Review by Adam Abrams, VancouverMusicals.com Just returned from “The Wild Party” and I was very impressed! This is a uniquely involving night of cabaret-flavoured theatre. Adding to the vivid experience is the Anza Club setting, which itself plays a sort of character: that of a Jazz Age speakeasy where skin, sin and bathtub gin abound. […]
The Tony Award winning Best Musical NINE will hit the stage at Performance Works on Granville Island on June 2nd, care of Pipedream Theatre Project. Fresh off their Ovation Award nominated production of William Finn’s A New Brain, Pipedream Theatre Project is excited to bring this hauntingly beautiful musical to Vancouver audiences. The recent film […]
This month in the Vancouver Musical Theatre Calendar (VMTC) In an exclusive article, Pacific Theatre’s Andrea Loewen gives us some background on their upcoming production of Godspell – that places the show within an episode of the zany 60’s TV show “Laugh-In”. Read it here! Besides Godspell, opening May 28, there are some other new […]
By Andrea Loewen, Pacific Theatre If Jesus hung out with the prostitutes and tax collectors, does it makes sense that he might also hang out with Goldie Hawn, Lily Tomlin, Eileen Brennan, Dan Rowan, and Dick Martin? Not exactly what you would picture when you think of the Apostles, but then, the original 12 probably […]
On Tuesday, April 27, The Wild Party’s wildly talented cast held a special media invitational to show off some of the musical’s show-stopping, sexy numbers… and some of the tunes, as well! Here you can see director Chris Shyer and choreographer Leigh Torlage putting the cast through their paces. The Wild Party is more than […]
Hey there Musical Theatre fans! A rash of recent announcements means a lot of new listings on VancouverMusicals.com. At the end of the month, “Stitch”, presented by Urban Vessel Productions, promises to “uncover the emotional layers of the relationship between woman and barely-tamed machine”. Shortly after that, “The Wild Party” promises to be more than […]
Vancouver’s theatre scene is in for a major hangover as Pint-Size Tall gears up for the event of the year with its debut musical The Wild Party. Actor Christopher Shyer (V), director /actor, Stellina Rusich and producer Ashley Fester (Celluloid Horror) have launched Pint Size Tall Theatre Society to bring a raw, dark, sex-filled musical […]
During its Broadway premiere season, one critic wrote of The Sound of Music, “The new Rodgers and Hammerstein show has a warm-hearted, unashamedly sentimental and strangely gentle charm that is wonderfully endearing.” After being transformed into a Hollywood classic starring Julie Andrews, the original musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II became even more […]
Note: the above video may or may not be connected to the upcoming production of “Bat Boy: The Musical” from Patrick Street Productions.
Here’s a great video about the upcoming production of “Where’s Charley?” at Studio 58! It’s a wonderful comedy which was the first show by Broadway legend, and creator of “Guys and Dolls”, Frank Loesser. Its original production made Ray Bolger (the scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz) a star!