Posted May 8th, 2013 by Danielle Benzon · Vancouver
Tea: A Mirror of Soul is an exotic, symbolic, operatic exploration of the role of tea in Eastern culture. This unique piece is playing at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for four nights only: May 4, 7, 9 and 11.
Posted May 1st, 2013 by Allyson McGrane · Vancouver
We muse little on the cult of death in 2013. Instead of funerals, everyone is invited to attend a celebration of life. But a funeral is what it is. A memorial service. A remembrance of a soul gone from this earth.
Posted April 26th, 2013 by Danielle Benzon · Vancouver
Ballet BC’s Giselle is running for 3 nights only at the Queen Elizabeth theatre. A contemporary re-imagining by choreographer José Navas, this performance is both accessible to the uninitiated and bursting with artistic depth, passion and integrity.
Posted March 27th, 2013 by Alex Lazaridis Ferguson · Vancouver
The techno-dance aliens have landed. There are twelve of them. They wear beige unitards, have their hair pasted to their skulls and their eyes whited out. The unitards give them the look of shaven Caucasian babies, with adult sexual organs straining to break free of the latex epidermal membrane...
The difficulty in writing about a show such as 2 Pianos 4 Hands is that there is very little left to say that hasn’t been said or repeated in the 16 years and 5,000 performances that have elapsed since it appeared, to great acclaim, in its first incarnation at the Tarragon Theatre in...
Posted March 6th, 2013 by Allyson McGrane · Vancouver
The 2013 Alcan Award winner is Theatre Conspiracy. Their newest show, Extraction, is a bilingual documentary-style theatrical experiment that explores the connections between China and Canada in both Mandarin and English. Inspired by the real life experiences of two men and one woman, Extraction...