Blog Post: An Evening at the Symphony

So, somehow – I have no idea how – I got on someone’s list, and I was offered comps to the opening night of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra‘s 95th season at the Orpheum on Saturday, Sept. 28th. It… Read More

Blog Post: On Closing Nights & Power Outages

It was a closing night for the record books, that’s for sure. The show? Us & Everything We Own, a new play by Sean Minogue that finished its world premiere run last Saturday April 13th, at the PAL… Read More

Mini-essay: A Meditation on the Green College Players

I wrote this for the alumni newsletter associated with the graduate residence where I lived for two years while completing my MA at UBC in 1999-2001. Green College was and continues to be an inspiring, amazing community; for… 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

Open Letter to Ministers Hansen, Krueger, Coleman & Premier Gordon Campbell

Dear Minister Hansen, Minister Krueger, Minister Coleman and Premier Campbell, On the BC Budget 2009 website, the introduction states: “September Budget Update 2009 protects vital services and positions British Columbia for renewed economic growth. Government is taking steps… Read More