Theatre

<em>Such Stuff</em> is the first live performance for the Emerald Pig Theatrical Society since the COVID-19 pandemic. (Special to The News)

Best of Bard coming to the bandstand in Maple Ridge

The Emerald Pig Society will be performing their favourite scenes from Shakespeare’s classics

 

Stephen Chbosky’s “Dear Evan Hansen,” based on the smash stage musical, will be the opening night gala presentation at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Murphy

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to open Toronto International Film Festival

Steven Levenson adapted his hit Tony Award-winning stage show with Ben Platt reprising his acclaimed leading role

 

Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe (of Pitt Meadows) star in Theatre in the Country’s upcoming production of Salt-Water Moon. (Reg Parks/Special to The News)

After months away, Pitt Meadows actor back on stage before live audience

Theatre in the Country revives live stage shows with Salt-Water Moon

 

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)
Cheyanna Miller, left, plays Alice and Aysha Maas plays the Red Queen in Maple Ridge Secondary’s COVID-version of Alice In Wonderland. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

Maple Ridge production takes Alice down the COVID rabbit hole

Maple Ridge Secondary films COVID-themed production of Alice In Wonderland

Cheyanna Miller, left, plays Alice and Aysha Maas plays the Red Queen in Maple Ridge Secondary’s COVID-version of Alice In Wonderland. (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Billy Bishop Goes to War, a two-person play with Damon Calderwood and Gordon Robert. (The ACT Arts Centre/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge arts centre focused on ‘service and survival’

Executive director positioning the ACT for the quickest possible recovery

Billy Bishop Goes to War, a two-person play with Damon Calderwood and Gordon Robert. (The ACT Arts Centre/Special to The News)
The Rialto theatre in South Surrey – which opened in 1994 – has closed its doors after the building’s landlords increased rent by 200 per cent. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey’s Rialto Theatre shutters after 200% rent increase imposed

Owner says he’s devastated by the closure of the 26-year-old business

The Rialto theatre in South Surrey – which opened in 1994 – has closed its doors after the building’s landlords increased rent by 200 per cent. (Aaron Hinks photo)
National Theatre Encore Screening: Midsummer Night’s Dream. (The ACT Arts Centre-Special to The News)

Maple Ridge theatre launches fall season at only 10 per cent capacity

The ACT Arts Centre only allowing 50 patrons at performances due to public safety guidelines

National Theatre Encore Screening: Midsummer Night’s Dream. (The ACT Arts Centre-Special to The News)
Harold Pattern showed off a photo he dug up of the cast and crew from the 1935 Maple Ridge Players’ Club production of Smilin’ Though. (The News)

Sister ‘shot’ on Maple Ridge stage, while little brother watches on

Discovery of old photos, featuring his sibling in 1935 theatre show, rekindles frightened memory

Harold Pattern showed off a photo he dug up of the cast and crew from the 1935 Maple Ridge Players’ Club production of Smilin’ Though. (The News)
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
A scene from the comedy play “Im Hussein: Double Trouble,” as shown in video posted to imhussein.com.

Comedy cancelled in Surrey for use of ‘blackface’ caught in misunderstanding

Touring production ‘Im Hussein: Double Trouble’ rescheduled for March date at Bell theatre

A scene from the comedy play “Im Hussein: Double Trouble,” as shown in video posted to imhussein.com.