“Cry-Baby”, now playing at the Firehall Arts Centre as part of the Fringe Festival, is a rousing, raucous retro romp that doesn’t take itself too seriously and delivers a solid evening of fun and laughs. It’s an over-the-top tale of Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker, a greaser with a heart of gold, and Allison (Katrina Teitz), the […]
Featuring a stellar cast of major teen actors – who have appeared on such networks as ABC, NBC, CBC, Disney and FX – and a live band of musical heavyweights, the not-to- be-missed 13: The Musical brims with youthful nostalgia, uplifting humour, and a heartfelt message: true friendships are found in unexpected places.
Hi all! It’s that time of year… when we venture out to the very Fringe of live performance! Yes, the Fringe Festival is right around the corner. Happily there are plenty of musical offerings – and I’ve added them to the VMTC, the Vancouver Musical Theatre Calendar, for your convenience! Here’s what’s coming up… Your […]
“The Drowsy Chaperone” is a clever yet curious construction: a tribute to grand Broadway traditions of a bygone era, it’s a show within a show that technically is only happening in the mind of the one actual character – our host, the opinionated, wisecracking, slightly depressed, and never-named “Man In Chair”. He arrives in his […]
This pair of Broadway blockbusters is practically perfect in every way! Here’s a roundup on TUTS’ offerings for 2017.
Hi there musical theatre lovers! I’ve added a bunch of great new shows to the VMTC – the Vancouver Musical Theatre Calendar. Here’s a quick look… just click through for full details! May: Urinetown, The Musical is part of Arts Umbrella’s Expressions Theatre Festival showcasing gifted young talent! Here I Stand is a unique benefit […]
In “Here I Stand”, Jacqueline Ko tells her personal story through music, weaving together everything from pop to opera to Broadway in a show that has something for everyone.
Like a double rainbow, it’s a rare thing to see two versions of the same show on local stages within a short time. But that’s exactly what’s about to happen, as Phantom Moon Collective presents their version of Spring Awakening a mere month after a production of the same musical by the Tomo Suro Players. This controversial […]
Hey there musical theatre lovers! Adam here with a long-awaited update on all the new shows that await you – and that are now listed on VancouverMusicals.com, Vancouver’s Musical Theatre Calendar! First, the shows that are on right now so you’d better hurry! Ragtime in Concert from Fighting Chance Productions ends Feb 11 Motown, The […]
Chicago’s Manual Theatre uses defiantly low-tech methods to create a “live animated movie” that’s, spooky, visually compelling, and emotional in this production that is so much more than a mere shadow-puppet show.