The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards (the “Jessies“) celebrate the best in small and large theatre productions in Vancouver. Yesterday the nominees for the 29th annual awards ceremony were announced based on performances during the 2010 season. The Arts Club Theatre Company is leading the pack with over 30 nominations in the Large Theatres categories and […]
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Beginning today I will be highlighting what’s going on in theatres across Vancouverâ€”from the Firehall Arts Centre to the Vancity Theatre to small, unknown studios on Main Street. Though I will be covering large productions taking place in large theatres, I hope to mainly give exposure to independent productions and their work. Focusing more on […]
The Arts Club Theatre Company is presenting the Tony-award winning musical Hairspray from May 12 until July 10, 2011. Adam Charles and Jennie Neumann in the Arts Clubâ€™s production of Hairspray.Photo by David Cooper. Amidst the doo-wop and sock-hops of â€˜60s Baltimore, pleasantly plump Tracy Turnblad wonâ€™t let popular Amber Von Tussle squash her dream […]
The Vancouver theatre scene has always been alive and kicking however this spring and summer it seems it to have attracted a large variety of blockbuster productions. Riverdance April 5 – April 10, 2011 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre The Graduate April 14 – May 14, 2011 at the Granville Island Stage Fiddler on the […]
BC Arts and Culture Week is taking place April 10th to 16th, 2011 presented by ArtStarts and the Assembly of BC Arts Councils. Having recently spent a few days in Toronto for the Canadian Arts Summit I’m even more determined to promote and highlight community arts events for all. Now in its 12th year, this […]
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet (“RWB”) is bringing a modern version of Alice’s Wonderland across the country this month, stopping in Vancouver for shows March 24th until the 27th. “This is not your grandmother’s Wonderland,” said Principal dancer Tara Birtwhistle during our telephone interview. She’s currently rehearsing in-studio with the company before the tour. Photo credit: […]