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Alec Santos and Fei Ren in Lungs. Photo by Christy Webb.

Theatre review: Lungs breathes life with two outstanding performances

In his script for Lungs, playwright Duncan Macmillan states it is to be performed on a bare stage, without scenery, furniture, props, and no...
Deep Into Darkness is more atmospheric than theatrical. Photo by Taylor Kare.

Theatre review: Deep Into Darkness is entirely what you make of it

There really is no single, or best, way to witness Deep Into Darkness, the immersive theatre production which has taken over pretty much every...
Sydney Doberstein, Laura Carly Miller, and Leah Beaudry in Deep Into Darkness. Photo by Taylor Kare.

Going Deep Into Darkness at The Cultch

This summer, Vancouver audiences will have an opportunity to explore an immersive 19th-century Victorian world as Third Wheel Productions opens Deep Into Darkness at...
Alec Santos and Fei Ren in Lungs. Photo by Christy Webb.

Saving the planet one kid at a time

According to the David Suzuki Foundation there are a number of ways in which an individual can help fight climate change, including taking transit,...
Michael Germant, Sarah Boes, and Drew Henderson in the Island Productions presentation of The Understudy.

Theatre review: The Understudy is unfocused

The celebrity name on a Broadway theatre marquee has always been a big draw for audiences. With names like Jeff Daniels, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marisa...
Among the offerings as part of the 2019-2020 UBC Theatre and Film season is a production of Halifax-based 2b theatre company's Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story. Photo by Stoo Metz.

UBC Theatre and Film announces its 2019-2020 season

In a media release, the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Department of Theatre and Film announced a 2019-2020 season of four plays, its annual...
The cast of the DSR Productions presentation of SIlence! The Musical. Photo by Derek Fu.

Theatre review: Silence! The Musical is an amuse-bouche

With the Vancouver Fringe Festival mere weeks away, local audiences would be well served to think of the production of Silence! The Musical, currently...
Silence! The Musical is filled with songs that would make even The Book of Mormon blush.

Some fava beans and a nice Chianti: live with the company of Silence! The...

No strangers to the offbeat, having previously mounted productions of Evil Dead - The Musical, The Rocky Horror Show, and Night of the Living...
David Nykl and Chris Francisque in the Ensemble Theatre Company of Superior Donuts. Photo by Zemekis Photography.

Theatre review: Superior Donuts is filled with satisfyingly empty calories

Although Tracy Letts’ Superior Donuts never comes close to reaching the darkness or grittiness of his other plays, including Bug, Killer Joe, and August:...
Rocko and Nakota draws on inspiration from several pivotal moments in Josh Languedoc's life.

Theatre Wire’s 2019-2020 season includes Fringe Fest favourites and local theatre makers

In a media release, Theatre Wire has announced a season of twelve shows featuring Fringe Festival favourites and local theatre makers. A project of Vancouver...

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