Local Youth Bring Disney Musical Performances to the Stage

The Children’s Theatre of Richmond Association (CTORA) is excited to announce that their 2018 program runs in November and December with two musical productions from Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. November 24/25 and Beauty and the Beast Jr. December 7/8

Halloween Horror Hits New Heights in The Snapshots Collective’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Site-specific Production of Musical Thriller Brings to Life Bloody Tale of Murderous Meat Pies Just in time for Halloween, The Snapshots Collective presents the ghoulish musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street from October 10–31, 2018 at Mrs. Lovett’s Pie Shop in Vancouver’s historic Gastown. In this immersive, site-specific production, audiences will … Read moreHalloween Horror Hits New Heights in The Snapshots Collective’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Balkan Superstar Goran Bregović Ignites the Chan Centre with Big Brass Band in Exhilarating Performance

The Eclectic Artist and His World-Touring Ensemble Celebrate Euphoric Sounds of Sarajevo   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes the boisterous cheer of Balkan composer and bandleader Goran Bregović and his Wedding and Funeral Band on October 21, 2018, at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. … Read moreBalkan Superstar Goran Bregović Ignites the Chan Centre with Big Brass Band in Exhilarating Performance

‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’ to be staged at Gateway Theatre

A musical theatre, ‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’, will be the center-piece at the 8th annual West Coast Tagore Festival on September 8. Its plot revolves around two parallel narratives of love and nature. In one narrative, the dance-drama presents Dhora, the protagonist, as a young woman secretively questing for love. Looking from outside, she … Read more‘Raindrop: A Quest for Love’ to be staged at Gateway Theatre

TUTS – Cinderella – An Evening Of Magic and Joy!

I had the supreme pleasure to escort a little Cinderella, in her princess dress, to the TUTS production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, on a magical, warm, clear night. The smile was a mile wide before the show and carried on throughout the play and out the gates!    It seems every little girl’s dream … Read moreTUTS – Cinderella – An Evening Of Magic and Joy!

TUTS Presents Glittering, Enchanted 2018 Season with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street

Fairytale Wishes & Show-biz Dreams Come True in Beloved Broadway Classics at Stanley Park’s Scenic Malkin Bowl   Audiences will have a ball this summer at Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) when magic and romance come alive in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street, running July 4 – August 18, 2018 at Stanley Park’s picturesque … Read moreTUTS Presents Glittering, Enchanted 2018 Season with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street

Billy Elliot Will Bring You to Tears – and Fill You with Joy

When I found out that I’d be attending the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Billy Ellliot, I was thrilled. I love musicals. As the daughter of a song and dance man, I grew up singing the popular show stoppers of the 50s and 60s. But the backstory – the struggle of a miner’s son … Read moreBilly Elliot Will Bring You to Tears – and Fill You with Joy

Evita: Superb Cast, Evocative Costumes and Set Make Up for Opening Night Glitches

  When I realized that Evita Perón actually died two years before I was born, I was frankly surprised. The fact that I have such vivid memories of her as a beautiful, fiery, mythic figure is a real testament to her enduring legacy. So you can imagine my excitement as I attended the Opening Night … Read moreEvita: Superb Cast, Evocative Costumes and Set Make Up for Opening Night Glitches

DEATH IN A DUMPSTER: THE MUSICAL.

Youth Take Centre Stage to Shed Light on Homelessness.   The Access to Music Foundation will present an original piece of work developed by street-involved youth  actors to convey the crucial message; No-One is Disposable. Beginning Saturday night, November 7th, The Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island will play host to Death in a Dumpster: The … Read moreDEATH IN A DUMPSTER: THE MUSICAL.