Photo Flash: CTYP Stages the Canadian Premiere of ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE'S 'WE ARE IN A PLAY!'Photo Flash: CTYP Stages the Canadian Premiere of ELEPHANT AND PIGGIE'S 'WE ARE IN A PLAY!'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Elephant and Piggie's "We Are in a Play!" is a delightful new musical about two best friends and their many adventures; this charming story based on the best-selling book series by award-winning author Mo Willems. Together the friends discover: What happens when two friends want to play with ONE toy? What DO you wear to a fancy party? And will ANYONE say "Banana?" (more...)

15th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart Of The City Festival Arrives This Fall15th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart Of The City Festival Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Announcing the 15th annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival and twelve days of music, stories, songs, poetry, cultural celebrations, films, theatre, dance, spoken word, workshops, discussions, gallery exhibitions, mixed media, art talks, history talks and history walks. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Dark Glass Theatre's RUINED by Lynn NottagePhoto Flash: First Look at Dark Glass Theatre's RUINED by Lynn Nottage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

What is justified when survival is on the line? In a small town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, there is a bar called Mama Nadi's. As a vicious civil war drags on, young women find their way to Mama's, and to safety - of a kind. Nadi both protects and profits off the bodies of women who have become casualties of violence, ensuring survival by catering to both sides of the conflict… but how long can she keep the war outside her walls? (more...)

Photo Flash: Pacific Theatre presents a Dark Glass Theatre production RUINED by Lynn NottagePhoto Flash: Pacific Theatre presents a Dark Glass Theatre production RUINED by Lynn Nottage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

What is justified when survival is on the line?_ In a small town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, there is a bar called Mama Nadi's. As a vicious civil war drags on, young women find their way to Mama's, and to safety of a kind. Nadi both protects and profits off the bodies of women who have become casualties of violence, ensuring survival by catering to both sides of the conflict but how long can she keep the war outside her walls? (more...)

Pacific Theatre Present RUINED by Lynn NottagePacific Theatre Present RUINED by Lynn Nottage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

What is justified when survival is on the line?_ In a small town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, there is a bar called Mama Nadi's. As a vicious civil war drags on, young women find their way to Mama's, and to safety of a kind. Nadi both protects and profits off the bodies of women who have become casualties of violence, ensuring survival by catering to both sides of the conflict but how long can she keep the war outside her walls? (more...)

OH THE HUMANITY Begins Tonight at Vancouver Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

Staircase Theatre presents the re-imagining of their wildly successful 2010 hit, Oh The Humanity (and other good intentions), directed by Brian Cochrane, featuring Maryanne Renzetti, Brad Duffy and Tom Pickett, Stage Managed by Lois Dawson with Lighting and Sound Design by Stephen Bulat. A masterfully witty script, Oh The Humanity (and other good intentions) examines the nature of human misery through a filter of jet black comedy. It is sure to hit you where it hurts - right in the humanity. It runs tonight, September 11th, to the 16th at the Firehall Arts Centre as part of the Vancouver Fringe Festival. (more...)

OH THE HUMANITY Set for Vancouver Fringe Festival, 9/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Staircase Theatre presents the re-imagining of their wildly successful 2010 hit, Oh The Humanity (and other good intentions), directed by Brian Cochrane, featuring Maryanne Renzetti, Brad Duffy and Tom Pickett, Stage Managed by Lois Dawson with Lighting and Sound Design by Stephen Bulat. (more...)

33rd Annual Jessie Awards Set for June 22 in Vancouver
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

The 33rd Annual Jessie Richardson Award Ceremony will be held at the beautiful Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville Street, on Monday, June 22, 2015, doors open at 5:30pm, ceremony at 6:30pm.  (more...)

33rd Annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The nominees for the 33rd Annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were announced at the Jessie Nominations Party held on Tuesday, May 19th at the Vancouver TheatreSports League Improv Centre on Granville Island. (more...)

