Tag Archives:
theatre

22

Jun
2012

BIRTH

Produced by 75 Cent Productions JULY 19-21 & 26 – 28, 8PM Directed by Rebecca Ryan BIRTH is a funny, touching and eye opening look at the midwives, doctors and mothers who have shaped the way we give birth today. Based on historical figures and modern day testimonials BIRTH celebrates the shocking and many times […]


06

Jun
2012

Healing through Humour: The Progressive Polygamists and This is CANCER

Presented by Two Wrongs That Write Productions  June 22, 23, 29 & 30, 8pm at the Firehall Arts Centre Tickets $20 through Firehall Arts Centre Box Office at 604.689.0926 or online This is CANCER This is CANCER by Bruce Horak and Rebecca Northan just completed a sold out run for the second consecutive year at this year’s Edmonton Fringe Festival […]


30

Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #29: Ours Shows

There have been thousands of shows performed at the Firehall Arts Centre. As of this post, we have had +/- 7000 performances here – that’s around 230 a year! Each production has been special, but there are certain ones that strike a special chord with audiences and keep them coming back for more.  Some of our most […]


27

Mar
2012

World Theatre Day

Theatre can be beautiful, ugly, frightening, funny and everything in between. What it always does is create dialogue.  Whether you enjoyed the last piece you saw or hated it, you were part of that moment. To celebrate World Theatre Day, go out and support theatre by seeing one of the amazing plays on in Vancouver now: Doubt at Pacific […]


26

Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #25: The Infamous Black Box

If you’ve come to the Firehall to see a performance, you’ve noticed the theatre is what we in the bizness like to call a “black box”.  A black box theatre, according to Wikipedia, is an “unadorned performance space, usually a large square room with black walls and a flat floor. It is a relatively recent innovation in theatre.“ Yep, […]


15

Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #13: Staff Favourites

The Firehall has a wonderful, talented and inventive staff. We love this place, not only for its wonderful history and good looks, but each staff member has special reasons as to why we cherish being here. Today, we spotlight Jamie Burns, the Technical Director here at the Firehall. Jamie has been with the Firehall for […]


14

Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #12 – V6A Pass

Did you know the Firehall offers a discounted ticket program for residents living in the V6A postal code area? The V6A Pass is a program designed to provide residents of the Downtown Eastside with the opportunity to attend presentations and productions here at the Firehall Arts Centre at discounted rates. Remember, we need your help! […]


12

Mar
2012

Firehall Fact #11 – Savage Parade

In 1992, the Firehall saw a very unique performance that plays in the theatre and in the studio upstairs. As most of you are aware (if you’ve read the first Firehall Fact, which I know you have), the Firehall Arts Centre used to be a fully-functioning fire station.  Which means there were a number of fire […]