Live theatre

Michael Bublé in video posted to Arts Club Theatre Company’s Youtube channel.

VIDEO: Arts Club alum Michael Bublé backs theatre company’s re-opening campaign

Pandemic has caused 15 months of suspended operations for Arts Club, founded in 1964

 

Live concerts could return to venues such as Blue Frog Studios in White Rock by year’s end - provided immunizations make a diference and COVID variants are held in check - according to a recent round table including provincial health officer Dr Bonnie Henry and reprsentatives of performing arts groups. (Submitted photo)

B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events

Round table between Dr. Bonnie Henry and arts groups gives rise to cautious optimism

 

Adriel Brandt is among three Abbotsford actors appearing in Theatre in the Country’s production of The Schoolmistress on March 12 and 13. (Submitted photo)

Three Abbotsford actors among cast of online production

Langley’s Theatre in the Country presents The Schoolmistress on March 12 and 13

 

Jon Lachlan Stewart and Marie Hélène Bélanger Dumas in “Macbeth Muet.” (submitted photo: Sophie Gagnon Bergeron)

Online in real-time, live theatre returns with Pi’s ‘Macbeth Muet’ and ‘Frequencies’

Provocateurs Presentation Series runs from Feb. 18-21, from stages in Montreal and Halifax

Jon Lachlan Stewart and Marie Hélène Bélanger Dumas in “Macbeth Muet.” (submitted photo: Sophie Gagnon Bergeron)
Theatre BC president Peter Wienold, of Port Alberni, officially opens Mainstage Festival 2019. The festival, which features eight of the best plays in B.C. in eight days, has been cancelled for 2020. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19

‘Provincials’ of community theatre set to take place on Vancouver Island in July 2020

Theatre BC president Peter Wienold, of Port Alberni, officially opens Mainstage Festival 2019. The festival, which features eight of the best plays in B.C. in eight days, has been cancelled for 2020. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
University of the Fraser Valley and the School of Creative Arts present Richard III starting Wednesday, March 11 at the Abbotsford campus. (Photo by Darren McDonald)

UFV Theatre and School of Creative Arts present Richard III

UFV Theatre and School of Creative Arts present Richard III

  • Mar 8, 2020
University of the Fraser Valley and the School of Creative Arts present Richard III starting Wednesday, March 11 at the Abbotsford campus. (Photo by Darren McDonald)
Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery will be directed by Jeff Kiers. Auditions for the show take place Tuesday, Feb. 25.

Gallery 7 Theatre holds auditions for Sherlock Holmes mystery-adventure

Production to run in May at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford

  • Feb 24, 2020
Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery will be directed by Jeff Kiers. Auditions for the show take place Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Sophie (Samantha Silver) confronts three men from her mother’s past (from left), Harry (Derek Bright) Bill (Dann Wilhelm) and Sam (Andy Rolleman) in the Fraser Valley Stage production of Mamma Mia! (Photo by Robert Kenney)

Fraser Valley Stage presents Mamma Mia!

Production comes to Abbotsford Arts Centre from Feb. 19-29

  • Feb 16, 2020
Sophie (Samantha Silver) confronts three men from her mother’s past (from left), Harry (Derek Bright) Bill (Dann Wilhelm) and Sam (Andy Rolleman) in the Fraser Valley Stage production of Mamma Mia! (Photo by Robert Kenney)
Robert Bateman Secondary’s cast of The Sound of Music takes to the stage to present the beloved musical on Jan. 30 and 31 and Feb. 1.

Robert Bateman Secondary presents The Sound of Music

Beloved musical is staged Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 1 at Abbotsford Arts Centre

  • Jan 30, 2020
Robert Bateman Secondary’s cast of The Sound of Music takes to the stage to present the beloved musical on Jan. 30 and 31 and Feb. 1.