Livestock Building, Hastings Park until September 30, 2017
How could we not know about 8,000 Canadians of Japanese heritage housed like cattle in the Livestock Building in Hastings Park prior to being shipped off to various internment and labour camps across the country in 1942?

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At Performing Arts Lodge (PAL) until September 29, 2017
It doesn’t happen very often to me in the theatre but I had a couple of adrenalin rushes during Posh, written by British playwright Laura Wade in 2010.

The Cast of Posh. Credit: Allyson Fournier

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Angels in America: Perestroika

At The Stanley until October 8, 2017
Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, subtitled A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, is a sprawling, epic, two-part play that is both reverent and irreverent, brutal and tender, serious and sardonic.

Lois Anderson, Damien Atkins and Stephen Jackman-Torkoff in Angels in America: Part Two: Perestroika. Credit: David Cooper

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The Christians

At Pacific Theatre until October 7, 2017
I know where I stand: if there were a Heaven and if I were Saint Peter at the Pearly Gates, I would not deny Mahatma Gandhi (nor my old dog Cody) admission because neither of them was a Christian.

Ron Reed as Pastor Paul in The Christians. Credit: Emily Cooper

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