
Performance Works
$55

79: The Afternoon Tea

Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm
Performance Works
$55
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm
YORK Theatre
$25
Special Events @ November 11 at 7:30 pm
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema
$35

Special Event: Ian Rankin in Conversation

Special Events @ November 11 at 7:30 pm
Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema
$35

Participants: