Category Archives: Firehall News

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Mar
2016

Never alone: Audience members share at PostSecret: The Show

This show has been a remarkable and intense experience, one of staggering honesty and undeniable human connection. We are proud of the bravery of our amazing audience members who put themselves out there, wearing their hearts on their sleeves and offering words of advice, understanding and candour. Here are some of the messages that audience members […]


25

Feb
2016

5 of the Funniest Secrets Shared at PostSecret: The Show 2016

The online movement of PostSecret has provided an anonymous platform for the public to release their secrets, ranging from deep heartbreaking burdens to silly and bizarre transgressions. Through sharing these secrets the hope is we can feel relief and a sense of connection, that we are not alone. Audience members are encouraged to share their secrets […]


12

Feb
2016

Little One stirs up Laughs, Chills and Conversation

You can tell a lot about a play by the conversation in the lobby after the show.  Alley Theatre’s production of Hannah Moscovitch’s Little One (on till Sat, Feb 13) has folks asking questions; recapping its many twists and turns; and marveling at how this dark thriller had them laughing out loud. After touring to […]


02

Feb
2016

Cliff Cardinal lands at the Firehall

Cliff Cardinal’s Huff has been touring across Canada and creating quite a stir with the critics as it makes its way across the country. This raw, powerful story about the injustices Indigenous youth face is on at the Firehall Arts Centre this week as part of PuSh Festival. Tickets are sold out for two performances, […]


26

Jan
2016

The Motherf**ker reviews are in!

Critics are raving about Haberdashery Theatre Company’s inaugural production! The Georgia Straight “Spectacular… flows like a waterfall—full of startling images, equally startling humour, and crazy, pounding rhythms… The performances in this production ​are stellar“- Colin Thomas (Pick of the Week) Vancouver Presents  “as exciting as a roller coaster.”- Mark Robins (Pick of the Week) Beyond YVR  “I expect […]


25

Nov
2015

Meet Social Studies’ author Trish Cooper

Opening tonight, Trish Cooper’s play Social Studies presents a distinctly Canadian play inspired by her own life.  Cooper and Director/Artistic Producer Donna Spencer talked with ubyssey’s Julia Wong to discuss the play and its timely nature. A Canadian refugee’s experience of comedy and tragedy in Social Studies By Julia Wong for ubyssey.ca During the second […]


20

Oct
2015

Get to know the choreographer

We asked Daniel Léveillé some questions about his piece Solitudes Solo which is coming to the Firehall next week, October 28th-31st. Don’t miss your chance to see these fantastic pieces where Léveillé subjects the dancers to the test of the solo and to impossible choreographic scores. 4 days only! Where did you get the inspiration […]


13

Oct
2015

Ready for some dance?

We are! Up next at the Firehall Arts Centre is Daniel Léveillé’s work, Solitudes Solo. The Artistic Intention? Because of its resistance to rational harmony, the body tends to fall toward the ground and the project of many of today’s choreographers is to pursue a movement realizing a sort of elated dionysism, positioned as a […]


23

Sep
2015

Love Bomb opens our 2015/2016 Season

The Firehall Arts Centre can’t wait for shameless hussy’s production of Love Bomb to open our Season! To break the ice, we asked Director Reneé Iaci a couple of questions. What excites you most about this production? The music. Steve Charles did an amazing job of composing and Meghan Gardiner‘s lyrics are poetic and, at […]