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!
Remember acid-washed jeans, side pony-tails and big shoulder pads? Ready for some ‘80’s nostalgia? Exit 22, the production company of Capilano University’s Theatre program, is very excited to announce its final show of the season: Footloose! Over the past few years, Cap U’s musical theatre program has been gaining a steady reputation for being the […]
Studio 58 proudly presents Where’s Charley?, a tuneful and hysterically funny musical adapted from one of the most popular farces ever written, on stage from March 25 to April 18, 2010. Frank Loesser’s charming score delivers non-stop entertainment for the entire family! The trouble all starts when Charley’s aunt Dona Lucia, who is needed as […]
There’s something about many, if not most, theatre posters that bothers me. They often seem to missing something important: any kind of description of the show in question. Look at any movie poster, on the other hand, and you’re sure to see a pithy summing-up of what’s in store. Some of these have even outlasted […]
By Ryan Mooney Playing up the camp of musical theatre has become a “go to” for many shows in recent years. Everything from The Producers to Dirty Rotten Scoundrels to Evil Dead seems to have a wink-and-a-nudge homage to the fact that “yes, we’re singing and dancing up here.” The spoofing of artistic forms is […]
Square pegs in round holes? Young people and theatre etiquette from The Art of the Business