This week on Vancouver stages: musicals and Shakespeare

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Members of the cast of Hairspray. Photo by Tim Matheson.

It is shaping up to be the summer of the musical in Vancouver as Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) presents a production of Hairspray that rivals anything currently on the professional stages around town right now. Read more.

The cast of Les Misérables. Photo by Ross den Otter.

The cast of Les Misérables. Photo by Ross den Otter.

There is such clarity to the Arts Club Theatre Company production of Les Miserables that not only will its fans see the story anew, it will undoubtedly introduce a new generation to this epic story. Read more.

Members of the cast of Henry V. Photo by Faye Campbell.

Members of the cast of Henry V. Photo by Faye Campbell.

Carousel Theatre for Young People will mark the silver anniversary of its Teen Shakespeare Program with a production of Henry V. For the past 25 years, the intensive six-week summer Teen Shakespeare Program has provided an opportunity for 13-18 year olds to enhance their performance skills, receiving training in voice, movement, and text analysis toward a fully-staged public performance. Read more.

Colleen Wheeler and Benedict Campbell in Shakespeare's Rebel. Photo by David Blue.

Colleen Wheeler and Benedict Campbell in Shakespeare’s Rebel. Photo by David Blue.

With all of its political intrigue, swordplay, and requisite love story, the Bard on the Beach production of Shakespeare’s Rebel lacks a necessary focus.  Read more.

 

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