Caravan Farm Theatre’sThe Notorious Right Robert and His Robber Bride

By Kristin Froneman – Vernon Morning Star Neither hail, lightning nor hurricane-like winds could stop the Caravan from rolling with its latest outdoor theatrical experience.   Although the July 26 opening of Caravan Farm Theatre’sThe Notorious Right Robert and His Robber Bride went without a hitch, reports came in the next day about the pulse storm that hit Armstrong-Spallumcheen, practically flooding the area in its wrath.   But... Read More

Outdoor Summer Theatre has Arrived in Kelowna

by Ryan Donn  A brave new project that is the culmination of thousands of volunteer hours has launched in our community. The Viva Musica Society has gone through a lengthy soul searching process and has evolved into the “Kelowna Summer Musical Theatre Festival”. They will be offering two outdoor theatre shows 4-5 nights per week between July 19th and Aug 10th. The shows will be located on the outdoor stage at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. GOLF:... Read More

Okanagan’s Talented Kids – TOP TEN Announced

by Ryan Donn  Earlier this spring an audition was held at the RCA to discover our Okanagan’s Talented Kids. The goal was to connect performance opportunities to the best of our rising stars throughout the Okanagan to the Top Ten Talented Kids. Congratulations to the Top Ten! Ronan Bradford Ashley Berg & Jade Williams Jesse Mast Joslynn Jackson Emily Draper, Janel Filipiak & Julia Cherill Nathan Bragolisse Taylor Hickson Beamer Wigley Megan... Read More

Matt Brown’s ‘Woman in Black’ Brings in Some Bling

By Kristin Froneman – Vernon Morning Star Powerhouse Theatre can once again welcome the Bill Allum Cup home to Vernon.   The award, named after the late Vernon resident, Powerhouse member and co-founder of The Morning Star, is issued annually for the best production at the Okanagan Zone (OZone) Drama Festival. And this year it went to Powerhouse’s dark and mysterious entry The Woman in Black.   The award caught the play’s... Read More

Something Old, Something New – Vintage Weddings with a Modern Twist

You can almost feel it – the spring air is laced with the scent of freshly bloomed buds, the first hint of warm summer days glint off your skin, and giddy expressions fill the faces of people on downtown sidewalks as they finally emerge from their winter hiding places – yes, this is what Bambi in all his deer wisdom knew, the season of “twitterpation” is here. While some are just falling in love with the gorgeous Okanagan spring weather,... Read More

We’ve Been Scooped!

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Penticton Chamber Theatre Present A Toast to Shakespeare’s Women

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Last week to catch Many Hats Theatre “Separate Beds”

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Theatre in the Okanagan: Jackie Faulkner

Jackie Faulkner is a new-old transplant from Vancouver, originally from Enderby, who is behind the new theatrical production of Mary’s Wedding which will run in Kelowna this coming summer. With a background in dance and theatre, Jackie has taken like a duck to water in the Okanagan theatrical community: working as the Dance Outreach Coordinator at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre, performing in Innerfish’s most recent production... Read More

Chekhov’s Shorts: “lovingly decanted and stylishly presented…”

Chekhov’s Shorts February 23-25  2012 at 7:30PM Theatre Smith Gilmour  (Ont) Adapted by Dean Gilmour and Michele Smith “The tales are vintage Chekhov, lovingly decanted and stylishly presented, with humour and pathos riding tandem throughout.”    The Toronto Star An intense experience you won’t soon forget.  Montreal Gazette. Theatre Smith-Gilmour’s Chekhov’s Shorts made its World Première in Toronto, Canada... Read More

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