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Members of the cast of Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell is a theatrical enigma

Produced by the Firehall Arts Centre and created and directed by Andrew Cohen and Anna Kuman, Circle Game: Reimagining the Music of Joni Mitchell...
Ric Reid and Nicola Lipman star in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of The Matchmaker. Photo by David Cooper.

Karen Ydenberg goes beyond the story of The Matchmaker

With the recent death of Carol Channing, it seems somehow fitting that Thornton Wilder’s play The Matchmaker kicks off the new year for the...
Members of the cast of A Prayer for Owen Meany. Photo by Zemekiss Photography.

Theatre review: A Prayer for Owen Meany rises again in a testament to ensemble...

Director Ian Farthing and Ensemble Theatre Company offer their testament to ensemble work in the second incarnation of A Prayer for Owen Meany, two...
Members of the cast of the Sticks and Stones Theatre production of Will Eno's The Open House.

Theatre review: The Open House fails to make a sale

Sometimes it really is all about play choice. Having presented solid productions of This Is Our Youth and The Aliens, Vancouver indie theatre company Sticks and...
Mrs. Krishnan (Kalyani Nagarajan) invites you to join her in a celebration of Onam. Photo by Ankita Singh

Theatre review: Mrs. Krishnan’s Party is a delightfully immersive experience

There are few theatrical experiences where you get to enjoy (or “tuck in”, as the Kiwi’s would say) the food you watched being cooked...
Gabrielle Rose and Jim Mezon in The Full Light of Day. Photo by Don Lee

Theatre review: The Full Light of Day is a wonder of design

Rarely ones to do things in small measure, the Electric Company Theatre have taken up residence at the Vancouver Playhouse with The Full Light...
Members of the cast of The Full Light of Day. Photo by Don Lee.

Where tech meets the stage: live with the company of The Full Light of...

Vancouver's Electric Company Theatre takes up residence at the Vancouver Playhouse with the world premiere of The Full Light of Day. Using multiple live-streaming cameras, projections...
Pushing the boundaries of media in the theatre, The Full Light of Day features live film adaption, live cameras, and projected imagery and video.video

Electric Company Theatre reinvigorates the Vancouver Playhouse in The Full Light of Day

When the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company ceased operations in 2012, the 668-seat Vancouver Playhouse in downtown Vancouver lost its anchor tenant. While the mid-size...
The best of Vancouver theatre in 2018.

The best of Vancouver theatre in 2018

Each year, the contributors at Vancouver Presents take a look back at the previous twelve months to identify those shows that impacted us, both...
Arshdeep Purba and Munish Sharma in Bombay Black.

Theatre review: Bombay Black paints a bleak picture and raises more questions than it...

Comments overheard at the reception after the opening night of Bombay Black at the Firehall ranged from ecstatic, to cynical, to outraged.  Some raved...

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