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Vancouver Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Vancouver.

Interview: Mark Tuan Ventures Into New Beginnings With His Solo Album and Upcoming To Interview Interview: Mark Tuan Ventures Into New Beginnings With His Solo Album and Upcoming Tour
by Alyson Eng - September 26, 2022, Vancouver

This fall, Mark Tuan’s “The Other Side” North American tour will commence in October starting in San Antonio, Texas. The tour will visit 15 cities including 2 Canadian stops in Toronto and Vancouver! BroadwayWorld had the pleasure of speaking with Mark about his new album, upcoming tour, and experie...
Interview: ANASTASIA's Willem Butler Talks Life After BroadwayWorld's NEXT ON STAGE & Interview Interview: ANASTASIA's Willem Butler Talks Life After BroadwayWorld's NEXT ON STAGE & Making His Touring Debut
by Chloe Rabinowitz - September 25, 2022, Vancouver

Willem Butler, winner of BroadwayWorld's first ever season of Next on Stage, is currently shining bright on stages across the country as Dmitry in the National Tour of Anastasia. A recent graduate from Elon University, Anastasia is Butler's touring debut! Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Willem B...
Interview: Junny on His New Full-Length Album, Musical Collaborations, and Upcoming T Interview Interview: Junny on His New Full-Length Album, Musical Collaborations, and Upcoming Tour Stop in Vancouver!
by Alyson Eng - August 13, 2022, Vancouver

Korean-Canadian R&B singer-songwriter, Junny, will return to his hometown of Vancouver on September 8th as part of his North American concert tour. The “Blanc” tour will make 11 stops in both the US and Canada and will showcase Junny’s new full-length album, “blanc,” that dropped on August 12th!...
Interview: Sarah Roa on Bard on the Beach's “A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM” Interview Interview: Sarah Roa on Bard on the Beach's “A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM”
by Alyson Eng - July 11, 2022, Vancouver

This summer, get a taste with one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. Presented by Bard on the Beach at the BMO Main Stage in Vancouver, this play will “wow” audiences night after night until September 24th....
Ensemble Theatre Company's Artistic Director: Tariq Leslie on the Return of the Summe Interview Ensemble Theatre Company's Artistic Director: Tariq Leslie on the Return of the Summer Theatre Festival to Granville Island
by Alyson Eng - June 08, 2022, Vancouver

Very exciting news for Vancouver theatre lovers this summer! From June 15th to July 22nd, the Ensemble Theatre Company will return to the Waterfront Theatre in Granville Island to present their Summer Theatre Festival featuring 2 plays: Marjorie Prime and Pass Over....
Margaret Grenier on the 15th Anniversary of the Coastal Dance Festival! Interview Margaret Grenier on the 15th Anniversary of the Coastal Dance Festival!
by Alyson Eng - April 18, 2022, Vancouver

From April 20-22, 2022, the 15th annual Coastal Dance Festival will take place at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster, BC. The festival fosters the exchange and appreciation of Indigenous song, dance, and stories by inviting Indigenous artists from both Canada and around the world to share and perfo...
Tehillah Alphonso on her Grammy Nomination, working with Olivia Rodrigo, and more! Interview Tehillah Alphonso on her Grammy Nomination, working with Olivia Rodrigo, and more!
by Alyson Eng - April 13, 2022, Vancouver

This month, the incredibly talented Tehillah Alphonso earned her first Grammy nomination in the category, “Best Arrangement, Instruments, and Vocals” for her arrangement of the song, “A Change is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke....
Lea Salonga Reflects on her Career and Spills About her Upcoming Tour! Interview Lea Salonga Reflects on her Career and Spills About her Upcoming Tour!
by Alyson Eng - April 06, 2022, Vancouver

Next week, Broadway and Disney Legend, Lea Salonga, will perform at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on April 12th in Vancouver as part of her 2022 DREAM AGAIN TOUR. Known for her work on Broadway (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables), TV (The Voice Philippines), and film (singing voice of Disney’s Mulan and Pri...
Director Scott Bellis on the Return of Arts Club's NOISES OFF to the Massey Theatre Interview Director Scott Bellis on the Return of Arts Club's NOISES OFF to the Massey Theatre
by Alyson Eng - February 12, 2022, Vancouver

The Massey Theatre will present Arts Club Theatre Company’s NOISES OFF this month from February 15th to 27th. Written by playright, Michael Frayn, this hilarious “play within a play” gives audiences a behind the scenes look of an acting troupe performing a play called “Nothing On”....
Music Director Jonathan Quick on the Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir's Return to In-Perso Interview Music Director Jonathan Quick on the Vancouver Welsh Men's Choir's Return to In-Person and Online Performance this Season!
by Alyson Eng - December 27, 2021, Vancouver

