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Carmen Aguirre's Broken Tailbone opens Boca del Lupo’s 2020 presentation series in March.

Carmen Aguirre’s Broken Tailbone opens Boca del Lupo’s new female-led series

Over the next three months, multi-disciplinary theatre presenter Boca del Lupo will feature a trio of works by female artists. “As one of few racialized...
Luisa Jojic and Todd Thomson in the Arts Club Theatre Company / Prairie Theatre Exchange production of The Wedding Party. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: nothing beats The Wedding Party as a cure for the blues

Kristen Thomson’s hilarious, well-honed The Wedding Party addresses every disastrous incident that a bride and groom could not wish for, and Ann Hodges’s skillful...
Junita Thiessen as Lady Volta in the Fabulist Theatre production of The Untold Legend Of Imogen Flight. Photo by John Ball.

Women rule in The Untold Legend Of Imogen Flight

Epic sword fights and tall tales of pirates, nuns and Queen Victoria combine in Mary Littejohn’s original new play The Untold Legend of Imogen...
The Vancouver cast of Trans Scripts, Part I: The Women: Carolynn Dimmer, Quanah Style, Morgane Oger, Amy Fox, Sabrina Symington, Josie Boyce, Julie Vu. Photo by Tina Krueger Kulic.

Trans Scripts explores stories of transgender women

Compiled from interviews with more than 70 transgender women in six countries, playwright Adam Lucas's award-winning documentary theatre piece Trans Scripts, Part I: The...
Members of the cast of the Broadway Across Canada presentation of Dear Evan Hansen.

Theatre review: Dear Evan Hansen is a complex snapshot of a lonely teen in...

Class, loneliness, and suicide are the three emotional flavours sliding through the musical Dear Evan Hansen. But while the subject matter provides ample emotional...
Members of the cast of Le NoShow Vancouver.

Theatre review: Le NoShow Vancouver asks us to put a value on live theatre

Le NoShow Vancouver is a 135-minute, sans intermission, interactive exploration into how much we value live theatre and the actors who create it. It...
Rebecca deBoer, Celia Aloma, Rob Salvador, and Anthony Santiago in the Pacific Theatre production of Best of Enemies. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Designing for Best of Enemies: a Q&A with Sandy Peters

As Black History Month draws to a close, Pacific Theatre will present the Canadian premiere of Mark St. Germain's Best Of Enemies. Adapted for the...
The true story of older sister Naomi’s 70-pound weight loss written through the perspective of younger sibling Deborah.

Theatre review: BIG Sister goes over big time

Naomi Vogt brings younger sister Deborah's words to life with an easy charm and warm honesty that fully engages the audience. And she's not...
James Yi and Maki Yi in the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Kim's Convenience. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Kim’s Convenience strikes a chord

From its beginnings at the Toronto Fridge Festival in 2011, to the CBC hit series that bears its name, Kim's Convenience has been an...
Katrina Reynolds, Caitriona Murphy, Seana-Lee Wood, Janet Gigliotti, Irene Karas Loeper, Jennifer Lines & Sara Vickruck are Talking Sex on Sunday. Photo by Reznek Creative.

Sara-Jeanne Hosie is Talking Sex on Sunday: live from the Firehall Arts Centre

On the first Sunday of every month, Margot and her lady pals always host a theme party. What happens when Margot decides to kick it...

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