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Rapid Fire Theatre Will No Longer Work with Former Artistic Director Due to Sexual Harassment Rapid Fire Theatre Will No Longer Work with Former Artistic Director Due to Sexual Harassment
by BWW News Desk on October 21, 2017 in Vancouver

According to CBC News, Rapid Fire Theatre, an improv group local to Edmonton, has announced their intentions to part ways with former Artistic Director Chris Craddock after he publicly admitted to engaging in harassment and violating the company's policy. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 2017 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
Former Presentation House Gallery Reborn as The Polygon Gallery After $20 Million Investment Former Presentation House Gallery Reborn as The Polygon Gallery After $20 Million Investment
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Vancouver

After almost three decades of planning and expectation, a world-class architectural and artistic landmark will be added to Vancouver's North Shore with the opening of The Polygon Gallery at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue on November 18, 2017. The $20 million, 25,000-square-foot cultural facility will serve as the new purpose-built home to the former Presentation House Gallery, becoming the largest, independent photography gallery in Western Canada. (more...)
Photo Flash: Cast Revealed for THE SHIPMENT Photo Flash: Cast Revealed for THE SHIPMENT
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Vancouver

SpeakEasy Theatre released the official promotional photos of the cast for the upcoming production of The Shipmentby Young Jean Lee. Presented at The Cultch Vancity Culture Lab Nov 22 - Dec 2 in Vancouver. (more...)
ONLY DRUNKS AND CHILDREN TELL THE TRUTH to Play Firehall Arts Centre ONLY DRUNKS AND CHILDREN TELL THE TRUTH to Play Firehall Arts Centre
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2017 in Vancouver

The Firehall Arts Centre is proud to produce and present Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, by celebrated Indigenous playwright Drew Hayden Taylor, from Saturday, November 11 to Saturday, December 2, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 2017 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
Oprah Winfrey and Goldie Hawn Join Star-Studded Roster For The David Foster 30th Anniversary Miracle Gala & Concert Oprah Winfrey and Goldie Hawn Join Star-Studded Roster For The David Foster 30th Anniversary Miracle Gala & Concert
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2017 in Vancouver

The stars will be out in Vancouver for the David Foster Foundation 30th Anniversary Miracle Gala & Concert, as guests including Oprah Winfrey, Goldie Hawn and many more gather at the Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way) on Saturday, October 21st to help raise funds for families undergoing life-saving paediatric organ transplants. (more...)
MISSING Makes World Premiere at the York Theatre Next Month MISSING Makes World Premiere at the York Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2017 in Vancouver

Missing tells a story everybody knows, about a woman no one remembers. (more...)
Foreigner Announces New Musical JUKEBOX HERO, Tickets on Sale Now Foreigner Announces New Musical JUKEBOX HERO, Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Vancouver

Annerin Theatricals and FOREIGNER announced today that as part of FOREIGNER's 40th Anniversary celebration they are creating a brand-new musical entitled Jukebox Hero. Based on the screenplay written by the prolific writing duo, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, responsible for films The Commitments and Across The Universe, and The Tracey Ullman TV Show, Jukebox Hero is a coming of age saga written to the music of FOREIGNER. (more...)
Vancouver Christmas Market Returns to Seaside Site Offering Largest Holiday Festivities to Date Vancouver Christmas Market Returns to Seaside Site Offering Largest Holiday Festivities to Date
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Vancouver

The city's signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 December 24, 2017 atJack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron) offering its largest, authentic German festivities to date. The cherished holiday tradition will feature more than 75 huts stuffed with sweets, treats and treasures, coupled with a multitude of festive family activities and live entertainment. Attracting a record number of more than 215,000 visitors last season, the Vancouver Christmas Market remains one of the city's beloved holiday experiences. (more...)
Shameless Hussy Productions Brings GIRLS LIKE THAT to the Stage Shameless Hussy Productions Brings GIRLS LIKE THAT to the Stage
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Vancouver

Shameless Hussy Productions, in collaboration with Theatre Temp's Dream Big Productions and the Girls in Leadership Club is proud to present the Vancouver premiere of Girls Like That from Thursday, November 2 to Friday, November 10, 2017 at Templeton Secondary School. (more...)
Tomo Suru Presents an Immersive Production of CABARET this Week Tomo Suru Presents an Immersive Production of CABARET this Week
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2017 in Vancouver

