The hottest summer shows

Jocelyn Gauthier, Legally Blonde, Theatre Under the Stars

Jocelyn Gauthier is pretty—and smart, and talented—in pink in Legally Blonde

I highly recommend three shows this summer: The Tempest and Cymbeline at Bard on the Beach, and Legally Blonde at Theatre Under the Stars. [Read more…]

2013: Top shows and emerging artists

Ronnie Burkett, The Daisy Theatre, Vancouver theatre, top 10 2013

Despite being named after a douche, Esme Massengil is glamour incarnate in Ronnie Burkett’s The Daisy Theatre

In this post, I’ll list my top ten from 2013, then I’ll pick out six emerging artists who are particularly promising.

BTW, no wonder I love the Fringe Festival: it consistently presents some of the most innovative work we see all season. It does so in the context of a celebratory festival. And tickets are affordable. Of the ten top shows I’m about to name, three were at the Fringe.

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