Theatre

Stephen Chbosky’s “Dear Evan Hansen,” based on the smash stage musical, will be the opening night gala presentation at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Murphy

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to open Toronto International Film Festival

Steven Levenson adapted his hit Tony Award-winning stage show with Ben Platt reprising his acclaimed leading role

 

A new theatre group launches with the production of <em>The Silly Adventures of Robin Hood</em> at the Fraser Valley Cidery this weekend in Langley.The production includes Michael Charrois playing Jack Pudding. (Geoff King/Special to Langley Advance Times)

New travelling theatre group gets silly in Langley field

Merrie-Makers present fun take on Robin Hood this weekend

 

Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe (of Pitt Meadows) star in Theatre in the Country’s upcoming production of Salt-Water Moon. (Reg Parks/Special to The News)

After months away, Langley’s theatre group back on stage before live audience

Theatre in the Country produces Salt-Water Moon this week

  • Jul 12, 2021

 

Langley’s Skylar Walker plays Elijah in Breakwater. (Flick Harrison/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Skylar Walker plays Elijah in Breakwater. (Flick Harrison/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ian Unger (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley theatre group tackles Bard online

Theatre in the Country gives Shakespearean classic, Much Ado About Nothing, a few significant tweaks

Ian Unger (Special to Langley Advance Times)
It’s sad, said Raiza Uera, who plays Ariel, that the students don’t get to experience all the little things that happen back stage in live theatre. But the bonus is, they all stay safe “so this virus can go away,” added performer Katelyn Smyrski. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

POSTPONED: Langley students present Disney, pandemic-style

Musical theatre lovers can watch Walnut Grove Secondary’s take of The Little Mermaid later this month

It’s sad, said Raiza Uera, who plays Ariel, that the students don’t get to experience all the little things that happen back stage in live theatre. But the bonus is, they all stay safe “so this virus can go away,” added performer Katelyn Smyrski. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cassie Unger stars in the Theatre in the Country production this week of Jewel. It's a one-woman show that will be livestreamed alongside a mini tribute concert to Joni Mitchell, featuring local singer Jessica Mai. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Joni Mitchell meets Joan MacLeod on Langley stage

Theatre in the Country presents a livestream showing of Jewel, and a mini tribute concert

Cassie Unger stars in the Theatre in the Country production this week of Jewel. It's a one-woman show that will be livestreamed alongside a mini tribute concert to Joni Mitchell, featuring local singer Jessica Mai. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Mikayla Froese of Abbotsford performs in Gallery 7 Theatre’s digital production of The Little Prince on March 26 and 27. (PHOTO: Dianna Lewis Photography)
Mikayla Froese of Abbotsford performs in Gallery 7 Theatre’s digital production of The Little Prince on March 26 and 27. (PHOTO: Dianna Lewis Photography)
Langley resident Dianna Fast performs multiple roles in Gallery 7 Theatre’s digital production of The Little Prince, showing this weekend. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Empty nester moves onto the Gallery 7 stage in spirit-lifting production

A Langley mother and long-time musical director tries her hand at an Abbotsford play

Langley resident Dianna Fast performs multiple roles in Gallery 7 Theatre’s digital production of The Little Prince, showing this weekend. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Schoolmistress is a Victorian farce from 1886. (Theatre in the Valley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Schoolmistress brings Victorian farce to Langley’s livestreamed theatre

A Zoom production of the popular 1886 play will be held this March

The Schoolmistress is a Victorian farce from 1886. (Theatre in the Valley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Theatrix Youtheatre Society will be running their first program in the Langley-Aldergrove area this spring. (Special to The Star)

Young Aldergrove actors wanted for local theatre production

Kids age six to 11 can create a play from scratch through Theatrix Youtheatre Society in April

Theatrix Youtheatre Society will be running their first program in the Langley-Aldergrove area this spring. (Special to The Star)
Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe star in Theatre in the Country’s livestream production of <em>Saltwater Moon</em>.(Reg Parks/Special to The Star)

Langley’s Theatre in the Country offers live stage play through Zoom

Tickets for Salt-Water Moon by David French, with special Valentine’s Day presentation, are on sale

Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe star in Theatre in the Country’s livestream production of <em>Saltwater Moon</em>.(Reg Parks/Special to The Star)
Theatre in the Country presents Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. (TIC/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Oscar Wilde, Kauffman and Hart, and adult acting classes all happening at Langley theatre

Theatre in the Country continues to showcase Zoom performances while now offering scene studies

Theatre in the Country presents Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. (TIC/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Langley’s Cassie Unger stars in Theatre in the Country’s Christmas production of The Gift of the Magi is being livestreamed this weekend and next. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: COVID once again shutters Langley theatre, forcing show online

Theatre in the Country and fistful of local actors bring Christmas online with The Gift of the Magi

Langley’s Cassie Unger stars in Theatre in the Country’s Christmas production of The Gift of the Magi is being livestreamed this weekend and next. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Actors rehearsing a scene in the upcoming TWU Theatre production of WROL (WIthout Rule of Law), which premieres on Dec. 1. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Livestream play offers beacon of hope in complicated times

Langley’s Trinity Western University’s theatre program presents a story of strength and survival

Actors rehearsing a scene in the upcoming TWU Theatre production of WROL (WIthout Rule of Law), which premieres on Dec. 1. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ken Hildebrandt, Gallery 7 Theatre’s Executive/Artistic Director. (Gallery 7/Special to The Star)

Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre takes a trip to the Medieval and Elizabethan era

Pageant Wagon Theatre will feature a collection of live-streamed dramatic readings of plays

Ken Hildebrandt, Gallery 7 Theatre’s Executive/Artistic Director. (Gallery 7/Special to The Star)
Reg Parks, artistic director for Theatre in the Country. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley drama group doing everything they can to stay open

Theatre in the Country team thinks outside the box and uses props for social distancing

  • Nov 2, 2020
Reg Parks, artistic director for Theatre in the Country. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Rialto theatre in South Surrey – which opened in 1994 – has closed its doors after the building’s landlords increased rent by 200 per cent. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey’s Rialto Theatre shutters after 200% rent increase imposed

Owner says he’s devastated by the closure of the 26-year-old business

The Rialto theatre in South Surrey – which opened in 1994 – has closed its doors after the building’s landlords increased rent by 200 per cent. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Theatre in the Country hosts Murder in the Manor on Aug. 20. (Theatre in the Country/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s Theatre in the Country to make a killing with grand reopening

Murder in the Manor – an interactive mystery will run Aug. 20, 21, and 22 at 5708 Glover Rd

Theatre in the Country hosts Murder in the Manor on Aug. 20. (Theatre in the Country/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
VIDEO: Langley documentarian tackles subject of horse slaughtering in latest project

VIDEO: Langley documentarian tackles subject of horse slaughtering in latest project

Erin Parks’ short documentary UNREINED is competing in Muiscbed Reopen challenge

VIDEO: Langley documentarian tackles subject of horse slaughtering in latest project