In March 2012, the Vancouver Opera will present Gioachino Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, which is praised as the greatest comic opera of all time. While I admit my first blush with this tale was via Bugs Bunny’s Rabbit of Seville, I am looking forward to seeing how our local company will bring this production […]
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Carousel Theatre presents The Wizard of Oz this holiday season at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island. It’s the fantastic tale of Dorothy, the Tinman, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, and Toto (her little dog, too). Scarecrow (Darren Burkett), Tinman (Mike Stack), Dorothy (Robyn Wallis) and Lion (Josue Laboucane) in Carousel Theatre’s The Wizard of […]
Though Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is set in Verona, there is something refreshing about hearing it sung in operatic French. Luckily for Vancouverites, the Vancouver Opera is currently presenting Charles Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette until December 3. Photo credit: Tim Matheson for Vancouver Opera I’ve seen at least 20 versions this on stage or on […]
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is returning to the stage in Vancouver from February 8-12, 2012 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The hit Broadway musical is a classic love story filled with witty characters, dazzling costumes, and creative sets. Not to mention it includes numbers from the Disney animated film such as “Be Our Guest”. […]
Ballet BC presents the return of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker this holiday season at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Photo courtesy of the Alberta Ballet This classic Christmas tale will have sugarplum fairies dancing around an opulent set depicting 30th century Imperial Russia. Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable musical score will be played live by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. […]
It’s a crafter’s wonderland around Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley this season as craft markets open their doors and setup their tables for the busy holiday season. I managed to find a great selection of events to share including a handful of listings from GotCraft?. Photo credit: hownowdesign Christmas at Hycroft Date: Thursday, November […]