Bonnie on Stage

Wonderfully Irrelevant

May 5, 2016 / 6:00 am

“Live From Kelowna - It’s The Irrelevant Show” On March 18, New Vintage Theatre was fortunate to present the nationally renowned series, The...

Naked men, with hats

Apr 21, 2016 / 11:00 am

There are few things crazier than the backstage of a big, live show. It is a busy, seemingly chaotic place where set pieces and props move in and out, all...

Hot times at the Hot House

Apr 7, 2016 / 7:00 am

Playwrights’ Hot House grows new works “Good writers define reality. Bad ones merely restate it.” ~ Edward Albee It can be a frustrating...

Full Monty bares all

Mar 24, 2016 / 7:00 am

The Full Monty reveals more than you would expect An excerpt from “The Full Monty-The Musical” by Terrance McNalley: Georgie sits on the bed,...

The Irrelevant Show

Mar 10, 2016 / 5:00 pm

Live from Kelowna . . . It’s The Irrelevant Show! On March 18, Kelowna Community Theatre will be filled with fans of CBC's hit radio series, The...

Be excellent to each other

Feb 25, 2016 / 7:00 am

OKM Variety Show It is not often that I am needed just to support an event, as usually I am the one running the show, something that is both an exhilarating and...

New season launched

Feb 11, 2016 / 6:00 am

"Because we all shine on. Like the moon, the stars and the sun. Everyone.” The house was hot as New Vintage Theatre launched its fourth season, We...

Harry Potter tonight

Jan 28, 2016 / 10:57 am

Harry Potter hits the stage I get to play with robots, superheroes, and cartoon characters. Tonight I’m on stage with a gang of actors who will be acting...

Go Moulin Rouge!

Jan 15, 2016 / 9:17 am

Go Moulin Rouge at the Annual Black Cat Cabaret Are you a fan of the film Moulin Rouge? Looking for something fun to do for your Valentine? If so, there is a...

What's on your bucket list?

Dec 31, 2015 / 9:02 pm

“We all shine on. Like the moon, the stars and the sun . . . evry’one. Come on.” ~ John Lennon Did you have the chance to see the amazing John...

New Year's Eve fun!

Dec 17, 2015 / 6:00 am

Well it is that time of year - 2016 is around the corner, and you might be making plans for ways to ring in the New Year, to kick things off in style. New...

A retro Christmas

Dec 3, 2015 / 6:00 am

Ah, nostalgia! At this time of year, it is natural to have a good look at the past and reflect on the holidays and our loved ones. We treasure our memories,...

High school drama

Nov 19, 2015 / 6:00 am

It is a week of reflection, as my son, Brock, gets his university applications sent off and his grad photos taken. I know I am not the only parent feeling...

Twin Peaks, in Kelowna

Nov 5, 2015 / 6:00 am

Don’t we all love the moody Pacific Northwest? I look forward to the hoot of the owl, and eagerly await the thick fog that rolls in right around this time...

It's a Hallowe'en festival

Oct 22, 2015 / 6:00 am

It is positively spooky how many exciting experiences are happening at our theatre company before Hallowe’en. We have so much going on that I think we...

Director is Dead Serious

Oct 8, 2015 / 5:00 am

Ashley Plomp is directing her first play, and it is a bloody tough job. The play is New Vintage Theatre’s upcoming production, Dead Serious, by Vancouver...

Culture Days

Sep 24, 2015 / 5:00 am

This weekend marks my second Culture Days in Kelowna. Ironically I am always asked to perform at Alberta Arts Days because it is where I used to be based, but...

Fall preview

Sep 11, 2015 / 6:00 am

Well there is officially a bit of a chill in the air so it must be fall. I think we all agree we are some of the luckiest Canadians to live where we do and get...

Theatre rules

Aug 27, 2015 / 5:00 am

It has been a tricky week for outdoor performers in Kelowna. On Sunday, I performed a play outside at Gyro Beach in the most smoke filled air imaginable, blown...

Artsy spaces in Kelowna

Aug 13, 2015 / 5:00 am

Our theatre company, New Vintage Theatre, recently made a big step up in the world by acquiring a permanent space in The Rotary Centre For The Arts. We moved in...