Unmissable Theatre Events of the Week

Race

Nov 15 – Dec 1, 2012 @ Studio 16 Mitch Murray Productions

At a time when Vancouver is forging a cultural identity, two lawyers are assigned a controversial case in which they defend a white wealthy businessman who has been accused of raping a black lady. When a new legal assistant becomes involved, true underlying opinions are brought to the surface, bringing with them dangerous complications. Written by award-winning playwright David Mamet, this theatre event will draw you in and have you on the edge of your seat.

 

 

 

The Government Inspector

Nov. 15 – Dec. 2, 2012 @ Studio 58/Langara

Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the original by Nikolai Gogol, this play is sure to induce deep belly laughs from audiences of all ages. Panic strikes a small town when a Government Inspector decides to pay a visit, causing elected officials to bumble their way through the situation. Greed, silliness and hilarity ensues.

 

 

 

 

The Underpants

Nov 16 – Dec 1, 2012 @ Havana Theatre

Steve Martin breathes new life to Carl Sternheims’ hit from 1910. Theo Maske and his lovely wife are in town one wonderful Sunday morning when the unthinkable happens – her underpants fall to the ground. Terribly embarrassed following the public display, Theo ensures that his wife stays at home until she can tame her unreliable undergarments.

 

 

 

 

Dickens’ Women

Nov 15 – Dec 1, 2012 @ The Cultch

Award winning British actress Miriam Margolyes (Romeo & Juliet, Blackadder, Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows) brings her long running one-woman show to Vancouver. Portraying over 23 of Dickens’ best-loved characters from tales such as Oliver Twist and Great Expectations, this show is as much about the man himself as it is about the characters she embodies. Evoking a range of emotions from audiences across the globe, Miriam is sure to sell out her shows at the Cultch.

 

Sharon Allman

Sharon Allman

Sharon Allman enjoys writing often, frequenting rock/ metal shows and a well made cup of tea. Sharon does not enjoy missing the bus by just 10 seconds, when her tea gets cold and falling flat on her face while ice skating. Follow Sharon on twitter @sharlovesapples