Alyson Eng

Alyson Eng Alyson Eng is a current General and Cardiac Diagnostic Medical Sonography student and graduate from the University of British Columbia. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in the Biological Sciences. Along with her love for science, the arts have also been a passion for her as she has an Associate Diploma (A.R.C.T.) in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music. In her spare time, you can find Alyson keeping up with the latest Broadway shows, exploring pop culture, jamming out to songs from her favourite musicals, and writing articles for BroadwayWorld.com!



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BWW Review: RENT: THE 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Will Make You Feel Seasons Of Love!BWW Review: RENT: THE 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Will Make You Feel Seasons Of Love!
Posted: Sep. 20, 2019


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BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Brings Iconic Songs and An Inspirational Story To Vancouver!BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Brings Iconic Songs and An Inspirational Story To Vancouver!
Posted: Nov. 17, 2018


BWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Splashes into the Massey Theatre with its Toe Tapping TunesBWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Splashes into the Massey Theatre with its Toe Tapping Tunes
Posted: Apr. 15, 2019


BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Brings Big Hits and Wild Hair to the Metro Theatre!BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Brings Big Hits and Wild Hair to the Metro Theatre!
Posted: Jul. 1, 2019


BWW Review: ARTS CLUB'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Is Simply Magical!BWW Review: ARTS CLUB'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Is Simply Magical!
Posted: Dec. 21, 2018


BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS Sparks Magic in Vancouver!BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS Sparks Magic in Vancouver!
Posted: Jan. 17, 2019


BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Sets the Bar High for Vancouver's Summer MusicalsBWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Sets the Bar High for Vancouver's Summer Musicals
Posted: May. 28, 2019


BWW Review: RENT: THE 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR Will Make You Feel Seasons Of Love!
September 20, 2019

The hit Broadway musical: RENT opened up Broadway Across Canada's 2019-20 season with it's 20th Anniversary Tour at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on September 17th. Highlighting the story of struggling artists living in the East Village of New York City, we explore their struggles with life, love, and HIV/AIDS. RENT: The 20th Anniversary Tour plays at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver till Sunday September 22nd!

BWW Feature: Most Anticipated Shows for Vancouver Theatre This Fall
September 4, 2019

As the summer of 2019 comes to a close, Vancouver Theatre opens up with a variety of theatre productions this fall. Whether it's a fun night out with your family, an exciting date night, or just a break from work/school you're looking for, theatre is always a great option for a great time. The following list is the top 5 upcoming shows that I am looking forward to in Vancouver!

BWW Review: Disney's NEWSIES is the High-Flying Hit of the Summer!
July 24, 2019

a?oeNow is the time to seize the day. Stare down the odds and seize the day. Minute by minute, that's how you win it. We will find a way, but let us seize the day.a?? Filled with exciting songs, outstanding choreography, and superb acting, Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presented one of my favorite musicals of all time: NEWSIES, in Vancouver this month. Disney's NEWSIES is currently playing at the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park until August 17th.

BWW Review: Gimme, Gimme, Gimme More of Theatre Under The Stars' Production of MAMMA MIA!
July 17, 2019

Imagine this: you are sitting underneath the beautiful Vancouver sky on a warm summer night. Surrounding you is a warm and inviting venue filled with people of all ages who are beaming with the excitement for the spectacle that is about to take the stage. Looking ahead to the set, you see a small Greek island where a hotel owned by Donna Sheridan stands. Vines envelop the white walls of the hotel that include faded wooden doors at the entrances and exits. You stare at the set in awe as the orchestra starts to play and the musical: MAMMA MIA begins.

BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Brings Big Hits and Wild Hair to the Metro Theatre!
July 1, 2019

Anyone who loves rock & roll, rad costumes, energetic dancing, and uplifting humor would be a fool not to make their way to the Metro Theatre in Vancouver for Renegade Arts Company's production of ROCK OF AGES. Highlighting classic rock songs from the 80s from artists such as Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Whitesnake, and Journey, this jukebox musical brought out my inner rock star!

BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Sets the Bar High for Vancouver's Summer Musicals
May 28, 2019

Growing up, Matilda was both a book and movie that was well-loved in many households. The peculiarity of the Wormwood household, the magic of Matilda's powers, and the bone-shaking wrath of Miss Trunchbull was felt by readers and audiences near and far. This month, Arts Club brought Roald Dahl's classic tale to life with its production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL. Playing at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in Vancouver from May 16th to July 14th, Arts Club does not disappoint with this truly remarkable show.

BWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Splashes into the Massey Theatre with its Toe Tapping Tunes
April 15, 2019

Extravagant tap dancing numbers, incredible singing, and breathtaking set pieces were a few things that I got to witness at the Massey Theatre on Saturday night. The Royal City Musical Theatre's production of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN performed another round of shows this weekend at the Massey Theatre in New Westminster, B.C. Playing from April 4-20, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN tells the story of film stars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont with the rise of 'talking pictures' in Hollywood. Filled with romance, drama, and comedy, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN takes us back in time to experience what the the movie industry was like in the late 1920s.

BWW Review: CIRCLE GAME Brings Joni Mitchell's Music to Life!
March 11, 2019

After touring North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Mission, and Surrey, Arts Club's touring show CIRCLE GAME made its stop in Coquitlam last week. Playing in Coquitlam at the Evergreen Cultural Centre from March 6th to 9th, CIRCLE GAME is a "reimagining of the music of Joni Mitchell" featuring many of her hit songs such as "Both Sides Now," "A Case of You," and "Big Yellow Taxi." With many more stops to go on their tour around British Columbia, the magic of Joni Mitchell's music will reach audiences near and far.

BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS Sparks Magic in Vancouver!
January 17, 2019

Widened eyes, dropped jaws, and huge smiles filled the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver this Tuesday during the opening night of THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY presented by Broadway Across Canada.

BWW Review: ARTS CLUB'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Is Simply Magical!
December 21, 2018

Filled with marvelous dance numbers, exquisite costumes, and crowd-favorite songs, Arts Club's production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST was one of the best show's I've seen this year. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is currently playing at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre in Vancouver until January 6th, 2019 and is definitely a must see during this holiday season!

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Brings Iconic Songs and An Inspirational Story To Vancouver!
November 17, 2018

On November 13th, BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL delighted audiences with Carole King's inspiring story during its opening night at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver. Bursting at the seams with many classic tunes from the past, the show was a powerful and emotional musical experience.

BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Rings Vancouver's Doorbell To Say 'HELLO!'
September 30, 2018

Invigorating music, impressive choreography, and unexpected hilarious humour are a few things that THE BOOK OF MORMON brought to its tour stop in Vancouver with Broadway Across Canada. With its original opening number, 'Hello', audiences were greeted with enthusiastically wide grins and high-energy singing during Wednesday night's performance at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on September 26th. Whether it was your first time seeing the show or your fourth, it was guaranteed you left the show feeling satisfied and pleasantly surprised at the same time!

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Serves An Unforgettable Dynamic Performance!
September 15, 2018

On Wednesday September 12th, Arts Club's production of the play: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME had its opening night at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre in Vancouver. This 2015 Tony Award winning play (Best Play) is based on the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon with the stage adaptation by Simon Stephens. Being the first show of their 2018-19 season, Arts Club did not disappoint with this impeccable show featuring an incredibly talented cast and compelling storyline.

BWW REVIEW: Fabulist Theatre's OUR TIME: AN EMPOWERMENT CABARET Shines Bright
August 19, 2018

What do you get when you combine many talented women with phenomenal voices with inspiring stories and songs from many beloved Broadway musicals? You get a truly amazing show, which is exactly what Fabulist Theatre presented with OUR TIME: AN EMPOWERMENT CABARET. Performed at the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House in Vancouver, I did not know what to expect from this show as it was unlike anything I have attended in the past. Overall, I was pleasantly surprised with the show and enjoyed every single minute of it. With a very minimalist stage setup in the venue paired with a changing coloured lighting display, the voices and stories of the performers were able to stand out in this compelling production.

BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT is a Unique Shakespearean Experience!
August 13, 2018

In their highly successful 29th season, Bard on the Beach is breaking records this year with the production of Shakespeare's play: AS YOU LIKE IT. As one of Canada's largest non-profit Shakespeare festivals, attending a Bard on the Beach play is something that all Vancouverites need to experience at least once in their lifetime!

BWW Review: LES MISERABLES Deserves 24601 Rounds of Applause
July 13, 2018

There are very few musicals that leave you experiencing a whirlwind of emotions and are supplemented by truly remarkable music. LES MISERABLES is the perfect combination of both and is definitely a must-see for all theatre-goers. On July 10th the touring production of LES MISERABLES presented by Broadway Across Canada had its first performance in Vancouver at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre and will continue until Sunday July 15th. Highlighting the story of Jean Valjean (Prisoner #24601) in 19th century France, we follow him throughout his life after he is released on parole and strives for a better future. With its action, romance, humor, and drama the touring production of LES MISERABLES is one that appeals to a wide audience leaving each person completely in awe.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! Brings A Refreshing New Look To A Classic Musical
May 20, 2018

With its well-known songs such as 'Honey Honey' and 'Dancing Queen,' the beloved story of Sophie Sheridan, her mother Donna, and Sophie's 3 possible fathers: Sam, Harry, and Bill brought many laughs and warmed the hearts of audience members during Mamma Mia's opening night at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in Vancouver. The hit musical featuring the songs of ABBA will continue its run until August 12th. As many are familiar with the movie adaptation of the musical from 2008 starring Amanda Seyfried and Meryl Streep and are excited for the movie's sequel, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, this stage production of Mamma Mia from the Vancouver Arts Club couldn't have come at a better time.

BWW Preview: STARS ON ICE brings together Canada's Finest Figure Skaters Fresh from the Winter Olympic Games
April 24, 2018

Straight from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, many medal-winning figure skaters that competed in Pyeongchang will be teaming up with some Canadian greats to form an extraordinary cast that will perform across Canada in the STARS ON ICE tour. Beginning in 1991, the Canadian tour once featured skating legends Kurt Browning and Brian Orser, and has continued ever since with many beloved people from the figure skating world over the years.

BWW Review: MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL Is An Uplifting Blast From The Past!
February 8, 2018

The minute the curtain was raised and a familiar tune of the Four Tops reached my ears, I knew that both the audience and I were going to be dancing in our seats all night. Throughout the evening, the audience was serenaded with many hits such as the sweet sound of The Temptations singing 'My Girl' and the classic song 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours' by the incredible Stevie Wonder. There was not one moment in the show that I did not absolutely adore.