Opened in 1975 as part of the Recreation Complex, the Evergreen is a 725 seat theatre that has been a venue for plays and musicals, local and visiting performing artists, including Stewart McLean, and much more.
Max Cameron Theatre was built by SD #47 as part of an expansion to Brooks Secondary. It includes a digital media centre, acoustically-engineered choral room, film and video recording studio, and a dance and drama studio. In addition to the many events taking place on stage each year, ‘The Max’ offers many on-screen events as well, including “Live at the Met”, a hugely popular event for opera fans.
The Pat, as most locals call it, has reason to add ‘historic’ to its name. It has been in operation since 1913. In addition to showing movies, some in HD, seven nights a week with two matinees, it also serves as the venue for the weddings, local performers and the Powell River Film Festival.
In addition to regular community theatre, Theatre Now does improvisation, theatre sports, role-playing, puppets, street theatre and locally conceived and produced plays. New members (experienced, inexperienced and challenged, are welcome.