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A Miracle of Team Work: Back stage at the Royal with Alberta Ballet’s Nutcracker

Monique Salez goes backstage with this holiday season’s favourite dance production.

Wintertime a boisterous holiday comedy

Wintertime is “a delightful evening of hilarity with moments of poignance and feeling.”

Celebrating 10 years of great theatre – Blue Bridge Sings!

By Sheila Martindale A 10th anniversary is special, and Blue Bridge Theatre…

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Spread some holiday cheer with these must-try brews

By Mathieu Poirier This time of year is one of my favourites…

Fig Deli delivers flavours of Europe

By Allan Reid Touring Europe is mind opening whether one sticks to…

Honour the season’s traditions with Victoria theatre

By Janis la Couvee The weather may be dark and gloomy but…

A career takes flight

Robert Moyes reviews Oscar hopeful, Lady Bird

Christmas display a rewarding experience

By Adam Sawatsky We notice Santa’s derriere up there first. Our random…

The music brings us together or pulls us apart

By Monique Salez My dad/Pops just returned from his yearly pilgrimage to…

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News Media Canada board chair reflects on heritage minister’s response to newspaper closures

  • Nov 29, 2017

Meta-theatrical approach eschews realism in The Madwoman of Chaillot at the Phoenix

Sheila Martindale The scenery is gorgeous and evocative – take a bow…

Perfectly Potable: Wine Notes with Robert Moyes

By Robert Moyes There are lots of “cheap and cheerful” wines out…

Go behind the scenes with the theatre technicians

By Janis la Couvee They’re the people behind the people on-stage; tasked…

Monday Magazine’s Theatre Critic reviews Belfry’s Onegin

By Sheila Martindale Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera…

Pacific Opera’s Jenufa opens to rave reviews on opening weekend

Pacific Opera’s Jenufa opens to rave reviews on opening weekend

St. Luke’s Players launch the season with two great short plays

Monday Magazine’s theatre critic Sheila Martindale reveiws St. Luke’s Players new plays

  • Oct 13, 2017

The Strength of the Human Spirit in The Children’s Republic

Monday Magazine's Theatre Critic Sheila Martindale reviews The Belfry's The Children's Republic

  • Sep 15, 2017

FRINGE REVIEW: You can always prove me wrong about In Waking Life

Monday Magazine theatre critic Sheila Martindale reviews Walking Life

  • Aug 31, 2017

FRINGE REVIEW: Interstellar Elder will appeal to all lovers of Science-Fiction

Monday Magazine's theatre critic Sheila Martindale reviews Interstellar

  • Aug 31, 2017