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Canadian hip-hop artist Dan-e-o (aka Daniel Faraldo) as Satchel Dew in Omari Newton's 40 Parsecs and Some Fuel.

40 Parsecs and Some Fuel paints a bleak future

Vancouver actor, director, producer and writer Omari Newton admits he was in a particularly dark time in his life when Obsidian Theatre approached him to write a...
Four versatile actors from three locations in North America take on all the characters in this true ensemble version of the seasonal favourite.

Theatre review: A Christmas Carol is 75-minutes of heartwarming nostalgia

Remember the days of sitting around, listening to drama on the radio? Remember the radio? Theatre in the Dark brings back a bit of...
Genevieve Fleming as Mary in the Arts Club production of The Twelve Dates of Christmas. Fleming shares the role with Melissa Oei. Photo by Moonrider Productions.

Theatre review: The Twelve Dates of Christmas may very well be the cure for...

The Arts Club Theatre Company's production of The Twelve Dates of Christmas is as lighthearted as its title suggests. All the characters weaving in and out of...
A screenshot from the digital stream of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata featuring Amanda Sum, Josh Epstein, Chirag Naik and Meaghan Chenosky. Missing is Andrew Wheeler.

Theatre review: Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata is what...

Let's face it. Online theatrical performances have largely been a miss since the pandemic began. Whether repackaged recordings from previous versions never intended for broadcast...
Shawn Macdonald and Amy Rutherford play siblings in Michele Riml's The Amaryllis. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Exploring growth and change in The Amaryllis

The Firehall Arts Centre continues its fall season with the world premiere of Vancouver playwright Michele Riml's The Amaryllis. The second outing for Vancouver indie theatre...
Vancouver award-winning lighting designer Itai Erdal helps create the world in which Buffoon stars Kayvon Khoshkam and Andrew McNee share in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Buffoon.

Designing for Buffoon: in conversation with Itai Erdal

The Arts Club Theatre Company re-opens the Granville Island Stage with Vancouver-based playwright Anosh Irani’s Buffoon, the first production presented at the venue since...

Viola Desmond’s story comes to life with music in Hey Viola!

For many Canadians, Viola Desmond is simply the face of the current ten-dollar bill or recognized from her 2016 Heritage Minute. Both commemorate Desmond's...
Ali Watson in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of One Child... Photo by Moonrider Productions.

Theatre review: No Child… reminds us of the transformative nature of art

The inner-city teacher genre has no lack of examples from which to draw on. In particular, Hollywood has run with the theme with movies...
Vancouver-based actor Daniel Bristol is one of 17 finalists in the professional category at this year's World Monologue Games.

Daniel Bristol versus the world

Not only is Vancouver actor Daniel Bristol one of only 17 finalists competing in the professional category at this year's World Monologue Games, he...

Kathryn Shaw to depart Studio 58 after 35 years as artistic director

Studio 58 has announced long-time artistic director Kathryn Shaw will depart at the end of 2020 after 35 years of leading the professional theatre...
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