Bard on the Beach has taken on a modern rendition of The Merchant of Venice this year. Helmed by Nigel Shawn Williams and starring Olivia Hutt (Portia), Charlie Gallant… Read more “The Merchant of Venice -reviewed”
Bard on the Beach premiered their second show of the season, The Winter’s Tale, last week on the BMO Mainstage. Set in Sicilia and Bohemia with a… Read more “Bard on the Beach shines in opening of beautiful The Winter’s Tale”
The first season of Vancouver’s Opera Festival opened with Otello, one of the most popular and well-loved operas performed today.
Pi Theatre’s recently finished up the second run of their show Long Division which uses math to tell the story of 7 people connected through tragedy.
The Firehall Arts Centre recently produced Refuge, the retelling of a poignant CBC radio documentary Habtom’s Path by Mary Lynk that tracked one man’s heartbreaking journey to gain asylum… Read more “Refuge fails to hit home as it loses direction”
I grew up watching things like Whose Line Is It Anyway so I’ve always loved some good improv, and Vancouver TheatreSports League’s new show #NoFilter doesn’t disappoint.
As musical comedies go, this is one of the best I’ve seen. Bittergirl follows three women who have gone through a breakup – one who was married with a child, another living with her significant other, and the third in a much newer relationship. They are all hurt in varying ways and must learn to love themselves once more.
The Elbow Room Cafe is a staple in Vancouver as a soulful hub on Davie street with loud, eccentric patrons and fantastic meals, served with a side of playful banter. Elbow Room Cafe: The Musical managed to capture the cafe’s essence and condense it into one fantastic show.
If you’re looking for a powerful new play to check out this week, I highly recommend Mouthpiece – part of PuSh Festival and the start of the Cultch’s Femme February.
The Nether is like the Internet, where people can shield themselves in a veil of anonymity and find a place that supports anything they want. It allows people to transform themselves into whatever they want to be, so they can indulge their basest fantasies – including child pornography and murder. But there are people who don’t agree with that opportunity, who want to put an end to such aspects of this system. And that’s where this play takes place.