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Agatha Christie Was as Interesting as Her Characters Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist in history, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.  She is known through the world as the Queen of Crime but is self described as a writer, traveller, playwright, wife, mother and surfer.  She is best known for her 66 detective […]

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Magique! A magic Spectacular

The exciting all new full production magic show, Magique! – A Magic Spectacular featuring Oslen and Kel. Experience some of the most astonishing feats of modern magic and witness the impossible… done in a full scale eye-popping visual theatrical manner. Journey your way to an evening where you see people vanish into thin air, birds […]

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Blogger Joe Hinks posted on GVPTA: Vancouver Live Theatre ….. Metro Theatre is the perfect venue for Comic Potential; both seem to laud the good-old days when entertainment was much less mechanical and strained, instead striving for warmth and compassion and a good old-fashioned laugh. Come down and see for yourself which bits you find […]

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(March 15, 2016) A sci-fi comedy, by Alan Ayckbourn, Comic Potential is a play set in the foreseeable future, when everything has changed – except human nature. Metro Theatre is proud to present Comic Potential on stage March 26 to April 16. Heaven forbid the day should come when actors are replaced by electronic “actoids” […]

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Director’s Talk: #ComicPotentialMT

Director Sarah Arnold and the cast of #ComicPotentialMT invite you to join them for a 20 minute talk back session immediately following the performance on April 1st. There is no additional charge, just stay in your seats or move up a bit closer to the stage. The cast, along with director, Sarah, will introduce interactive […]

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Heaven forbid the day should come when actors are replaced by electronic “actoids” as Alan Ayckbourn wickedly fantasized in “Comic Potential”. Set in the not too-distant future, the play imagines a world in which soap operas are performed by robots programmed to act. Into this situation comes the idealistic Adam, nephew of the millionaire TV […]

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Younger Crowd – Langara Voice Review

THE VOICE   February 26, 2016 Reported by: Daniel Dadi-Cantarino South Vancouver’s Metro Theatre has pushed its own boundaries with Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, a humorous yet thought-provoking play. The play, which lays out the experiences of five women at a wedding reception, has been described as “Bridesmaids crossed with Sex and the City,” in a press […]

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Same Dress VIDEO Sneak Peek

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress is a comedy by  award winning playwright Alan Ball, about female friendship and the power of the uniform. Hiding in an upstairs bedroom, five bridesmaids try to escape both the bride and the wedding reception. The five women laugh, cry, confide and counsel one another – bound together by their circumstance […]

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Director’s Talk : #SameDressMT

“Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” veers back and forth from playful to serious, providing rich material for the small, almost exclusively female cast. Ball pairs witty banter and physical comedy with emotional issues. The result is a production that uses humor as a mode for cathartic expression. The play has progressing characters as opposed […]

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