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20 questions with Brendan McLeod

Meet writer, musician, spoken word and theatre artist, Brendan McLeod. Brendan next appears in Brain and Other Stories on February 1 at Centre…

Blood on the Dance Floor explores living at the intersection of Aboriginal, queer, and HIV-positive communities

When Indigenous Australian artist Jacob Boehme was diagnosed with HIV in 1998, he reached out to his ancestors in search of…

Theatre review: Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell is a theatrical enigma

Produced by the Firehall Arts Centre and created and directed by Andrew Cohen and Anna Kuman, Circle Game: Reimagining the…

Karen Ydenberg goes beyond the story of The Matchmaker

With the recent death of Carol Channing, it seems somehow fitting that Thornton Wilder’s play The Matchmaker kicks off the…

Theatre review: A Prayer for Owen Meany rises again in a testament to ensemble theatre

Director Ian Farthing and Ensemble Theatre Company offer their testament to ensemble work in the second incarnation of A Prayer…

Theatre review: The Open House fails to make a sale

Sometimes it really is all about play choice. Having presented solid productions of This Is Our Youth and The Aliens, Vancouver indie…

Theatre review: Mrs. Krishnan’s Party is a delightfully immersive experience

There are few theatrical experiences where you get to enjoy (or “tuck in”, as the Kiwi’s would say) the food…

What If Romeo & Juliet… explores an alternative

Spoiler alert! At the end of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the two young star-crossed lovers kill themselves. Perhaps calling the…

Review: The Illusionists are big on magic in a surprisingly lackluster show

Better known for presenting touring productions of large-scale musicals, Broadway Across Canada takes a different approach with The Illusionists, currently…

20 questions with Zac Scott

Meet producer, actor and founding member of Vancouver indie company Sticks and Stones Theatre, Zac Scott. Zac next appears this…