Vancouver’s Stanley Park hosts outdoor movies, musicals this summer

Date: 2016-01-25

VANCOUVER – This summer’s lineup of outdoor movies and musicals in Stanley Park ranges from Broadway hits to Hollywood blockbusters.

Theatre Under the Stars, a park institution, stages live musical theatre at Malkin Bowl, which seats about 1,000 people. For its 69th season, the non-profit group is presenting “Oliver!” and “Hairspray” on alternating nights from July 10 to Aug. 22. The top ticket price is $45.

At Ceperley Meadow near Second Beach, free movies will be screened on a four-storey-high inflatable screen each Tuesday at dusk from July 7 to Aug. 25. There’s space on the lawn for up to 5,000 people for the annual summer event. This year’s offerings include “The Breakfast Club,” “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” “Top Gun,” “Jurassic Park” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”