2012 in Review: Shows I Saw

For the last four years I’ve been keeping track of what I see, and each year the number has been growing. This year I saw a staggering 174 different productions (some of them more than once) spanning the performance art disciplines in 10 cities and five countries. I saw a…

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2011 in Review: Shows I Saw

Last year when I wrote about all the shows I had seen, I set forth a two part goal.  I wanted to achieve balance in my hobbies and I wanted to end the year with no regrets in regards to my theatre viewing. Now here we are at the end…

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Make it Magic

Do you remember your first theatre experience? I don’t. I am told I was approximately five years old when my parents took me to see a stage version of The Christmas Mouse at a local high school. I know I liked it a lot, because I named my pet gerbil…

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2009 In Review: Shows I Saw

One of my New Year’s resolutions last year was to start seeing more theatre.  I had decided that if I was really passionate about this, I probably needed to see more than 2 shows a month.  I settled on 3 per month, figuring that to be a fairly easy place…

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The October To-See List

It’s officially fall. The leaves on the tree beside my balcony are turning yellow and the theatre season has kicked into high gear.  As I began going through the lists of what is playing in Vancouver this month I was overwhelmed by the sheer amount happening.   It seems to…

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