Win Tickets to Bollywood Wedding

Comments 41 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This summer an exciting Bollywood Wedding is coming to town and everyone is invited! This interactive outdoor theatre experience is presented by South Asian Arts in partnership with the PNE from July 17th until July 28th at the Italian Gardens at Hastings Park.

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Bollywood Wedding cast members. Photo courtesy of South Asian Arts/

Written by Raakhi Sinha and Gurpreet Sian with Camyar Chai, this lively production will take place in a beautiful outdoor setting, which I’ve previously listed as one of the city’s hidden gems. Moving from one location to another, various scenes of the play include the engagement, mehndi, maiyan, milni and of course the wedding itself. The evening will end with a big, interactive dance party at the wedding reception.

A hit with critics and audiences alike and awarded the “Best Outdoor Interactive Theatre Event” by The Georgia Straight, South Asian Arts is excited to announce the return of Bollywood Wedding. This is your invitation to see the most unique wedding of the year.

Be part of an elaborate & hilarious, outdoor, interactive dance and theatre event as two young Indians are brought together in an arranged marriage. Indian weddings are colourful and extravagant with fabulous clothing, an occasional melt down, some serious drama and lots of dancing. You’ll see all of that with our cast of 12 amazing actors, along with the always dazzling Shiamak dance team.

The wedding will take place on Wednesday, July 17th (2 for 1 preview), July 18th to 21st, and July 24th to 28th at 8:00pm. Saturdays and Sundays during that span will also have 2:00pm matinees. The show is $35 adults, $20 seniors and children (12 & under) plus applicable service charges. Tickets are available online now.

If you would like to reserve your spot at Bollywood Wedding I have a pair of tickets up for grabs. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 9:00am on Friday, July 19, 2013. The winner will be able to pick their preferred show date (based on availability). For more information about this show and other community events, follow South Asian Arts on Twitter and Facebook.

Update The winner is SJ!

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41 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. bjhTuesday, July 16th, 2013 — 6:26pm PST

    Would love to bring my dad to this – he’d have a blast!

  2. AmyTuesday, July 16th, 2013 — 6:30pm PST

    Looks like fun!

  3. Leah A.Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 — 6:41pm PST

    Never seen anything like this before!

  4. NWhyTuesday, July 16th, 2013 — 6:47pm PST

    I would take my best friend to this – I recently introduced her to bollywood films and culture and now she’s hooked!

  5. JasTuesday, July 16th, 2013 — 7:00pm PST

    Really want to check it out!

  6. Francine D”Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 — 7:10pm PST

    This show looks wicked! Outdoor interactive dance party you say? Who could ask for more! 😀

  7. MaryTuesday, July 16th, 2013 — 7:24pm PST

    Would love to see my friend who is in the show!

  8. PatriciaTuesday, July 16th, 2013 — 11:04pm PST

    I would love to go!

  9. Michael KwanWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 1:37am PST

    Sounds like fun! 🙂

  10. MarissaWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 7:44am PST

    Would love to go!

  11. IshaWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 7:47am PST

    Would love to win tickets

  12. RaneetaWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 9:33am PST

    Would love to attend! Sounds like a good show 🙂

  13. staceyWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 10:09am PST

    This sounds like so much fun!

  14. CindyWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 12:26pm PST

    Tried to see this last time it was out but it got cancelled just after it started due to a thunder & lightning rainstorm. The bit we saw was fabulous!

  15. ReenWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 12:43pm PST

    I’m going to have to check this out. It looks great!

  16. Sarah NWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 12:47pm PST

    I ‘m a sucker for a love story!

  17. HeidiWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 1:53pm PST

    Sounds awesome!

  18. SanazWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 3:45pm PST

    Seems like a cool event to check out

  19. NicTWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 3:47pm PST

    Awesome-I would love to go!

  20. SJWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 3:50pm PST

    Would love to take my dad to this show!

  21. MagWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 4:28pm PST

    Sounds like a neat experience.

  22. lucWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 5:26pm PST

    It would be great to attend the wedding!

  23. SheilaWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 5:28pm PST

    Sounds like a great show! I love site specific productions.

  24. BalWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 7:46pm PST

    I’d love to watch this

  25. KimWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 8:03pm PST

    Sounds great!

  26. MaureenWednesday, July 17th, 2013 — 9:20pm PST

    Dancing, drama, the outdoors-what is there not to love?!

  27. AlexThursday, July 18th, 2013 — 9:56am PST

    this could be fun!

  28. Jimmy CheungThursday, July 18th, 2013 — 11:39am PST

    Seems like a very interesting show for me and my gf.

  29. NavThursday, July 18th, 2013 — 3:01pm PST

    Seems like a lot of fun, especially with the great weather we have been having!

  30. tanya rThursday, July 18th, 2013 — 3:13pm PST

    Yes, please!

  31. MeganThursday, July 18th, 2013 — 5:27pm PST

    This looks awesome! Thank you for the info!

  32. rjFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 12:05am PST

    i would like to go…

  33. DilaraFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 1:32am PST

    This sounds really fun!

  34. SwapnilFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 7:21am PST

    Bollywood Wedding tickets – sounds great

  35. Andria PoliceFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 8:09am PST

    Looks culturally enriching and fun! I can screw in the lightbulbs from the audience! (learned some moves from a friend lol)

  36. PierreFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 10:10am PST

    I imagine that this isn’t anything like Tony and Tina’s Wedding.

  37. Cindy SmithFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 11:54am PST

    Yes I would love to go!

  38. DarlaFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 2:37pm PST

    Sounds awesome!

  39. JanelleFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 10:40pm PST

    This sounds like it would be a wonderful experience to learn about a different culture and have fun!

  40. HarjitFriday, July 19th, 2013 — 11:52pm PST

    What a fabulous experience! Thanks for the chance, twitter fan@plumerea

  41. Lor.Sunday, July 21st, 2013 — 6:05pm PST

    This looks like an incredibly fun evening – very original!

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