Align Entertainment Presents: The Little Mermaid

The tale of the Little Mermaid – Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved narrative, turned Disney film, is a  story about a mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and risks everything to find love. Align Entertainment is presenting a live theatre version of the story, and they’re going all out, with lavish costumes, sets…

The Trocks are Back in Town on January 20 -21

The world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo make their anticipated return with a fresh batch of highbrow hilarity, January 20 and 21, 2017 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, following Vancouver’s 2015 sold out smash hit! Brimming with breathtaking artistry and rampant sauciness, the cross-dressing company have been making audiences laugh…

Mulan the Musical

Mulan the Musical was in Vancouver for just one day, and despite the weekend storm forecasts, the crowd that filled Queen Elizabeth theatre was lively and happy to be there. A little primer for those who missed our Mulan ticket giveaway: Mulan the Musical tells the story of a woman who has been the stuff…

VTSL presents Trump Card – Winner Takes All

With the presidential election happening across the border, it’s hard not to think about the global consequences of seeing Donald Trump or Hilary Clinton elected as the next President of the United States. With this in mind, Vancouver TheatreSports has created a whole new improv show set in year 2040, with news anchors and political…

Mulan the Musical Comes to Vancouver for 1 Day Only! #Contest

Mulan the Musical is in Vancouver for just one day, and VBB is giving away 4 tickets to one lucky reader! This isn’t a Disney Fairytale -In all the 1,600 years since the tale of Mulan has existed, it’s never been told like this: with a dynamic mix of Chinese drum music, kung fu, and…

Theatre Under the Stars – West Side Story

One of Broadway’s greatest love stories, West Side Story is one of the two musicals staged in this year’s Theatre Under the Stars at the Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park running until August 20, 2016. Directed by Sarah Rodgers, with TUTS alumnus Chris D. King as Musical Director, TUTS has brought to stage a tougher, grittier version…

Surreal Theatre – New Roaming Theatre Experience

Surreal Theatre offers us a summer theatre production toted as an interactive roaming theatre experience that takes showgoers through the backstreets of Gastown, Vancouver. I attended a preview performance back in late June, and have up to now tried to find a way to write about this experience. Perhaps in this way, this experience has been quite surreal. As a…

The Big Picture – New Vancouver Theatresports Improv Show

Summer is here and what better way to spend an evening but to enjoy a free outdoor movie experience around Vancouver. However, on a rainy day, or in need of a great laugh this summer, Vancouver Theatresports League is offering its own take on classic movies with its latest production The Big Picture – An Improvised Movie. Going until…

The Beautiful and Heartbreaking Madama Butterfly is Coming to the Vancouver Opera

Madama Butterfly is one of the world’s most beloved operas. A story of honour, love, heartbreak and sacrifice play out in the Vancouver Opera’s new production of Giacomo Puccini’s Spine-tingling, emotionally searing and achingly beautiful story. I saw the 2010 VO production. It was breathtakingly beautiful. Mihoko Kinoshita broke my heart a hundred times over with…

4 Days in New York

For the Thanksgiving long weekend, my hubby and I took a 4 day trip to New York City. As crazy as it was to spend part of the first and last day on a 5 hour plane ride to and from the Big Apple, this trip was another foodie adventure, sandwiched with lots of sightseeing…

Cirque du Soleil Kooza Arrives in Vancouver 

Cirque du Soleil has arrived back  in Vancouver to delight young and old alike.  KOOZA takes you back in time when innocence and wonder where once king. From the beginning we see the world thru child-like wonder and it doesn’t stop for the duration of the show.   Maybe it’s the constant “wow” and “how do…