SHIT A Firehall Arts Centre Production – a review by Judy Robb

  “SHIT” A Firehall Arts Centre Production   The intertwined stories of three incarcerated young women explode on the stage during the brilliantly acted 50 minute production of “SHIT” by Patricia Cornelius, now playing at the Firehall Arts Centre. Assisted by a minimal stage, very creative lighting and some well placed heavy metal music, the … Read moreSHIT A Firehall Arts Centre Production – a review by Judy Robb

Vancouver TheatreSports™ Puts the ‘Ha-ha’ in Ha-ha-happy Valentine’s

  Whether boy meets girl, girl meets girl or boy meets boy, everyone knows that romance thrives when sprinkled liberally with laughter. There’s no better place for a little romance and a lot of laughter than at a Vancouver TheatreSports™ (VTSL) show. Did you know that The Improv Centre is one of Cupid’s favourite hangouts? … Read moreVancouver TheatreSports™ Puts the ‘Ha-ha’ in Ha-ha-happy Valentine’s

Sleeping Beauty Dreams – a review by Judy Robb

    A sold out audience, consisting mostly of elementary school aged children, was treated to an artistically reimagined version of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale on the weekend. Written by Amaranta Leyva and co-directed by Lourdes Pérez Gray and Kim Selody, the collaboration between Presentation House Theatre in North Vancouver and Mexico’s Marionetas de … Read moreSleeping Beauty Dreams – a review by Judy Robb

Bard’s New Look: Vancouver’s Biggest Theatre Festival Gets a Visual Rebrand

  Bard on the Beach unveiled a fresh new visual brand that is inspired by both its legendary Shakespearean roots and the way the Vancouver theatre organization is seen and valued by the community today. The comprehensive rebranding project has been made possible through an exciting new partnership between Bard and the award-winning Vancouver graphic … Read moreBard’s New Look: Vancouver’s Biggest Theatre Festival Gets a Visual Rebrand

JFL NORTHWEST ADDS A FLURRY OF FUNNY TO FESTIVAL LINEUP 

  2018 FESTIVAL, TAKING PLACE MARCH 1-10, WELCOMES BILL BURR FOR A THIRD PERFORMANCE, THE LUCAS BROTHERS, AUNTY DONNA, STOP PODCASTING YOURSELF, VANCOUVER COMEDY AWARDS, RETAIL NIGHTMARES, B-SIDES WITH CHRIS GORDON, AND ADDITIONS TO THE BEST OF THE WEST SERIES TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JANUARY 26 AT 10am AT JFLNorthWest.com  Vancouver’s comedy festival, JFL NorthWest, presented in association with SiriusXM, returns for a … Read moreJFL NORTHWEST ADDS A FLURRY OF FUNNY TO FESTIVAL LINEUP 

Vancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

  An evening of Love, Laughter & Magic Potion a Review Anita Neufeld Queen Elizabeth Theatre Sunday, January 21, 2018 • 2:00pm matinee Thursday, January 25, 2018 @ 7:30pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 @ 7:30pm   As we experienced a rare break from the relentless rain of late, I was struck again with appreciation for … Read moreVancouver Opera presents Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love)

BALLET BC ANNOUNCES ROMEO + JULIET FOR ITS 2017/18 SEASON

  Ballet BC continues its dynamic 32nd season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, February 22- 24 with performances from Thursday to Saturday, February 22-24 at 8:00pm and a Saturday matinee on February 24 at 2pm. Under the artistic leadership of Ballet BC Artistic Director Emily Molnar, PROGRAM 2 will be a Ballet BC repertoire first—a … Read moreBALLET BC ANNOUNCES ROMEO + JULIET FOR ITS 2017/18 SEASON

  The Chan Centre presents Rare Tribute to Legendary South African Ensemble: The Jazz Epistles

  Jazz Epistles Alumnus Abdullah Ibrahim with Prodigious Trumpeter Terence Blanchard Revisits Iconic Catalogue of Apartheid-Era Works The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard in a rare tribute concert, February 18 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert … Read more  The Chan Centre presents Rare Tribute to Legendary South African Ensemble: The Jazz Epistles

Chinese New Year to feature 12 Girls Band at Orpheum, Feb 19, 2018

  Having just celebrated the beginning of a New Year as the calendar turned over to 2018, we are preparing to celebrate the Celebrate the CHINESE NEW YEAR next month, with a very special concert featuring the 12 Girls Band. 12 Girls Band is a unique Chinese folk music group, inspired by the art of Yue … Read moreChinese New Year to feature 12 Girls Band at Orpheum, Feb 19, 2018

Club PuSh Expands to New Westminster at Anvil Centre

Vancouver’s Fox Cabaret and New Westminster’s Anvil Centre play host to PuSh Festival’s cutting edge Club Push performance series The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) expands its experimental, night-time weekend series Club PuSh, January 19 to February 3, 2018, held at its long-time Vancouver hub, The Fox Cabaret, to a second venue: Anvil Centre … Read moreClub PuSh Expands to New Westminster at Anvil Centre