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In Mortified, a 14-year-old synchronized swimmer struggles to make sense of the world around her.

Sex sells season at Studio 58

Studio 58, the professional theatre training program at Vancouver’s Langara College, announced a 2018/2019 season big on sex. The season opens with Incognito Mode: A...
Nimet Kanji and Risha Nanda in the Theatre Conspiracy production of Victim Impact. Photo by Chris Randle.

Theatre review: Victim Impact is thought-provoking

Theatre Conspiracy is a ground-breaking Vancouver theatre company, known largely for their acclaimed 2015 production Foreign Radical. Their newest show, Victim Impact, is a...

Once transcends cultural boundaries with music

The beating heart of any musical is its music, and the Tony Award-winning Once is no exception. Adapted from the 2007 Irish film, the...
Austin Eckert, Lindsey Angell, Nadeem Phillip & Nicco Del Rio in the Bard on the Beach production of As You Like It. Photo by David Cooper.

All you need is love (and a little Shakespeare)

Often reinvented, Shakespeare’s plays have been performed in a post-nuclear holocaust world, and relocated to the US Civil War. They have been reset to...
Robert Moloney and Kayla Deorksen in C'mon, Angie! Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: C’mon, Angie! is heartfelt, hurtful, and all too familiar

Last year, a Vancouver born comedy tour took the country by storm, featuring women who turned their sexual assaults into comedy gold. C'mon, Angie!,...
Moya O’Connell & Ben Carlson in the Bard on the Beach production of Macbeth. Photo by David Cooper.

Riding shotgun with Lord and Lady Macbeth

It is part of many high school curriculum. It has been adapted to film, television, opera, novels, and even comics. Over the centuries, it...
In a ceremony earlier this month, Indigenous playwright Kim Senklip Harvey (right) signed a living treaty with Vancouver's Arts Club Theatre Company and Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre, represented here by Daryl Cloran (left) and Ashlie Corcoran (centre). Photo by Mark Halliday.

Living treaty marks new relationship with Indigenous playwright

Originally established in 2006, the Arts Club Theatre Company’s Silver Commissions Project has provided funding for Canadian playwrights to complete a new play. In...
The Jessie awards recognize excellence in three groups: large and small theatre, plus theatre for young audiences.

Puppets and buffoons lead the race for Vancouver’s professional theatre awards

A devilish puppet and some Shakespearean buffoonery lead the nominees for this year's Jessie Awards. In a ceremony today, the Jessie Richardson Theatre Award Society...
Stephen Drover takes up new role with Vancouver's largest theatre company. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Arts Club Theatre Company names Stephen Drover as new associate artistic director

In a media release, the Arts Club Theatre Company announced Stephen Drover as its new associate artistic director. In this new role at our city’s...
Moya O’Connell & Ben Carlson (left) in Macbeth and Lindsey Angell & Nadeem Phillip (right) in As You Like It. Photos by David Cooper.

The traditional and The Beatles share this year’s Bard on the Beach main stage

The 29th season of the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival gets underway next month with a traditional staging of Shakespeare's most popular tragedies,...

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