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The VOICE Previews GUILTY CONSCIENCE

            March 2, 2017 Metro Theatre’s production of Guilty Conscience blurs the lines of reality   Director Don Briard (left) gives notes to Sheila Keating, Francis Boyle, Kaylah Zander, and Joseph Balint. Photo by Laura Brougham Reported by Laura Brougham  Finding the difference between reality and imagination is the premise for Metro Theatre’s […]

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TOWARDS ZERO: Press Release

TOWARDS ZERO by Agatha Christie brilliantly probes the psychology of a jealous psychopathic killer. When a tennis player invites his ex-wife and current wife to visit his aunt’s seaside estate, little does anyone know that someone will be killed. Metro Theatre is thrilled to have received special permission from Agatha Christie’s estate to present TOWARDS […]

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Synopsis: TOWARDS ZERO

Wealthy old Lady Tresselian is hosting an annual gathering at her sprawling seaside estate. Her guests include family members as well as acquaintances; chief among them are Neville Strange, her late husband’s ward; Neville’s first wife Audrey Strange; and Neville’s current wife Kay. The presence of Neville’s ex as well as his current wife makes […]

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THE DISAPPEARANCE OF AGATHA CHRISTIE

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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Laugh Along ~ COMIC POTENTIAL

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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Press Release: COMIC POTENTIAL

(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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The Story: COMIC POTENTIAL

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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