Brad Fraser’s Kill Me Now stuns audiences at Firehall Arts Centre

With spectacular performances from every actor and incisive writing from Brad Fraser, Kill Me Now is an emotional must-see for 2018.

Bard on the Beach hosts Young Shakespeareans, annual summer theatre camps and workshops

Bard on the Beach announces the return of its annual Young Shakespeareans Summer Theatre Camps and Teen Workshops, with sessions beginning July 3 and running through to August 31, 2018. Registration is now open for the programs, which allow children and teens from ages 8 to 18 to receive coaching by professional actors from Bard on the Beach, and perform some of Shakespeare’s most beloved works on the iconic stage under the white tents in Vanier Park. One of the theatre company’s key education initiatives for more than two decades, this season Young Shakespeareans will grow and expand to include full-day options that take participants beyond the world of performance and into production.

The Explanation, an exciting world premiere from James Fagan Tait, takes over the Vancity Culture Lab this April

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.