Turner’s Theatre Acts

Welcome to Turner’s Theatre Page. Below please find a selection of artists on our Theatre roster.

For more information or to book a Theatre act for your event please email info@turnerentertainmentgroup.com
Bonnie Kilroe - Celebrity Imposter
Part Vaudevillian comic, torch singer and sexy siren, all packed into a parade of parody!

Bonnie combines fabulous medleys of music, video and physical comedy, to produce a multimedia entertainment experience with professional production values, combined with surprising twists, which brings much laughter, delight, (and even some tears) to her ever-growing legion of fans. During her shows, Bonnie uses her skill as a performer to encourage audience participation, which always adds an extra element of novelty and surprise. read more...

Capital City Circus
The Anti-Gravity All-Stars

Produced by Sarah Scheunhage and Iain Duncan, The Capital City Circus was founded in 2017 when Sarah moved back to Vancouver Island to open The Rising - Victoria Centre for Circus Arts. Iain and Sarah met when they performed together years ago as part of the Underground Circus in Vancouver, and were excited to build a new show on the island. The show is based out of The Rising and incorporates local performers as well as the fantastic works of their Vancouver colleagues Matt Henry and Jonathan Scott. read more...
Celebrity Comedy Roasts
Because it's fun to make fun!

ROAST: Definition; verb 1. to bake (meat or other food) uncovered, especially in an oven. 2. to cook (meat or other food) by direct exposure to dry heat, as on a spit. 3. An event in which an individual is subjected to a public presentation of comedic insults, praise, outlandish true and untrue stories, and heartwarming tributes, the implication being that the roastee is able to take the jokes in good humor and not as serious criticism or insult, and therefore, show their good nature. read more...
Chris James/Talk Showcase
Comedian with a deadpan delivery and a lot of nerve

Chris James is a comedian born and raised in Vancouver. He does stand up comedy specifically, in that he tells jokes that are generally pre-prepared, and most often he does this in a club that has been designated a ‘comedy club’. Chris has done his stand up comedy the last three years at the Vancouver Comedy Festival, and has opened for many comedians much better and more famous than he is over nearly six years of performing. read more...
Cosmo’s Pop-up Circus
Clown Adventurer with ridiculousness, warmth, and levity

Cosmo has an arsenal of antics in her clown trunk. Circus surprises abound with flying hats, precipitous balancing acts, and inspired confusion. What will pop up next?

Prepare yourselves for a generous helping of danger, dorkyness, and delight as she attempts valiantly to share the joys of circus with the audience, while skirting disaster. read more...
Diane Lines
JUMP! A Celebration of Swing, Boogie & Blues
Contemporary, Pop, Swing, Jazz, Boogie, Blues
Pianist & Vocalist


Since 2011, Diane and her cast of stellar musicians have been touring with her signature show "Diane Lines’ JUMP! A Celebration of Swing, Boogie and Blues", with performances in Switzerland, Washington, Oregon, Florida, Idaho, Las Vegas and in various venues, theatres and festivals throughout British Columbia. She has also performed throughout the United States as keyboardist and vocalist with Mac Frampton’s Hollywood Hills Orchestra. read more...
Evening of Wonders - Vitaly
World Class Magician and Illusionist

Vancouver magician and illusionist, Vitaly Beckman, is widely renowned for his dazzling talents. His personal goal is to "restore jaw-dropping wonder to our jaded generation by making the impossible possible." Each and every illusion is his original creation. Vitaly gives public performances with his magic show Evening of Wonders. He also offers corporate entertainment services for special events and parties. read more...
Matt Henry
Trained Human. Flashy, Funny and Flat-out Fantastic

Matt Henry’s serious skills, cutting–edge effects, and innovative wit have awed and amused audiences around the world. He’s rocked the stages of Hong Kong, London, Tokyo, New York, Paris and Las Vegas–true. He’s had crowds of 10,000 chanting in unison–true. He’s a World Juggling Champion–true. He’s left–handed–irrelevant, but true. Whether your next event is in a boardroom or an arena, whether you need three minutes or more than an hour, Matt Henry Trained Human has the show for you. read more...

Matt Johnson - Urban Deception
Master Magician & Escape Artist

Over the past 25 years Matt has literally traveled the globe performing in exotic locations such as Japan, Dubai, Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, USA and throughout Europe.

He has performed at theaters, on cruise ships and for many of the world's largest companies including Mercedes, Ford, AT&T, Toyota, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Microsoft to name just a few. He is a cast member of the hit show The Illusionists direct from Broadway and his performances have been viewed in more than 60 countries. read more...

My Jokes Are Up Here
Three of Canada’s Top Comics

My Jokes Are Up Here with Jen Grant, Christina Walkinshaw and Erica Sigurdson. Funny women with impressive resumes and three of Canada’s top comics.

