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Emily Bett Rickards and Paul Piaskowski in the Reality Curve Theatre production of Reborning. Photo by Lachlan McAdam

Theatre review: Reborning is an intense ride

Reality Curve Theatre’s production of Zayd Dohrn’s provocative thriller, Reborning, is an intense ride that escalates into complex traumatic territory. Reborning, directed and performed by...
I Am Not a Girl is the story of Erica who questions who she is, including her gender.

I Am Not A Girl is a journey of self-discovery

Based on an anonymous true story, Vancouver’s Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard Productions Society presents the new play, I Am Not a Girl. I Am Not a...
Gili Roskies and Adrian Glynn McMorran in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Once. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Once is never enough

If you’re going to go out, you will definitely want to do it on a high note. Bill Millerd does just that with the...
Harveen Sandhu, Emma Slipp & Kate Besworth in the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival production of Macbeth. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: this Macbeth has only one note

If Macbeth were a symphony, the rendition currently playing at Bard on the Beach plays only one note. Director Chris Abraham begins the play with...
Members of the cast of Kill All Politicians. Photo by Nathan Houle Photography.

Politics, youth, and comedy collide in the provocative, Kill All Politicians

Given our current political climate, the provocative title of Thomas Yungerberg’s play, Kill All Politicians, will certainly give pause. Presented by Vancouver’s Vagrant Players Theatre...
In Mortified, a 14-year-old synchronized swimmer struggles to make sense of the world around her.

Sex sells season at Studio 58

Studio 58, the professional theatre training program at Vancouver’s Langara College, announced a 2018/2019 season big on sex. The season opens with Incognito Mode: A...
Nimet Kanji and Risha Nanda in the Theatre Conspiracy production of Victim Impact. Photo by Chris Randle.

Theatre review: Victim Impact is thought-provoking

Theatre Conspiracy is a ground-breaking Vancouver theatre company, known largely for their acclaimed 2015 production Foreign Radical. Their newest show, Victim Impact, is a...
Gili Roskies and Adrian Glynn McMorran in the Arts Club production of Once. Photo by David Cooper.

Once transcends cultural boundaries with music

The beating heart of any musical is its music, and the Tony Award-winning Once is no exception. Adapted from the 2007 Irish film, the...
Austin Eckert, Lindsey Angell, Nadeem Phillip & Nicco Del Rio in the Bard on the Beach production of As You Like It. Photo by David Cooper.

All you need is love (and a little Shakespeare)

Often reinvented, Shakespeare’s plays have been performed in a post-nuclear holocaust world, and relocated to the US Civil War. They have been reset to...
Robert Moloney and Kayla Deorksen in C'mon, Angie! Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: C’mon, Angie! is heartfelt, hurtful, and all too familiar

Last year, a Vancouver born comedy tour took the country by storm, featuring women who turned their sexual assaults into comedy gold. C'mon, Angie!,...

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