Live theatre

(From left) Tiani Foster, Shelley Picard, Quinn Martens, Derek Ward-Hall, Karen Street, Anthony De Haan and Kenzi Dirks perform in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of Murder on the Orient Express. (Photo by Dianna Lewis Photography)

Murder on the Orient Express to be staged in Abbotsford

Production by Gallery 7 Theatre runs Jan. 27 to Feb. 4 at arts centre

 

Lawrence Locke performs over 40 different characters in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol, adapted by Ron Reed. (Photo by Dianna Lewis)

One actor plays 40 roles in Abbotsford production of A Christmas Carol

Lawrence Locke stars in holiday classic presented by Gallery 7 Theatre

 

Mary Boonstra is the writer and director of the new production Life … It’s About Living, being staged in Abbotsford on Dec. 3.

Abbotsford stage production is about hope and resiliency

Life … It’s About Living presented Dec. 3 by Legacy Productions

 

Starring in Fraser Valley Stage’s production of Plaid Tidings are (from left) Jake Hildebrand, Dann Wilhelm, Christopher Hall and Brad Dewar. (Photo by Jean Konda-Witte)

Fraser Valley Stage presents two festive musicals in Abbotsford

Winter Wonderettes and Plaid Tidings run Dec. 1-10 at arts centre

Starring in Fraser Valley Stage’s production of Plaid Tidings are (from left) Jake Hildebrand, Dann Wilhelm, Christopher Hall and Brad Dewar. (Photo by Jean Konda-Witte)
University of the Fraser Valley Theatre presents the production Ghosting of Sumas Lake on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-3. (UFV photo)

UFV Theatre in Abbotsford presents Ghosting of Sumas Lake

Production based on experiences of those impacted by 2021 floods

University of the Fraser Valley Theatre presents the production Ghosting of Sumas Lake on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-3. (UFV photo)
Abbotsford Children’s Theatre presents its production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever on Nov. 25 and 26. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Children’s Theatre presents festive production

Best Christmas Pageant Ever staged on Nov. 25 and 26 at Matsqui Auditorium

Abbotsford Children’s Theatre presents its production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever on Nov. 25 and 26. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Ken Hildebrandt is the executive/artistic director of Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford.

Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford holds auditions for The Secret Garden

Rehearsals start in December, with production being staged in March

Ken Hildebrandt is the executive/artistic director of Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford.
(From left) Shana Pierce, Marcus Miller and Rebecca Dougan perform in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of The Magician’s Nephew. (Photo by Dianna Lewis Photography)
(From left) Shana Pierce, Marcus Miller and Rebecca Dougan perform in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of The Magician’s Nephew. (Photo by Dianna Lewis Photography)
Ken Hildebrandt is the executive/artistic director of Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford.
Ken Hildebrandt is the executive/artistic director of Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford.
Ken Hildebrandt is the executive/artistic director of Gallery 7 Theatre, which is holding the Abby Theatre Fest from Sept. 21-24.

Gallery 7 Theatre celebrates return of Abby Theatre Fest

Festival runs Sept. 21-24, featuring short plays and films

Ken Hildebrandt is the executive/artistic director of Gallery 7 Theatre, which is holding the Abby Theatre Fest from Sept. 21-24.
The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy production staged by Arts Club Theatre Company. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)

Tears of laughter for ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong,’ a timely comedy from Arts Club Theatre Company

Actors struggle to go on with a disastrous staging of ‘Peter Pan’

The cast of “Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” a comedy production staged by Arts Club Theatre Company. (Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz)
Shelley Wojcik (foreground) plays Donna in Secondary Characters’ production of Mamma Mia! which is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Aug. 11 to 21. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

UPDATE: ‘Mamma Mia!’ by Chilliwack theatre troupe has been cancelled

Cast members are hoping to bring show to Chilliwack Cultural Centre at later date

Shelley Wojcik (foreground) plays Donna in Secondary Characters’ production of Mamma Mia! which is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre Aug. 11 to 21. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Bard in the Valley presented The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged, starring Dylan Coulter and Nik Trotzuk, in 2021. This year, the group stages Measure for Measure in Abbotsford from Aug. 4 to 7. (Black Press file photo)
Bard in the Valley presented The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged, starring Dylan Coulter and Nik Trotzuk, in 2021. This year, the group stages Measure for Measure in Abbotsford from Aug. 4 to 7. (Black Press file photo)
Jessica Spenst (in purple plaid skirt) and Tim Howe (far left) of Abbotsford are among the cast of the Theatre Under the Stars production We Will Rock You in Stanley Park. (Photo by Emily Cooper)

Two Abbotsford actors in Theatre Under the Stars musical

Pair featured in production of We Will Rock You, based on music of Queen

Jessica Spenst (in purple plaid skirt) and Tim Howe (far left) of Abbotsford are among the cast of the Theatre Under the Stars production We Will Rock You in Stanley Park. (Photo by Emily Cooper)
Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford holds auditions on Wednesday, June 15 for its production in November of The Magician’s Nephew.

Auditions held in Abbotsford for production of The Magician’s Nephew

Gallery 7 Theatre holds auditions on June 15 for play being staged in November

Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford holds auditions on Wednesday, June 15 for its production in November of The Magician’s Nephew.
Michael Holman of Abbotsford stars with Sahana Sidhu of Langley and Jaira Brownlee of Vancouver in Little Dipper Theatre Co.’s production of Nowheresville, BC, opening June 8 in Langley. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford actor plays multiple roles in Langley play

Michael Holman among three actors in production opening June 8

Michael Holman of Abbotsford stars with Sahana Sidhu of Langley and Jaira Brownlee of Vancouver in Little Dipper Theatre Co.’s production of Nowheresville, BC, opening June 8 in Langley. (Submitted photo)
Ava Gardner (left) and Alaina Lamb each play the lead role in Abbotsford School of the Integrated Arts’ production of Matilda on May 26 and 27. (Submitted photo)
Ava Gardner (left) and Alaina Lamb each play the lead role in Abbotsford School of the Integrated Arts’ production of Matilda on May 26 and 27. (Submitted photo)
(From left) Ruthie Mackenzie, Lora-Lynn Frewing and Teagan Gibson perform in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of Holy Mo and Spew Boy by Lucia Frangione. (Photo by Dianna Lewis Photography)

Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford presents Holy Mo and Spew Boy

Production opens Friday, May 20 at Matsqui Centennial auditorium

(From left) Ruthie Mackenzie, Lora-Lynn Frewing and Teagan Gibson perform in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of Holy Mo and Spew Boy by Lucia Frangione. (Photo by Dianna Lewis Photography)
Andrew Bright (left) and Elijah Tadema are members of The Panic Squad, a comedy improv team that holds a show for Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre on April 22. (Photo: Panic Squad)

Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford presents Panic Squad and Friends

Improv show takes place Friday, April 22 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium

Andrew Bright (left) and Elijah Tadema are members of The Panic Squad, a comedy improv team that holds a show for Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre on April 22. (Photo: Panic Squad)
The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival site at Vanier Park in Vancouver. (Photo: Maxine Bulloch/bardonthebeach.org)

Bard on the Beach returns with ‘laughter and magic’ of popular Shakespeare comedy this summer

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is the lone production on the festival’s BMO Mainstage

The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival site at Vanier Park in Vancouver. (Photo: Maxine Bulloch/bardonthebeach.org)
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