Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Feb
2014

Do you know John Hirsch?

Following  the opening of HIRSCH, a play about Canadian theatre legend John Hirsch (1930 – 1989), we have been overwhelmed by the response to the show from people who knew or worked with Hirsch. Here are two more Hirsch stories that audience members have kindly shared with us.   I met John Hirsch in Winnipeg […]


25

Feb
2014

A game-changing encounter with Hirsch

As the opening of HIRSCH, a play about Canadian theatre legend John Hirsch (1930 – 1989), nears, we continue our series of blog posts featuring a series of Canadian theatre makers talking about the impact the great man had on their career.   From Firehall Arts Centre Artistic Producer Donna Spencer I remember my first vision […]


24

Feb
2014

How Hirsch’s The Three Sisters Changed My Life

As the opening of HIRSCH, a play about Canadian theatre legend John Hirsch (1930 – 1989), nears, we continue our series of blog posts featuring a series of Canadian theatre makers talking about the impact the great man had on their career.   How Hirsch’s The Three Sisters Changed My Life By Stephen Heatley, UBC Department […]


19

Feb
2014

Hirsch and CBC Drama

This month at the Firehall, we have the privilege of presenting HIRSCH, a show about Canadian theatre legend John Hirsch (1930 – 1989). This one-man play starring Toronto’s Alon Nashman and directed by Paul Thompson is truly an ode to Canadian theatre and Hungarian refugee Hirsch’s prolific theatrical achievements. In the lead up to the show […]


17

Feb
2014

Hirsch’s Gift To Future Generations of Directors

This month at the Firehall, we have the privilege of presenting HIRSCH, a show about Canadian theatre legend John Hirsch (1930 – 1989). This one-man play starring Toronto’s Alon Nashman and directed by Paul Thompson is truly an ode to Canadian theatre and Hungarian refugee Hirsch’s prolific theatrical achievements. In the lead up to the […]


03

Feb
2014

BC Buds Spring Arts Festival

The Firehall Arts Centre’s BC Buds Spring Arts Festival returns for another jam-packed year. Over thirty different music, theatre, dance, interdisciplinary artists and everything in between take over the every conceivable nook and cranny of the Firehall, turning it into a giant arts factory for three days of inventive and innovative live site-specific performances from […]