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Lisa Ryder as the title character in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Helen Lawrence on stage at the Stanley Theatre through April 13. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Helen Lawrence is a visual masterpiece

The Arts Club Theatre Company, Canadian Stage and The Banff Centre co-production of Helen Lawrence is a visual and technical masterpiece. Visually exciting and with a...
Bongile Mantsai and Hilda Cronje in Yael Farber's adaptation of Miss Julie. Photo by Murdo MacLeod.

Mies Julie marks 20 years of the end of apartheid

From Sweden to South Africa, director Yael Farber moves August Strindberg’s classic 19th century Miss Julie half way round the world. The South African cast...
The Blue Man Group lands on Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre stage beginning March 25.

It’s easy being Blue: Brian Tavener goes on the road with Blue Man Group

It may not be easy being green, but for Brian Tavener it sure is easy being Blue. Six years as part of the Blue Man...
Hayley Podschun as Glinda the Good and Jennifer DiNoia as Wicked Witch of the West in a scene from Wicked. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Win tickets to the opening night of Wicked

Wicked, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, is returning to Vancouver and we are sending Erin McInnis to opening night! Erin won tickets to the opening night performance of Wicked...
Members of the cast of This Stays in the Room.

This Stays in the Room takes its actors to the edge

For most of us, shame is usually filled with secrecy and pain. For the four actors in the upcoming world premiere of This Stays...
Caitriona Murphy and Stephanie Moroz step off the stage and into the classroom for the Pi Theatre production of Between the Sheets. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: Between The Sheets makes good use of its locale

Like flies on the wall at one of the strangest parent teacher interviews you'll ever attend, the Pi Theatre production of Jordi Mand’s Between...
A scene from the Patrick Street Theatre Talk Is Free Theatre production of Floyd Collins on stage at the York Theatre through March 30, 2014. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Floyd Collins is a handsome production

There is so much passion and professionalism in every Patrick Street Production.  Husband and wife team and Co-Artistic Producers Peter Jorgensen and Katey Wright...
Shawn Macdonald, Dallas Sauer and Deborah Williams in the Zee Zee Theatre production of Lowest Common Denominator on stage at Vancouver’s PAL Theatre through March 13, 2014.

Theatre review: Lowest Common Denominator rises above the ordinary

There may be few surprises in the Zee Zee Theatre production of Lowest Common Denominator, but thanks to some clever writing and terrific performances...
Jay Clift, Ashley O'Connell and Kirk Smith in the Dancing Monkey Presents production of Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me.

Theatre review: Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me passes the litmus test

The real test for a successful performance of Frank McGuinness’s Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me comes at the end of act one and the Dancing...
In Cantonese it means family. Ga Ting, playwright Minh Ly's story of homosexuality within the Chinese culture, gets its world premiere presented by The Frank Theatre Company and Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre.

Ga Ting is all about family

In Cantonese it means family.  Ga Ting, playwright Minh Ly's story of homosexuality and Chinese culture, gets its world premiere in a co-production from...

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