Florence, Dante and Me

In the early 1960s, when all things European were hip, a UBC student went to Italy for a year to study Dante. His letters home are the subject of a new book. Review by Beverly Cramp. FULL STORY

Theatre

Breaking the ice rules

Vertical Influences Le Patin Libre (Montreal) | Dance Umbrella Festival (London, UK) in partnership with National Arts Centre (Ottawa, Canada)… FULL STORY

When We Rise lite

Elbow Room Café: The Musical By Dave Deveau (book, co-lyricist) and Anton Lipovetsky (composer, co-lyricist) Zee Zee Theatre York Theatre… FULL STORY

Lost Lagoon confounded

Originally commissioned by Full Circle: First Nations Performance as part of a larger work, Quelemia Sparrow’s autobiographical, one-woman performance play,… FULL STORY

Rule Britannia

ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Vanier Park June 3-Sept. 23 604-739-0559 bardonthebeach.org From… FULL STORY

My Israeli Divorce

A Very Narrow Bridge by Itai Erdal with Anita Rochon & Maiko Yamamoto Elbow Theatre Chutzpah! Festival, dosage J.C.C. March… FULL STORY

Barthesian punctum

Declarations By Jordan Tannahill Club PuSh / Fox Theatre Feb. 6, viagra 2016 Festivals all have their hits and misses…. FULL STORY

Artificial Austen

Pride & Prejudice By Janet Munsil Adapted from the Jane Austen novel Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage Jan. 28-Feb. 28 Pride… FULL STORY

Beguiling Leftovers

Leftovers by Charles Demers Co-created with Marcus Youssef Neworld Theatre York Theatre Jan. 26-30   About half the shows one… FULL STORY

Death of a Lawyer

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage Sept 17 – Oct 18   The Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced is a… FULL STORY

In short, Lear long

King Lear By William Shakespeare Bard on the Beach June 25 – September 20 Co-productions look good on paper. They… FULL STORY

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