Musical March

It is an especially merry month with amazing musicals happening on campus throughout March! Travel to all corners of UBC this month to enjoy some talented shows by students.

Rent – A Place Vanier Musical Production

When: March 5, 6, 7 at 7:30 PM

Where: Place Vanier Residence Ballroom

Tickets: $8

Rent is a rock musical that follows a group of Bohemians in East Village New York in the mid-90s. Set over a year, watch this group deal with love, loss, AIDS, and life itself.

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Seussical the Musical – A Totem Park Musical Committee Production

When: March 12, 13, 14 at 7:00 PM

Where: Totem Park Residence Ballroom

Tickets: $8

Seussical is based on Dr. Seuss’ most famous books including Horton Hears a Who!, Green Eggs and Ham, and The Cat in the Hat. The stories are creatively interwoven in a comedic fashion.

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happy days

Happy Days – A UBC Musical Theatre Troupe Production

When: March 26, 27 at 7:00 PM and March 28 matinee 3:00 PM, evening show 7:00 PM

Where: Student Union Building Ballroom

Tickets: $10, sold at the door

The New Musical of Happy Days features all your favourite characters such as Richie Cunningham and Pinky Tuscadero doing all they can to save Arnold’s malt shop. They go through a series of adventures, dance-offs, and even a wrestling match!

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Triumph of Love – A Theatre at UBC Production

When: March 19-April 4, 7:30PM

Where: Frederic Wood Theatre

Tickets: $11.50-$24.50

This modern musical adaptation of Marivaux’s 18th century romantic comedy follows Princess Leonide as she literally wears the pants so that her beloved Agis can return to his rightful throne. Leonide must rescue her man before his stuffed-shirt uncle and sourpuss aunt find out who’s really beneath those ever-changing bodices and breaches.

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Written and prepared by Vivien Lee, UBCevents Communications Assistant