This week we meet a spoken word artist, find out what’s happening this summer at Vanier Park, get the scoop on a couple of shows, and welcome a comedy legend to Vancouver.
In the first of a series, we meet Winona Linn, one of the poets and performers at this year’s Verses Festival of Words, Vancouver’s annual alternative literary festival celebrating the power of words – written, spoken and sung. Read more.
Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival opens its 27th season in Vanier Park in June with a production of the timeless romantic comedy, Romeo and Juliet, directed by Kim Collier. Read more.
Just to prove that there really is sex/life after fifty (and beyond the Vancouver Fringe), The Cultch and Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre presents a remount of Loretta Seto’s laugh-out-loud funny Dirty Old Woman. Read more.
When playwright Joan MacLeod wrote The Valley in 2014, it was hailed as ‘timely’, ‘urgent’ and ‘ripped from the headlines’. Open any newspaper today and it is evident that her exploration of mental illness and policing remains just as topical. Read more.
NorthWest Comedy and Just For Laughs announced today the return of comedy icon, award-winning actress and best-selling author, Carol Burnett, to Vancouver with her show Carol Burnett – An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks Questions. Read more.