Live theatre

Sam Silver, as evil Queen Regina, squares off with director and playwright Dann Wilhelm, as Mother Goose, in White Rock Players Club’s staged-reading pantomime Once Upon A Panto: The Legend of Shenanigans, preparing for a shorter than usual run Dec. 1-20 at the White Rock Playhouse. Fred Partridge photo

White Rock Players persist with pandemic-era panto

Theatrical favourite set to return in distanced, staged-reading

 

Ali Watson in Arts Club Theatre Company’s production of “No Child…,” which plays until Nov. 8. (photo: Moonrider Productions)

Viewers of Arts Club’s streaming plays support Surrey Civic Theatres

Company’s ‘bubble method’ of theatre production means just 50 in-person tickets for each performance

 

‘New world of theatre’ for Surrey actor in a summer of Shakespeare

‘New world of theatre’ for Surrey actor in a summer of Shakespeare

For Ryan Kniel and others, live-screen recordings of Zoom meetings were used as a ‘stage’

 

White Rock-raised Ashlie Corcoran is the artistic director of Arts Club Theatre Company. (file photo)

Arts Club stays busy with three-play series on Vancouver stages

Audience cap of 50 patrons for company’s ‘small yet fierce shows’ this fall

White Rock-raised Ashlie Corcoran is the artistic director of Arts Club Theatre Company. (file photo)
White Rock Players present first live production during pandemic

White Rock Players present first live production during pandemic

Limited audience staged reading of The Humans to follow COVID-19 protocols

White Rock Players present first live production during pandemic
Image posted to Beach House Theatre’s Facebook page this week. (Photo: facebook.com/beachhousetheatre)

Beach House Theatre ‘pushing the pause button’ on two outdoor shows in Surrey

‘Given the current situation, it will not be possible for us to produce our event this August’

Image posted to Beach House Theatre’s Facebook page this week. (Photo: facebook.com/beachhousetheatre)
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

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
Keara Barnes (as Mary) and Ian Harmon (Jeff) in Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s production of Norm Foster’s “Screwball Comedy,” at Surrey Arts Centre on March 13 and 14. (submitted photo: Brian Giebelhaus)
Keara Barnes (as Mary) and Ian Harmon (Jeff) in Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s production of Norm Foster’s “Screwball Comedy,” at Surrey Arts Centre on March 13 and 14. (submitted photo: Brian Giebelhaus)
The Naked Stage theatre company production of “You Will Remember Me” is directed by Heather-jane Robertson (top right) and features actors (clockwise from bottom right) Fred Partridge, Cheyenne Botham, Tomas Gamba, Cindy Wray Peterson and Monique Tanguay. (Photos: nakedstage.net)

Family’s struggle with dementia told in Naked Stage play in Surrey and White Rock

‘You Will Remember Me’ to feature five actors starting Feb. 28

The Naked Stage theatre company production of “You Will Remember Me” is directed by Heather-jane Robertson (top right) and features actors (clockwise from bottom right) Fred Partridge, Cheyenne Botham, Tomas Gamba, Cindy Wray Peterson and Monique Tanguay. (Photos: nakedstage.net)
Chelsea Rose in “Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish,” an Axis Theatre production. (submitted photo)

Kids help forest animals in ‘Hungry Feast Dish’ fable coming to Surrey

Joseph A. Dandurand’s script features mouse, raven and sasquatch

Chelsea Rose in “Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish,” an Axis Theatre production. (submitted photo)
From left, actors Lee Shorten, Jessie Liang, Maki Yi, James Yi and Tré Cotton in the Arts Club On Tour production of “Kim’s Convenience.” (submitted photo: Emily Cooper/Arts Club)

‘Kim’s Convenience’ tour brings Surrey actor home for arts centre run, starting Feb. 19

A 2018 production earned Jimmy Yi a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award nomination

From left, actors Lee Shorten, Jessie Liang, Maki Yi, James Yi and Tré Cotton in the Arts Club On Tour production of “Kim’s Convenience.” (submitted photo: Emily Cooper/Arts Club)
Dawn Petten and Christopher Allen in “The Birds & the Bees,” among Arts Club plays touring to Surrey next season. (Photo: Moonrider Productions)

Arts Club to bring ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ to Surrey, plus two other plays on tour

The company will bring ‘Elf: The Musical’ to Vancouver stage, among other 2020-21 shows

Dawn Petten and Christopher Allen in “The Birds & the Bees,” among Arts Club plays touring to Surrey next season. (Photo: Moonrider Productions)
Ada Decolongon and Lisa Teskey in Vagabond Players’ production of the play “​Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act,” staged at New Westminster’s Bernie Legge Theatre from Feb. 6 to 29. (submitted photo: Craig Premack)

Surrey’s Rob Larsen returns to direct ‘Drinking Habits 2’ for stage in New West

‘Ultimately,’ he says, ‘if I put a smile on the face of audience members, then my work is done’

Ada Decolongon and Lisa Teskey in Vagabond Players’ production of the play “​Drinking Habits 2: Caught in the Act,” staged at New Westminster’s Bernie Legge Theatre from Feb. 6 to 29. (submitted photo: Craig Premack)
Aaron Malkin (as James) and Alastair Knowles (Jamesy) will bring their “O Christmas Tea” comedy show to Surrey on Sunday, Dec. 15, as part of a regional tour. (photo: jamesandjamesy.com)

With ‘joy of playing together,’ James and Jamesy bring ‘O Christmas Tea’ to Surrey

Duo’s touring show aims to create a sense of wonder with physical comedy, wordplay and more

  • Dec 3, 2019
Aaron Malkin (as James) and Alastair Knowles (Jamesy) will bring their “O Christmas Tea” comedy show to Surrey on Sunday, Dec. 15, as part of a regional tour. (photo: jamesandjamesy.com)