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The Arts Club's Noises Off (left photo by David Cooper) and The Search Party's The Father (photo right by Tim Matheson) were among the biggest winners at this year's Jessie Awards.

Arts Club & The Search Party are the big winners at this year’s Jessies

The established Arts Club Theatre Company and newcomer The Search Party were the big winners as the 38th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were...
Episode one of The Relay features the pairing of theatre artists Derek Chan and Robert Leveroos. Every second week two new local creators will be paired to continue the journey and expand on the previous artists’ work.

The Relay unfolds online across genres and platforms

Long before theatre companies were forced online due to COVID-19, The Cultch's digital storytelling project was already reimagining how the digital world could complement...
Robin Nicol, Barbara Pollard, Deborah Williams, Jill Daum, and Alison Kelly in the 2019 Arts Club Theatre Company production of Mom's the Word: Nest 1/2 Empty. Photo by Emily Cooper.

The Arts Club spaces out for the return of theatre in a summer fundraising...

After a months-long intermission, the Arts Club Theatre Company is getting set to reopen the doors of the BMO Theatre Centre for Spaced Out!,...
Last seen in 2015, playwright Scott Button (left) resurrects his character Desiree for a new show created specifically for this year's e-Volver Festival. Vancouver actor Meaghan Chenosky (right) will reprise the title role.

Desiree returns as part of inaugural e-Volver Festival

Scott Button's Desiree AMA joins eight other performances for e-Volver, a festival created in response to the physical distancing requirements of COVID-19, replacing Upintheair Theatre's annual...
The Jessie Awards recognize excellence in Vancouver's professional theatre community

Over 50 productions vie for 2020 Jessie Awards

A total of 53 productions are up for awards at the 38th Annual Jessie Awards, as the nominations were revealed in an online ceremony...
David Yee's carried away on the crest of a wave, featuring Mana Nakamura & Raugi Yu (above), was among the remaining shows cancelled in the Arts Club 2019-2020 season. Photo by David Cooper.

Arts Club cancels remainder of its current season as its looks to the next

While British Columbia will begin a staged approach to re-opening the economy, without a vaccine, government health officials say restricting gatherings to no more...
Artist rendering of the newly minted BMO Theatre Centre

The Arts Club steps up to aid in the COVID-19 response efforts

Vancouver Opera isn't the only local arts organization stepping up to help out during the current health crisis. The Arts Club Theatre Company is...
This year's Theatre Under the Gun will be very different from previous years as the participating theatre companies will create their plays in isolation and without a live audience.

This year’s Theatre Under the Gun presents new challenges

With just 48-hours to create and present an original new play, Monster Theatre's annual Theatre Under the Gun has always been challenging. This year, though,...
Rohit Chokhani's first opportunity as a theatre artist after arriving in Vancouver was at the Fringe Festival.

Rohit Chokhani joins the Vancouver Fringe as its new executive director

In a media release, the Vancouver Fringe Theatre Society has announced the appointment of Rohit Chokhani as its new executive director. Chokhani, who was among...
The company of Ensemble Theatre's 2018 Summer Repertory Festival.

Vancouver’s summer theatre season takes another hit

Hot on the heels of the announcement that the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival will not proceed this summer, Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC)...

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