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Alec Willows as the Iraqi Museum curator Khalil Najim in the Working Spark Theatre production of Ghosts in Baghdad. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: Ghosts in Baghdad feels like two very different plays

The two acts of the Working Spark Theatre production of Ghosts in Baghdad feel like two very different plays. It is in the exploration of...
The Daisy Theatre is one of the returning favourites in the 2014-2015 Cultch season.

The Cultch 2014-2015 season is a combination of the new and the familiar

The Cultch is banking on twenty shows for its 2014-2015 season that not only includes new performances, but includes some past favourites as well. Opening...
Al Miro, Stefania Indelicato, Jane Hancock and Stefania Indelicato in the dream of passion productions and Excavation Theatre presentation of AFTER by Stefania Indelicato. Photo by Andy Scheffler.

Theatre review: AFTER is as much fun as foreplay

Now playing at Commercial Drive’s Havana Theatre, AFTER is a new play by playwright Martha Herrera-Lasso, co-produced by dream of passion productions and Excavation...
Created, written and directed by Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton and Chris Wink. Blue Man Group continues at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre through March 30.

Theatre review: Blue Man Group is like nothing you have experienced before

Part concert, part theatre, part art, part technological wonder the Broadway Across Canada presentation of the Blue Man Group, currently on stage at Vancouver’s...
The death of kings, queens, and nature. The birth of real estate. To Wear a Heart So White is a spatial exploration of the Russian Hall mapped over by Shakespeare and the lost rituals of colonialism.

To Wear a Heart So White is part pilgramage, part tragedy, part Church service...

Vancouver’s Leaky Heaven Circus returns to the Russian Hall with To Wear a Heart So White, in what this boundary pushing company describes as...
Caitlin McFarlane as Jocelyn Gaudet, Carlen Escarraga as Dougie Oates, Shauna Griffin as Lynne Harper & Mike Gill as Steven Truscott in the Studio 58 production of Innocence Lost (A play about Steven Truscott) on stage until April 6. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Innocence Lost is worth the wait

While it may take a full act to find its emotional core, the payoff in the Studio 58 production of Innocence Lost - A...
Members of the cast of This Stays in the Room.

Theatre review: This Stays in the Room is a unique and moving experience

The Horsehoes and Hand Grenades Theatre production of This Stays in the Room is a unique and moving experience. While it may all sound a...
Sarah May Redmond and Alec Willows in the Working Spark Theatre production of Ghosts in Baghdad. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Ghosts in Baghdad is about greed, warfare and art

Vancouver playwright Michelle Deines brings her story based on the 2003 looting of the National Museum of Iraq in the Working Spark production of Ghosts...
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...

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