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!
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 […]