Category Archives: Fun

08

Aug
2013

VANCOUVER AUDIENCES LOVE MUSICALS!

A talented team of young creators on a whim set out to create a new all-Canadian musical that uses an all-American comic book as its genesis. In a conversation with Stewart Yu, who co-wrote, RIVERVIEW HIGH (now playing at the Firehall) with Angela Wong and Mike MacKenzie, Firehall Artistic Producer Donna Spencer asks him why they […]


12

Dec
2012

Looking for Gift Ideas?

The holidays can be stressful, trying to find the perfect gift for friends and loved ones. Let me offer some ideas: what about tickets, a pass or a gift certificate to the Firehall? We still have many shows left in our 2012-2013 Season: TJ Dawe’s Medicine in January, the incomparable Mary Walsh in Dancing with Rage and Zee Zee […]


15

Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Marlene Ginader

Marlene Ginader just came off her second successful run as “The Woman” in our production on Chelsea Hotel and has jumped right into her role in Kid Gloves. GD: Tell me about your character in Kid Gloves. MG: Mai Ji is a tough, strong, young woman who’s been through a lot but doesn’t pity herself and I […]


14

Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Deborah Williams

Deborah Williams is a fixture in Vancouver’s theatre scene and is behind some of the city’s most fun and interesting offerings.  Today, she tells us a little bit about them… GD: Hi Deb, who are the characters you play in Kid Gloves? DW: I play Bella Boychuk, who is a syphilitic prostitute and is middle-aged, […]


12

Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Patrick Keating

Kid Gloves will be the sixth time Patrick Keating has been in a Firehall production. Today we speak with him and receive a guest visit from Scott Bellis. GD: Patrick, tell me about your character. PK: My character, Daniel Crane, is an Alderman in Vancouver, and an upstanding citizen. GD: What are you doing now […]


11

Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Scott Bellis

Scott Bellis, who can be seen back at the Firehall in December for Hotel Bethlehem, talks about his characters in Kid Gloves and his search for an all powerful talisman. GD: Tell me about your characters in Kid Gloves. SB: I play two characters. I play constable Fields, who is a member of the Vancouver Police […]


10

Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Dawn Petten

  Today we get to know Dawn Petten, or constable Minnie Miller, in Kid Gloves. Dawn was kind and adventurous enough to let me take her picture while she lay on the floor of one of the hallways here at the Firehall. GD: What’s the first show you were ever in? DP: Well, from the […]


09

Nov
2012

Kid Gloves Profile: Colleen Wheeler

I sat down with Colleen Wheeler, who plays constable Lurancy Harris in the upcoming production of Kid Gloves. We spoke about her character and the play, but I also learned that had it not been for an optional class in university, Colleen’s career path would have led in a very different direction… GD: Tell me […]