By Britt MacLeod You don’t need me to tell you we are living in strange times. UBC Theatre’s production of Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. by British playwright, Alice Birch opened last Thursday and closed two days later after three performances. There are many things to be saddened and stranged about during this confusing time,
Players Club’s spring production, Festival Dionysia, is a festival featuring six one-act plays written and performed by local artists, whose talent is drawn largely from UBC. Local playwrights submit their original scripts in December and of the submissions, six scripts are chosen by the UBC Players Club’s Executive Team to be performed the following spring.
Review by Britt MacLeod “There is nothing more terrifying than a teenager with something to say.” Or, you might add… than a feisty, worldly-wise pensioner. This is an excellent production of a well-crafted and topical contemporary play and you should get tickets immediately. You know when you love someone so much that even their little
Review by Britt MacLeod UBC Theatre Department’s production of The Changeling at the Chan Centre’s Telus Studio Theatre provides an exciting opportunity to witness a seldom-produced piece of Jacobean-era theatre. Written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley in 1622, the play features two separate plot threads which eventually weave together. The main thread follows the
Hold These Truths runs at The Cultch Historic Theatre (1895 Venables St., Vancouver) October 20-November 2 and is accompanied by two events presented by Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies on Thursday, October 24th ACAM is delighted to participate in Hold These Truths, a play by Jeanne Sakata about the life of Gordon Hirabayashi, a
Beckett 19: or some such semblance Directed by Gerald Vanderwoude Gone too soon! Yesterday was the closing night of UBC Theatre and Film’s production of Beckett 19: or some such semblance by Samuel Beckett. This year’s Beckett production was short but very sweet with incredibly versatile performances, evocative technical design, and much appreciated humor. Opening
Pictured: Kaitlin Williams and Katharine Venour. Photo by Jalen Saip. Jessica Kim Clara Campbell looks around at her family’s horrified faces around the dinner table. She had a whole speech prepared and was waiting for the right moment to tell them. All that’s gone out the window when she blurts it out: She’s Christian. In