They were inspired by the 2013 comedy special Women Who Kill, which features four American female comedians including Amy Schumer. Comedy is still a male-dominated field and the women thought it would be fun to showcase experienced female comedians, all of whom have 15 years or more experience in the field and headline their own shows. read more...
On the Air: A Musical Revue

Join legendary Radio Broadcasters Red Robinson and Rick Cluff for classic tunes reminiscent of the 40s, 50s and 60s set in a radio studio with you as the audience. Featured performers include Candus Churchill, Tom Pickett, Tom Arntzen, David Say, Michael Sicoly, The Hot Mammas, Aaron Wong and The On The Air Dancers.

Enjoy Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Darlene Love, Dean Martin, Louis Armstrong, Paul McCartney and original footage of RED introducing Elvis AND The Beatles read more...
Pandora and the Locksmiths
Scintillating live music and burlesque!


Pandora and the Locksmiths is a dynamic collective of professional singers, dancers, striptease artists, and musicians who offer extravagant and inspired live productions fit for a range of audiences.
Best known for their triple-threat talents and timeless elegance, these lavish productions pack sentiment with excitement to spare! read more...
Red Robinson
Legends of Rock and Roll Show, Corporate Speaker and MC

With a broadcasting career extending back to his teens, Red Robinson was there for the beginning of Rock n’ Roll. While still in high school in 1954, Robinson started working as a disc jockey at the age of 16 at radio station CJOR. He quickly became instrumental to the voice of radio, turning the stations he worked for into Rock and Roll powerhouses. read more...
Shirley Gnome
Outrageous, Hilarious & Endearingly Inappropriate

THIS ACT IS FOR MATURE AUDIENCES
From the heart of the West coast of Canada comes this internationally acclaimed, award-winning cabaret comedian. This smutty songstress, armed with her guitar and sharp wit, will sing you shameless, obscenely honest songs about sex and human nature that will have you in stitches. Provocative truths go down smooth with her incredible voice and gorgeous guitar stylings. It?s unique mix of acoustic music, standup comedy, wickedly inventive lyrics, and biting social commentary.

If you like your music on the smutty side, with a dollop of empowerment and a dash of sequins ? you don?t want to miss this. It?s award winning, cleverly-carnal comedy that is NOT for the faint of heart. read more...
Talk Showcase/Chris James
Comedian with a deadpan delivery and a lot of nerve

Chris James is a comedian born and raised in Vancouver. He does stand up comedy specifically, in that he tells jokes that are generally pre-prepared, and most often he does this in a club that has been designated a ‘comedy club’. Chris has done his stand up comedy the last three years at the Vancouver Comedy Festival, and has opened for many comedians much better and more famous than he is over nearly six years of performing. read more...
Tim Tamashiro
When You’re Smiling
Frank, Dean & Sammy
Their Friendship. Their Songs. Their Stories


Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr were the lead members of The Rat Pack; an informal group of entertainers centered on the Las Vegas casino scene in the 1960s.

When You’re Smiling is a celebration of their friendship. Their songs. Their stories.

"When You’re Smiling is a lovely mix of stories and music, reminiscing and putting perspective on an era. Tim’s humor and ease at the microphone made for a wonderfully immersive audience experience. Everyone left feeling like they knew more than when they started, and with smiles on their faces."
-Brandi Wurtz, Artistic Director, Horizon Stage Performing Arts Centre

"Frank. Dean. Sammy - When You’re Smiling enveloped our audience in the music of the Rat Pack in every way. From little known quips about their history, they enjoyed the men behind the myth while singing along to the tunes that they knew and loved performed by one of Canada’s best, Tim Tamashiro. A great show!"
-Josh Gennings, Shell Theatre, Fort Saskatchewan, AB read more...
Travis Bernhardt
Award Winning One Man Magician Show!
Keeping Vancouver's vaudeville flame alive at cabaret and variety shows


In 2008, Travis became a full time professional magician, fulfilling his master plan – retroactively decided upon – of never becoming qualified for anything else.

Travis’ shows are fast paced, funny, and accessible. His years of performing in every conceivable venue, from ballrooms to intersections to theatres big and small, allow him to connect with any audience. read more...
Urban Deception - Matt Johnson
Master Magician & Escape Artist

Over the past 25 years Matt has literally traveled the globe performing in exotic locations such as Japan, Dubai, Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, USA and throughout Europe.

He has performed at theaters, on cruise ships and for many of the world's largest companies including Mercedes, Ford, AT&T, Toyota, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Microsoft to name just a few. He is a cast member of the hit show The Illusionists direct from Broadway and his performances have been viewed in more than 60 countries. read more...

Wes Barker
Wes Barker Magic, Comedy & Stunts 2017 COCA (Canadian Organization of Campus Activities) Variety Act of the Year 2018 COCA Comedian of the Year

Wes Barker's show features amazing magic tricks, crazy stunts, crowd interaction, and comedy from start to finish. It's like watching a comic tell real-life stories, but stopping every so often to do amazing magic. Basically it's awesomeness from start to finish!

Wes is a Vancouver based entertainer, but tours all over the world doing corporate events, theatres, and colleges shows. Barker is such a hit in both comedy and magic that in 2017 COCA (Canadian Organization of Campus Activities) awarded him "Variety Act of the Year", and then in 2018 COCA awarded him "Comedian of the Year"! read more...
   


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