Empire of the Son also rises

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre has produced a hit. Big credit to Donna Yamamoto.

Tetsuro Shigematsu’s Empire of the Son is one of the best shows ever to have come out of Vancouver.

Go see Empire of the Son.

Below, I’ll paste the review of Empire of the Son that I wrote last year when Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre first mounted playwright and solo performer Tetsuro Shigematsu’s account of his relationship with his father. That run sold out before it opened. The holdover sold out. Now it’s back at the Vancity Culture Lab from November 1 to 13.

Book now. It’s one of the best shows that Vancouver has ever produced. [Read more…]