Club XY in the heart of Davie Street in Vancouver will turn into the Kit Kat Club in Tomo Suru's immersive production of Cabaret, celebrating its 50th anniversary. (more...)
Patrick Page, Reeve Carney, and TV Carpio to Lead Canadian Premiere of HADESTOWN at Citadel Theatre Patrick Page, Reeve Carney, and TV Carpio to Lead Canadian Premiere of HADESTOWN at Citadel Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Vancouver

The pre-Broadway Canadian engagement of HADESTOWN will star three Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark alumni: Patrick Page, Reeve Carney, and T.V. Carpio. Rachel Chavkin, who directed the original Off-Broadway production, will helm the show in Canada. (more...)
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Offers Big Things on a Small Stage LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Offers Big Things on a Small Stage
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Vancouver

'Little Shop Of Horrors' may be presented by community theatre club Vagabond Players, yet there are such pros on and offstage as well as high production values you quickly forget it. (more...)
Tomo Suru Presents an Immersive Production of CABARET this Week Tomo Suru Presents an Immersive Production of CABARET this Week
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Vancouver

Club XY in the heart of Davie Street in Vancouver will turn into the Kit Kat Club in Tomo Suru's immersive production of Cabaret, celebrating its 50th anniversary. (more...)
Guy Maddin's THE GREEN FOG Headlines VIFF LIVE Lineup Guy Maddin's THE GREEN FOG Headlines VIFF LIVE Lineup
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Vancouver

VIFF today announced that the VIFF LIVE lineup will include a special presentation of The Green Fog - A San Francisco Fantasia, a multi-experiential, visual and sound collage by award-winning filmmaker and cultural iconoclast Guy Maddin in collaboration with brothers Evan and Galen Johnson (The Forbidden Room, Seances) that re-imagines Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo. (more...)
UK's Dance Consortium to Present Canada's Ballet British Columbia in 2018 UK's Dance Consortium to Present Canada's Ballet British Columbia in 2018
by BWW News Desk on October 09, 2017 in Vancouver

Dance Consortium, a group of 19 large-scale venues with a shared passion for bringing the best international contemporary dance to the UK, announces details of its next tour for spring 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 2017 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
Texan Trio of Songwriters Bring Southern Sound to Chan Centre Texan Trio of Songwriters Bring Southern Sound to Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Vancouver

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez, the Lone Star State's diverse and celebrated songwriters, on November 8 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Performing as part of of the Texas Troubadours project, these three distinctive voices come together for the first time to swap songs and collaborate. (more...)
MOV presents Anna Baignoche's Album Release Concert for 'Becoming' MOV presents Anna Baignoche's Album Release Concert for 'Becoming'
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Vancouver

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) presents Album Release Concert for Local Artist Anna Baignoche's Newest Album Becoming. On Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 7:00, Baignoche will be performing songs from Becoming live on stage at MOV for the first time. (more...)
New Provincial Initiative, DIWALI IN BC to Take Place 10/14 to 11/16 New Provincial Initiative, DIWALI IN BC to Take Place 10/14 to 11/16
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Vancouver

Artistic Director and cultural leader Rohit Chokhani is pleased to launch Diwali in BC a new provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide over the next five years. (more...)
The Firehall Arts Centre to Present World Premiere of HYPERLINK The Firehall Arts Centre to Present World Premiere of HYPERLINK
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Vancouver

The Firehall Arts Centre will present the world premiere of Elbow Theatre's Hyperlink from Today, October 4 to Saturday, October 14, 2017. (more...)
The Cultch to Present EAST VAN PANTO: SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARVES The Cultch to Present EAST VAN PANTO: SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARVES
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2017 in Vancouver

The Cultch will present Theatre Replacement's East Van Panto: Snow White & the Seven Dwarves at the York Theatre from Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Saturday, January 6, 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special on September 29, 2017 in Vancouver

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A CHORUS LINE, and More! (more...)
Vancouver International Film Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow; Top 10 Must-See Films Announced Vancouver International Film Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow; Top 10 Must-See Films Announced
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2017 in Vancouver

The Vancouver International Film Festival kicks off tomorrow and it's expanding the frame of the film festival model by offering attendees a multidimensional approach to the film industry that is immersive, experiential and interactive. (more...)