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Talking Sex on Sunday

My Review of Firehall Arts Centre presents Talking Sex on Sunday, February 14 to March 8, 2020

Firehall Arts Centre presents Talking Sex on Sunday, a musical comedy where women share fears and reveal dirty secrets during a sex toy party. Playing at the Firehall Arts Centre February 14 to March 8, 2020.

East Van Panto - Pinocchio

My Review of East Van Panto – Pinocchio, Nov 20 – Jan 5, 2020

The Cultch presents Theatre Replacement’s East Van Panto - Pinocchio at the York Theatre from November 20 to January 5, 2020. A Commercial Drive an insanely brilliant rendition of this children classic

Gianni Schicchi

My Review of Opera Mariposa presents Gianni Schicchi – Nov 15-23, 2019

On November 15-23, Opera Mariposa will present Puccini's comic opera Gianni Schicchi - the tale of a wealthy old man, his last will and testament and family hijinks. Tickets start at $18

Operas and Arias

My Review of Operas and Arias at Bard on the Beach on Aug 26 and Sept 2, 2019

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents Opera & Arias: Verdi and More on August 26 and September 2 at 2pm & 7:30pm, Tickets start at $26.

Throne and Games

My Review of Throne and Games – The Last Laugh running April 26 – June 15, 2019

This Spring, Winter Is Coming To Granville Island Vancouver TheatreSports™ Presents Throne and Games – The Last Laugh April 26-June 15 at The Improv Centre Tickets at   My Review of Throne and Games – The Last Laugh Laughs are coming….. and Vancouver Theatresports …

Heart on Cabaret

Review of The Heart On Cabaret at Vancouver International Puppet Festival

That’s Me with Dandeelyon Wine and no, I wasn’t part of the show .. Review of The Heart On Cabaret at the Vancouver International Puppet Festival If you’ve never enjoyed watching the oh so tame yawn Kermit from Sesame Street but preferred the obnoxious Jalapeno on a stick from …


Sensitive Skin – its drama, it’s comedy and it will make you cry as its real life amplified

From  left to right:  Don McKellar, Fay Yamamoto-Jenson (@Armadillob), Kim Cattrall and me   It’s drama, it’s comedy, it’s real life amplified and it will make you cry. Especially of you’re at the midlife crossroads where the road signs pointing towards “Where …


My review of Bard on the Beach: Hamlet

Photo Credit:  David Blue . Hamlet:  a treacherous tale of adultery, murder and deceit that transcends the ages . Having just watched Bard on the Beach’s Twelfth Night just three nights before the opening night of Hamlet, to me it was somewhat of a bipolar experience as I jumped from one of …


Where Doth Thou Goeth? Into the Madhouse of Love my Sweet – My Review of Twelfth Night

Photo Credit: David Blue What you see ain’t what you get. Double trouble equals double fun and Twelfth Night is just another example that Shakespeare excels in the area of madcap farces and double entendres which leaves the audiences squealing with merriment. Even though I’ve seen …


Great Scots! It’s My Review of Mac…. Ssssh.. That Scottish Play

Photo Credit:  David Cooper If you’re in an depressed frame of mind, don’t watch this tragic tale as it highlights the devil incarnate as loyal and valiant MacBeth slays beloved King Duncan after a glimpse of his future from the three cackling hags in the quest for power, which in turn, …


Review of Bard on the Beach – The Taming of the Shrew

  Plays by William Shakespeare are extraordinary works of literature as Shakespeare has mastered the art of verbal wit utilizing an allegorical play of words intertwined with puns which may be hard to understand if one is not familiar with colloquial English and of course there’s that …