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Vancouver Opera Festival hits the high notes in “The Marriage of Figaro.”

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Vancouver Opera’s first Opera Festival has achieved a pinnacle of excellence in this exemplary production of one of the most popular, most frequently performed of all operas. Using the smaller Vancouver Playhouse Theatre was a masterful decision. It gives the … Continue reading

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RCMT Sparkles and Shines in Anything Goes

Classic Cole Porter has a wonderful revival in Royal City Musical Theatre’s effervescent production of “Anything Goes.”  This 1934 musical, revamped in 1987, features hit upon hit, like “I Get A Kick Out Of You,” “You’re The Top,” “Easy To … Continue reading

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Arts Club “Angels in America” Soars

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Tony Kushner’s award-winning play delineating the Aids crisis in the 1980s and 1990’s is one of the most important and poignant plays of the 20th century. It is a monument to both the playwright and the amazing talent behind this … Continue reading

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Western Gold Theatre’s “Twelfth Night” sparkles with fun

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It’s wonderful to see actors in their senior years (some not so senior) still on top of their game. Western Gold’s reading of Shakespeare’s delightful comedy of sibling mix-ups, and romantic hilarity is a joy to watch. Anna Hagan, Artistic … Continue reading

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The Cultch: Elbow Room Cafe: The Musical serves up sass and sunshine

If you’ve ever been to The Elbow Room, you simply MUST see this show.  If you’ve never been, you owe it to yourself to discover the fun, sassiness, sarcasm and ribald remarks this most Vancouver of eateries has served up … Continue reading

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