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Vancouver’s Summer Theatre Scene (continued)

Continuing my exploration Vancouver’s summer theatre scene, last week I watched Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza and TUTS’ Singin’ in the Rain. Kooza is the 2nd Cirque show I’ve seen, and like Corteo 2 years ago I was very impressed. Kooza … Continue reading

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Vancouver’s Summer Theatre Scene

I had the pleasure of seeing two excellent theatre productions this week – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Lion King. It is almost a shame to be watching theatre when the weather is so nice, but at least … Continue reading

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More Vancouver Fringe Festival Reviews

More Fringe reviews. Barry Smith’s Baby Book (***) Barry Smith is funny – so funny he can make a slide show of baby pictures and scanned pages from his baby book amusing. After seeing American Squatter last year (his slide … Continue reading

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Fringe Festival: Putz (****)

The Vancouver Fringe Festival has started! I’m really looking forward to seeing some wicked shows this year. Tonight we saw Putz – a one-man comedy about a neurotic, hapless man who feels awkward around women. It was hilarious. It’s done … Continue reading

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Cultured

Vancouver might be a recreational mecca (and I sure take advantage), but there are some decent opportunities to be artsy and get cultured too. A few weeks ago, Emily and I went too See Cirque Du Soleil’s Corteo show with … Continue reading

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Bohemian Rhapsody

I saw my first opera last night, La Boheme, and I didn’t fall asleep. I stayed awake for the whole thing and even kind of enjoyed it. I was surprised by how similar it was to a modern musical. Really … Continue reading

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Week in Review

It’s been a fun week. I saw an amazing Frankenstein play with Emily. It was probably the best play I’ve seen in a few years, and it didn’t hurt that it was a musical. The costumes were out of this … Continue reading

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The Big Apple (Part 2)

(continuing my New York post) Unlucky The most memorable part of the New York trip was going to see Jon Stewart and the Daily Show. Ben had 2 tickets, but since they give out more tickets then there are seats, … Continue reading

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Vancouver Fringe 07 – Utterly Perverted & Slightly Disappointing

The Vancouver Fringe wrapped up last weekend. Despite a late fringing start, I managed to see 9 shows. Overall I was disappointed with the Fringe this year. The crowds were pretty pitiful (poor advertising?) and none of the shows knocked … Continue reading

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Month in Recap

Lots has been happening in the past few weeks. Emily and I spent a day on Bowen Island. We also found time to check out a play, watch an anti-Olympics movie, go to the ballet, and rock out at the … Continue reading

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