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Last seen on the Pacific Theatre stage in 2016 with her play Suitcase Stories (photo above by Damon Calderwood), Maki Yi returns for the company's 2019/2020 season with her new Gramma.

Pacific Theatre announces its 2019/2020 season

Pacific Theatre, Vancouver’s faith-based professional theatre company, has announced a 2019/2020 season with a mix of new plays, literary re-imaginings, and dramas. “The plays this...
The Sea finds it natural home by the ocean at Jericho Beach.

The Sea by the sea

Following A Doll’s House in 2015 and Flare Path in 2016, Vancouver’s Slamming Door Collective will once again take up residency at the Jericho...
Eileen Barrett and Meaghan Chenosky in the Zee Zee Theatre production of Dead People's Things. Photo by Tina Krueger Kulic.

Theatre review: Dead People’s Things hides too many truths inside its boxes

In his program notes, Vancouver playwright Dave Deveau says “death is a hard thing to talk about”. By the time his newest play Dead...
Anton Lipovetsky, Christine Quintana and Molly MacKinnon in the Delinquent Theatre production of Never The Last. Photo by Bold Rezolution Studio.

Theatre review: Never The Last is a beautiful portrait of art and artist

Combining theatre, music and movement, Delinquent Theatre’s Never The Last is an ambitious undertaking. And even while the choreography doesn’t quite match the levels...
Eileen Barrett and Meaghan Chenosky in the Zee Zee Theatre production of Dead People's Things. Photo by Tina Krueger Kulic.

Exploring the meaning of what we leave behind: live with the company of Dead...

Vancouver writer Dave Deveau gets personal with the premiere of Dead People's Things, a darkly comic tale based on true events. Dead People’s Things is...
Julie Tomaino, who choreographed past TUTS shows including Hairspray (photo above by Tim Matheson) and Shrek: The Musical, will make her directorial debut at Theatre Under The Stars this year. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Stanley Park’s Malkin Bowl will be filled with the music of ABBA and high-stepping...

Since 1940, Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) has been entertaining Vancouver audiences literally under the stars at Stanley Park’s Malkin Bowl. This year is no...
The cast of King Richard and His Women. Photo by Elijah Chaichian.

Theatre review: King Richard and His Women skimps on details

In Camyar Chai's adaptation of Shakespeare's colossal Richard III, Seven Tyrants Theatre has attempted to cut out the chaff to focus on the relationship...
In Jack and the Magic Bean young audiences are taken on a re-imagined journey through a classic fairy tale. Photo by Emiliano Leyva.

Theatre review: Jack and the Magic Bean combines play with a valuable lesson

Like the best theatre for young audiences, Jack and the Magic Bean combines clever storytelling, imagination, and an important lesson. Throw in a little...
Danielle Klaudt and Emily Grace Brook in the Realwheels Theatre production of Act of Faith. Photo by Caspar Ryan.

Theatre Review: Act of Faith is powerful

Familiar to all who struggle to overcome their limitations are expletives such as “Good job!” and “You’re an inspiration!” The tongue-in-cheek proliferation of such...
Anton Lipovetsky, Christine Quintana and Molly MacKinnon in the Delinquent Theatre production of Never The Last. Photo by Bold Rezolution Studio.

Exploring life and love of a trailblazing composer

First seen as a workshop production at the 2016 rEvolver Theatre Festival, Vancouver playwright Christine Quintana and violinist Molly MacKinnon have reunited for the...

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