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Podcast
Feb 14, 2010

Call Mr. Robeson

Redeye
Tayo Aluko wrote, performs and sings in this one-man show about Robeson, one of the most famous singers, actors and political activists of his time.
Podcast
Feb 2, 2010

Clark and I Somewhere in Connecticut

Redeye
In 2005, James Long found a suitcase full of photographs in an alley in East Vancouver. That chance find led to this play currently showing at the PUSH International Performing Arts Festival.
News
Dec 18, 2009

Stuff Happens brings George Bush back

Robin Breon
Stuff Happens brings the machinations and deceptions of Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, Powell back to life in a theatre performance.
Podcast
Dec 9, 2009

After homelessness

Redeye
A forum theatre production by Headlines Theatre in Vancouver asks questions about what it takes to create housing that is safe, supported and affordable.
Columnists
Oct 9, 2009

The Scarlet Letterman's revenge

David Letterman has struck the latest blow in his country's age-old battle with sexual puritanism. Actor Douglas Campbell was one of the many Scots who came to Canada and realized his dreams.
News
Jul 24, 2009

Harper Girl hits the Fringe

Ronak Ghorbani
Miss Ruby Jones delivers a shock and awe performance in "Harper Girl Does Canada" that will resonate with audiences across the country -- because who doesn't love Harper's steel grey eyes?
Podcast
Jul 10, 2009

Othello: a study in paradox

Redeye
Laura Lamb reflects on Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and jealousy playing this summer at Vancouver's Bard on the Beach festival.
Podcast
Jun 19, 2009

Vancouver may lose Pantages Theatre

Redeye
In 1907 Alexander Pantages built a theatre in Vancouver's bustling Downtown Eastside. A hundred years later, the theatre is in near ruins. We speak with Janet Leduc of Heritage Vancouver.
Columnists
Mar 27, 2009

Her honour as theatre critic

Garth Drabinsky and Myron Gottlieb's theatre company was a symptom in that era of high globalization, the 1990s: theatre as a vehicle for corporate grandiosity.
Podcast
Feb 13, 2009

That Night Follows Day

Redeye
A play at Vancouver PUSH festival catalogues how parents and other adults shape children's perceptions and understanding of the world. Laura Lamb joins us with a review.
Podcast
Feb 6, 2009

Lives Were Around Me

Redeye
A unique theatre production takes an audience of three on a tour of Vancouver's historic centre.
Podcast
Dec 1, 2008

Bruce – the Musical

Redeye
Bruce Eriksen was a fierce advocate for the people of Vancouver’s downtown eastside, and an unlikely candidate for a musical biography.
Event

Theatre: Keffiyeh/Made in China

Oct 14, 2016 to Oct 16, 2016
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Keffiyeh/Made in China interrogates how we are alienated and separated from each other in the most intimate ways.
Event

Light Breaking Through BROKEN

Mar 30, 2017 to Apr 2, 2017
Aki Studio
Suite 120, 585 Dundas Street East
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 35.5464" N, 79° 21' 44.1108" W
Ontario CA
Peeling back the layers of the unknown, and forging a path to understanding, Light Breaking Through BROKEN is the personal journey of two artists reconnecting with language, culture and identity.
Event

How Black Mothers Say I Love You

May 5, 2016 to May 15, 2016
Factory Theatre
125 Bathurst Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Playwright Trey Anthony is presenting a new play about "the difficult choices many mothers have made for their families."
Event

The Vagina Monologues

Feb 13, 2016 to Feb 14, 2016
First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 41' 10.248" N, 79° 24' 8.4168" W
Ontario CA
A benefit performance to end violence against women and to support Sistering: a women's place, supporting women in extraordinary circumstances.
Event

Kapwa Collective presents 'The Journey of a Brown Girl'

Aug 28, 2015 to Aug 30, 2015
Factory Theatre
125 Bathurst Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 44.052" N, 79° 24' 9.8532" W
Ontario CA
Kapwa Collective presents the Canadian premiere of "The Journey of a Brown Girl," an Experimental Theatre Movement from New York
Event

Theatre performance: 'Re:Union'

Jun 6, 2015 to Jun 10, 2015
Academic Hall, University Ottawa
135 Séraphin-Marion Private
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 30.486" N, 75° 41' 11.1264" W
Ontario CA
Re: Union is a thought-provoking political drama inspired by the real-life story of American Quaker and academic Norman Morrison.
Event

Ultimate Theatre Championship at Theatre Passe-Muraille

Apr 9, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015
Theatre Passe Muraille
16 Ryerson Avenue
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 54.4632" N, 79° 24' 8.5824" W
Ontario CA
Created and led by Rebecca Northan, inspired by the UFC, this is a unique theatre experience showcasing the talent and diversity of Toronto’s theatre artists.
Event

Maladjusted 2015: BC/Alberta Tour Finale

Mar 21, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015
Firehall Arts Centre
280 E Cordova
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 56.0532" N, 123° 5' 51.7488" W
British Columbia CA
How can we support human-centered care? What needs to be done to ensure safety for patients and caregivers? How do we sustain a healthy mental health system? These are just a few questions that maladj
Event

StART Festival

Jan 29, 2015 to Feb 1, 2015
Bus Stop Theatre
2203 Gottingen St.
Halifax , NS
Canada
44° 39' 11.7108" N, 63° 35' 5.8632" W
Nova Scotia CA
The StART Festival showcases brief original pieces by student artists working in a variety of disciplines. It lives at the Bus Stop Theatre.
Event

Queer Acts Theatre Festival

Jul 17, 2014 to Jul 20, 2014
Various Halifax , NS
Canada
44° 38' 55.9068" N, 63° 34' 31.152" W
Nova Scotia CA
Queer Acts never fails to deliver challenging, nourishing and entertaining theatre. This year's line-up includes three out-of-town shows as well as local shows.

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