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Jivesh Parasram in Take d’ Milk, Nah?

Theatre review: Take d Milk, Nah? creates space

In little more than an hour, writer/performer Jivesh (Jiv) Parasram covers more ground than a Concorde jet. With wit and candour, Jiv constructs his...
Christopher Imbrosciano and Bahareh Yaraghi in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Cost of Living. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Cost of Living is much more than just financial

There are plenty of plays that take great pleasure in titles with multiple meanings. But while most of those plays deal in just two,...
The Man in the High Castle's Joel de la Fuente stars in Hold These Truths, the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi at The Cultch in Vancouver. Photo by Lia Chang.

From the High Castle to the high court: Joel de la Fuente stars in...

Before Joel de la Fuente would first step onto the set of Amazon's The Man in the High Castle as Chief Inspector Takeshi Kido,...
Suleka Mathew and Jennifer Copping in the Mitch and Murray Productions presentation of Body Awareness. Photo by Shimon Photo.

Theatre review: Body Awareness doesn’t spend enough time in the grey

There is such a gap of logic inside Annie Baker’s Body Awareness that you could easily drive a Ben & Jerry’s delivery truck through...
Jonathan Winsby as Robert in the Raincity Theatre production of Company.

Theatre review: you’re in good company with Company

The musical theatre world may be abuzz about last year's gender-swap revival of Company in London and its transfer to Broadway next year. In...
Seth Ranaweera, Aaron McCallum, Sara Bynoe, Natalie Moon, and Kalvin Olafson in the PCM Productions presentation of What We’re Up Against. Photo by Nicole Jorgensen.

Theatre review: What We’re up Against shows there’s no expiry date on sexism

While set in the 90s, the brutality of Theresa Rebeck's What We’re Up Against feels as fresh as word of another Weinstein allegation. The performances...
Tom McBeath, Christopher Allen, and Susinn McFarlen in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of The Birds & the Bees. Photo by Moonrider Productions.

Theatre review: The Birds & The Bees (and that messy thing called love)

Following the success of its production of Mark Crawfords' Bed & Breakfast last year, the Arts Club Theatre Company presents another of the Canadian...
Jonathan Winsby as Robert in the Raincity Theatre production of Company.

“Company” is moving into the neighbourhood

Following the success of their production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in a storefront in Gastown, Vancouver’s Raincity Theatre is...
Théâtre la Seizième presents Jean-Philippe Daguerre's Adieu Monsieur Haffmann.

Theatre review: Adieu Monsieur Haffmann reminds us of our inherent humanity and gives us...

Théâtre la Seizième has an inspiring habit of presenting great theatre. Their first offering of the new season, Adieu Monsieur Haffmann, is no exception....
Cameron Peal, Nicholas Elia, Isaac Li, Jimmy Jinpyo Hong, Liam Stewart-Kanigan, and Ivy Charles in the Studio 58 production of Antony & Cleopatra. Photo by Ross Den Otter, Pink Monkey Studios.

Theatre review: Antony and Cleopatra does drag

Part tragedy, part camp drag show, with a little 300 thrown in for good measure, the Studio 58 production of Antony and Cleopatra may...

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