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Crossing Delancey ~ Synopsis

Crossing Delancey tells the story of a Jewish grandmother (Bubbie), herself a widow for fourteen years, who is anxious that her beloved granddaughter, Izzy, should not suffer the loneliness she does. Bubbie’s solution is to hire a matchmaker to provide a nice Jewish boy for Izzy to marry. The trouble is, Izzy considers herself a […]

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Press Release: CROSSING DELANCEY

A Manhattan single meets a man through her Jewish grandmother’s matchmaker. Metro Theatre is excited to bring Susan Sandler’s charming romantic comedy CROSSING DELANCEY to the stage January 21 to February 11. CROSSING DELANCEY explores the age old traditional roles of women as expressed by Bubbie, the loveable, feisty, sharp-witted grandma contrasted by the liberated […]

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The Province: Theatre Review

Theatre review: Robin Hood and Marion pumps up the panto principle Jerry Wasserman Published on: December 17, 2016 | Cameron Thomson, as Robin Hood, jousts with Marion, played by Sarah Moir, in the production Robin Hood and Marion at the Metro Theatre in Vancouver until Jan. 7. Tracy-Lynn Chernaske Robin Hood and Marion Until Jan. 7 […]

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Second AUDITION: Straight & Narrow

METRO THEATRE  is holding a SECOND AUDITION for STRAIGHT and NARROW Playwright:  Jimmie Chinn Directed by Catherine Morrison on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM   AUDITION ADDRESS: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver SHOW RUNS: April 22 to May 13, 2017 Synopsis – Bob and Jeff have been living together in a […]

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ROBIN HOOD and MARION Press Release

ROBIN HOOD and MARION ambush the Metro Theatre this holiday season in a pantomime adaptation of the classic tale written & directed by Catherine Morrison.  Join us for an interactive audience adventure as Robin Hood and his swashbuckling merry band- rob the rich – the 1% who are not amused – to feed the poor […]

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Delta Optimist ~ Robin Hood has Local Flavour

South Delta contingent involved in Metro Theatre pantomime production Dave Willis / Delta Optimist December 9, 2016 12:00 AM Cameron Thomson plays Robin Hood in Metro Theatre’s annual holiday pantomime production.   Photograph By Tracy-Lynn Chernaske A handful of South Deltans are involved in bringing a pantomime version of the classic Robin Hood story to the […]

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Like Robin Hood

During the Panto show run, Metro Theatre is collecting donations of NEW PYJAMAS for the NEW YEAR for the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre.   If you are so inclined, please bring some new PJ’s for children, tweens, teens or adults to put under our PJ tree in the lobby.     For the January 1st […]

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It’s PANTO Time

What is PANTO? Is it like mime where silent clowns perform? Actually, it’s nothing like that at all. British Pantomime, or Panto, has no resemblance to those silent comedians whatsoever. In fact, Panto is probably the noisiest, rowdiest sort of live theatre you can attend and it’s for the whole family. It’s a musical comedy […]

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