Victoria: Review

Sebastian Ochoa Mendoza I had never travelled so far to catch a work of theatre before. The Massey Theatre is located about two cities over from Vancouver, in what appeared to be a High School. When I opened the front door to find a High School gym, I insisted that we must’ve been in the

The Lonesome West: Review

Pictured: John Voth and Kenton Klassen. Photo by Emily Cooper. Jessica Kim Whenever I walk into the Pacific theatre it’s always a peculiar experience. As I walk across the very stage the actors will stand on to find my seat, I wonder what it feels like to be watched from (almost) all directions, even the

Preview: Jesus Christ Superstar – URP

This Halloween, URP brings us Jesus Christ Superstar at the Centennial Theatre. It’s a 70s rock opera with music by Andrew Llyod Wbber and lyrics by Tim Rice.  Focusing on the character of Judas, by Ali Watson, the sung-through musical has sprinkles of the 1970s as well. In this production directed by Richard Berg, the title

Preview: Cabaret – Tomo Suru Players

Hello, Players! Midterms are here, there’s SOMETHING due everyday, the school is going to sink if it continues to rain like this. Soooooooooo, why not procrastinate by going to a show? Great idea. Good job, me! (high-fives myself) Jokes aside, don’t miss your chance to see Cabaret presented by Tomo Suru Players! Cabaret is a

Review: Little Shop of Horrors

Jessica Kim This iconic B horror cult musical, Little Shop of Horrors, lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by Alan Menken (who later goes on to write Disney songs) is directed by Matthew Davenport in the community production by Vagabond Players. Seymour is living his miserable life working at a florist threatening to go bankrupt

Alumni Alert! Preview: VIVA by Aenigma Theatre

Hello, Players! In the midst of the hectic midterm season, I have here yet another distraction for everyone, but it’s theatre, so who can really complain? Players Club Alumni Tanya Mathivanan and her cast and crew of UBC Theatre Alumni (except Patrick Dodd) at Aenigma Theatre are presenting a production of a New Original Work by