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            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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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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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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The VOICE: 500th Production after 54 years

October 26, 2016 by Reuben Dongalen Jr. Metro Theatre hits its 500th production after 54 years Reported by Chelsea Powrie   The Metro Theatre has produced 54 continuous seasons of theatre in South Vancouver, and will open its 500th production, Sense and Sensibility, on Oct. 29. Photo: Chelsea Powrie. South Vancouver’s Metro Theatre is hitting a […]

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Vancouver Presents

Metro Theatre celebrates its 500th show Community theatre celebrates milestone with stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility By Mark Robins October 25, 2016 Jane Austen’s comedy of manners, Sense and Sensibility, comes to the Metro Theatre stage Vancouver’s Metro Theatre has been putting on plays for fifty-four seasons. And while that is an […]

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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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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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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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