Theatre

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)?

Theatre Under the Stars sparkles with two movie hits made into musicals

Legally Blonde: The Musical and Shrek compete.
Chilton Crane as Juliana in "The Other Place" - Anne Marie Slater

"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.

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.
The cast of Red Rock Diner. Photo credit: Emily Cooper

Multi-talented cast of Red Rock Diner shine in nostalgic 50s tribute

'Red Rock Diner' full of non-stop song and dance in a variety show tribute to legendary local DJ.

Arts Club celebrates 50 years of glittering memories

Vancouver's Arts Club Theatre put on glittering benefit evening featuring stars from the Club’s five decades on the stage.

Top-notch Wicked musical brings audience leaping to their feet

Female buddy musical explores good and evil with superb singing and stellar production values.
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Margaret Atwood’s "Pauline" triumphs in Vancouver despite power outage

Opera lovers know tragedy and comedy are deeply entwined, but none could have imagined what happened on opening night.
The Knights of Camelot—Monty Python's Spamalot. Photo by David Cooper.

Spamalot brings out the best of Monty Python humour

In addition to memorable Monty Python scenes, Spamalot mixes in original numbers parodying the Broadway musical genre.
Andrew Wheeler and Emmelia Gordon in PROUD at the Firehall Arts Centre

Stephen Harper wittily skewered in "Proud" at Firehall Arts Centre

Michael Healy’s "Proud" is a brilliant, no-punches-pulled, SNL skit that takes Canadian theatre to a whole new level.