With the Vancouver Fringe Festival now over and heralding the start of the new arts season, there are plenty of theatre, music, film and other cultural events happening in and around Vancouver. Here is our weekly round-up of what’s happening on stage and screen from our partners at Vancouver Presents.
Talk about relevance. As the Conservative Party of Canada continues to feed the fears of a nation, the najib debate rages, and we continue to heal over the terrorist attacks on our own soil, the Arts Club Theatre Company presents Ayad Akhtar’s smart, but always accessible, Disgraced. Read more.
Film adaptations of books are dime-a-dozen. What isn’t seen very often are adaptations from stage to screen. With Eadweard, Vancouver filmmakers Kyle Rideout and Josh Epstein have taken a stage play from Vancouver’s Electric Company Theatre and spun it into a feature-length film. Read more.
Tired of the election rhetoric? Patrick Street Productions and Touchstone Theatre may very well have the cure with The Best Laid Plans: A Musical. Read more.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but words can also paint vivid pictures. Sometimes though, the meaning behind the words can be much darker than one might think on first glance. Love Bomb are two such words. Read more.