Opening today at the Vancouver Art Gallery, David Milne: Modern Painting documents the artistic career of Milne with almost ninety works in oil and watercolour, never-before-exhibited photographs and sketches,… Read more “OPEN TODAY: David Milne – Modern Painting at Vancouver Art Gallery”
BODY LANGUAGE features five Northwest Indigenous cultural tattoo practitioners: Nakkita Trimble (Nisga’a), Nahaan (Tlingit), Corey Bulpitt (Haida), Dean Hunt (Heiltsuk), and guest curator Dion Kaszas (Nlaka’pamux). Each of these contemporary artists is researching and reclaiming the traditional techniques of their Nations, and building awareness of the significance and protocols around the tattooing traditions.
The Festival opens on the BMO Mainstage with a powerhouse classical production of Macbeth, directed by Chris Abraham. Macbeth plays in repertory with the delightful romantic comedy As You Like It, set in Vancouver in the ‘60s, with over 20 classic Beatles songs performed by the cast; direction is by Daryl Cloran (Love’s Labour’s Lost, Bard 2015).
Murder on the Improv Express takes inspiration from Agatha Christie’s classic 1934 novel—and the recent film adaptation from Kenneth Branagh. A group of wealthy and strange individuals are stuck on a train together (here, going from coast-to-Canadian-coast) when Hercule Poirot’s vacation is ended as someone is suddenly murdered.
Ballet BC concludes its explosive 32nd season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, May 10-12, 2018 at 8pm. Our season finishes with a thrilling triple bill of cutting edge and inspired choreography. PROGRAM 3 features the return of Resident Choreographer Cayetano Soto’s hauntingly beautiful BEGINNING AFTER. Ballet BC’s Artistic Director Emily Molnar welcomes acclaimed conductor, Graeme Langager, and the Phoenix Chamber Choir to collaborate on a world premiere. The evening’s inspiring program also features the much-anticipated return of Bill, by collaborators Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar.
Silence, darkness, rats, cockroaches. This is what the world is, without us.
This was an incredible show, somehow managing to successfully mix humour into this brutal, suspenseful thriller. It was hard-hitting, emotionally potent, and I’m so glad I saw it!
In James Fagan Tait’s latest chamber play, ideas of gender and sexuality are questioned, as two characters, John and Dick, develop a friendship that might have other people raising some eyebrows. After all, when two straight men start spending every weekend together…and when one of them likes to wear women’s clothing, people start to expect an explanation.
“A fast-paced gem about having to say goodbye to your nearest and dearest…so full of quick-witted, comical play that it yields dazzling theatre” — KNACK.be – Els Van Steenberghe
This past year was filled with the rise of avocado toast, a bit too much covfefe, and the perennial favourite – bike lanes. Vancouver TheatreSports’™ 2017 Year… Read more “VTSL brings Year In Review back for another year of laughs”