Theatre

Simplicity and Sheer Talent serve as the inspiration behind the Vancouver production of Nine

Twenty-three women, one aspiring filmmaker and a 10 piece orchestra make beautiful music together as part of the Vancouver production of Nine, playing at Performance Works on Granville Island until Ju

Suggestions for a great weekend: Asian music artists, Diversity Health Fair, and Sustainability Expo

Ajay's IT List for events around town this weekend: Thu May 27  Schema Magazine's WEST is EAST PARTY & [email protected] Fortune Sound Club 10pm-2am This party is going to be HYPE! My...

Youth take over the Cultch during IGNITE! festival

Last night my son and I went to the IGNITE! Youth Festival at the Cultch – and I was truly surprised by how good it was. The entire thing was created by youth (13 to 24) including writing, performing,

I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Chicken brings the house down Bollywood-style

Since forming Bollywood Shenanigans, Munish Sharma and Leena Manro have written and performed over two-hundred sketches. This week they are adding to their already impressive resumes with the best-...

Beautiful, sexy, creative burlesque all weekend at the fifth annual Vancouver International Burlesque Festival at Rickshaw Theatre

Beautiful, sexy, creative and amazing, burlesque hit the stage all weekend at the 5th annual Vancouver Int’l Burlesque Festival at the newly renovated Rickshaw Theatre. This year the VIBF features...

RePercussion at Vogue Theatre brings Bhangra fever downtown

So just what is Bhangra? Originating in India and Pakistan it is an art form that encompasses expression, movement and dance. Once performed by Punjabi wheat farmers to pass time while working in...

Frog and Toad at Carousel Theatre tells a tale of friendship in song and dance

In a world of Halo, South Park, and Laser Tag, Frog and Toad, now playing at the Carousel Theatre on Granville Island provides respite.  In their usual crowd-pleasing style, Carousel Theatre...

Bat Boy: The Musical reviewed and recommended

Bat Boy: The Musical opened last Friday night at the Norman Rothstein Theatre, delighting an audience that laughed from start to finish. It's a freaky, hilarious, cult rock opera, somewhere between...

Bard on the Beach celebrates Shakespeare's birthday April 22 with eggs benedict and season preview

At only $40 a ticket, Bill's birthday breakfast will be festive and informative, Bard on the Beach organizers say.

From Vancouver Dance Studios to the Largest Theatre in the World: An Interview with Cirque Du Soleil's Melena Rounis

Melena Rounis is a local BC dancer, who is the definition of persistence. When she faced rejection at auditions, she pushed harder. When she encountered success, she continued to strive. This...