Theatre

"Les Filles Du Roi" shines spotlight on Indigenous history

“A lot of people have never heard the stories. They don't know some of these histories, especially when we're looking so far back.”

Post-exotic puttyman Gabriel Dharmoo plays PuSh stage

Quasi-experts meet crypto-natives in scholarly spoof
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.'
"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...
Maria Kong's Backstage. Vancouver Red Room. Chutzpah! Festival.

International dance show “Backstage” sets the bar high for Chutzpah! Festival 2015: video

Watching Israeli group, Maria Kong, make their North American debut with the electric “Backstage,” is so breathtaking, it makes you wonder why they haven't premiered long ago in Canada.  The...

Laugh, cry, groove at Chutzpah! Festival's 15th Anniversary

Over the course of almost one month, the city will overflow with a wide range of performances, spread over six Vancouver venues, including the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre, Red Room Ultra...