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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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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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Burnaby NOW Previews Same Dress

Lively City: Bridesmaids’ woes, abstract art, Nordic fashion and more  Julie MacLellan / Burnaby Now February 15, 2016 10:52 Laura Luongo of Burnaby is one of the bridesmaids in 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress, a new production at Metro Theatre opening Feb. 20.   Photograph By contributed Anyone who’s ever donned satin or taffeta to […]

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The Story: FIVE WOMEN

The play starts with a woman crawling under a bed. It ends with a perfect Polaroid snapshot.  FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS is about the bridesmaids. They are an interesting assortment: an evangelical Christian named Frances, the sexually experienced and thoroughly jaded Trisha, the perpetual hot mess Georgeanne,  Mindy the groom’s clumsy, gay sister, […]

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