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 […]

Electrifying performances in Vancouver at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA My boyfriend and I attended THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre last Friday evening. I’d never seen the musical live, having been unable to attend while in NYC (though I did get to see Wicked on Broadway) so I was very excited for the opportunity to […]

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 […]

Kinky Boots: A musical and comedic tale of acceptance

Kinky Boots kicked off Tuesday night at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and we thoroughly enjoyed it! The opening shows a young Simon and young Charlie, both disappointments to their fathers. Simon is a high-heel wearing boy, and Charlie, a child longing for more than just the shoe shop life his dad lives. Flash forward to today and […]

James and Jamesy In The Dark – In Review

James and Jamesy In The Dark was a show in which two characters discover that they are actually not the only ones in existence, and together they look for the “next stage” while they question who and why they are. The show was mostly lit by the unique headpieces worn by the two performers. Alastair […]

How To Personalize Your Child’s Room With Wall Art

We have been living in our new house for over a year now and there is one room in the house that we haven’t completely made our own yet, our little boys’ room. These two have always shared a room and will for many more years to come. On one side of the room, you […]

The Book Of Mormon – In Review

I’m not ashamed for toe tapping in my seat when the African tribe sang and danced to their version of the song “Don’t Worry Be Happy” while they did a dance that included giving God ‘the bird”! I warn you now that for a religious-themed show, there’s a lot of foul language and it covers […]

How I Rid My Bathroom Of The Little Boy Smell

“Lift up the toilet seat!” As a mother to 3 young boys, this is something that you will hear come out of my mouth several times per day.  In our house, my struggle to have a fresh smelling bathroom is an ongoing battle. Little boys are the wildest of all animals and just can’t seem […]

My Little Pony – Friendship is Magic: Friends Across Equestria on DVD

I have been a huge fan of my Little Pony since I was a young girl, being a mother of 3 boys I never thought that I would be able to share my love with my children. But alas I was wrong, my middle son is a huge fan of My Little Pony and was […]