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Members of the ensemble in Motown The Musical perform as The Temptations. Photo by Joan Marcus.

Theatre review: Motown The Musical is all about the music, sweet music

Let’s face it, most audiences don’t go shows like Motown The Musical for their stories. They go for the nostalgia, and to be swept...
Members of the cast of the Align Entertainment production of Legally Blonde

Theatre review: Legally Blonde is sweetly optimistic and bursting with energy

Based on the film of the same name starring Reese Witherspoon, Align Entertainment breaks out the big guns for another massive production with Legally...
Vancouver International Puppet Festival HomeGrown Series

Agatha Christie returns from the dead in Who Killed Gertrude Crump?

As a lead-up to its annual Vancouver International Puppet Festival in October, organizers will showcase local talent in their upcoming Homegrown Series. In collaboration with...
Ashlie Corcoran takes over as the Arts Club Theatre Company's artistic director for the company's 2017/2018 season

First season for new Arts Club Theatre Company artistic director is full of diversity

Ashlie Corcoran, the incoming artistic director at the Arts Club Theatre Company is looking forward to finally putting down new roots in Vancouver. While Corcoran...
Paige Fraser as Gladys, Mallory James as Mrs. Antrobus, William Edward as Mr. Antrobus, Dan Swain as Henry and Erin Palm as Sabina in the Studio 58 production of The Skin of Our Teeth. Photo by Ross den Otter.

Theatre review: The Skin of Our Teeth is indeed an ambitious project

With its large cast of characters, it should come as no surprise to the see an institution of higher-learning like Langara College’s Studio 58...
Yoshie Bancroft, Kayla Doerksen and Sharon Crandall in the Firehall Arts Centre production of Patricia Cornelius's Shit. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Shit is beautiful but flawed

In theatre, there are comedies, drama, and then there is Shit. A seeming mishmash of genre and style, Patricia Cornelius' Shit features some of our...
Lee Mckeown and Marie West will share the role of Diana in the upcoming production of Next To Normal.

Production of Next To Normal features two different casts

The Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Next To Normal returns to a Vancouver stage, as West Moon Theatre presents the rock musical about a mother...
James Fagan Tait, Martin Happer, Kamyar Pazandeh, and Megan Leitch in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Jitters. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Jitters is a sometimes amusing look at the pursuit of a theatre...

Ironically, there appeared to be a few real cases of the jitters at the opening of the Arts Club Theatre Company’s production of David...
Conor Wylie in the Zee Zee Theatre production of My Funny Valentine. Photo by Dahlia Katz.

My Funny Valentine remount marks tenth anniversary of Lawrence King’s murder

Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre presents a remount of My Funny Valentine to mark the tenth anniversary of the tragic murder of 15 year-old Lawrence King,...
Members of the cast of the Yes Collective production of Wendy MacLeod's The House of Yes.

The House of Yes is about our need to be loved and accepted

Existing somewhere between Long Day's Journey into Night and The Addams Family, the aptly-named Yes Collective presents Wendy MacLeod’s black comedy, The House of...

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