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Drew Facey sets the stage for ‘Angels’

Seasoned set designer Drew Facey describes his vision for Studio 58’s production of Angels in America. An angel hovers in the heavens, a wife descends into madness, a politician frets and fumes in his office, and two lovers meet for a furtive hookup in a public park. These iconic scenes from Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches can be quite ... Read More »

First full-length play by Babelle Theatre Company — Movements no. 1&2

Movements no. 1 & 2—Babelle Theatre Company’s first full length play is written by award winning playwright James Gordon King and features some delicious new up-and-coming Vancouver talent—Nathan Barrett, Nadeem Phillip, Naomi Vogt. If last year’s Rivulets: Three Short Plays about a Flood is any indication, prepare yourselves for a feast of the mind that this theatre company will undoubtably cook up. As part ... Read More »

Prolific playwright Jordan Hall offers a fresh take on climate change

Let’s face it: climate change is old news. And unfortunately, old news tends to get forgotten. That’s where theatre comes in. Touchstone Theatre’s How to Survive an Apocalypse grapples with the same issues scientists have been examining for decades. And although the play deals with “the effects of our failure to engage with climate change,” don’t expect to feel like you’re reading another ... Read More »

Hsieh, Hoffman and Deng: VMO’s dynamic trio comes together for an exciting Season Finale

This “enthusiastic, energetic and exciting” program might just inspire you to achieve your dreams, too—while you’re still young. What were you doing at thirteen? Can you imagine playing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major with a full orchestra behind you? Athena Deng, a talented pianist in seventh grade, is doing just that—joining the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra led by the award-winning ... Read More »

A Slice of the Big Apple: The VSO Rocks Broadway

What do you get when you cross show tunes with pop songs, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with Broadway stars, and “theatrical traditions with a high-energy rock concert?” The VSO’s powerful and fresh Broadway Rocks!. Playing at The Orpheum for two nights only, May 6 and 7, this concert will celebrate contemporary musical theatre’s continuing evolution, from 1981’s Dreamgirls through to ... Read More »