Live theatre

Live concerts could return to venues such as Blue Frog Studios in White Rock by year’s end - provided immunizations make a diference and COVID variants are held in check - according to a recent round table including provincial health officer Dr Bonnie Henry and reprsentatives of performing arts groups. (Submitted photo)

B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events

Round table between Dr. Bonnie Henry and arts groups gives rise to cautious optimism

 

Jon Lachlan Stewart and Marie Hélène Bélanger Dumas in “Macbeth Muet.” (submitted photo: Sophie Gagnon Bergeron)

Online in real-time, live theatre returns with Pi’s ‘Macbeth Muet’ and ‘Frequencies’

Provocateurs Presentation Series runs from Feb. 18-21, from stages in Montreal and Halifax

 

Theatre BC president Peter Wienold, of Port Alberni, officially opens Mainstage Festival 2019. The festival, which features eight of the best plays in B.C. in eight days, has been cancelled for 2020. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19

‘Provincials’ of community theatre set to take place on Vancouver Island in July 2020

 

The cast of Kim’s Convenience. (Emily Cooper)

Take a run out to the corner store when Kim’s Convenience comes to Chilliwack

The play that inspired the hit television show is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

  • Feb 27, 2020
The cast of Kim’s Convenience. (Emily Cooper)
Forever Plaid is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 22, 2020. (Submitted)

Forever Plaid takes you on a sentimental journey back to the 1950s at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Forever Plaid is one of off-Broadway’s most popular and successful musicals

  • Feb 15, 2020
Forever Plaid is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 22, 2020. (Submitted)
Playful, colourful and evocative, Ballet Jörgen returns on Valentine’s Day with one of Canada’s most treasured stories, Anne of Green Gables. (Jim Orgill)

Anne of Green Gables hits the Chilliwack Cultural Centre stage in ballet form

Ballet classes, photography workshop also being offered in addition to Ballet Jörgen performance

  • Feb 1, 2020
Playful, colourful and evocative, Ballet Jörgen returns on Valentine’s Day with one of Canada’s most treasured stories, Anne of Green Gables. (Jim Orgill)
This fake-male stripper troop will be gyrating their way through the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 8. (Submitted)

The Comic Strippers return to Chilliwack, semi-dressed and completely unscripted

This fake-male stripper troupe will be gyrating their way through the Cultural Centre once again

  • Feb 1, 2020
This fake-male stripper troop will be gyrating their way through the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Feb. 8. (Submitted)
Jennifer Kennedy of Chilliwack plays the high-spirited Sister Augusta in Vagabond Players’ production of Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act. (Craig Premack)

Chilliwack actor takes stage with Vagabond Players theatre production

Jennifer Kennedy plays the high-spirited Sister Augusta in ‘Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act’

  • Feb 1, 2020
Jennifer Kennedy of Chilliwack plays the high-spirited Sister Augusta in Vagabond Players’ production of Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act. (Craig Premack)