Refuge of Lies Until May 1 Pacific Theatre Contributed by Michelle Kim The play, Refuge of Lies, is based on the real-life story of UBC botany instructor Jacob Luitjens who, in 1992, at the age of seventy-two-years of age, was accused of having collaborated with the Nazis in Holland during World War Two. Vancouver playwright […]
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With Easter coming up this weekend there are many egg-hunt related events happening around town. Moving into April, the city will host fashion shows, theatre performances and film events — here’s a quick link fest roundup of some activities to check out. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer on Flickr Film The ReelWorld Film Festival takes place April […]
World Theatre Day is March 27th, 2010 and the Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance is preparing special deal and performances to take part this global campaign. Although we missed a panel yesterday hosted by stage and screen actor Jackson Davies (The Producers, The Foursome, The Beachcombers) there are still quite a few chances to check […]
Vancouver’s favourite outdoor Shakespeare experience, Bard on the Beach, will be back again this summer with a fully-packed performance schedule. My Bard on the Beach contests last year were my most popular of 2009 so I’m pleased to announce ad help promote the productions that will take place June 3rd – September 25th, 2010. Main […]
Last April it was announced that the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad‘s crown jewel performance would be Robert Lapage’s The Blue Dragon. Premiering at SFU Contemporary Arts at Woodward’s the visually stunning play will run until February 27th. John and I had the chance to see it on opening weekend and it turned out to be […]
Located at 918 Granville Street, the Vogue Theatre is an icon of Vancouver’s entertainment district. For decades its neon sign topped by the Roman Goddess Diana has stood the test of time and acted as a beacon for everything from theatrical performances and punk rock shows. The 1,178-seat theatre opened its doors for the first […]