Theatre

Arkie Kandola plays the role of Hans, the narrator at 2022 Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts’s theatre production, <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Ancient Punjabi folk tale to be presented on stage in Langley

Live theatre is part of an annual South Asian Monsoon festival

 

Paneet Singh is one of the playwrights of <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Ancient Punjabi folk tale to be presented on stage in Langley

Live theatre is part of an annual South Asian Monsoon festival

 

Marija Danyluk is an alumnus of Langley’s R.E. Mountain Secondary. She is part of Theatre Under The Stars’ latest musical production, We Will Rock You. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley talent performs in Queen musical – under the stars

TUTS audition was Marija Danyluk’s first post-pandemic shot at returning to the stage

Marija Danyluk is an alumnus of Langley’s R.E. Mountain Secondary. She is part of Theatre Under The Stars’ latest musical production, We Will Rock You. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sandy and Russ Rosen started the Bez Arts Hub in Langley in 2017. They will be competing for the country venue of the year award at 2022 Country Music Awards. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Music concerts, award shows and more planned for June

Entertainment in Langley is ramping up as summer arrives

Sandy and Russ Rosen started the Bez Arts Hub in Langley in 2017. They will be competing for the country venue of the year award at 2022 Country Music Awards. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Catch Me If You Can, a musical, runs for three weeks, from June 2 to 19, at Theatre In The Country, located at 5708 Glover Rd. in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley man, who joined theatre to fight anxiety, bags dream role

Theatre in the Country’s June musical is based on a true story

Catch Me If You Can, a musical, runs for three weeks, from June 2 to 19, at Theatre In The Country, located at 5708 Glover Rd. in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Grade 12 student Elizabeth Aguasin will play the character of Pirate King for Langley Secondary School’s musical production of <em>The Pirates of </em><em>Penzance</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students become pirates for their next musical

Show runs May 19 to 28 at Langley Secondary School

Grade 12 student Elizabeth Aguasin will play the character of Pirate King for Langley Secondary School’s musical production of <em>The Pirates of </em><em>Penzance</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Students of Walnut Grove Secondary School will be presenting their production, Mamma Mia in the school courtyard from May 12 to 14. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Mamma Mia, Langley high school students use courtyard for musical production

Students enjoying the opportunity to perform for a live audience

Students of Walnut Grove Secondary School will be presenting their production, Mamma Mia in the school courtyard from May 12 to 14. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Theatre In The Country will present Dinner with Friends, a comedy and drama play at the Fraser Vally Zone Festival on May 8. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Upcoming couple of months to be real treat for theatre lovers

Along with in-person gatherings, theatre festivals, too return to the scene

Theatre In The Country will present Dinner with Friends, a comedy and drama play at the Fraser Vally Zone Festival on May 8. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ellie King, a long-time Brookswood resident and entertainment industry veteran, is retiring. She is inviting public to watch her “possibly” last directorial effort, called Screwball Comedy. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s theatre star announces retirement

Ellie King invites public to watch ‘possibly’ her last gig

Ellie King, a long-time Brookswood resident and entertainment industry veteran, is retiring. She is inviting public to watch her “possibly” last directorial effort, called Screwball Comedy. (Langley Advance Times files)
James Shannon, Nicola Shannon, Danielle Snider, Cassie Unger are part of the newly Little Dipper Theatre Company. Their inaugural production will be presented in June at Bez Arts Hub. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
James Shannon, Nicola Shannon, Danielle Snider, Cassie Unger are part of the newly Little Dipper Theatre Company. Their inaugural production will be presented in June at Bez Arts Hub. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Theatre In The Country presents Dinner with Friends, a comedy and drama play to be performed from April 27 to May 7. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley costume designer explores world of theatre

