On Vancouver stages: our weekly round-up from Vancouver Presents

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This week we go on a bender with a bunch of millennials, meet a couple of theatre makers in our continuing 20 questions series, and get up close and personal inside a trailer.

20-something angst gives way to an exploration of morality in Sean Harris Oliver’s Bright Blue Future. Talk with the playwright and director and you are left with the distinct impression that Oliver’s play is all about how 20-something’s view their place in the world, with few job opportunities, no possibility of home-ownership, all under a cloud of unprecedented debt. But while Oliver does touch on these issues, Bright Blue Future is much more than a bunch of millennials whining about their lot in life. Read more.

20-something angst gives way to an exploration of morality in Sean Harris Oliver’s Bright Blue Future. Talk with the playwright and director and you are left with the distinct impression that Oliver’s play is all about how 20-something’s view their place in the world, with few job opportunities, no possibility of home-ownership, all under a cloud of unprecedented debt. But while Oliver does touch on these issues, Bright Blue Future is much more than a bunch of millennials whining about their lot in life. Read more.

Meet Vancouver theatre professional Sandra Medeiros. Sandra next appears in the Naked Goddess Productions presentation of Frederick Knott’s thriller Wait Until Dark at the Havana Theatre on March 1-12. Read more.

Meet Vancouver theatre professional Sandra Medeiros. Sandra next appears in the Naked Goddess Productions presentation of Frederick Knott’s thriller Wait Until Dark at the Havana Theatre on March 1-12. Read more.

In Ask/Tell: The Boler Project, theatre intern Julia Siedlanowska moves her mid-term theatre project inside a tiny trailer parked beside Pacific Theatre. Read more.

In Ask/Tell: The Boler Project, theatre intern Julia Siedlanowska moves her mid-term theatre project inside a tiny trailer parked beside Pacific Theatre. Read more.

Meet Vancouver theatre professional Arash Ghorbani. This concludes our special series featuring the 50th anniversary fall graduating class from Studio 58, the professional theatre training program at Langara College. Read more.

Meet Vancouver theatre professional Arash Ghorbani. This concludes our special series featuring the 50th anniversary fall graduating class from Studio 58, the professional theatre training program at Langara College. Read more.

In our modern world of Ashley Madison and swiping right, Neil Simon’s 1969 comedy The Last of the Red Hot Lovers may be a bit of an anachronism. For the theatre makers of the Lovebird Artists Collective though, it is not only a vehicle for female actors to showcase their talents, it still has something to say to audiences today. Read more.

In our modern world of Ashley Madison and swiping right, Neil Simon’s 1969 comedy The Last of the Red Hot Lovers may be a bit of an anachronism. For the theatre makers of the Lovebird Artists Collective though, it is not only a vehicle for female actors to showcase their talents, it still has something to say to audiences today. Read more.

 

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