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James Yi and Maki Yi in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Kim's Convenience. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Kim’s Convenience strikes a chord

From its beginnings at the Toronto Fridge Festival in 2011, to the CBC hit series that bears its name, Kim's Convenience has been an...
Katrina Reynolds, Caitriona Murphy, Seana-Lee Wood, Janet Gigliotti, Irene Karas Loeper, Jennifer Lines & Sara Vickruck are Talking Sex on Sunday. Photo by Reznek Creative.

Sara-Jeanne Hosie is Talking Sex on Sunday: live from the Firehall Arts Centre

On the first Sunday of every month, Margot and her lady pals always host a theme party. What happens when Margot decides to kick it...
Members of the cast of in the Vagrant Players Theatre Society production of Pot Kettle Black.

Pot Kettle Black explores the nature of love and the price to be paid...

For its second outing in their 2019-2020 season, Vancouver's Vagrant Players Theatre Society presents the world premiere of Pot Kettle Black, the newest work...
Ronnie Burkett presents Forget Me Not. Photo by Dahlia Katz.

Theatre review: Forget Me Not pushes you down the rabbit hole

With black-marked gallows humour, Forget Me Not is an experiential theatre piece built on a shifting trust. Puppeteer and performer Ronnie Burkett shove you...
The cast (Erica Wilson, Akalu, Ashley Cook and Nick Benz) of the Castlereigh Theatre Project production of God's Lake. Photo by Photo by Astros Media.

God’s Lake focuses on truth and the need for reconciliation

On January 4, 2013, 15-year-old Leah Anderson headed to the community arena in Gods Lake Narrows, Manitoba, to go skating. Two days later, her...
Members of the cast of the Gateway Theatre presentation of ITSAZOO Productions's Straight White Men. Photo by Tim Matheson.

In The Run: Straight White Men

Currently receiving its Canadian premiere at Richmond's Gateway Theatre, the ITSAZOO Productions presentation of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men is continuing to challenge...
Members of the cast of the Electric Company Theatre production of Anywhere But Here. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Anywhere But Here is a probing and bold exploration of the human...

It is timely that Anywhere But Here makes its world premiere in Vancouver when stories about borders, divisions, partisan and profit-driven acts dominate news...
High Water from multidisciplinary performance artist Robert Leveroos, under his moniker Macromatter, is one of six world premieres from local artists and companies at the 16th annual PuSh Festival.

Theatre review: High Water is a treat, not a meal

Light on narrative, heavy on wonder, High Water is a visual delight. Using dollar store tat, co-creator/performer Robert Leveroos (aka Macromatter) takes the rising...
Tom McBeath, Christopher Allen, and Susinn McFarlen in the 2019 Arts Club Theatre Company production of The Birds & the Bees. The Mark Crawford comedy is one of three touring productions as part of the Arts Club's 2020-2021 season. Photo by Moonrider Productions.

Arts Club Theatre Company announces its 2020-2021 season

In her third year as the Arts Club Theatre Company’s artistic director, Ashlie Corcoran has announced the company’s 2020-2021 season she calls “a vibrant...
Members of the cast of the Studio 58 production of Urinetown. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Urinetown cast raises the roof and dances up a storm

The cast and crew of Urinetown confirm that Studio 58 is a breeding ground for some of the finest contributors to Canada’s performing arts. Many...

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