Category Archives: Theatre

Reviews of and musings on theatre performances from action-packed movies to the Bard on the Beach to the most beautiful operas.

Bard on the Beach 2016

Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival begins its 27th season in Vanier Park on June 3, with an exciting lineup of plays, concerts and special events. All tickets for Bard on the Beach went on sale April 6 for … Continue reading

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La Bohème at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

If you’ve been interested in the opera but don’t know where to the start, the Burnaby Lyric Opera and Shadbolt Centre for the Arts have the production for you – La Bohème, by Giacomo Puccini. La Bohème is a beloved … Continue reading

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“Til Death” and “No Tweed Too Tight: Another Grant Canyon Mystery”

On at the Evergreen Cultural Centre is the double bill of “Till Death” – The tale of Six Queens.  Six Love stories.  Six Deaths.  One Actress! It all starts in the afterlife, in a bizarre waiting room of sorts. One by … Continue reading

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The Contenders at The Evergreen Cultural Centre

Don’t ever count them out. The Contenders are rolling back into the Tri-Cities for a new concert of their classic hits. Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard, Canadian folk music legends from the West Coast, will play at Evergreen Cultural Centre on … Continue reading

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Disney On Ice – Frozen

This morning, along with my wife and two daughters, I attended a Disney on Ice performance of Frozen. And you know, even though I have seen the movie version of Frozen 193 times and listened to “Let It Go” more times … Continue reading

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Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project at the ECC

On November 19th at 8pm Jayme Stone will bring to the Evergreen Cultural Centre a “collaboratory” of some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music The performance will focus on songs … Continue reading

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Bard On The Beach 2016 Schedule

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced a 2016 season that will showcase the genius and popular appeal of the great English playwright, in a year of world-wide celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The 27th Bard … Continue reading

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Norman Foote: The Howl A Family Halloween Special

The prettiest little performance space in the Tri-Cities, the Evergreen Cultural Centre, presents Norman Foote: The Howl with the Very Scary Big Voice Orchestra. https://youtu.be/m4Qk6VoD7So Angels sing along with ghosts, zombies and ghouls! Music, costumes and Halloween all come together … Continue reading

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Gateway Theatre Festival’s – Cook Your Life

Following last year’s ground-breaking inaugural year, Gateway Theatre is thrilled to bring back the Gateway Theatre Pacific Festival, showcasing in Richmond BC the best contemporary theatre Hong Kong has to offer. One of the theatre events in the Gateway Theatre Pacific Festival that … Continue reading

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Inside Out: Pixar Is Back In Fine Form!

What better place to be on a sweltering hot summer evening than a movie theatre. Our Movie Dude Toth made the right choice and spent an evening in the theatre watching Inside Out; here are his thoughts on Pixar’s latest … Continue reading

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