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Erin Palm & Nick Fontaine as Mary and George Bailey in It's a Wonderful Life. Photo by David Cooper.

Musical stage adaptation of It’s a Wonderful Life returns for the holidays

A staple for many during the holiday season is a trip to Bedford Falls with Jimmy Stewart in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's A...
Julien Galipeau and Scott McGowan in the Fighting Chance Productions presentation of Girlfriend. Photo by Javier R. Sotres Photography.

Fighting Chance Productions returns to the stage with the musical Girlfriend

After a sixteen-month hiatus following last year’s production of Guys and Dolls, Vancouver’s Fighting Chance Productions is set to return to the stage with...
Emilie Leclerc, David Underhill, Joey Lesperance, David Adams & Emma Slipp in Holiday at the Elbow Room Café. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Christmas is best served with a side order of sass: live with the company...

While The Cultch continues to serve up the family-friendly East Van Panto for the seventh time with this year's Pinocchio at The York, a...
Brent Hirose as Macbeth in the Literary Larceny Collective production of The Tragic Comedy of Macbeth. Photo by Nancy Caldwell.

Theatre review: The Tragic Comedy of Macbeth is an ambitious mash-up of genres

Ask pretty much any actor, and they will tell you performing Shakespeare’s Macbeth can be a real workout. Add elements of comedy and improvisation...
We went live with James & Jamesy at the Vancouver Playhouse to find out more about O Christmas Tea.

O Christmas Tea: live with James & Jamesy

British comedy duo James & Jamesy are back in Vancouver with their holiday show O Christmas Tea. In this blend of theatre and physical comedy,...
Cameron Peal, Nicholas Elia, Isaac Li, Jimmy Jinpyo Hong, Liam Stewart-Kanigan, and Ivy Charles in the Studio 58 production of Antony & Cleopatra. Photo by Ross Den Otter, Pink Monkey Studios.

Theatre Cares Vancouver gives back on Giving Tuesday

It seems somehow fitting just in time for Giving Tuesday, that Theatre Cares has announced they raised $20,000 in donations during this year's campaign. A...
Merry Kissmas – A Royal Romance parodies the sappy, warm-hearted romantic comedies usually found at this time of year.

Theatre review: Merry Kissmas is a royally entertaining romantic romp

Merry Kissmas – A Royal Romance is an improvised Christmastime spoof about royalty and romance. It boasts an ensemble of well over forty –...
Members of the cast of the Theatre Replacement production of East Van Panto: Pinocchio. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: this is no lie, East Van Panto: Pinocchio is a great deal...

I have a confession to make. Despite the East Van Panto making an appearance at The Cultch’s York Theatre for the past six years,...
Members of the cast of The Tragic Comedy of Macbeth. Photo by Chris Stache.

The Tragic Comedy of Macbeth may very well be the holiday antidote you need

For centuries now, Mac Bethad mac Findlaích has gotten a bad rap thanks to William Shakespeare. Not only did he become one of the...
Members of the cast of the Carousel Theatre for Young People production of Peter Pan. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: Peter Pan takes flight in a family-friendly tale that is engaging from...

You know you’ve reached your target market when your six-year-old theatre companion is captivated by what is going on stage for an entire eighty...

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