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Hand To God – Vancouver

Posted on June 3, 2017 at 9:53 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Hand Of God by Arts Club Theatre Until June 25th Fearlessly funny and shockingly kind of sweet. I did not know a lot going into this new comedy except what I read on the press release. It was such a wild and unexpected ride I don’t want to give anything away. In a church basement […]

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Outside Mullingar – Vancouver

Posted on May 20, 2017 at 11:26 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

Outside Mulligar by Pacific Theatre Until June 10th Quirky and sweet Irish Rom-Com with dark undercurrent and a brilliant leading man. John Patrick Shanley knows how to craft idiosyncratic dialouge. The Pulitzer Prize winning playwright has written over 25 plays (Four Dogs and a Bone, Doubt, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea) and he is […]

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Million Dollar Quartet – Vancouver

Posted on May 19, 2017 at 1:06 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Million Dollar Quartet at The Arts Club Until July 9th Four rock legends, one unbelievable jam session. Playwrights Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux took a real life event and dramatized and reimagined into a hit summer musical. On December 4, 1956, Sam Phillips, the owner of Sun Records and man who helped create the early […]

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Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish – Vancouver

Posted on May 17, 2017 at 12:00 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish – Axis TheatreUntil July 2nd Axis Theatre is cooking up something new for young audiences this summer. Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish will feature Indigenous Gods, food and masks in a delicious and savoury theatrical treat. I asked Artistic Director Chris McGregor about the show.  Give me a quick summary of the […]

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OUTtvGo Presents Aja LIVE and Toronto Drag Ball!

Posted on May 2, 2017 at 4:42 pm by Katherine Gillard — Make a Comment

OUTtvGo Presents Aja LIVE! OUTtvGo and TFD Presents are bringing you even more drag fantasy this May 19th – 21st with the AJA LIVE mini tour! Featuring fan favourite Aja of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 fame, she’s carrying, henny – don’t miss out on what will be the true gaggarini of 2017! Already a subscriber […]

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Four Dogs and a Bone – Vancouver

Posted on April 30, 2017 at 9:37 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

I talked to the cast about this brutally funny comedy about the film industry by John Patrick Shanley. Why this play? Santiago Schumann: I was already familiarized with this play from acting coachings and I personally liked all the characters and the writing style, so when the role of Victor was offered to me, I […]

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Parade – Vancouver

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 12:31 pm by David Jones — Make a Comment

Parade – by Fighting Chance ProductionsUntil April 29th I can’t get this show out of my head for two reasons. 1) It is a powerful story and score remarkably presented and 2) I am so blown away by the company and the leading man and how much both and have grown in the past five […]

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Wyvern Book 1: The Coin –

Posted on April 18, 2017 at 12:17 pm by David Jones — 1 Comment

Wyvern Book 1: The Coin Surprising and highly entertaining fantasy story. I was asked to read a kids fantasy novel and before I could decline (since book reviews were not my forte) they added, “It’s about transgender 12 year old and a dragon.” More then a little intrigued I picked up and started reading. It […]

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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella – Vancouver

Posted on April 15, 2017 at 11:13 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

Cinderella – Broadway Across Canada Until April 16th Sheer delight – this is a polished and sparkling production. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella was created as a television special for Julie Andrews back in 1957. It was a huge hit with over 100 million viewers. It was re-done in 1964 with Leslie Ann Warren and then […]

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Anything Goes – Vancouver

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 12:15 am by David Jones — Make a Comment

Anything Goes – Royal City Musical TheatreUntil April 23rd Dazzling production, bursting with talent and fluffy, fun empty calories. Anything Goes with music and lyrics by Cole Porter was written by P.G. Wodehouse and Guy Bolton in 1934 and then re-written by Howard Lindsay and Russell Crouse. Then in 1987 it was re-written again with […]

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