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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The British pantomime has been a holiday tradition for Metro for over 25 years. Panto (as it is referred too) takes familiar fairy tales and injects a bit of music hall, vaudeville, contemporary references and lots of audience participation. Ironically, Pantomime, has no resemblance at all to “mime” we see performed by silent clowns. In […]
Check out this promo trailer for Fawlty Towers – 3 more Episodes. Be sure to watch all the way to the end – past the text page as you hum along to the well known theme song. Yes this cast does have FUN! Their timing and antics on stage are truly entertaining. Come see for […]
Cantonese Opera is a traditional Chinese art form which encompasses music, singing, martial arts, acrobatics and acting. This Chinese Opera presentation, in celebration of multiculturalism, takes place on Sunday August 16th at 1:30 PM. It promises to be a wonderful experience of sound and colour with exotic costumes, beautiful sets and authentic Chinese music and […]
Vancity Buzz – June 19, 2015 by Cassady Ranford Holmes and Watson Save the Empire is a musical farce by Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner, based on the stories of Sherlock Holmes and presented by Ace Productions. It continues its Canadian tour at the Metro Theatre in Vancouver until June 28. This limited engagement is a family-friendly […]
Are you a fan of all things Sherlock? Well do we have a contest for you….. At each performance of Holmes & Watson Save The Empire ~ Metro Theatre will draw for a pair of movie passes to the ADVANCE SCREENING of the eOne film “Mr. Holmes” The stage production of Holmes & Watson Save […]
Chelsea Turner, plays Elizabeth Bennet in Pride & Prejudice. She talks about the universal theme of the Jane Austen’s work in this short video.
It is not as easy as it looks! Listen to Pride & Prejudice Choreographer Frances Herzer describe a few of the elements involved.
PRIDE & PREJUDICE On Stage: February 14th to March 7th Metro’s fifth show of its 52nd season is a fast-paced new adaptation of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy’s intricate dance of misunderstanding and confusion. Meet the hard working Cast and Crew – they have been rehearsing since November and are really looking forward to Opening […]
Performance Dates: March 21-April 18 2015 Agatha Christie’s GO BACK FOR MURDER Director: Joe Hinks (Asst. Director Rita M Price). Where: Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Drive, V6P5Z9 When: Monday 12th January 7.30-9.30pm & Tuesday 13th January 7.30-9.30pm Potential callbacks: Sunday 18th January 1.30pm-3.30pm.