Live theatre

Julia Mackey calls this photo of her holding hands with D-Day veteran David Leon Teacher one of her favourites. She still keeps in touch with him after they met in Normandy several years ago following a showing of Jake’s Gift. (Dirk Van Stralen photo)

Remembrance-themed one-person play returns to Wells Sunset Theatre

Two performances of Jake’s Gift will be performed by Julie Mackey before Remembrance Day

 

Live concerts could return to venues such as Blue Frog Studios in White Rock by year’s end - provided immunizations make a diference and COVID variants are held in check - according to a recent round table including provincial health officer Dr Bonnie Henry and reprsentatives of performing arts groups. (Submitted photo)

B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events

Round table between Dr. Bonnie Henry and arts groups gives rise to cautious optimism

 

Theatre BC president Peter Wienold, of Port Alberni, officially opens Mainstage Festival 2019. The festival, which features eight of the best plays in B.C. in eight days, has been cancelled for 2020. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Theatre BC cancels festivals in response to COVID-19

‘Provincials’ of community theatre set to take place on Vancouver Island in July 2020

 

Drumming during the play Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish, which is coming to Quesnel Friday, Jan. 31 as part of the Quesnel and District Children’s and Family Concert Series. (Photo courtesy of Axis Theatre Company)

Colourful characers and important messages introduced in Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish

Indigenous storytellers spin a tale from the Kwantlen First Nation July 31 in Quesnel

Drumming during the play Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish, which is coming to Quesnel Friday, Jan. 31 as part of the Quesnel and District Children’s and Family Concert Series. (Photo courtesy of Axis Theatre Company)