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theatre

03

Nov
2014

Meet Meghan Gardiner aka Penelope Pennywise

Meghan Gardiner is both a performer and a talented playwright. Her one woman show Dissolve continues to tour after eleven years (currently starring Emmelia Gordon), and right now she is writing new plays for both the Solo Collective and Shameless Hussy Productions. In 2012 she won the Sydney Risk Award for emerging playwright at the Jessie […]


27

Oct
2014

Meet Anton Lipovetsky, the hero of Urinetown

Anton Lipovetsky is a busy fellow – when he’s not saving the good people of Urinetown from the corrupt Urine Good Corporation, he’s composing music for shows like the award-winning Broken Sex Doll (winner Jessie Award for Outstanding Composition) and donning Shakespearean garb for Bard on the Beach (Colin Thomas from the Georgia Straight called him […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]