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Stephanie Elgersma, Erla Faye Forsyth, and Cecilly Day in the Pacific Theatre production of The Cake. Photo by Javier Sotres.

Theatre review: The Cake is charming and heartfelt

Equal parts drama and comedy, Bekah Brunstetter’s The Cake is a tender look at the way we approach viewpoints contrary to our own and...
Vancouver-based clown artist Candice Roberts becomes her alter-ego in Larry at this year's rEvolver Festival.

Come meet Larry at this year’s rEvolver Festival

Opening next week and running through June 2, the seventh annual rEvolver Festival features a program of 15 interdisciplinary works by a mix of...
Cecilly Day, Stephanie Elgersma, Erla Faye Forsyth, and Tim Dixon in the Pacific Theatre production of The Cake. Photo by Jalen Saip.

Religion and gay-rights become a wedding clasher in The Cake

In 2012, David Mullins and Charlie Craig set off a six year legal battle after a Colorado baker refused to create a wedding cake...
Other Inland Empires is one of nine mainstage shows at this year's rEvolver Festival.

Surfing and the Holocaust intersect in Other Inland Empires at this year’s rEvolver Festival

Now in its seventh year, East Vancouver’s rEvolver Festival returns later this month, with 12-days of new interdisciplinary works from emerging to early mid-career...
Nassim. Photo by Studio Doug.

Theatre review: Nassim is a beautiful lesson in language, love, and connection

Nassim is an experience unlike any other. Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour has created a script that is performed each night by a different actor, who...
Ashley O’Connell and Yoshi Bancroft in the 2017 production of The Double Axe Murders, which gets a remount as part of this year's Gateway Theatre season. Photo by Kayla Isomura.

Gateway Theatre’s 2019-2020 season will feature women in the director’s chair

In a recent media release, Richmond’s Gateway Theatre announced a 2019-2020 season which will see women at the helm of its six productions. The final...
Cheyenne Mabberley and Genevieve Fleming in the Slamming Door Collective production of The Sea. Photo by Erin Aberle-Palm.

Theatre review: The Sea drowns in its own excess

Very near the end of Edward Bond’s The Sea, two of the play’s central characters bestow sage advice to a relative newcomer and his...
Toby Berner and Milton Lim in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of The Great Leap. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre Review: The Great Leap is a winner

Chinese basketball coach Wen Chang quotes from The Tale of Two Cities on several occasions throughout The Great Leap.  And for good reason. In the...
Last seen on the Pacific Theatre stage in 2016 with her play Suitcase Stories (photo above by Damon Calderwood), Maki Yi returns for the company's 2019/2020 season with her new Gramma.

Pacific Theatre announces its 2019/2020 season

Pacific Theatre, Vancouver’s faith-based professional theatre company, has announced a 2019/2020 season with a mix of new plays, literary re-imaginings, and dramas. “The plays this...
The Sea finds it natural home by the ocean at Jericho Beach.

The Sea by the sea

Following A Doll’s House in 2015 and Flare Path in 2016, Vancouver’s Slamming Door Collective will once again take up residency at the Jericho...

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