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12 Minute Madness. Photo by Chris Randle.

Exploring the shades of grey and contradictions of sexual abuse

Upintheair Theatre presents twelve days of new works by Canadian artists at the 2018 rEvolver Theatre Festival, including eleven mainstage shows, and an array of free...
Ingrid Hansen and Rod Peter Jr in Kitt & Jane: An Interactive Survival Guide to the Near-Post-Apocalyptic Future. Photo by Jam Hamidi.

Surviving the apocalypse with Kitt & Jane

The 2018 edition of the rEvolver Theatre Festival gets underway later this month, as Upintheair presents twelve days of new interdisciplinary works by emerging, to early...
Erla Faye Forsyth and Ian Farthing in the Pacific Theatre production of Tolkien. Photo by Damon Calderwood.

Theatre review: bookish bromance takes centre stage in Tolkien

Entering the intimate, underground confines of Pacific Theatre for Tolkien, there is an immediate and palpable magic in the air. At centre stage, set...
Ryan James Miller and Aidan DeSalaiz in the Western Canada Theatre production of Best Brothers

Theatre review: The Best Brothers is uneven

The Best Brothers is a family drama that focuses on isolation. In an attempt to balance comedy with family drama, playwright Daniel MacIvor sacrifices...
Eveline Gélinas and Maxime Denommée in the Théâtre la Seizième production of Des Arbes.

Theatre review: Des Arbres is simply beautiful

Théâtre la Seizième’s production of Des Arbres is a translation of Duncan MacMillan’s play Lungs by Benjamin Pradet.  Directed by Benoît Vermeulen, this production...
The cast of Bears. Photo by Alexis McKeown.

Theatre review: Bears is unabashedly partisan (and simply magical)

Aboriginal artist Sheldon Elter is certainly getting a workout on Vancouver stages. Having just completed a run of his powerful one-man show Metis Mutt...
This year's Expressions Theatre Festival includes a production of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Youth explore topical issues at Arts Umbrella’s Expressions Theatre Festival

Since 1979, Arts Umbrella has helped young artists cultivate their creativity through dance, theatre and visual arts by way of its Theatre Intensive, Pre-professional,...
The company of the 2016 Carousel Theatre production of A Charlie Brown Christmas, which returns in November as part of .A Charlie Brown Holiday Double Bill. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Carousel Theatre for Young People announces its 2018-2019 season

In a media release today, Carousel Theatre for Young People (CTYP) announced a 2018-2019 season of seven shows under the banner of “The Gift...
Live inside the rehearsal studio with the company of True West. Left to right: Kenton Klassen, Lynne Karey-McKenna, Patrick Dodd & Joel Butler.

Live with the company of True West

Founded by Vancouver actors Joel Butler and Patrick Dodd, Sonder House Productions is one of the newest independent theatre company to launch in Vancouver....
The cast of the MPD Artistic Collective production of Neil Labute's The Money Shot.

Theatre review: The Money Shot is in definite need of some Viagra

In Neil Labute’s Hollywood satire, The Money Shot, two aging stars gather their significant others to discuss a controversial scene in their upcoming movie....

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