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March 23, 2023 - April 2, 2023

Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream

Hosted by The Cultch

An Indian Ink (New Zealand) production in association the Cultch, _Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream _runs from March 23 - April 2 at the Historic Theatre (1895 Venables Street, Vancouver). This glorious production is inspired by Ernest Becker’s Pulitzer prize-winning Denial of Death, and the vibrant, life–filled chaos of India’s most cosmopolitan city, Mumbai. Jacob Rajan delivers a dazzling solo performance as he channels seven characters, weaving the afterlife and a dash of Bollywood disco into the real-life mystery of India’s vanishing vultures. A man trying desperately to avoid death is flung between limbo and his past, where a rebellious young woman holds the key that may guide him to paradise. Infused with serious laughter, exquisite puppetry, and inspired sound design, this show is guaranteed to blow your mind and melt your heart.


Audio described performance: The matineé performance on April 2 at 2pm PDT will have live audio description by VocalEye. Please contact The Cultch box office at (604) 251-1363 to reserve tickets and description equipment.


The Cultch

1895 Venables Street, Vancouver, BC, V5L 2H6, Canada

Phone number: 604-251-1766

Email: info@thecultch.com

The Cultch is Vancouver’s most diverse and innovative arts and cultural hub. We operate three theatres, a gallery, and various multi-use spaces in the heart of East Vancouver. We offer dynamic contemporary programming in theatre, dance, music, and the visual arts, bringing world-class cultural presentations to our community. Our purpose is to provide a performance space for diverse audiences, serve as a space for artistic experimentation, develop local companies, and present cutting-edge national and international work.