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
Best of the West
A Comedic Extravaganza

Three comics & one stage with side-splitting ease: Damonde Tschritter, winner of the 2006 Seattle International Comedy Competition; Paul Myrehaug, winner of the Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off; and Patrick Maliha, voted the funniest comic in Vancouver by the Georgia Straight. All together these performers give you an entire evening of professional funny making. read more...
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...

BRAIN
Winner Pick of the Fringe at the 2015 Vancouver Fringe
Winner of Best Male Performer at the 2015 Victoria Fringe


The human brain makes 20 million billion calculations per second. That doesn’t mean it’s always right.

A hilarious, heartbreaking monologue about consciousness, mental illness, and friendship from award–winning novelist, musician and former Canadian poetry slam champ Brendan McLeod, Brain maps McLeod’s experiences with obsessive compulsive disorder. From trying to understand his obsessions as a teenager to battling psychosis as an adult, McLeod leads audiences on a nuanced journey through the nature of thought and morality. 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...
Diane Lines
Pianist of many genres ranging from Contemporary, Pop, Swing, Jazz, Boogie and Blues

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...
Flying Not Falling
Vaudeville Variety Revue

The Flying Not Falling show is a one-stop vaudeville extravaganza. Performed without speaking for universal appeal, this stage show is fast paced and tightly choreographed to classic big band music.

Flying Not Falling have entertained audiences around North America, with their unique blend of juggling, clown, and musical comedy. read more...
Funnier Than Gretzky
Live Podcast and Comedy Show
Hockey Stories and Reminiscences hosted by Vancouver′s Comedy Duo Damonde Tschritter and Dan Quinn with Special Feature Guests

Funnier than Gretzky is a weekly podcast featuring two of the funniest hockey gurus on the planet, Damonde Tschritter and Dan Quinn. Damonde and Dan invite guests each week to talk their take on the greatest hockey stories, players, events, teams and games in the history of our great sport. read more...
JUMP! - A Celebration of Swing, Boogie & Blues
Pianist of many genres ranging from Contemporary, Pop, Swing, Jazz, Boogie and Blues

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...
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
Magician, Mentalist, Sleight of Hand Artist

Originally from the UK and now residing in Canada, Matt Johnson has been both performing and perfecting his craft for over 20 years.

He no longer considers himself a typical magician, instead he performs Urban Deception, a unique blend of sleight of hand, mind reading techniques, subliminal programming and the power of suggestion to achieve feats that seem to defy explanation. 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
Drinky Jazz Singer

When you go out for a night of entertainment, do you go to merely "hear songs" or do you go to experience "moments" that are special? Music is important but it’s the fun and memorable moments that make your night.

Tim Tamashiro is not just a jazz singer: he’s a "drinky jazz" singer. He’s on stage to help you have fun. He’s warm and gracious. He’s outgoing and generous. He’s funny and, by the way, he can sing like crazy. You’ll hear songs that you’ll recognize. You’ll hear world class musicians. You’ll hear a lot of bad jokes. Your night with Tim is guaranteed to be "memorable".

Tim Tamashiro is best recognized as one of Canada’s most endearing jazz vocalists with five albums and 25 years of performances from coast to coast. 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
Magician, Mentalist, Sleight of Hand Artist

Originally from the UK and now residing in Canada, Matt Johnson has been both performing and perfecting his craft for over 20 years.

He no longer considers himself a typical magician, instead he performs Urban Deception, a unique blend of sleight of hand, mind reading techniques, subliminal programming and the power of suggestion to achieve feats that seem to defy explanation. read more...
Vitaly - Evening of Wonders
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...
   


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