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Vancouver International Film Festival – Queer Interest Films

Posted on September 26, 2017 at 11:39 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

The 36th Vancouver International Film Festival runs September 28th to October 13th Here are the films that have a specific queer Interest. VIFF 2017: LGBT FILMSFILM SYNOPSES:   2 COOL 2 BE 4GOTTENPetersen Vargas (Philippines, 2016, 95 min)Trailer/Clip: Fri Sep 29, 6:00 pm, International Village 8Mon Oct 9, 4:15 pm, International Village 9 It’s […]

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13: the Musical – Coming Soon – Vancouver

Posted on September 25, 2017 at 8:20 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

13: The Musical by Bring On Tomorrow CompanySeptember 28th to October 8th An unusual phenomenon in Vancouver is sometimes we get two different versions of the same show. In the next three months we will have two different productions of Cabaret and just a short time ago there was a production of 13: The Musical.  […]

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The Pillowman – Coming Soon – Vancouver

Posted on at 7:12 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

The Pillowman by Reality Curve TheatreRuns September 27th to October 6thThe Pillowman is a 2003 play by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh and is his first non-Irish play. It tells the tale of Katurian, a fiction writer living in a police state, who is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of bizarre […]

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Angels in America: Part Two – Perestroika – Vancouver

Posted on September 24, 2017 at 4:33 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Angels In America by Arts Club Theatre Until October 8th A grand and moving theatrical experience! Angels in America: Perestroika is the second part of Tony Kushner’s epic self labeled ‘fantasia’ exploring the worlds of the AIDS crisis in the mid-eighties plus religion, racism and redemption. Angels, ghosts and hallucinations collide with a large cast […]

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Sound of Music – Vancouver

Posted on September 16, 2017 at 9:09 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Sound of Music by Broadway Across Canada Until September 17th A soaring and powerful production of a classic musical! Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s Sound of Music debuted in 1959 with a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse and it was an instant hit spawning a movie version starring Julie Andrews. Adapted from the […]

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A Chorus Line – Vancouver

Posted on August 26, 2017 at 2:08 pm by David Jones — 3 Comments

A Chorus Line by Fighting Chance Productions Until September 2nd Deceptively hard show proves too challenging as a season finale. Gosh, I love Fighting Chance Productions and I recently raved about how much they had grown over the years and how great their last production (Parade) was. But one of the problems always with this […]

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13 the Musical – Vancouver

Posted on August 10, 2017 at 1:25 am by David Jones — 1 Comment

13 the Musical by Eternal Theatre Collective Until August 12th 13 the Musical crackles with energy and is utterly charming. A musical about turning 13 doesn’t lend itself to riveting story telling. One assumes songs about acne and getting grounded. Surprisingly though although it took awhile to get cooking by the end I was completely […]

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Bard on the Beach – Smaller Tent – Vancouver

Posted on July 30, 2017 at 3:16 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Bard on the Beach – The Smaller Tent So once again I ventured to Vancouver’s Shakespeare Festival known as Bard On the Beach. For four months the city and its guests get cultured in tents in a park by the beach. Some people find The Bard intimidating so this year I am tackling my opinions […]

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Phantom Of The Opera – Vancouver

Posted on July 18, 2017 at 10:24 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

The Phantom of The Opera by Broadway Across Canada Until July 23rd Epic new staging matches the overly dramatic score in the best possible way, Phantom of The Opera is one of the most popular musicals in the world. There are some who considered it over-wrought and simplistic but there is no denying its impact […]

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The Drowsy Chaperone – Vancouver

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 6:22 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

The Drowsy Chaperone by Theatre Under The Stars Until August 19th Incredibly tight, ridiculously hilarious and a surprisingly touching show. What delightful script and how wonderfully unusual were it’s beginnings. First created by Don McKellar, Greg Morrison and Lisa Lambert as wedding gift for their friend Bob Martin. These talented friends realized that their passion […]

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