When the Fight With a Stick production fully evolves into a concert for its final 15 minutes, it’s a welcome jolt of energy.
As BFFs Gary and Desiree, Amanda Cordner gives the solo performance of a lifetime, embodying the characters with nuance and vulnerability.
Out-there characters like a delivery cat, an intergalactic performer, and an enigmatic Submariner work together because playwright Derek Chan steeps them all in human concern.
At Gallery Jones, sci-fi meets Ming dynasty porcelain in Tang's "Manga Ormolu" series; at Monte Clark Gallery, Ngan's glazed coils suggest snakes or viscera.
The one-act play was initially inspired by playwright Julie Hammond’s discovery that the fictional teen Gidget was just like her.
In this story of one man's memories, Kyle Loven’s creativity is breathtaking, as is his precision and the intimacy of his craft.
Truly twisted villains and a warped cavalcade of tongue-in-cheek song-and-dance numbers ensure this coproduction summer-hit status.
The social experiment is fully under way and we’re all somewhat complicit in what happens to a chosen audience member.
Angry, militant, “scary”, and feminist, Macy is less a character than a collection of stereotypes about black, queer women.
A number of the puppetry traditions on view here are recognized by UNESCO as parts of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Ohad Naharin's Minus 16 brought a whooping audience to its feet, as the company celebrates its own Ballet BC Day today.
Featuring the playwright and a different actor sharing the stage each night, the innovative and poetic show is like a warm hug for the audience.
Ralph Fiennes's uneven movie centres on the Russian dancer's dramatic defection to the West in 1961.
Memories and sensations are evoked in colour and gesture indicating sky, land, and water, over which float brilliant organic forms.
Playwright Lauren Yee humanizes the struggle of Asian athletes, and the acting is strong.
The trio of leads is strong amid an austere, and increasingly prisonlike set.
In this picture-book-pretty production, Simone McIntosh’s mezzo soprano sails into some dazzling acrobatics for the punishing final aria, while prince Charles Sy shows off a bright and flowing bel canto tenor.
The show celebrates the relationship between Indigenous women and that most fundamentally life-giving element.
Beatrice (Eileen Barrett) and Phyllis (Meaghan Chenosky) appear at times to be holding it together following a death, but these characters are broken in very different ways.
Actors Mark Crasford and Paul Dunn have to play a whole town's worth of characters.