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Colleen Wheeler stars in Timon of Athens at this year's Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. Photo by David Cooper.

Timon of Athens gets a makeover from a female perspective

While the more well-known Macbeth and As You Like It get the star treatment on the Bard on the Beach mainstage this year, over at...
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street. Photo: Lindsay Elliott Photography.

Live with the company of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Summer has officially started and there is no better harbinger of the season than Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) taking up residence in Stanley...

Magnetic North Festival will re-emerge in Vancouver next year

A year after the Magnetic North Theatre Festival closed its doors with a deficit of nearly quarter million dollars, the biennial festival will re-emerge...
Members of the cast of 'da Kink in My Hair. Photo by David Markwei.

‘da Kink in My Hair is a celebration of our country’s diversity

Many Canadians will be forgiven in thinking ‘da Kink in My Hair is a television sitcom. Airing on the Global television network ten years...
The Company of the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival production of As You Like It. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: As You Like It is destined to be the hit of the...

At the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival in 2015, director Daryl Cloran made an unsuccessful attempt to turn Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost into...
Emily Bett Rickards and Paul Piaskowski in the Reality Curve Theatre production of Reborning. Photo by Lachlan McAdam

Theatre review: Reborning is an intense ride

Reality Curve Theatre’s production of Zayd Dohrn’s provocative thriller, Reborning, is an intense ride that escalates into complex traumatic territory. Reborning, directed and performed by...
I Am Not a Girl is the story of Erica who questions who she is, including her gender.

I Am Not A Girl is a journey of self-discovery

Based on an anonymous true story, Vancouver’s Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard Productions Society presents the new play, I Am Not a Girl. I Am Not a...
Gili Roskies and Adrian Glynn McMorran in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Once. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Once is never enough

If you’re going to go out, you will definitely want to do it on a high note. Bill Millerd does just that with the...
Harveen Sandhu, Emma Slipp & Kate Besworth in the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival production of Macbeth. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: this Macbeth has only one note

If Macbeth were a symphony, the rendition currently playing at Bard on the Beach plays only one note. Director Chris Abraham begins the play with...
Members of the cast of Kill All Politicians. Photo by Nathan Houle Photography.

Politics, youth, and comedy collide in the provocative, Kill All Politicians

Given our current political climate, the provocative title of Thomas Yungerberg’s play, Kill All Politicians, will certainly give pause. Presented by Vancouver’s Vagrant Players Theatre...

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