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Kazz Leskard, Ella Simon, Jay Hindle, and David Marr in The 39 Steps. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: The 39 Steps is an actor’s workout

It may fly in the face of Patrick Barlow’s assertion that anyone attempting his adaptation of The 39 Steps should “remember the story too”,...
Marisa Emma Smith in The Good Bride. Photo by Wendy D Photography.

Theatre review: the good and the bad of The Good Bride

Its witty poster, displaying the torso of a young, modestly dressed bride ... in handcuffs, suggests a daring exploration of marriage. Instead however, it...
Katharine Venour, Ron Reed, Kaitlin Williams, and Brandon Bate in the Pacific Theatre production of Jesus Freak. Photo by Jalen Saip.

Theatre review: Jesus Freak is missing the meat and potatoes

In his new play Jesus Freak, playwright Peter Boychuck challenges the age-old maxim to never discuss religion or politics at the dinner table. The...
Brianna Clark, Kyrst Hogan, Dionne Phillips, and Cathy Wilmot in Better Than This: The Evolution of Women in Musicals. Photo by Katie Powell Photography.

Who runs the world? Live with the company of Better Than This

Who runs the world? In the world of musical theatre it hasn't always been the "girls". In Fabulist Theatre's Better Than This: The Evolution Of...
Members of the cast of the Théâtre la Seizième production of Le Soulier. Photo by Gaëtan Nerincx.

Theatre review: Le Soulier runs full tilt in a unique and completely engaging experience

Don’t miss this world premiere of David Paquet’s boundary-stretching play, Le Soulier (The Shoe), which runs until March 9 at Studio 16.  Although it...
Nina (Anais West), a polyamorous bisexual poet, meets Gabbie (Sara Vickruck) a monogamous lesbian songwriter, at Cafe Deux Soleil. They struggle to reconcile their fierce mutual attraction with their opposing perspectives on

Poly Queer Love Ballad returns to Vancouver stage in new production

The award-winning Poly Queer Love Ballad returns with a run at East Vancouver’s Sum Gallery in March. Winner of the Vancouver Fringe New Play Prize...
The first North American tour company of Come From Away. Photo by Matthew

Come From Away touches down in Vancouver

Living together in New York when the 9/11 attacks took place in 2001, Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein participated in an impromptu concert...
Members of the cast of Children of God. Photo by Photo by Emily Cooper Photography.

Theatre review: Children of God is a powerful and paramount piece of theatre

Nearly two years after its premiere at Vancouver’s York Theatre, Children of God has toured across Canada and is back at its starting place,...
The cast of the Pacific Theatre production of Jesus Freak. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Peter Boychuk’s Jesus Freak mixes religion and family on the Left Coast

In the world premiere of BC playwright Peter Boychuck's dramedy Jesus Freak, the dysfunctional family genre is turned on its head as daughter Clara comes home...
Members of the cast of the Urban Ink production of Children of God. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Live with the company of Children of God

Following its recent cross-Canada tour, Corey Payette’s award-winning and critically acclaimed musical Children of God returns to the traditional territory of the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and səlílwətaʔɬ...

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