Tag: opera

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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 classic and one of the brightest stars in Giacomo Puccini’s repertoire. This musical masterpiece is […]

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DragonDiva Operatic Theatre Returning to the Evergreen

As you may remember, a couple of weeks ago I attended the Carli and Julie Kennedy concert at the Evergreen Cultural Centre. We have also attended other performances such as Driving Miss Daisy and Boeing, Boeing at the Evergreen. We love the Evergreen Cultural Centre because it brings “big city-like” performances out of the city […]

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Candide at the Evergreen Cultural Centre

Seeing as I sailed out of the port of Vancouver on a tramp steamer on Friday, August 23rd, I was unable to attend the Evergreen Cultural Centre’s performance of Candide. In my place, Rae Ross, art and theatre aficionado, attended. The following are her thoughts and observations of Candide, the operetta.  I must begin my […]

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Candide to be Presented at Evergreen Cultural Centre

Candide was first published in France in 1759 to great acclaim and scandal. The novel tells the story of Candide, a naïve optimist who believes that the world he lives in is the “best possible world”. When Candide falls in love with Cunegonde, the daughter of a baron, he is banished and embarks on an epic […]

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Rent the Musical at the Evergreen Cultural Centre

Last night I attended my first ever performance of the musical Rent. The performance I saw was at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam. I have to begin by saying that this was not a Broadway level of performance, nor was I expecting it to be. However, it was an incredible community theatre performance that […]