Theatre of the Week: August 20 – 27

Here are our top picks for this week on Vancouver stages! Do you know of a play that should be featured? Send us a message at merelyplayersyvr@gmail.com. A Chorus Line at Fighting Chance Productions A darkened theatre, a gruelling audition and a ensemble of dancers praying for a job. Multi-award winning A Chorus Line tells the … Continue reading Theatre of the Week: August 20 – 27

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Event: Love’s Labour’s Lost

This classic Shakespeare play, though one of the less commonly produced in his canon, is one of the loveliest lyrical masterpieces of Shakespeare's time. With delightful verse, a silly and charming plot, and plenty of laughs, Love's Labour's Lost should be seen on stages constantly. 

Vancouver Fringe releases program

Ah, the fringe. Days of theatre, nights of parties, and every sight imaginable all on Granville Island. Those 10 days are probably the busiest the Public Market sees each year.  On Thursday, July 27th, the Vancouver Fringe Festival released its long awaited program guide to the Fringe Festival. As any past Fringers know, this is … Continue reading Vancouver Fringe releases program

Teens Dive into Classic Teen Love Story with Romeo and Juliet

At its very core, Romeo and Juliet is about teenagers trying to live in a confusing, mixed up world. Who better to portray this story of youthful love than 15 teenagers?

Off Key Improv takes Sondheim for a Spin

Off Key Improv, Vancouver's very own musical improv group, has been performing in the metro Vancouver area for years. They regularly perform at the Havana Theatre on Commercial Drive, under the umbrella of Instant Theatre's productions. This week, on May 6th at 10:30 PM at the Havana Theatre, Off Key Improv will present the opening … Continue reading Off Key Improv takes Sondheim for a Spin

Theatre this Week: May 7 – 13

Here's our weekly rundown of theatre in Vancouver for May 7-13. "Robin Hood: Prince of Tease" at Performance Works  Too Fly Productions presents an original burlesque-style musical theatre production, inspired by the classic folklore of Robin Hood with a tantalising twist. In our tale, most characters are gender-swapped, and the relationships between the classic characters of … Continue reading Theatre this Week: May 7 – 13