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Kathryn Shaw to depart Studio 58 after 35 years as artistic director

Studio 58 has announced long-time artistic director Kathryn Shaw will depart at the end of 2020 after 35 years of leading the professional theatre...

Nicola Cavendish returns to the stage for Overdale

After announcing her retirement from the stage following a production of Marion Bridge in 2018, Nicola Cavendish will return for a live play reading...
Presentation House Theatre launches the PHT Creative Hub Co-operative as the first phase in its re-opening plans. Photo: Presentation House Theatre/Facebook.

Presentation House Theatre re-opens as a performance co-op

It is not business as usual quite yet at North Vancouver's Presentation House Theatre. While it may be one of the first Vancouver theatre...
The Arts Club's Noises Off (left photo by David Cooper) and The Search Party's The Father (photo right by Tim Matheson) were among the biggest winners at this year's Jessie Awards.

Arts Club & The Search Party are the big winners at this year’s Jessies

The established Arts Club Theatre Company and newcomer The Search Party were the big winners as the 38th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were...
Episode one of The Relay features the pairing of theatre artists Derek Chan and Robert Leveroos. Every second week two new local creators will be paired to continue the journey and expand on the previous artists’ work.

The Relay unfolds online across genres and platforms

Long before theatre companies were forced online due to COVID-19, The Cultch's digital storytelling project was already reimagining how the digital world could complement...
Last seen in 2015, playwright Scott Button (left) resurrects his character Desiree for a new show created specifically for this year's e-Volver Festival. Vancouver actor Meaghan Chenosky (right) will reprise the title role.

Desiree returns as part of inaugural e-Volver Festival

Scott Button's Desiree AMA joins eight other performances for e-Volver, a festival created in response to the physical distancing requirements of COVID-19, replacing Upintheair Theatre's annual...
The Jessie Awards recognize excellence in Vancouver's professional theatre community

Over 50 productions vie for 2020 Jessie Awards

A total of 53 productions are up for awards at the 38th Annual Jessie Awards, as the nominations were revealed in an online ceremony...
Artist rendering of the newly minted BMO Theatre Centre

The Arts Club steps up to aid in the COVID-19 response efforts

Vancouver Opera isn't the only local arts organization stepping up to help out during the current health crisis. The Arts Club Theatre Company is...
This year's Theatre Under the Gun will be very different from previous years as the participating theatre companies will create their plays in isolation and without a live audience.

This year’s Theatre Under the Gun presents new challenges

With just 48-hours to create and present an original new play, Monster Theatre's annual Theatre Under the Gun has always been challenging. This year, though,...
Rohit Chokhani's first opportunity as a theatre artist after arriving in Vancouver was at the Fringe Festival.

Rohit Chokhani joins the Vancouver Fringe as its new executive director

In a media release, the Vancouver Fringe Theatre Society has announced the appointment of Rohit Chokhani as its new executive director. Chokhani, who was among...
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