The Human Ear: Review

Pictured: Paige Louter and Éanna O’Dowd. Photograph by Jalen Laine. Jessica Kim I can safely say The Human Ear by Alexandra Wood is the most minimalist- and perhaps experimental play I watched so far. There is no set or props. Just two actors on a stage. It could have been confusing or dull at times,

Dark Road: Review

Pictured: Rebecca Walters and Paul Herbert. Photo by Derek Fu Jessica Kim Dark, gritty British police drama. That’s what I got when I looked up the play beforehand. For me, this felt like something new and old at the same time. I was more used to detective dramas and novels, but it should be similar

Co-Production with Wunderdog Theatre

The UBC Players Club is proud to announce our co-production of Dear Elizabeth, a Vancouver Fringe Festival Production with Wunderdog Theatre! Integrating new technology with traditional theatrical conventions, Wunderdog Theatre is a Canadian theatre company that explores new ways to tell classic and critically acclaimed stories, examining the way we consume narrative in a digital

Kill All Politicians: Preview

Jessica Kim “Vagrant Players Theatre Society presents a one act comedy about the politics of friendship. Washington DC twenty-somethings Stu and Ben are bored, stoned, and spending another night inexpertly dissecting senatorial vote-trading when a parking ticket sends Stu over the edge. As he plots to rid America of political misbehaviour once and for all,

Tolkien: Review

Pictured: Erla Faye Forsyth and Simon Webb in Tolkien. Photo by Damon Calderwood. Sebastian Ochoa Mendoza Tolkien, written and directed by Ron Reed, is a new production staged by Vancouver’s Pacific Theatre, for which Reed works as the artistic director. I caught the opening night of the production, and was instantly intrigued by the alley stage

Once On This Island: Review

Pictured: Top Row (L-R): Ricardo Pequenino, Alexandra Quispe, Sari Rosofsky, YooRa Kang Bottom Row (L-R): Michael Gnansounou, Brianna Clark Jessica Kim How to describe this musical? I think it’s best to go with “Moana meets The Little Mermaid“. Once On This Island by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Falherty is told as a story or folktale