Theatre

A shot from “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune”. Photo sourced from Blue Bridge's Facebook page.

Blue Bridge goes live with intimate production of “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune”

How does one express love for another? In Blue Bridge theatre's latest production, the main character expresses his love by calling a radio station and requesting one of the most…
Being Here

The Belfry Theatre’s Being Here powerfully portrayed refugee experiences in Canada

The new initiative, Belfry on Film, brought these stories and more to a virtual format due to COVID-19 restrictions In response to the pandemic, the Belfry Theatre launched Belfry on…
christmas carol bluebridge

Blue Bridge brings a warm and uncomplicated retelling of A Christmas Carol to your sitting room

Blue Bridge Repertory returns to the stage with a live-streamed performance of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, starring Stratford-veteran Sanjay Talwar. The performance was a paean to togetherness in a…
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Coffeehouse Theatre Festival shows the benefits of online festivals

In the wake of COVID-19, the arts have had to adapt and adapt quickly in order to still create and profit from their art. With cancelled shows and tours, many…

Improv Festival 2020 brings artists together from around the world

Improv Festival (IF) 2020 was a 24-hour online festival, on August 7 and 8. It featured 100+ original, improvised performances by over 150 artists from around the world. The festival…
phoenix theatre

As BIPOC theatre alumni attempt to change their department, Rahat Saini reflects on her racialized experiences at the Phoenix Theatre

One of the scheduled shows for the Phoenix Theatre's 2018 season was set to be Beth Henley’s 1979 drama, Crimes of the Heart. Some students did not want to audition…

One-man Star Wars performance and UNO Fest show how artists are adapting and supporting the community

Like many things these days, the arts have had to adjust to a post-COVID-19 world. At the time of writing, B.C. is still restricting gatherings of over 50 people. Theatres…

I and You shows teenage innocence and a sincere reflection on death

How do you begin to come to terms with death? Do you live with it, or ignore it until it can’t be ignored anymore? I and You, playing at Langham…

Comic Potential showcases striking set design and effective changes in tone

Showing at the Phoenix Theatre until Feb. 22, Comic Potential is a polished, romantic, sci-fi comedy. The performance features both comedic and dramatic moments as well as striking set design.

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