Live theatre

Langley Little Theatre presents a play called Radio Suspense Theatre Dec. 10, 11, and 12. Back row from the left: Joyce Gillespie (Port Coquitlam); Chris Carver (Maple Ridge); Roger Meloche (Coquitlam). Front row from the left: Cathie Young (Port Coquitlam); and Halia Hirniak (Pitt Meadows). (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Curtain goes up soon on annual Christmas radio play

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows actors part of Radio Suspense Theatre in Langley during mid-December

 

Andrew Wheeler, left, and David M. Adams in “Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol,” an Arts Club Theatre Production at Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage in Vancouver. (Photo: artsclub.com)

Full house for ‘Smoky’ Christmas musical as Arts Club show lights up the Stanley again

Dolly Parton-written songs are featured in old-timey retelling of Dickens classic

 

CURiOUS and Company Entertainment present the Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon Friday and Saturday at Chief Sepass Theatre. Five actors will present more than 200 tales in less than an hour. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

New theatre company emerges from COVID

Troupe brings marathon of fairy tales to Fort Langley stage this weekend

 

The cast of “FRIENDS! The Musical Parody,” on a tour of B.C. theatres in February 2022, including Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre. (submitted photo)

VIDEO: ‘Friends’ TV show musical coming to stages in Surrey, Kelowna, Victoria

The musical parody features ‘We’ll Always Be There For You’ and other songs

The cast of “FRIENDS! The Musical Parody,” on a tour of B.C. theatres in February 2022, including Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre. (submitted photo)
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

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

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)
Melissa Harris and Michaela Freeman will play key roles in a live-on-Zoom performance of <em>The Schoolmistress </em>for Theatre in the Country. (Special to The News)

Pair of Maple Ridge theatre pros involved in live-on-Zoom play

Melissa Harris and Michaela Freeman will take part in the performance of a 135-year-old British farce

Melissa Harris and Michaela Freeman will play key roles in a live-on-Zoom performance of <em>The Schoolmistress </em>for Theatre in the Country. (Special to The News)
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)
Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe star in Theatre in the Country’s livestream production of <em>Saltw-Water Moon</em>. (Reg Parks/Special to The Star)

Theatre in the Country offers Canadian tale through Zoom

Tickets for Salt-Water Moon by David French, with special Valentine’s Day presentation, are on sale

Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe star in Theatre in the Country’s livestream production of <em>Saltw-Water Moon</em>. (Reg Parks/Special to The Star)
Rachel Stephens and Paul Kobilke star in Theatre in the Country’s Last Five Years. (Reg Parks/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Rachel Stephens and Paul Kobilke star in Theatre in the Country’s Last Five Years. (Reg Parks/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge actress realizes ‘untouchable dream’ at 100-year-old theatre in England
Maple Ridge actress realizes ‘untouchable dream’ at 100-year-old theatre in England
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
Screwball Comedy play cancelled admist COVID-19 concerns

Screwball Comedy play cancelled admist COVID-19 concerns

Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s production was set for March 21 and 22 performances at The ACT

Screwball Comedy play cancelled admist COVID-19 concerns
Thomas Haney Secondary’s Sightlines Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors from March 2 to 6. (Special to The News)

Plant puppets play prominently in upcoming Maple Ridge school production

Thomas Haney Secondary presents Little Shop of Horrors from March 2 to 6

Thomas Haney Secondary’s Sightlines Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors from March 2 to 6. (Special to The News)
Tyler Boe of Pitt Meadows is in the upcoming production of Shrek the Musical by Align Entertainment. (Contributed)
Tyler Boe of Pitt Meadows is in the upcoming production of Shrek the Musical by Align Entertainment. (Contributed)