Coming up for Air: Preview

Jessica Kim Kay Meek Studio Theatre presents a one-man stage adaptation of Coming Up for Air, adapted, directed and produced by Leslie Mildiner based on George Orwell’s novel of the same name! The award-winning [Bernard] Cuffling portrays George Bowling, an insurance salesman who makes an escape from “Hilda and the kids” in London for a few

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: Review

Jessica Kim I walked into Performance Works to see Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman presented by Fighting Chance Productions. Actually, not true. I walked into the United States of America. It wasn’t subtle at all, even outrageously so, and hilarious, like the show. The lights were red and blue and

Wives and Daughters Group Promo

UBC Theatre’s Wives and Daughters by Jacqueline Firkins, adapted from a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell is running November 9-25, opening next week! They are offering a group sale promotion $2 off the regular student price so $9.50 for 10 students and then the 11th is free.  Wives and Daughters, a charming romp of love convoluted

Jesus Christ Superstar: Review

Jessica Kim It’s the set the audience first sees when they walk in. It sets them up for the show. When I walked into the Centennial Theatre for URP’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar (music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice), the set was reminiscent of the biblical times, complete with pillars

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

Doubt: A Parable – Buy your tickets NOW!!

Doubt: A Parable is a Pulitzer Prize winning play by John Patrick Shanley. It tells a story of a conflict between a nun and priest and the resulting uncertainty that surrounds the guilty party. The play takes an introspective looking into race, religion and sexuality. Doubt is directed by forth-year Theatre student, Samuel Jing. Cast & Crew

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