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What good is sitting alone in your room—join the Cabaret

What good is sitting alone in your room—join the Cabaret

May 29, 2022 / 4:00 am

Life is beautiful. In what has been another challenging year, it has been hard at times to remember life is just that. World events, the pandemic and the quick...

The Kelowna Fringe Festival is back

The Kelowna Fringe Festival is back

Sep 16, 2021 / 6:00 am

It’s go time! After a year of planning, many thousands of hours of meetings, rehearsals, and promotions, it is Kelowna International Fringe Week and I...

Class of ‘87 on centre stage

Class of ‘87 on centre stage

Jun 10, 2021 / 3:00 pm

It is grad season and our community has definitely been feeling all the pride and huge sadness that comes with the passage of time, milestones met and those...

City's Theatre Angel retires

City's Theatre Angel retires

Nov 26, 2020 / 6:00 am

Say it isn't so! Diane Fettig is wrapping up her 10 years as Kelowna's favourite prop mistress and theatre angel. How did this nurse end up behind the...

Vault of Horror open again

Vault of Horror open again

Oct 29, 2020 / 6:00 am

Can you imagine a time when comic books were considered too indecent to be sold? Such was the case in the early 1950s when William Gaines and Al Feldstein...

Seriously! See Dead Serious

Seriously! See Dead Serious

Aug 26, 2020 / 6:00 am

Six reasons you should see Dead Serious I am directing Doug Greenall’s acclaimed play, Dead Serious. It runs Aug. 28-29 at 7:30 p.m. at The Black Box...

Vintage play a new way

Vintage play a new way

Jun 1, 2020 / 11:00 am

Unicorns are unique, magical, sparkly. They also symbolize the Pride movement for a whole generation who have established themselves as both unique individuals...

Going into the dark

Going into the dark

Mar 27, 2020 / 3:15 pm

Dark days in the world of theatre Dark days refer to the one or two days during a run when there is no show. The theatre is “dark” on a...

Come out and play at the Black Cabaret

Come out and play at the Black Cabaret

Feb 21, 2020 / 11:00 am

“What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play.” Those iconic words from the musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb remind me of the...

Hitting the chocolate factory

Hitting the chocolate factory

Dec 6, 2019 / 3:00 pm

Bringing A Classic To The Stage — Charlie and The Chocolate Factory When you were a kid do you remember those Dairy Queen ads with the chocolate river and...

Song of The Christmas Belles

Song of The Christmas Belles

Nov 16, 2019 / 12:50 pm

Play on tonight, Nov. 16 and Nov. 22-23 It is not very often I get the chance to perform in my own plays. I have been in a lot of improv shows in Kelowna, but...

Dracula - The Bloody Truth

Dracula - The Bloody Truth

Oct 23, 2019 / 1:49 pm

Hilariously scary play opens tonight Stop what you are doing! It is of vital importance to you to read this column very carefully. Your life may depend on...

Reasons to fringe

Reasons to fringe

Sep 17, 2019 / 3:00 pm

This weekend, we will Fringe. New Vintage Theatre is remounting our hit show, In One Night, for Kelowna’s Fringe Festival Sept. 19-22. Tickets are $13,...

Play this summer

Play this summer

Jul 8, 2019 / 3:00 pm

There is a great tradition of summer theatre in the Okanagan. When tourists tired of sun and sand and want to cool off in the evening they have enjoyed the...

Hopping on the Stu-Bus

Hopping on the Stu-Bus

May 18, 2019 / 3:23 pm

It was a world of wheels in the Salloum Room on Wednesday. Why? Because Chelsea McEvoy’s screenplay for her upcoming film The Wheels on The Bus was read...

Little shop has its horrors

Little shop has its horrors

May 14, 2019 / 3:00 pm

Help! There is a man-eating plant in Studio 100 at Rotary Centre For The Arts and her name is Audrey II. But don’t dismay, the strange and interesting...

The Birds Are In The House

The Birds Are In The House

Oct 19, 2018 / 6:00 am

Have you ever seen the Alfred Hitchcock classic horror, The Birds? It starts out innocently enough with a beautiful woman — Tippi Hedren — making...

The Russians are coming

The Russians are coming

Sep 5, 2018 / 9:00 am

Mystery Theatre, Russians and a Contentious Paper Are Coming Next Week Pssst…want to see something secret and cool? Have you heard of Canadian playwright...

Starry, starry nights

Starry, starry nights

Mar 3, 2018 / 3:00 pm

I proudly launched New Vintage Theatre’s sixth season on Family Day weekend. The event was a thrilling affair. After announcing playwright Kendra Hesketh...

Happy new theatre year

Happy new theatre year

Jan 1, 2018 / 11:00 am

Stacee Jaxx is one hot New Year’s Baby. Typically, January is a quiet month for theatre companies as we rest and recover after busy Christmas production...

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