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Stranger To Hard Work – Cathy Jones – Vancouver

Posted on September 29, 2016 at 12:52 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

  Read about the new Cathy Jones one woman show Stranger To Hard Work as well as a video interview with some of the cast members of the new play Comfort Cottages about the differences between theatre and film acting. Cathy Jones – Stranger to Hard Work – Firehall Arts Centre Until October 8th Fans […]

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The Book of Mormon – Vancouver

Posted on August 26, 2016 at 10:29 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

    It’s back and it’s still funny and clever as hell. The Book Of Mormon by Broadway Across Canada Until September 4th The road company is making another stop in Vancouver and although it is a brand new cast it is still the same great show. It’s vulgar, smug, shocking and one of the […]

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The Book of Mormon – Vancouver

Posted on at 10:29 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

    It’s back and it’s still funny and clever as hell. The Book Of Mormon by Broadway Across Canada Until September 4th The road company is making another stop in Vancouver and although it is a brand new cast it is still the same great show. It’s vulgar, smug, shocking and one of the […]

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The Fakespeare Festival – Vancouver

Posted on August 7, 2016 at 11:32 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

The Fakespeare Festival by Awkward Stage Productions Until August 28th Fresh and playful productions make for a joyous (if a little unpolished) night out. Awkward Stage Productions create showcases for young talent that are pre-professional or emerging. Some are recent acting school graduates and some still are in high school, some have dabbled in professional […]

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American Idiot – Vancouver

Posted on August 4, 2016 at 7:11 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

American Idiot by Fighting Chance Productions Until August 27th In repertory with Heather The Musical The passionate actors and the intoxicating choreography are as thrilling as a roller coaster ride. Green Day is a popular punk band and like many bands they created a concept album, a mini punk opera musical about disaffected youth wanting […]

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Othello – Vancouver

Posted on July 31, 2016 at 11:17 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Othello by Bard on the Beach Until September 17th If you have never seen Othello before now here is your chance. I have to admit Othello is one of my least favourite Shakespearean plays. Unlike Romeo & Juliet or MacBeth where there are multiple characters and some twists of fate that changes the course of […]

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West Side Story – Vancouver

Posted on July 23, 2016 at 10:57 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

West Side Story by Theatre Under The Stars Until August 20th The craftsmanship and power of the musical still resonates, as do some of the performers. West Side Story is an often produced retelling of the Rome & Juliet story set in New York City set in the mid 1950’s. There are two gangs of […]

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Beauty and the Beast – Vancouver

Posted on July 21, 2016 at 7:41 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Beauty and the Beast by Theatre Under The Stars Until August 20th A delightful and animated production that charms. I have to admit when I saw what two shows Theatre Under The Stars was producing this year I did not clap my hands in joy. Both Beauty and Beast and West Side Story (running in […]

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Pericles – Vancouver

Posted on July 15, 2016 at 6:55 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Pericles by Bard On The Beach Until September 18th A fantastic and magical journey about love and destiny. Pericles is one of Shakespeare’s plays that is not often produced. It is assumed he did not write the whole thing and the sprawling journey our protagonist goes on is often challenging to stage and make compelling. […]

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Newsies – Vancouver

Posted on July 7, 2016 at 1:17 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

Newsies by Broadway Across CanadaUntil July 10th Newsies is rousing and impressive accomplishment if a little by rote. Leave it to Disney to take a bomb of a movie (1992 starring Christian Bale) and turn it into a hit Broadway show winning a couple of Tony awards in the process! Based on true events, the […]

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