Category Archives: News

09

Jan
2013

TJ Dawe’s Medicine held over, January 23 to February 2!

ANNOUNCEMENT! ANNOUNCEMENT! Thanks to the terrific audience response, Medicine is a hit! We’re pleased to announce we’re holding over performances of TJ Dawe’s newest one-man show January 23 to February 2, 2013, with special appearances by Dr. Gabor Maté in talkbacks January 24, 25, 26, 30, February 1 and 2. Come get a (second) dose of Medicine! TJ will continue […]


07

Jan
2013

Talkback added Tues Jan. 8 & Sun Jan. 13 with Dr. Maté!

We have added another talkback with Dr. Gabor Maté after Tuesday, January 8th’s performance of Medicine as well as after Sunday’s 2pm matinee! Audience response has been terrific, and Dr. Maté has agreed to join TJ for these extra post-show talkbacks. For those of you who tried to buy tickets to Friday and Saturday’s sold out […]


19

Dec
2012

Fringe BYOV Applications available!

The Firehall joins the ranks of the BYOV for the fourth consecutive Vancouver International Fringe Festival in September 2013. We will be selecting five shows for six to eight performances each in our wonderful intimate theatre space and two shows for our outdoor enclosed courtyard area, also, for six to eight performances. To download the […]


24

Nov
2012

Donna Spencer’s Response to Colin Thomas

In this week’s issue of the Georgia Straight, critic Colin Thomas reviewed Kid Gloves and took fault with Firehall Artistic Producer Donna Spencer’s choice to produce an “unpolished” play. This is her full response, a portion of which was sent in to the Georgia Straight as a Letter to the Editor.   Letter to the […]


22

Oct
2012

Raffle for tickets to Leonard Cohen Live in Concert!

As many of you know, Leonard Cohen will be visiting Vancouver on his world tour, playing Rogers Arena on November 12. To celebrate the man and the music, a generous donor has given us a pair of tickets for the show, to raffle during the Chelsea Hotel run and continuing until November 9th! Buy one […]


01

Oct
2012

Vocal Eye at Chelsea Hotel

  On Friday, October 12 at 8pm and Wednesday, October 17th at 1pm, Vocal Eye will provide live audio descriptions at performances of Chelsea Hotel. Vocal Eye provides vocal description if theatre and performing arts to blind and low vision patrons. “Each patron is given a personal receiver with a single earpiece and volume control that allows […]


26

Jun
2012

DTES Local Area Planning Program Workshop

The City of Vancouver has initiated a Local Area Planning Program for the Downtown Eastside.  More information about the planning process can be found here. They are in the initial stage of the planning process – a step called “Reviewing – Taking Stock.”  This step of the process involves research and outreach to identify the […]