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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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Vancouver Sun

Vancouver’s Metro Theatre still going strong, 500 shows later Shawn Conner Published on: October 28, 2016 | Last Updated: October 28, 2016 4:03 PM PDT Metro Theatre’s production of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility marks the theatre’s 500th production. From left to right – character Willoughby played by Kenneth Tynan, Marianne Dashwood played by Cassie […]

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Press Release: SENSE and SENSIBILITY

Metro Theatre is excited to celebrate hitting the historic milestone of 500 shows in this our 54th continuous season of great entertainment by bringing Jane Austen’s SENSE and SENSIBILITY to the stage October 29th to November 19th. Pray do not be alarmed gentle readers, I am here to tell you Jane Austen’s delicate comedy of […]

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Director’s Synopsis: SENSE & SENSIBILITY

Two sisters, so distinct in nature: Elinor, the rational one, ruled by her mind; Marianne the passionate one, whose heart dominates all.  When their father dies, the sisters, together with their mother and their never-to-be-seen-sister Margaret, are forced to move out of their beloved home at Norland Park. Reduced to relative poverty through the scheming of […]

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Dark & Stormy Night

[Show thumbnails] A ROYAL CANADIAN THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION Written by:  Tim Kelly Directed by:  Ellie King Winner Robert J. Pickering Award for Playwriting Excellence There’s dirty work afoot at Ye Olde Wayside Inn, home of the eccentric Saltmarshes, Hepzibah and Arabella, Cousin Ebenezer, and decrepit Uncle Silas – oldest living lunatic in Massachusetts. The Inn […]

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