East Van Panto: Wizard of Oz – Nov 28, 2018 – Jan 6, 2019

It’s back! East Van Panto returns for its 6th year at York Theatre for a 6-week holiday run of its latest production, Wizard of Oz. From now until January 6, 2019, come out and celebrate local theatre with Theatre Replacement and The Cultch’s latest pantomime production – a musical comedy parody of Wizard of Oz…

Visit San Diego: The Old Globe – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Spending the week in sunny San Diego, California, I’ll be sharing with you all the highlights of my vacation through a “Visit San Diego” series this month. This trip features a lot of firsts for hubby and I, despite having been to San Diego 6 years ago on a road trip. With the help from…

Calendar of Events – July 2018

Golden Spike Days Festival – Port Moody – June 29 – July 2, 2018 The annual Golden Spike Days Festival in Port Moody takes place this year June 29-July 2, 2018 at Rocky Point Park. A family friendly event that is held annually to celebrate the last spike driven into the CPR rail that stops…

Theatre Review: Cabaret – Royal City Musical Theatre

For its 29th annual musical production, Royal City Musical Theatre opened this weekend with Cabaret, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical made notorious by Liza Minnelli’s movie version in 1972. On from April 12 – 29, 2018, the Massey Theatre stage has been transformed into the Kit Kat Klub, the main setting of the story. Set…

Align Entertainment Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Back by popular demand, Align Entertainment presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. The Andrew Loyd Webber musical tells the story of Joseph – Jacob’s favourite son, who was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. The title role goes to Stuart Barkley, who brings his delightful interpretation of Joseph as the naive yet determined dreamer in…

Explore Edmonton: Fringe Festival 2017

Aside from hockey, Edmonton is best known for its festivals. Nicknamed the capital of festivals, Edmonton has been the root of some of Canada’s major festivals including the Fringe Festival. Since 1982, Edmonton’s Fringe Festival has provided locals with the largest festival for performance arts in Canada – it is the largest and oldest Fringe…

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…

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…

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…