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Ryan James Miller and Aidan DeSalaiz in the Western Canada Theatre production of Best Brothers

The Best Brothers exists at the intersection of laughter and tears

In Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor’s bittersweet comedy, The Best Brothers, Kyle and Hamilton Best have lost their mother to a freak accident involving a...
Aaron Malkin weaves a fantastical story of a confused four-year-old and events that led him to the truth. Photo by Ian Paterson.

Theatre review: Thunderfoot is a giant imaginative journey

Aaron Malkin, known by many as one half of the comedic clown duo James & Jamesy, takes on a solo show in Thunderfoot. Using...
Sheldon Elter performs in his one-man show, Métis Mutt at the Firehall. Photo by Marc J Chalifoux Photography.

Theatre review: Métis Mutt is a deeply personal and powerful piece of theatre

Métis Mutt is both personal and extremely powerful. Elter tells his story, of growing up Métis (and never white enough, never Native enough), of...
Titus De Voogdt in The History of the World (Based on Banalities). Photo by Phile Deprez.

Theatre review: The History of the World (Based on Banalities) is charming

It might be difficult to imagine a story about death being charming, but that is exactly what Belgian actor Titus De Voogdt conjures on...
Glory, the true story of the Preston Rivulettes women’s hockey team, is one six shows in upcoming Gateway Theatre season.

Gateway Theatre’s next season is a mix of classic and contemporary

With the announced departure of its artistic director in 2019, Gateway Theatre's 2018-2019 season will also be Jovanni Sy’s last with the Richmond theatre...
Jovanni Sy to step-down as artistic director of Richmond's Gateway Theatre

Gateway Theatre’s Jovanni Sy announces he is leaving to pursue new challenges

In a media release, Richmond’s Gateway Theatre announced Jovanni Sy will step down as artistic director next year to pursue new challenges. “Jovanni has been...
World Without Us. Photo by Mirjam Devriendt.

Theatre review: World Without Us is a group thought experiment

In World Without Us, Ontroerend Goed, creators of Fight Night, offers a emotionless essay on just what the world would look like, well, without...
Aaron Malkin weaves a fantastical story of a confused four-year-old and events that led him to the truth. Photo by Ian Paterson.

Aaron Malkin goes solo in Thunderfoot

Aaron Malkin was four years old when his mother disappeared. The adults in his life told him all sorts of stories to explain what...
Kevin MacDonald and Evan Frayne in The Explanation. Photo by Emily Cooper Photography

Theatre review: The Explanation fails in its potential subversion

In James Fagan Tait’s new play, The Explanation, John likes to dress up as a woman. During one of his weekly visits to the...
The cast of the Kindred Entertainment production of Melissa James Gibson's This.

Melissa James Gibson’s This deals in middle-age

In Melissa James Gibson’s comedy, This, five friends approaching middle-age, grapple with where they find themselves today and what could, or should, come next. Examining...

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