Main menu at top of page

Archive | Reviews


Merely Players Review of Hilda’s Yard

Merely Players Vancouver’s source for theatre – Merely Players Website REVIEW by David Volpov Hilda’s Yard: A Historical Comedy with Modern Punchlines This week, the Metro Theatre opens its new season with Hilda’s Yard, a Canadian play by Norm Foster. Producing this play is a decision made to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s independence. If […]

Continue Reading


            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 […]

Continue Reading

JI REVIEW: Crossing Deleancey

Help finding a perfect match Friday 27th, January 2017 Written by Tova Kornfeld in  Performing Arts   The cast of Crossing Delancey, left to right: Jonathan MacDonald (Sam), Nina Tischhauser (Izzy), Joan Koebel (Bubbie), Helen Volkow (Hannah) and Jon MacIntyre (Tyler). (photo by Tracy-Lynn Chernaske) Many of us are still looking for our bashert, our […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading


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 […]

Continue Reading

designed and hosted by :