The City and The City


At the Russian Hall until February 5, 2017

Posted January 31, 2017

When two of Vancouver’s most experimental theatre companies – Upintheair theatre and The Only Animal – collaborate, you can expect the results to be ‘out there’.

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As I Lay Dying


At Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre until February 12, 2017

Posted January 28, 2017

I don’t remember ever thinking William Faulkner spun good yarns.

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Sunday in the Park with George


At Jericho Arts Centre until February 12, 2017


Posted January 22, 2017

After seeing the off-Broadway premiere of Sunday in the Park with George in July 1983, composer Leonard Bernstein sent a note to Stephen Sondheim calling the show “brilliant, deeply conceived, canny, magisterial.

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By Heart


By Heart: PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

At Performance Works

January 20 and 21

Posted  January 20, 2017

Portuguese playwright and actor Tiago Rodrigues evokes disparate writers – Shakespeare, George Steiner, Ray Bradbury, Joseph Brodsky, Boris Pasternak and others – while teaching Shakespeare’s Sonnet 30 to ten volunteers.

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The Fighting Season


At The Cultch until January 21, 2017


Posted January 13, 2017

There’s no good season for war; broken bodies, broken hearts and broken minds are shipped back to their loved ones in spring, summer, fall and winter.

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