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Nu:BC Collective unmasks madness fit for a king
There’s a long tradition of on-stage musical instrument destruction in rock circles, but watching a violin smashed to pieces on the concert stage right in front of us seemed downright pornographic.
Apr 12th, 2015
"Kitimat" brings drama of Enbridge Northern Gateway plebiscite to life on stage
“Kitimat”, a play written by B.C. playwright Elaine Avila, takes the story of a northern B.C. town over 2,000 kilometres to Pomona College, an intellectual hub near Los Angeles. It’s a story...
Apr 7th, 2015
Vancouver Opera and Touchstone Theatre tackle bullying head on
As anyone who’s been up Burnaby Mountain knows, to combat bullying you must stand up to it. Vancouver Opera’s Stickboy and Touchstone Theatre’s Late Company are also confronting and healing bullying.
Nov 23rd, 2014
Schtick-filled Urinetown abounds with hilarity at The Firehall Arts Centre
Singing and dancing their hearts out in a parody of environmental disaster. L-R Chris Lam, Rosie Simon, Meghan Gardiner, & Anton Lipovetsky in Urinetown The Musical Photo: David Cooper
Nov 4th, 2014
George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan does justice to riveting historical heroine
George Bernard Shaw’s masterful words are well served by Kim Collier’s Saint Joan at the Arts Club running till November 23 at the Stanley Theatre. Joan of Arc, a teenaged, illiterate, peasant girl,...
Oct 30th, 2014
Vancouver Opera's Carmen aims, fires, misses...then hits a bull’s eye
The Vancouver Opera roared to life Saturday night with enough treachery and dashed hopes to put Wall Street to shame. VOA’s Carmen tells the cautionary tale of love, jealousy, and excessive smoking.
Sep 28th, 2014
Getting to the bottom of The Orpheus Project
Whenever you set out to create something new, it’s a descent into the unknown. But was The Orpheus Project a descent or merely a clever format for a concert (Hades with A/C)?
Jul 22nd, 2014
Theatre Under the Stars sparkles with two movie hits made into musicals
Legally Blonde: The Musical and Shrek compete.
Jun 26th, 2014
"The Other Place" devastatingly dissects the nature of identity and reality
Chilton Crane as Juliana is extraordinary in Sharr White's "The Other Place", a compelling portrayal of loss, forgiveness, and hope.
Jun 27th, 2014
Bard's saucy A Midsummer Night’s Dream defies logic
Bard on the Beach takes direct aim at logic and reason to prove we do indeed need to believe the garden’s bottom has fairies.
Jun 27th, 2014