2012 in Review: Shows That Made My Heart Beat Faster

I cannot write a top five or top ten list when it comes to theatre in a year. How do I decide to include such an arbitrary number!? Instead, here are the shows I saw this year that made my heart beat faster, that moved me to action, that left …

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10 Reasons to go see Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

This is the part where I am telling you what to do. If you are in or near Vancouver, go see Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train at Pacific Theatre. It runs from tonight until April 2nd. You can book your tickets online here. I can wait. Now, maybe you are asking …

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The Pillowman Audience & Critical Responses

The Pillowman opened two weeks ago at the Jericho Arts Center, and the feedback has been great.  This post is being updated daily with new feedback. Here’s just some of what people are saying: THE GOOD: “#JerichoArtsCentre to the cast of Pillowman thank you for a deeply disturbing evening.” – @Urbanpienews on Twitter …

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What the critics are saying: House/Home (Hive3)

Pi Theatre’s House/Home is a terrific mix of movement, music and a short story both sweet and sad. As an audience of about a dozen stands at the foot of a staircase, we don headphones to watch as a husband (Todd Thomson) and wife (Sasa Brown) try to engage in …

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Three to See :: March 2010

The Olympics may have ended last night (or early this morning depending on which party you were at), but the Paralympics are less than two weeks away and the Cultural Olympiad is still out in full force.  Add to that, all the companies that were reluctant to run shows during the Olympics …

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Three to See: February 2010

February 2010 will forever be known as the month the Olympics came to Vancouver.  With that in mind it is no surprise that there are a number of “big” shows in town while many of the smaller companies have gone dark for the month.  But in the midst of the …

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