Schoolgirls spread dangerous gossip in 1934 play.

Lillian Hellman's 'The Children's Hour' shows how views of same-sex couples have changed

Gay Rights in 2015 in Canada is a long way away from 1934's 'The Children's Hour.'
Theatre under the Stars: Oliver!

THEATRE REVIEW: TUTS plays up the rustic charms of 'Oliver' in the park

Perhaps my expectations were set a trifle high; I mean, the Act 1 onstage rainstorm (BC Wildfire Services really needs to know of this marvel) was mind-blowing.
Erin E. Walker as Tracy Turnblad

'Hairspray' flaunts plenty of style but offers little substance

Like a bulbous beehive, Theatre Under the Stars’ 'Hairspray' has an impressive exterior with an empty space at its core.
Bard on the Beach - Comedy or Tragedy

Bard on the Beach: choosing between 'A Comedy of Errors' and 'King Lear'

Take your pick: A fine romp of cheerful summer fare with 'The Comedy of Errors' or a thoughtful exploration into the human condition with 'King Lear.'

The Lion King thrills with spectacular coming-of-age story

A visual and aural treat for young and old.

Comic Darren Frost ready to fire up city

Darren Frost is bringing his hilarious R-rated tour to Yuk Yuks Vancouver for one night only, Sunday, May 17th. Arguably the most controversial comedian in the country, the Brantford, Ontario native...

Fine acting and assured artistic team propels "Miss Shakespeare"

Speaking your truth under a reign of oppression delivered in catchy musical theatre form.
Eight Songs Cast

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.
"Kitimat" Playwright Elaine Avila with director Janet Hayatshahi.

"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...
Bullying by Vancouver Opera and Touchstone Theatre. Photo courtesy Tim Matheson

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.