First performace scheduled today as Em Dome makes her debut

Theatre In The Country presents Dinner with Friends, a comedy and drama play to be performed from April 27 to May 7. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andrew Bright (left) and Elijah Tadema perform as Panic Squad, a comedy improv team that holds a virtual show for Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre on May 7. The team was formed in 1996 in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andrew Bright (left) and Elijah Tadema perform as Panic Squad, a comedy improv team that holds a virtual show for Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre on May 7. The team was formed in 1996 in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The cast of Bright Star include young artists from Langley and other neighbouring cities. Their team is comprised of faculty from both the music and theatre departments at TWU’s School of the Arts, Media and Culture. The new show is a musical based on true events and is set in the World War II era. (Jef Gibbons/Trinity Western University/Langley Advance Times)

Langley university theatre team to bring stories from Second World War

Seventeen actors, eight musicians and many others behind the scenes involved

The cast of Bright Star include young artists from Langley and other neighbouring cities. Their team is comprised of faculty from both the music and theatre departments at TWU’s School of the Arts, Media and Culture. The new show is a musical based on true events and is set in the World War II era. (Jef Gibbons/Trinity Western University/Langley Advance Times)
Katie K, Kerri Gallagher, Susan Thompson, and Brooke N performed at America Got Talent Extreme. Their episode will air at 8 p.m. Monday, March 7 on America’s NBC. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley comedian to appear on America’s Got Talent: Extreme

Susan Thompson struggled with depression and mental health issues, now using comedy to help others

Katie K, Kerri Gallagher, Susan Thompson, and Brooke N performed at America Got Talent Extreme. Their episode will air at 8 p.m. Monday, March 7 on America’s NBC. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Students of Brookswood Secondary will present a musical theatre show, Something Rotten. Set in the 1590s, the play is a musical comedy based on a book by John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley theatre students dive into shakespearean era

Parents and community members assisted in decorating the set

Students of Brookswood Secondary will present a musical theatre show, Something Rotten. Set in the 1590s, the play is a musical comedy based on a book by John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A scene from the Linda McRae-directed play ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ now running at the White Rock Players theatre until Feb. 19. (Photo: Jennifer Georgeadis)

Cloverdale woman finds success directing play two years in the making

Linda McRae also teaches drama in Langley and Chilliwack

A scene from the Linda McRae-directed play ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ now running at the White Rock Players theatre until Feb. 19. (Photo: Jennifer Georgeadis)
Youth with Langley’s PLAY society will present Shrek the Musical Jr. on March 17, 18, and 19 at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley. They wore masks and followed COVID-related guidelines during the rehearsals. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s non-profit theatre society for kids opens doors to public for the first time ever

PLAY Society is bringing Shrek the Musical Jr. to the Chief Sepass Theatre stage

Youth with Langley’s PLAY society will present Shrek the Musical Jr. on March 17, 18, and 19 at the Chief Sepass Theatre in Fort Langley. They wore masks and followed COVID-related guidelines during the rehearsals. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Theatre In The Country will present it’s first show of the year on Feb. 10. The locations features a 14- foot revolving stage. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Shakespeare-inspired play based on popular movie coming to Langley stage

COVID presents challenges for local theatre company’s first production of 2022

Langley’s Theatre In The Country will present it’s first show of the year on Feb. 10. The locations features a 14- foot revolving stage. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marko Hohlbein, a former Langley resident, is the director of The Best Brothers. Daniel MacIvor’s play will take place at Langley Little Theatre Feb. 3 to 26. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marko Hohlbein, a former Langley resident is the director of The Best Brothers play that will take place at Langley Little Theatre – Feb. 3 to Feb. 26. The play is written by Daniel Macivor’s. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Best Brothers brings comedy and tears to Langley theatre stage

First show staged since Langley Players and Surrey Little Theatre amalgamated

Marko Hohlbein, a former Langley resident, is the director of The Best Brothers. Daniel MacIvor’s play will take place at Langley Little Theatre Feb. 3 to 26. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marko Hohlbein, a former Langley resident is the director of The Best Brothers play that will take place at Langley Little Theatre – Feb. 3 to Feb. 26. The play is written by Daniel Macivor’s. (Special to Langley Advance Times)