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Through the Gaze of a Navel plays the Anderson Street Space (1405 Anderson St, Granville Island) April 23-27.

Through the Gaze of a Navel is not see-through

Seems we've been saying it a lot lately, but really, we knew it was only a matter of time. With our city's reputation for a...
Craig Erickson, Andrew Wheeler and Emmelia Gordon in the Firehall Arts Centre production of Michael Healey's Proud. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Proud is surprisingly balanced and mother freaking funny

For all the controversy that precedes it, Michael Healey’s Proud is surprisingly balanced (and very, very funny). Proud is a solid political satire, the likes of...
In honour of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday Vancouver personalities undertake a 24 hour marathon of iambic pentameter to help raise funds for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

24 Hour Shakespeare Project is non-stop iambic pentameter

There is nothing like a child in need to bring people together, and none better to rally around one of their own than the...
The ITSAZOO Productions presentation of Tracy Letts's Killer Joe plays in the a single-wide trailer in the parking lot of the Italian Cultural Centre through May 4.

Killer Joe is trailer trash theatre

From a recent visit to the seedy motel in Bug and an appearance by the Weston family on the big screen to the upcoming adventure in...
The cast of the Island Productions, Frolicking Divas and BarS Entertainment production of Theresa Rebeck's Seminar. On stage at the PAL Studio Theatre April 15-19, 2014.

What’s a writer to do? Seminar looks for an answer

A comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, Seminar tells the story of four aspiring young novelists who sign up for private writing classes...
Julia MacLean is Annie and Steve Maddock is "Daddy" Warbucks in the Royal City Musical Theatre 25th anniversary production of Annie. Photo by David Cooper.

Royal City Musical Theatre celebrates milestone with Annie

The Arts Club may be celebrating its golden anniversary in Vancouver, but just a couple of cities to the east New Westminster’s Royal City...
Alec Willows as the Iraqi Museum curator Khalil Najim in the Working Spark Theatre production of Ghosts in Baghdad. Photo by Tim Matheson.

Theatre review: Ghosts in Baghdad feels like two very different plays

The two acts of the Working Spark Theatre production of Ghosts in Baghdad feel like two very different plays. It is in the exploration of...
Al Miro, Stefania Indelicato, Jane Hancock and Stefania Indelicato in the dream of passion productions and Excavation Theatre presentation of AFTER by Stefania Indelicato. Photo by Andy Scheffler.

Theatre review: AFTER is as much fun as foreplay

Now playing at Commercial Drive’s Havana Theatre, AFTER is a new play by playwright Martha Herrera-Lasso, co-produced by dream of passion productions and Excavation...
Created, written and directed by Matt Goldman, Phil Stanton and Chris Wink. Blue Man Group continues at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre through March 30.

Theatre review: Blue Man Group is like nothing you have experienced before

Part concert, part theatre, part art, part technological wonder the Broadway Across Canada presentation of the Blue Man Group, currently on stage at Vancouver’s...
Caitlin McFarlane as Jocelyn Gaudet, Carlen Escarraga as Dougie Oates, Shauna Griffin as Lynne Harper & Mike Gill as Steven Truscott in the Studio 58 production of Innocence Lost (A play about Steven Truscott) on stage until April 6. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Theatre review: Innocence Lost is worth the wait

While it may take a full act to find its emotional core, the payoff in the Studio 58 production of Innocence Lost - A...