Category Archives: Firehall News

16

Mar
2020

Firehall Suspends Operations

Artistic Producer, Donna Spencer announced today that the Firehall Arts Centre is suspending all productions and presentations until such time as it is deemed safe for the public to meet and enjoy live arts performances. We are, of course, disappointed that we will not at this time be able to share productions like Trans Scripts, […]


13

Mar
2020

Steps We’re Taking to Keep Everyone Safe and Healthy

Dear Valued Friends of the Firehall, The Firehall is committed to providing a healthy safe environment for our audiences, the artists we work with, our volunteers and our staff. We are closely watching COVID-19 developments and looking to the Public Health Agency of Canada, HealthLink BC and BC Centre for Disease Control for their guidance. […]


10

Mar
2020

Firehall’s Response to COVID-19

As a live performance theatre, the Firehall Arts Centre undertakes its productions and presentations for our audiences and we are very dependent on your support at our events.  We are, also, very aware of your concerns with regard to COVID-19 and its potential to be spread in public gatherings.  We are working to keep our […]


01

Oct
2019

Up Next: Spooky Action!

Spooky Action by Lesley Telford/Inverso Productions Playing from October 16 – 19 at the Firehall Arts Centre! Get your tickets HERE! “An interdisciplinary dance project inspired by particle entanglement” Spooky Action is inspired by Einstein’s famous phrase referring to particles that are so closely linked, they share the same existence. A collaboration with poet/performer Barbara […]


24

Aug
2019

Up Next: The Shipment!

The Shipment by Young Jean Lee Playing from September 24 – October 5 at the Firehall Arts Centre! Get your tickets HERE! “A provocative comedy to shake the woke” -The Georgia Straight The Firehall Arts Centre is thrilled to launch its 37th anniversary season with SpeakEasy Theatre’s powerful and provocative comedy, The Shipment. Written by […]


07

Jun
2019

2019-2020 Season Announcement

An enthusiastic crowd of Firehall Arts Centre supporters applauded the announcement of the Firehall ’s 2019-2020 season as the Centre wrapped up its 36th season on June 5th. In making the announcement, Artistic Producer Donna Spencer said,   “We have put together a season jam-packed with performances by diverse talented artists;  plays and dance works that will […]


16

Nov
2018

Donna Spencer shares some thoughts on Re-Visioning An Enemy of the People in the Firehall’s new production of THE ENEMY.

Question:  Why did you choose to adapt Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People?  There were many themes within Ibsen’s 1882 play  I felt were important and worthy of exploring in 2018 and in the review of many translations as well as Arthur Miller’s 1950 adaptation, I chose those that I felt would resonate in […]


07

Jun
2018

2018-2019 Season Announcement

The Firehall is thrilled to announce our coming season! Save big by purchasing a  Pass!  Bringing forward themes of multiculturalism and environmental issues, we open our stage to new and exciting productions such as Action at a Distance’s Never Still and THE ENEMY – a contemporary adaptation of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Watch for the return of the […]


30

Jan
2018

January 2018 Ovation Awards

The Firehall had a good evening on the 28th of January at the 14th Annual Ovation Awards, where we won Outstanding Production – Professional, and Outstanding Music Direction.  As well, we had nominations for Outstanding New Work, Outstanding Set Design, and Outstanding Lighting Design.  Thank you to our wonderful team and fans for making this […]