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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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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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Younger Crowd – Langara Voice Review

THE VOICE   February 26, 2016 Reported by: Daniel Dadi-Cantarino South Vancouver’s Metro Theatre has pushed its own boundaries with Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, a humorous yet thought-provoking play. The play, which lays out the experiences of five women at a wedding reception, has been described as “Bridesmaids crossed with Sex and the City,” in a press […]

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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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Delta Optimist: Sleeping Beauty Musical Panto

Ladner’s Bryn Willis (left) and Tsawwassen’s Cathy Holman have lead roles in Sleeping Beauty, a holiday musical pantomime presented by Metro Theatre in Vancouver until Jan. 2. Other local connections to the production include Ladner’s Catherine Morrison (writer, director), Tracy-Lynn Chernaske (scenic painting/set decoration/production photographer) and Les Erskine (lighting and set designer/technical director/ general manager). […]

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