The holiday season is jam-packed full of Christmas fables and spirited plays…and The Sound of Music. Not your typical fa la la la la production, but a classic nonetheless.
A new opera season's second production was the famous classic tragedy of Romeo and Juliette. Original play by Shakespeare, this opera version is by a 19th century French composer Charles Grounod, best known for his Ave Maria and opera Faust.
Grounod's Romeo and Juliette has a special place in the hearts of music lovers.
The Thirteenth Chair is a whodunit murder mystery. Written by American playwright Bayard Veiller in 1916, it marveled audiences on Broadway and hit the big screen in 1919, 1929 and again in 1937. Today, it is being repackaged by director Sarah Rodgers.
99 stars of David walk into a bar. The bartender says sorry, we don’t serve stars of David here. What jew talking about!? – Jeff Gladstone, Vancouver TheatreSports League improviser
Thank God for Google calendar. Tonight is the opening night of the improvised holiday comedy sketch show Off-White Christmas. Totally slipped my mind. With so many invites, dinners, get-togethers…’tis the season to be forgetful. After a day like today though, a little comedy will do me good.
What is this strange name? What does it mean? What is Penelopiad?
The cast are all from Canada, but they still rock the show like the original Broadway cast.
The West Side Story Broadway musical landed its first premier in Vancouver Opera on last Saturday (October 22nd, 2011). The cast are all from Canada, but they still rock the show like the original Broadway cast. The musical combined dancing and on-stage fighting into intense choreography while the operatic scale composition was still perfectly delivered.
CJSF volunteer Jay Peachy attended Push Festival's White Cabin, a multi media work full of fury, complexity and mystery. Jay was able to find a satisfying narrative through White Cabin's narrative puzzle, this is what he had to say....
To start things off I’m not much of an experienced performance art’s fan. However as a friend once referenced to a Stanley Kubrick quote; "I don't know what I want, but I know what I don't want.”
CJSF volunteer Nick Pannu reviews the western preview of Project 2012 presented by the Tipper Restaurant, this is what he says....
The Western Premiere of PROJECT 2012 was presented by the project series at Tipper Restaurant on 2066 Kingsway (&Victoria). Performances are scheduled from Thursday, Jan 28th until Saturday, February 6th
CJSF volunteer Jessica Bruhn reviews the gothic landscape of Edgar Allan Poe's life in Nevermore. The play depicts Poe's psychology fused with his lingering myths is a haunting and dark comedy that will resonate with each of our tell-a-tale hearts
CJSF volunteer Lise Monique unfolds the mystery, drama and crime of Goggles showing at the newly renovated CULTCH. Her voyage through the one-woman act of Tara Cheyenne's performance lead her to experience this bone-chilling black comedy that intertwines theatre and dance, here is what she had to say about it...
On Thursday November 18th, performance artist Tara Cheyenne worked her way through a one-woman show, Goggles, at Vancouver’s new and improved CULTCH centre.