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Theatre review: The Enemy misses its mark

The Enemy, a contemporary adaptation of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, asks us to consider what it means to…

The [Organization] literally takes audiences inside the toxic work environment

Site-specific theatre exploded in Vancouver about twenty years ago, with artists doing shows in laundromats, parks, warehouses, parking garages, and…

Theatre review: The How and the Why enlightens and entertains while continuing to ask questions

Sarah Treem’s The How and the Why supplies no easy, glib answers.  Instead, it leads the audience on a voyage…

Theatre review: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is all about the music

Given Carole King's prolific discography, it was inevitable there would be a musical based on her work. But rather than go…

Theatre review: Empire of the Son is a sensory feast

Using video playback, audio recordings, clown, and dance, Tetsuro Shigematsu weaves his father’s legacy through his own in a deft…

Presentation House Theatre appoints new managing director

In a media release, North Vancouver's Presentation House Theatre announced Andrea Loewen as its new managing director. “Andrea brings a wealth of…

Sex, shame, transformation (and synchronized swimming)

Studio 58, the professional theatre school at Vancouver's Langara College, continues its season with Amy Rutherford's Mortified.  Presented in association with…

Our picks this week: The How and The Why, Beautiful & Public and Private

The How and The Why (Nov 13-17) Science gets personal in Sarah Treem’s The How and the Why as two women scientists spar…

Theatre review: SmallWaR is quietly poignant

Valentijn Dhaenens’s SmallWaR has come full circle. Originally produced at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014 to mark the 100th anniversary…

Much Ado about love (and community)

After creating and appearing in some of the most inventive productions at Bard on the Beach, including most recently a…