Arts hot ticket: Benjamin Grosvenor hits the VRS, while Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. rages at Frederic Wood Theatre

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      Benjamin Grosvenor

      March 15 at the Vancouver Playhouse

      Discovered as a prodigy, the 27-year-old British pianist has enjoyed a meteoric rise ever since. The Vancouver Recital Society brings the polished, expressive young talent back for an afternoon of lush Liszt, Schumann, and Rameau.

      Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.

      March 12 to 28 at the Frederic Wood Theatre

      Playwright Alice Birch tears down language, institutions, and theatrical forms in her humour-spiked, ferociously feminist gut punch. The young UBC Theatre and Film crew take on the series of radically deconstructed vignettes. Here’s just one of Birch’s stage directions to give you a sense of what awaits: “Most importantly this play should not be well behaved.”