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Bonnie on Stage

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

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

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...

Life is a 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

A post-war love story

Nov 5, 2017 / 4:00 pm

In the midst of crises — politically, environmentally and economically — artists have always been inspired to create and relate their unique...

Birthday Bash Theatre

Aug 25, 2017 / 3:00 pm

As I get older, I appreciate the importance of a birthday. It is my chance to reflect on the past year, count my many blessings and ponder the year ahead...

What's New, Pussycat?

Feb 10, 2017 / 11:00 am

The doldrums of winter can always be broken up with the heat of a warm fire, great company and something fun. Something I always look forward to in February is...

A play with bells on

Dec 8, 2016 / 11:00 am

I am like a kid at Christmas, anxiously awaiting the arrival of a really, cool surprise. The present? A play and the arrival of playwright Darrin Hagen from...

Adorable monster on stage

Nov 12, 2016 / 11:00 am

Play opens next week Writing a new play is not easy, particularly when it's about a monster in The Himalayas. Last year, I embarked on the...

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