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Four versatile actors from three locations in North America take on all the characters in this true ensemble version of the seasonal favourite.

Theatre review: A Christmas Carol is 75-minutes of heartwarming nostalgia

Remember the days of sitting around, listening to drama on the radio? Remember the radio? Theatre in the Dark brings back a bit of...
Members of the cast of the Metro Theatre production of A Christmas Carol – The Radio Play.

Metro Theatre goes online with new A Christmas Carol adaptation

With ongoing restrictions in British Columbia due to COVID-19, Vancouver's Metro Theatre has cancelled all live performances of A Christmas Carol – The Radio...
In TomorrowLove, as part of Studio 58's spring season, fifteen intertwined playlets imagine the romantic relationships of the near future. Illustration by Emily Cooper.

Studio 58 continues its online season into spring

With pandemic restrictions continuing to cause uncertainty, Studio 58 has announced it will follow up its online fall season with a spring season that...
The Cultch's fall season concludes with Panto Come Home!, a remix of the best from pantos of the last seven years into a brand new holiday extravaganza.

Panto Come Home is the best of two worlds as past hits are weaved...

When The Cultch and Theatre Replacement first began thinking about how they might put on their annual panto with the pandemic complications, the initial...
Norman Yeung in a screenshot from I Know I'm Supposed to Love You, the first in Touchstone Theatre's Seismic Shift series.

Norman Yeung goes solo to launch Touchstone Theatre’s Seismic Shift series

This year, Touchstone Theatre and artistic director Roy Surette invited artists to imagine, express, and articulate the seismic shifts experienced when creating in isolation. The...
Genevieve Fleming as Mary in the Arts Club production of The Twelve Dates of Christmas. Fleming shares the role with Melissa Oei. Photo by Moonrider Productions.

Theatre review: The Twelve Dates of Christmas may very well be the cure for...

The Arts Club Theatre Company's production of The Twelve Dates of Christmas is as lighthearted as its title suggests. All the characters weaving in and out of...
Audience members can purchase individual tickets, or opt for a ‘bubble pack’ to listen with their families.

Carousel Theatre for Young People launches a season of interactive audio-plays

Nom Nom Gnomes, an interactive audio play for young audiences about family time and sharing meals, arrives just in time for the holidays. It...
Steve James and Tracy Jennissen in the United Players production of The Red Priest (Eight Ways to Say Goodbye). Photo by Nancy Caldwell.

The show must go on(line): in conversation with Steve James

Like many local theatre companies, Vancouver's United Players found in-person performances of its production of Mieko Ouchi's The Red Priest (Eight Ways to Say...
A screenshot from the digital stream of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata featuring Amanda Sum, Josh Epstein, Chirag Naik and Meaghan Chenosky. Missing is Andrew Wheeler.

Theatre review: Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata is what...

Let's face it. Online theatrical performances have largely been a miss since the pandemic began. Whether repackaged recordings from previous versions never intended for broadcast...
Real-life couple Kate and Aaron Craven star in the Mitch & Murray Productions presentation of Lungs.

Breathing life into Lungs: in conversation with Kate and Aaron Craven

Vancouver's Mitch and Murray Productions return to live theatre with Duncan Macmillan’s award-winning Lungs. In a time of global anxiety, erratic weather, and political unrest,...
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