New play digs at some of the horrible truths of the situation, most accurately in the tech-bro douche Auxl.
The risk-taking is not limited to this contemporary circus troupe's high-flying acrobatics.
Challenging and smart, raunchy and complicated, Hannah Moscovitch's exquisitely written play adeptly interweaves humour, sadness, live music, physics, and even dance.
The Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is challenging because of its large scale.
Driven by the '90s hits of Matthew Sweet, the production could crank up the energy and edginess a little more in tale of teen sexual awakening.
Bodies fall through space, tables and chairs move on their own, and eerie creatures appear from the void.
Ode to the city's famous LGBTQ eatery draws on holiday standards and music from its last installment.
The winning pianist and cellist had a Christmas treat for an encore at the Vancouver Recital Society concert at the Orpheum.
Bobsledding, dentist's offices, and a royal wedding are in the mix as the holiday-TV spoof rides on audience suggestions.
The strong cast helps pull off an unconventional mix of live Sufjan Stevens songs, video-game antics, and family resentment.
Some of the pieces on view are so visually appealing and formally accomplished that they draw us in before confronting us with social and political messages.
Bad Hats Theatre's reimagined classic brings creative touches and a contemporary score to the story.
Pinocchio prods us to reconsider what’s important—namely, real connections with real people; families, no matter how dysfunctional or nontraditional; and the kind of whacked-out community Theatre Replacement’s annual gift celebrates each year.
Elaine Ávila’s musical focuses on an aspiring fado singer whose parents fled fascist Portugal for Canada's West Coast.
The Father marks the debut of Mindy Parfitt’s new theatre company, the Search Party, and what a gutsy, brilliant choice it is.
Anon is a difficult role, but Ashley Cook is a captivating lead actor.
Playful performances, handsome set design, and contemporary relevance help the beloved musical live up to its reputation.
One man tries to make sense of his life within the carnage of a senseless world.
Director Amiel Gladstone guides a quintet of seasoned performers through a sharp script.
URP’s production of American Idiot is a spectacular celebration of punk-rock band Green Day’s music, told through a high-energy, theatrical experience.