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Adam Charles and Julie Casselman in Darling, A Musical.

Theatre review: Darling, A Musical is a perfect mix of talent, grit, and whimsy

In an impressive debut, Springboard Theatre Productions drives the dreamer's whimsy of Peter Pan into the grit of the Great Depression. Cheeky nods to J.M Barrie's book are...
Sabrina Prada and Ranae Miller in Carrie The Musical

Theatre review: Carrie The Musical is full of surprises

The Fighting Chance Productions presentation of Carrie The Musical is full of surprises.  Here are ten. 1. History doesn’t always get it right. As one...
The cast of The Rainmaker. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: The Rainmaker takes its time

It takes its time, but it’s still powerful. This production of The Rainmaker gets trapped in the play's challenges, but when it finally gets to where...
Joel Bernbaum and Kayvon Kelly explore friendship in My Rabbi. Photo by Derek Ford.

Theatre review: My Rabbi takes on a special urgency

You couldn’t ask for better timing as the Firehall Art Centre’s season gets underway with My Rabbi, a show that puts a lens on...
Adelleh Furseth and Markian Tarasiuk in Studio 58's Kosmic Mambo. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Kosmic Mambo is innovative and visually stunning

On the anniversary of the launch of the world’s first artificial satellite, Russia’s Sputnik 1, Studio 58 blasts off with its first production of...
Dawn Petten and Quelemia Stacey Sparrow in the Osimous Theatre production of Our Town.

Theatre review: Our Town will make you want to linger

Act one will calm, act two will excite and the finale will not only make you cry, it will force you to think about...
The Rainmaker marks the start of Emily Cooper's fourth season with Pacific Theatre.

The many faces of Emily Cooper

Now into her fourth year, photographer and collage artist Emily Cooper is back at Pacific Theatre for another season, with the striking imagery that...
Holly Lewis and Scott Bellis in Educating Rita. Photo by Murray Mitchell.

Theatre review: Educating Rita feels less relevant

It would seem George Bernard Shaw is all the rage in 2014. As the Arts Club Theatre Company trots out Willy Russell's 1980 Educating Rita...
Joel Bernbaum and Kayvon Kelly explore friendship in My Rabbi. Photo by Derek Ford.

My Rabbi puts friendship to the test

Just how challenging can friendships be? Kayvon Kelly and Joel Bernbaum put their own to the test with their play My Rabbi, set to...
The undead return in The Virtual Stage's On Death’s Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome

The undead return to the streets of Vancouver

For someone who has spent the last three years scaring people on the streets of Vancouver with Zombie Syndrome, a mash-up of site-specific theatre...

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