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Monthly Archives: April 2010

bacchanalia gala at the wine festival

The Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival is in full swing and on Wednesday it was the crown jewel of the Festival, the Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction.  The wine was flowing and the bids were rising at this year’s premier annual fundraising event for the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company raising over $320,000 this year.
That we chose to [...]

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it’s about time

Rehearsals are underway as the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company returns to the era of modern classics with J. B. Priestley’s “Time Play,” Dangerous Corner. Directed by Bill Dow, Dangerous Corner plays at the Vancouver Playhouse (at Hamilton & Dunsmuir) May 1-22.
J. B. Priestley (1894-1984) was an English novelist, playwright and broadcaster. His “Time Plays,” are a [...]

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education & outreach

As part of the education and outreach program of the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company, I have been invited to observe a run-thru of Magee Secondary School’s production of Anything Goes on Friday and then talk with the students involved.
The Playhouse’s educational programs are the cornerstone of our extensive outreach activities. Studies have shown that young people [...]

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E-stage young playwrights

The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company presents the 3rd Annual E-Stage Young Playwrights Showcase on Tuesday, April 13 at 7pm. Admission is free. Donations to the Actors’ Fund of Canada are gratefully accepted.
Under the guidance of the curator and co-director of the program, Amiel Gladstone, eight young BC playwrights have been developing an eight-minute scene each [...]

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