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Q+A: Playwright Pamela Mala Sinha talks “Happy Place”

Playwright and actor, Pamela Mala Sinha, spoke with Artslandia recently about her newest play, Happy Place. Sinha talks about the origins of the play, her creative process, and sharing her play with Vancouver audiences for the first time. Can you tell us about the origins of the Happy Place and the creative process of writing it? What was it like for you? The impetus ... Read More »

Grease is the word: Q+A with The Lawyer Show’s Roger Watts, aka Danny Zuko

It’s 1959, and Rydell High School’s senior class is in rare form. The too-cool-for-school “Burger Palace Boys” are stealing hub-caps and acting tough and their gum-snapping, chain-smoking “Pink Ladies” are looking hot in bobby sox and pedal pushers. The 1950s high school dream is about to explode in this rollicking musical that is both an homage to the idealism of ... 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 »

#ArtslandiaTheatre – The Best Laid Plans: a Musical

The Best Laid Plans: a Musical brings satire and Canadian politics to the forefront, all in singsong form. The show, based on Terry Ellis’ award winning novel of the same name, follows political strategist Daniel, hellbent on ruining his own career by convincing an irascible Scotsman with nothing to lose to run in an election he has no chance of ... Read More »