VANCOUVER GREENROOM 11: We need to talk

Theatre is community

Colin Thomas writes about Vancouver theatre.

I’m getting into some new things that you should probably know about.

WE NEED TO TALK 

I love you, I really do. All of you who read Vancouver Greenroom are important to me. But…our relationship has to change. And I want us to grow together, not apart.

Starting in November, this blog feature, Vancouver Greenroom, will disappear, and I’ll start pouring all of its content—which is oriented towards theatre makers as well as theatregoers—into my newsletter.

You can subscribe to that newsletter right here. (Just keep saying yes: it’s what has made us so good together so far.)

Like us, the newsletter is free. It’s fun. And—I’m not going to say whether this is like us or not—but it only comes once a week. [Read more…]

VANCOUVER GREENROOM 10: Sore throat

Theatre is community. 

My throat is sore from cheering Vancouver theatre artists.

Veena Sood knows how to take a great picture. And she has just won a fresh award.

SORE THROAT

Geez, my throat hurts. The cheering for Vancouver theatre artists just doesn’t stop these days.

Marcus Youssef, who is nominated for the Simonivitch Prize, just won the Mayor’s Arts Award for theatre, and Conor Wylie got the nod as emerging theatre artist. Artistic director of Neworld Theatre, Youssef is also an actor and playwright, who wrote and performed Winners and Losers with Jamie Long. Actor and writer Wylie works with a number of cutting-edge companies including Hong Kong Exile. [Read more…]