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Members of the cast of Shrek: The Musical. Photo by Milan Radovanovic.

Theatre review: Shrek The Musical is freak flag flying family fun

While it may push its kids-friendly premise to the limit, the Theatre Under the Stars production of Shrek: The Musical is still freak flag...
Tripimproviser takes its cues from TripAdvisor’s often unintentionally humorous reviews.

Theatre review: TripImproviser takes you on the road to funny

Where will your laughs take you? That’s the question being asked at the Vancouver TheatreSports League’s summer show, TripImproviser, now on stage at the...
Gerry Mackay and Bob Frazer in Equivocation. Photo by David Blue.

Theatre review: Equivocation is smart and surprisingly funny

Ironically it is a play about Shakespeare that is a surprising respite from Shakespeare, as Bard on the Beach presents Bill Cain’s smart and...
Lindsay Warnock as Fiona and Matt Palmer as Shrek and in the Theatre Under the Stars production of Shrek: The Musical.

For Matt Palmer it’s easy being green when you’re Shrek

With the roles of Pan in Bat Boy and The Cat in the Hat in Seussical already under his belt, Vancouver actor Matt Palmer has...
Kenton Klassen and Pippa Johnstone in the 2014 production of Gruesome Playground Injuries.

Gruesome Playground Injuries delivers on its unconventional love story

Despite its rather morbid title, Gruesome Playground Injuries is a surprisingly tender story of love and friendship. ... this is not a traditional love story, instead...
Chilton Crane and Daryl Shuttleworth in The Other Place. Photo by Anne Marie Slater.

Theatre review: The Other Place will appeal to those on a similar journey

While Sharr White’s The Other Place may bring an important and timely topic to the stage, it fails to pull us fully into its...
Kyle Rideout in the Bard on the Beach production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo by David Blue.

Theatre review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream will make you happy

There is so much going on in director Dean Paul Gibson’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream that you half expect the cast of Cirque de...
Luisa Jojic, Todd Thomson and Naomi Wright in the Bard on the Beach production of The Tempest. Photo by David Blue.

Theatre review: The Tempest proves that lightning can indeed strike twice

There is a near perfect storm of design, music, costumes, performance and direction in the Bard on the Beach production of The Tempest, that...
All Good Things closes out the Boca del Lupo Micro Performance Series for the season.

Theatre review: All Good Things provides two different experiences

There are two different experiences going on simultaneously in the Boca del Lupo presentation of All Good Things: those that watch and those that...
The cast of Red Rock Diner. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Red Rock Diner only scratches at its musical surface

If you’re a fan of the music from the 1950s you’re going to love the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Red Rock Diner....

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