Henry V (June 25-29)
Who: Stone’s Throw Productions
What: Henry V
Where: Pacific Theatre (1440 W 12th Ave, Vancouver)
When: June 25-29
Why: While the annual Shakespeare festival may be well underway in the tents at Vanier Park, the apprentices at Pacific Theatre are presenting a more intimate production of the Bard’s epic history play. In this re-imaging, a group of friends gather in their mom’s basement, as a young girl puts aside her dolls to play soldier. More information at pacifictheatre.org.
Hello and Goodbye (June 27-July 6)
Who: A Room Somewhere Theatre Collective
What: Hello and Goodbye
Where: The Nest (1398 Cartwright St, Vancouver)
When: June 27-July 6
Why: Set in the home of a poor white family in 1960’s apartheid South Africa, Athol Fugard’s drama focuses on the reunion of a brother and sister who look to the past to come to terms with their places in life today. More information at brownpapertickets.com.