Blog Post: On Drama Teachers & Camp Counsellors (A Trip Down Memory Lane)

So, Justin Trudeau was recently elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. The Conservative party immediately launched a campaign to undermine his image, in which they were condescending about (among other things) the fact that he was… Read More

Grease (Footlight Theatre)

GREASE IS THE WORD FOR FOOTLIGHT THEATRE’S 46th SEASON November 9 – 24, 2012 Michael J. Fox Theatre Forty years ago, Grease opened on Broadway and was a runaway hit! Just six years later, the film version starring… Read More

This is Not a Review: Stratford Festival 2012

We had tickets for 42nd Street, Much Ado About Nothing, A Word or Two and The Matchmaker…and at the last minute I decided to add a matinee of Henry V for myself.

The Wizard of Oz (Footlight Theatre)

FOOTLIGHT THEATRE IS OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD! **A slight variation on this text was also published as the cover article in the October 2011 edition of Playboard Magazine. Footlight Theatre Company presents THE WIZARD OF OZ November… Read More

This is Not a Review: Jesus Christ Superstar (Stratford Festival, 2011)

The second show we saw at Stratford this year was Jesus Christ Superstar at the Avon Theatre.  One of this year’s really hot tickets, from what I understand, although we didn’t know that when we bought ours, a few months… Read More

Summer Musical Theatre: Cinderella

52 kids aged 4 to 16… 1 artistic director, 1 production/stage manager, 2 stage directors, 2 choreographers, 2 stagecraft teachers (doubling as set designer and lighting tech respectively), 1 junior program coordinator, 6 volunteer student leaders… 3 preliminary… Read More

CYBERLIFE: The Musical

Cyberlife: the Musical Written by Danny Balkwill, Dean Balkwill & Craig Salkeld April 6, 7, 8 and 9 at 7:00pm Linda Hamer Theatre, Mulgrave School 2330 Cypress Lane, West Vancouver (Exit 8 off Hwy 1) This week, Mulgrave… Read More

Photo Post: Footlight’s Joseph

33 adult actors, 55 kids, 6 musicians and 21 production team/crew… 122 hours of rehearsal (3 times a week from mid-August to early November)… 150 costumes (not including kids)… 5 major set changes… 28 actor mics, 11 band… Read More

Footlight Theatre presents Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

GO, GO, GO JOSEPH! Footlight Theatre Company Dreams in Technicolor November 6 – 14, 2009 Michael J. Fox Theatre, Burnaby Evening shows Nov. 6, 7, 8, 12, 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm; matinee Sunday Nov. 8 at… Read More