After a 2-year concert hiatus, the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir (VWMC) returned to the stage this month for multiple in-person performances. Their Christmas concert series, Sing We Now of Christmas, featured the amazing talent of the choir led by musical director, Jonathan Quick....
ERICK LICHTE Helps Ignite the Christmas Spirit with Chor Leoni Interview ERICK LICHTE Helps Ignite the Christmas Spirit with Chor Leoni
by Alyson Eng - December 03, 2021, Vancouver

This holiday season, JUNO-nominated men’s choir Chor Leoni will return to live performances with CHRISTMAS WITH CHOR LEONI on December 17th, 18th, and 20th. At the newly restored St. Andrew’s- Wesley United Church in Vancouver, Chor Leoni will be joined by the talented violinist/fiddler Cameron Wils...
Red Sky's Sandra Laronde and the Vancouver premiere of TRACE Interview Red Sky's Sandra Laronde and the Vancouver premiere of TRACE
by Alyson Eng - November 24, 2021, Vancouver

From November 24th to 27th, DanceHouse will present the second show of their season: TRACE from Red Sky Performance. The show will play at the SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts in Vancouver and will be one of their last performances on their 15-stop tour across the U.S. and Canada....
Kevin Alexander talks about SINGDAPTIVE! Interview Kevin Alexander talks about SINGDAPTIVE!
by Alyson Eng - November 04, 2021, Vancouver

SINGDAPTIVE is an online learning platform for singers of various levels. Even though the company is based in Victoria, BC, the online service is available for people worldwide day or night. The flexibility of SINGDAPTIVE is what makes it so accessible for everyone to access within their own schedul...
All About EVER SO SLIGHTLY with Victor Quijada of RUBBERBAND Interview All About EVER SO SLIGHTLY with Victor Quijada of RUBBERBAND
by Alyson Eng - October 18, 2021, Vancouver

From October 21st to 23rd at the Vancouver Playhouse, DanceHouse will present Rubberband’s EVER SO SLIGHTLY. Rubberband is a Montreal-based dance company and this is their first major work to feature their entire 10-artist lineup....
EIGHTH & EIGHT: a New Creative Arts Space in New Westminster! Interview EIGHTH & EIGHT: a New Creative Arts Space in New Westminster!
by Alyson Eng - July 18, 2021, Vancouver

A new creative arts space called EIGHTH & EIGHT is currently in the works for local artists and performers in Metro Vancouver. Located at 735 Eighth Avenue in New Westminster, EIGHTH & EIGHT will be a 35,000 square foot space with the Massey Theatre at the heart of the complex. The aim for the proj...
Sam Chimes shares a preview of Zee Zee Theatre's VIRTUAL HUMANITY coming up next mont Interview Sam Chimes shares a preview of Zee Zee Theatre's VIRTUAL HUMANITY coming up next month!
by Alyson Eng - February 16, 2021, Vancouver

In a world where face-to-face conversations are currently at a minimum and online interactions are at a high, theatres are finding new ways to foster creativity and conversations to reignite a spark in a community that has been dimmed for a long time. Next month, Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre will pre...
COME FROM AWAY Creators Irene Sankoff & David Hein Talk 'This Is Canada Nice', Broadw Interview COME FROM AWAY Creators Irene Sankoff & David Hein Talk 'This Is Canada Nice', Broadway's Return & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 12, 2020, Vancouver

David Hein and Irene Sankoff, the Tony-nominated husband and wife creators of Come From Away, are back with a new venture! Partnering with Destination Canada, the creative duo penned an original song, 'This is Canada Nice', celebrating Canada's beauty, generosity, and diversity....
An Inside Scoop with Krystle Dos Santos: the Star of HEY VIOLA! Interview An Inside Scoop with Krystle Dos Santos: the Star of HEY VIOLA!
by Alyson Eng - September 30, 2020, Vancouver

Returning from a long period of dormancy, theatre makes a comeback in Vancouver: better and safer than ever! At the Anvil Centre, the show: HEY VIOLA! Viola Desmond a?' the Soundtrack of a Life plays from October 15th to 25th. This production follows the life of Canadian civil rights activist: Viola...
Arts Club's NO CHILD . . . with Celia Aloma and Ali Watson Interview Arts Club's NO CHILD . . . with Celia Aloma and Ali Watson
by Alyson Eng - September 17, 2020, Vancouver

This September, Arts Club will be bringing back live theatre to Vancouver with NO CHILD a?? by Nilaja Sun. NO CHILD a?? is a play done by one actor taking on 16 different characters. This award winning show (including an Obie Award, 2 Outer Critics Circle Awards, and a Lucille Lortel Award) will be ...
Talking with Jessica Aquila Cymerman of Gruesome Playground Injuries Interview Talking with Jessica Aquila Cymerman of Gruesome Playground Injuries
by Alyson Eng - February 04, 2020, Vancouver

This February, Untold Wants Theatre's production of Gruesome Playground Injuries will play at the Vancity Culture Lab. Written by Rajiv Joseph, this production revolves around main characters Doug and Kayleen who meet multiple times throughout a 30 year time period. Each time they reconnect, new iss...