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 CosÃ¬ 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. […]
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It spun me back into Grade 11 English Lit mode but it was one fun ride. The Road to Canterbury is a modern twist on Chaucer’s Tales that takes place all across Queen Elizabeth Park this month. The play follows a small cast of Chaucer’s original gang including The Knight’s Tale, The Miller’s Tale, The […]
I once wrote a brief history of burlesque in Vancouver even though the form is still alive and kicking in this town. Such is evident in the opening of Shine: A Burlesque Musical at the Waterfront theatre on Granville Island. SHINE: A Burlesque Musical is a tassel-twirling original musical about an infamous burlesque theatre and […]
Earlier this month I previewed a few upcoming events that all ages can enjoy for free throughout the city this summer. I’m excited to add to the list Carousel Theatre’s presentation of Macbeth, which will run on the Performance Works Outdoor Stage on Granville Island form July 31st until August 15th. A haunting tragedy of […]
A few month ago I caught the Arts Club production of Altar Boyz on tour in Surrey and had a great time. They’re back again this summer for a stay at the Arts Club’s Granville Island stage and I have two tickets to give away to one lucky reader. Since it’s Monday, and the Altar […]
The following was contributed by Miss604.com guest theatre blogger, Megan Stewart Bill, the inspiration for this one-woman play, might have said, â€œThat was nice, Andrea,â€ and kissed his granddaughter on the cheek. â€œHe certainly appreciated the arts,â€ said playwright and actor Andrea Loewen, the creative force behind Silk Threads, following an affectionate tribute to her […]