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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)...
The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival village at Vancouver's Vanier Park.

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival announces the cancellation of its 2020 season

Bard on the Beach won't be pitching its iconic red and white tents in Vanier Park this summer as the annual Shakespeare Festival is...

29 playwrights from Vancouver and beyond celebrate World Theatre Day with virtual readings over...

During this time of physical distancing, to honour this year's World Theatre Day on March 27, several Vancouver playwrights are among the 29 artists...
Theatre Under the Stars has announced the cancellation of its season this year which was to include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast & Hello, Dolly!

Theatre Under the Stars announces cancellation of this year’s season

In a media release, the board of Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) has announced the cancellation of its 2020 season. The release says: "These are...
Fringe artist TJ Dawe performs in Operatic Panic Attack, one of the ten shows in Digital Fringe Volume 1.

Vancouver artists feature in new digital collection that brings the Fringe Festival to your...

While it is too early to know whether the Vancouver Fringe Festival will go ahead this September, other North American festivals have not been...
The Vancouver cast of Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women: Carolynn Dimmer, Quanah Style, Morgane Oger, Amy Fox, Sabrina Symington, Josie Boyce, Julie Vu. Photo by Tina Krueger Kulic.

Trans Scripts goes virtual as another production falls victim to COVID-19

In the wake of the current global pandemic, Zee Zee Theatre and The Frank Theatre ended the run of their production of Trans Scripts,...

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