The Hills are alive in Vancouver when The Sound of Music comes to town this September

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC  is coming to Vancouver September 12 – 17, 2017. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including My Favorite Things, Do-Re-Mi, Climb Ev’ry […]

In Review: This is Our Youth, presented by MTS and Red Gate

This Is Our Youth Reviewed By Roshael Slezash I went to the Revue Stage at Granville Island to attend the opening performance of the play “This Is Our Youth” presented by Midtwenties Theatre Society and Red Gate Arts Society. The play starts pitch black and opens on Dennis (Zack Currie) hanging out in his bachelor […]

TUTS chases blues away with Canadian-made musical The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone In it’s 71st season, Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) presents a very amusing comedy within a musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. The play begins with a lone man (Shawn Macdonald as Man in Chair) in his sombre apartment, rumbling on about being blue. He chases his blues away by listening to a vinyl […]

An evening under the stars watching Mary Poppins at TUTS

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) Mary Poppins: A family friendly outdoor summer event worth seeing I have lived in Vancouver most of my life and too often I take local sites for granted. Sites like Malkin Bowl and the annual Theatre Under the Stars performances. After attending last night’s opening show of Mary Poppins, I […]

An evening with Canadian author Louise Penny

In her latest, gripping book, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny shatters the conventions of the crime novel to explore what Gandhi called ‘the court of conscience.’ Join Penny to hear about the latest installment in her award-winning Gamache Series, her fascinating career – including why she left her CBC post to […]

TUTS Vancouver presents Mary Poppins & The Drowsy Chaperone {+contest}

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) brings the magic of Broadway to Vancouver, British Columbia Running on alternating evenings from July 7 to August 19th, 2017, performances of award winning-musicals Mary Poppins & The wowsey Chaperone bring the magic of Broadway to Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, Vancouver. “Last year was our most successful summer on […]

Summer Theatre Guide for Vancouver, BC

Theatre Events in July Through Saturday, July 8 Problem Child (Pacific Theatre) Pacific Theatre – 1440 W 12th Avenue, Vancouver Dysfunctional parents, R.J. and Denise, go to great lengths to try to get their baby back in this dark comedy by Canadian playwrite George F. Walker. http://pacifictheatre.org Through Saturday, July 8 A Woman Alone (PAL Studio Theatre)  […]

An interactive map of Canada Day events across Canada

Canada Day events across Canada Canada Day is almost here! As in previous years, Canadians from across the country will be getting together to celebrate on July 1st. This year, along with many popular annual events, the Canada 150 Initiative has inspired the creation of many new cultural and community events for people of all […]

Canada Day events in the Fraser Valley (2017)

If you’re looking for Canada Day events in the Fraser Valley Regional District, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up all of the Canada Day 150 events that we could find online. Abbotsford 150th Birthday Canada Day at Abbotsford Exhibition Park (11:00 am – 10:30 pm) The celebration begins with a parade from Ware Street @ […]

In Review: Goh Ballet’s Four Seasons & More

The Four Seasons & More Reviewed by Carlen Escarraga This Saturday and Sunday, June 2nd and 3rd, presents the first artistic collaboration with Goh Ballet Academy and Vancouver Academy of Music; an achievement created by Goh Director, Chan Hon Goh, and VAM Executive Director, Joseph Elworthy. Act One is called ‘Quintessence’ and is based on […]