Archive of posts tagged "theatre"

The Horrific Home of Beatrice Stainsbury


Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 — 2:30pm PST
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The Horrific Home of Beatrice Stainsbury is a truly unique theatrical Halloween experience in the form of a house party tour taking place on October 31st. Although calmly nestled in a quiet, unsuspecting Commercial Dr. neighborhood, no one has dared set foot in the Horrific Home of Beatrice Stainsbury since the early 1900s… until now. […]

Broadway Across Canada: A Chorus Line


Monday, October 26th, 2009 — 10:30am PST
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Evil Dead Vancouver


Friday, October 23rd, 2009 — 9:00am PST
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Last night I attended the Evil Dead: The Musical production happening at the Vogue on Granville and had a bloody good time. Our city has been blessed with not only one, but two productions of this musical adaptation of the classic Sam Raimi slasher film which in itself has been a bit of a thrill […]

Support Vancouver Theatre This Season


Sunday, October 18th, 2009 — 11:00am PST
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Over the last year or so I’ve had the opportunity to check out more theatrical productions around Vancouver than I have in the last ten years or so. From the back of Havana to the Stanley’s stage and Bard’s towering tents, I’ve experienced musicals to shocking thrillers. With arts funding getting slashed in BC, It’s […]

Biographies of the Dead and Dying at Vancouver Fringe Festival 2009


Friday, September 11th, 2009 — 8:54am PST
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Andrew Templeton’s Biographies of the Dead and Dying was my first Fringe Festival show in about 10 years. Taking place at the Havana Theatre on Commercial Drive, tucked behind the Havana Restaurant, the two actors on the minimalist set sure do pack an emotional punch with their powerful performance. Biographies of the Dead and Dying […]

Operas and Arias Bard on the Beach Giveaway


Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 — 10:30am PST
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As the Bard on the Beach season rolls into its final month, a special Operas and Arias performance is just beginning. Photo credit: David Blue Fresh from their performance of Mozart’s Così fan tutte in Prague and Ontario, UBC Opera Ensemble, directed by Nancy Hermiston, will perform an in-concert staging of this fun-filled romantic opera. […]