Double Happiness: Detour This Way



The safety and health of our audience, staff, and artists is our highest priority. Due to the current Canadian public health risk associated with COVID-19, the remaining shows of Double Happiness: Detour This Way has been cancelled.  Ticketholders will have received an email noting their options of choosing to have 100% of your net ticket fee go directly to the Double Happiness Team or requesting a refund. Questions or concerns? Please email us at


March 12-22, 2020
Mar 12 – 8PM
Mar 13 – 8PM
Mar 14 – 2PM
Mar 14 – 8PM
Mar 15 – 8PM
Mar 19 – 8PM
Mar 20 – 8PM
Mar 21 – 2PM
Mar 21 – 8PM
Mar 22 – 8PM

Directed and sound designed by Nancy Tam
Songs composed by Nancy Tam and Robyn Jacob
Visual design by Josh Hite

Left of Main
211 Keefer Street (2nd Floor), Vancouver | google map

Doors open 30 minutes before the performance. We apologize, but this venue is not wheelchair accessible. General Admission seating. All ages welcome.

Please note- latecomers will not be seated once the show has started.


Sounding two parallel histories, Double Happiness: Detour This Way winds through complexities of the Chinese diaspora by tracing migration paths of two families, connecting both shores of the Pacific using live music in a multimedia performance.

Nancy Tam, a 2018 Emerge on Main artist, fuses sound and performance as the foundation of her collaborative, interdisciplinary works. Robyn Jacob is a pianist, singer, composer, and educator. She strives for beauty that defies category.

A Nancy Tam and Robyn Jacob Production.

In Association with: plastic orchid factory, Neworld Theatre, and Music on Main.


$29/$15 single tickets (regular/student)

Available as part of a Pick-3 Ticket Pack or a Pick-6 Ticket Pack.


All prices include service charges and fees. Call Music on Main at 604.879.9888 to purchase over the phone. Questions? Email us at

Left of Main is not wheelchair accessible, as the venue is  on the second floor, up a flight of stairs with no elevator.