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Erin Palm as Sally Bowles and the Kit Kat Klub Boys in the Studio 58 production of Cabaret. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Cabaret remains raw

Given the political climate in the world right now, it isn’t surprising Cabaret gets its third treatment in as many years on a Vancouver...
The cast of the Arts Club Theatre Company production of The Shoplifters. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: The Shoplifters spends a lot of time in the grey

After watching Morris Panych’s The Shoplifters, you may want to reach for the show’s program for some help in figuring out what it all...
Torquil Campbell in True Crime. Photo by Dahlia Katz.

Theatre review: True Crime … or is it?

Torquil Campbell, who wrote and performs the Arts Club’s presentation of True Crime, admits that he became an entertainer because he wants to be loved....
Members of the cast of The Amish Project. Photo by Morris Ertman.

The Amish Project explores the path to forgiveness

On the morning of October 2, 2006 a man entered a one-room Amish schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania and shot eight of ten young girls...
Kayla Deorksen, Barbara Pollard, Adele Noronha in the Classic Chic Productions presentation of Much Ado About Nothing.

Theatre review: Much Ado About Nothing sparkles with an inner life

As director Rebecca Patterson points out in the program notes, when a company says they're going to do Shakespeare the most common question is...
James Yi as Mr Kim in the Pacific Theatre production of Kim's Convenience. Photo by Jalen Laine.

Arts Club Theatre Company announces its 2019-2020 season

In her second year as the Arts Club Theatre Company’s artistic director, Ashlie Corcoran has announced a 2019-2020 season she calls “a carefully curated...
The cast of the Arts Club Theatre Company production of The Matchmaker. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: The Matchmaker is uneven

On the outside, The Matchmaker is a bright jewel of a show. The sets and costumes are stunning, the music is inventive and subtly...
Christine Quintana and Chirag Naik in the Canadian premiere of Dipika Guha's Yoga Play at Richmond's Gateway Theatre. Photo by David Cooper.

Susan Miyagishima is the woman behind the curtain of Yoga Play

Vancouver’s obsession with yoga is as legendary as our passion for its clothing. In Dipika Guha's new comedy, Yoga Play, the business of this...
Ben Levi Ross as Evan Hansen and the company of the first North American tour of Dear Evan Hansen. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

Dear Evan Hansen headlines the Broadway Across Canada 2019-2020 season

Hamilton fans will have to wait a couple of years yet. For its 2019-2020 season though,  Broadway Across Canada has a line-up of Tony Award-winning productions,...
Members of the cast of the Studio 58 production of Cabaret. Photo by David Cooper.

Studio 58 transforms into the Kit Kat Klub of Cabaret

Studio 58, the professional theatre training program at Vancouver’s Langara College, gets the new year off to a musical start with the Tony Award-winning...

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