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Delta Optimist REVIEW: Shakespeare In HOLLYWOOD

Shakespeare in Hollywood production has strong South Delta contingent  Dave Willis / Delta Optimist May 1, 2018 03:09 PM Tsawwassen’s Erica Bearss is part of the cast of Metro Theatre’s production of Shakespeare in Hollywood. Photograph By Tracy-Lynn Chernaske   There is a contingent of South Deltans involved in bringing Metro Theatre’s production of Shakespeare […]

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Metro Theatre proudly presents Shakespeare in HOLLYWOOD written by Ken Ludwig and directed by Catherine Morrison, on our stage for an extended run  April 14  –  May 12. What happens when two savvy playwrights from very different centuries collaborate? In the case of skilled modern farceur Ken Ludwig & Renaissance wonder William Shakespeare; the result […]

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    Written by Ken Ludwig   &  Directed by Catherine Morrison                          It is 1934 Hollywood, and Jack Warner is in a “spot” ! His girlfriend, starlet, Lydia Lansing wants to be cast in a “class picture”, not the “dreck” she’s been in so far.                 Enter Max Reinhardt, Jewish, German stage director […]

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PRESS RELEASE: She Stoops to Conquer

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER- A boisterous fast moving mélange of misunderstandings, love and silly comedy Metro Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of a new adaptation by Joan Bryans of Oliver Goldsmith’s classic She Stoops to Conquer on our stage February 24th to March 17th, 2018. The much beloved 18th century “laughing comedy” revolves […]

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THE STORY: She Stoops To Conquer

Adapted by Joan Bryans from the Oliver Goldsmith Classic One of the eighteenth-century’s most enduring comedies, She Stoops to Conquer takes a comedic, often farcical, look at the behavior and marital expectations of the upper classes in England. The play centers around the desire of Hardcastle, a wealthy landowner in the country, for his daughter, […]

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FAST FACTS: She Stoops to Conquer

Location: 1370 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver V6P 5Z9  Metro Theatre’s location on Google Maps Box Office Phone:  604 266 7191   Show Times: Performances are Thursday to Saturday at 8:00 pm                        with Sunday Matinees at 2:00 pm Run Time: 2 hours 10 min   Show Run: February 24th to March 17th  Thursday through Saturday […]

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Funny Money

Is renting the theatre March 22 – 24 to stage their production of About the show: A mild mannered man, living somewhere in the Lower Mainland, comes home with a briefcase full of money that he accidentally picked up on SkyTrain, and then tries to skip the country to avoid the cops and the bad […]

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