Posts tagged ‘theatre’

Shakespeare’s Theatre Found Amongst Flurry of Confusing Headlines

Today I followed a link and found this story on the BBC website. It’s entitled “Shakespeare’s first theatre found”, and refers to the discovery of the…

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10 Tickets From 5000 Postcards

Lately I’ve been enjoying The Next Stage, a Vancouver blog about the business and marketing of theatre. The other day Simon, the blogger behind The Next…

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My Twitter-Goes-Mainstream Watershed Moment

Three years ago, I wrote about the moment that I knew the idea of podcasts had entered the mainstream. A friend from the theatre industry referenced…

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The Economics of a Theatre

The Belfry Theatre is, in my view, the best producer of mainstream theatre in the province. They’re more consistent than The Arts Club or The Vancouver…

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“Brilliant” is Reasonably, Well, Brilliant

Last week we had the good fortune to be invited to the opening night of “Brilliant”, an Electric Company show (there’s a company that deserves a…

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Houses Made of Pallets for Disaster Relief

Back in the late nineties, we ran a little theatre company in Vancouver (also Darren’s First Web Design). We needed a coffin for one of the…

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Polly Noonan’s Peculiar Biography

On Thursday night, I was thrilled to see “Dead Man’s Cell Phone”, a play at Chicago’s famed Steppenwolf Theatre. In terms of new American drama, Steppenwolf…

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For the Vancouver Locals: Two Plays to See

Just a quick public service announcement in support of the local arts scene. Two plays that sadly, I probably won’t get a chance to see: The…

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