Pacific Theatre Presents THE WHIPPING MAN, 2/27-3/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

As the war ends, the struggle begins. The Civil War has come to a bloody end. On the eve of Passover, Caleb DeLeon (played by Giovanni Mocibob), a critically wounded Jewish Confederate soldier, returns to his ruined home where two family slaves, wait. The three men are left to sort through the tangled history of slavery, race, and religion in Pacific Theatre's production of The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez. (more...)

Photo Flash: Acting Up Stage's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by Toronto Newsdesk - Jan 27, 2014

Set deep in the heart of the French Antilles, Once On This Island is a love story for all ages. When the dark skinned Ti Moune falls in love with Daniel, a lighter-skinned upper-class man, the gods send her on a journey which tests the power of love against the fear of death. With a joyful Caribbean infused score, dazzling choreography, and stunning theatrical staging, this Olivier award-winning musical will whisk you away on a journey you will not soon forget. (more...)

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND - Good for the Heart
by Jeff Madden - Jan 26, 2014

I left the theatre relaxed, with a smile on my face, and a heart full of joy. More importantly, I left with a renewed sense of the inter-connectedness that we all share, and love's immense value in the world today. And if that doesn't warm your heart than maybe you don't have one. Don't miss this show. It's good for the heart. Once On This Island runs at Toronto's Daniels Spectrum Theatre, 585 Dundas St. East only until February 9, 2014. (more...)

Scoop: RED WIDOW on ABC - Today, April 7, 2013
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2013

Get all the scoop on RED WIDOW, airing on ABC today, April 7, 2013! (more...)

Scoop: RED WIDOW on ABC - Sunday, April 7, 2013
by - Mar 18, 2013

Get all the scoop on RED WIDOW, airing on ABC on Sunday, April 7, 2013! (more...)

ABC Premieres New Drama Series RED WIDOW Tonight
by TV News Desk - Mar 3, 2013

From the screenwriter of the 'Twilight Saga' films and the hit series 'Dexter,' Melissa Rosenberg, comes the gripping and danger-filled, new family drama series, RED WIDOW, about a mother who will stop at nothing to protect her family following the brutal murder of her husband. 'Red Widow' premieres TONIGHT, MARCH 3 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on The ABC Television Network. (more...)

ABC to Premiere New Drama Series RED WIDOW, 3/3
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2013

From the screenwriter of the "Twilight Saga" films and the hit series "Dexter," Melissa Rosenberg, comes the gripping and danger-filled, new family drama series, RED WIDOW, about a mother who will stop at nothing to protect her family following the brutal murder of her husband. "Red Widow" premieres SUNDAY, MARCH 3 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on The ABC Television Network. (more...)

ABC to Encore ONCE UPON A TIME Sunday, 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2011

ABC will encore the ONCE UPON A TIME Premiere prior to the second episode this Sunday. The pilot will rebroadcast at 7:00/6:00c leading into the original installment at 8:00/7:00c. (more...)

ABC to Encore 'Once Upon a Time' Premiere Prior to Second Episode This Sunday
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Emma Swan knows how to take care of herself, a bail bondsperson who's been on her own ever since she was abandoned as a baby. But when Henry -- the son she gave up years ago -- finds her, all that changes. Henry, now 10, is in desperate need of Emma's help. He believes Emma comes from an alternate world and is the missing daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming who was sent away, according to his book of fairytales, to protect her from the Evil Queen's curse. That curse has trapped the characters of fairytale world, frozen in time, and brought them into our modern world. (more...)

ABC to Encore ONCE UPON A TIME Sunday, 10/30
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

ABC will encore the ONCE UPON A TIME Premiere prior to the second episode this Sunday. The pilot will rebroadcast at 7:00/6:00c leading into the original installment at 8:00/7:00c. (more...)

Pacific Theatre Announces 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

Pacific Theatre is ringing in the 2010-2011 season with its most diverse offerings yet! (more...)