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The cast of the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Monty Python's Spamalot. Photo by David Cooper.

Theatre review: Monty Python’s Spamalot is a worthy summer quest

The Arts Club Theatre Company’s season closing musical has finally grown-up with this year's production, the ridiculously funny and irreverent Monty Python's Spamalot, moving off Granville...
Anthony F. Ingram and Susie Coodin in the Bleeding Heart Theatre and Xua Xua Productions presentation of Oleanna. Photo by Graham Ockley.

Theatre review: Oleanna will get under your skin

F$ck you, David Mamet. Oleanna has the ability to get under your skin like a bloody bruise. Theatre should do that more often.That a play...
Robert Salvador and Lucia Frangione in Espresso. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Pacific Theatre explores the erotic side of Jesus in Espresso

While the idea of a sexy Jesus in the recent theatrical film Son of God may have been difficult for some moviegoers to accept,...
Reefer Madness plays at CBC Studio 700 from May 15-18.

Awkward Stage mentors are on a new high with Reefer Madness

Continuing its tradition of presenting the slightly off-beat, Awkward Stage returns to the CBC Studio 700 stage with a production of the musical satire...
Jennifer Lines plays Ariel in the Bard on the Beach production of The Tempest. Photography and image design by by David & Emily Cooper.

Bard on the Beach longevity has sometimes come from the oddest of sources

While Shakespeare would have turned 450 this year, an equally auspicious milestone is about to take place under the red and white tents at Vanier Park...
Use the code MARY to purchase tickets to the Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular before they go on sale to the general public.

What’s the buzz? Jesus Christ Superstar pre-sale offer

Written over 40 years ago, the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical Jesus Christ Superstar continues to create a buzz with audiences around...
Members of the cast of the Axis Theatre Company production of RIP! A Winkle in Time.

Theatre review: RIP! A Winkle in Time fails to live up to expectations

The opening scene of Axis Theatre’s RIP! A Winkle in Time is simply magical: a high stakes combination of acrobatics and visuals.  Unfortunately, that...
The cast of Kim's Convenience on stage at the Arts Club Granville Island Stage through May 24. Photo by Bruce Monk.

Theatre review: Kim’s Convenience plays out like a warm and fuzzy homegrown sitcom

With only a few structural changes, Kim’s Convenience could easily become the first four episodes in a new Canadian sitcom. Episode One: Appa and Umma Playwright...
Students get ready for Deaf Deaf World: Welcome to Handville.

Welcome to Handville Island

Have you ever wondered what it might like to be deaf?  Vancouver's Dark Table, the popular dining experience where patrons are served in darkness...
Improvisers compete for bananas in Vancouver TheatreSports League's Gorilla Theatre.

Actors work for bananas in Gorilla Theatre

Vancouver TheatreSports League has returned to its roots with Gorilla Theatre, the latest of three original improvisational formats developed by TheatreSports creator Keith Johnstone...

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