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Theatre

Bookleggers trump kakistocrats in Tiago Rodrigues' "By Heart"

Portugal's Tiago Rodrigues sings the body eidetic for PuSh Fest

Inconvenient truths in Realwheels’ “Creeps” @ The Cultch

Back-talk from the “differently enabled”

Riding the 'hood with Little Red

2016 East Van Panto takes to the Adenac bike path

Black take on The New Orange

Murderous, misogynistic, rage-prone "winning" con-men -- Ebonic edition, in "Topdog/Underdog"

Diwali Fest wraps with "Brothel #9"

Drama of sisterhood in darkest Calcutta

Capilano U's "Rent" recasts Puccini opera in New York's East Village

1980's Bohemia: HIV rocks Avenues ABC

Mao debunked: Revolution is a tea party

Timeless/timely parable from Beijing People's Art Theatre

"Elephant Wrestler" -- sugary chai masala

Indian Ink's Diwali Fest offering at The Cultch: laugh until you cry
Tetsuro Shigamatsu in Empire of the Son

Shigematsu's "Son" also rises

Solo tour de force at The Cultch.

Mozart, Lost & Found by City Opera

Missing libretti exhumed @ ChristChurch