FEBRUARY 2021 | VOLUME 200
FEB. 22-Mar. 7
Dear theatre lovers and friends,
As the vaccine rollout picks up momentum, we are beginning to feel some hope on the horizon for the return of live theatre – but we likely still have months to go. Hang tough!
Check our On Now and Coming Soon pages. We’ll continue to update listings daily as we receive info from the companies about their plans.
Multiple Tony and Emmy Award nominee actress Tovah Feldshuh will close the JCC Jewish Book Festival, launching her memoir, Lilyville, Feb. 25, 5 pm. https://www.jccgv.com/jewish-book-festival/events/#1548276622965-c1509bc7-3c1a
Bouche Theatre Collective in association with PHT Creative Hub Cooperative and The Canadian Play Thing present an online reading of new translation: River Bed by Eric Noel, trans. Jordan Arsenault. Feb. 28, 12 pm. Free. http://www.bouchewhacked.com/project/a-glimpse-into-new-translation-river-bed/
Another excellent actor, Ethan Hawke, is launching a novel, A Bright Ray of Darkness. He will be online for an interview hosted by the Vancouver Writers Fest, Mar. 14, 4 pm. https://www.showpass.com/hawke-club/
Kate Craven of Mitch and Murray Productions is offering audition coaching for kids and teens. 604-872-0075 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Toronto’s Why Not Theatre is launching ThisGen 2021 Fellowship, a national initiative supporting BIPOC artists’ training. Vancouver’s Gabrielle Martin and K.P. Dennis are among this year’s recipients. Congratulations to them both, and way to go, Why Not, for this important initiative.
Please stay healthy and practice responsible social behaviour.
THE ARTS ARE NOT SOMEHOW APART FROM OUR NATIONAL LIFE,
THE ARTS ARE THE HEART OF OUR NATIONAL LIFE.
— Barack and Michelle Obama, 2009
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