Huzzah for Kooza!

Cirque du Soleil returns to its clowning roots with Kooza (Photo: OSA Images)

To Kooza or not to Kooza? That is the question.

In a Vancouver summer vibrant with family-friendly arts offerings–The Lion King, Theatre Under the Stars, Bard on the Beach, and The Improv Musical to name just a few–it’s tough to choose where to invest your entertainment dollars.

In a perfect world, theatre tickets would be cheap like borscht and we would merrily feast on everything that was served up. But reality is otherwise–it can cost several hundred dollars for a family-night-out these days–and we find ourselves wondering: but will it be worth it?

Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza is definitely worth it.

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Huzzah for Kooza!

Like Glee? You’ll love The Improv Musical!

L to R: Ellen Kennedy, Shaun Stewart & Alan Marriott work minor musical miracles in The Improv Musical. Photo: Alistair Cook

Attention Glee-clubbers: polish off your tap shoes and get thee to The Improv Musical.

Now that everyone’s favourite gotta-sing-gotta-dance TV series is resting its vocal cords for the summer, it’s the perfect time to catch this riotously funny production by the Vancouver TheatreSports League on Granville Island.

I recently discovered cheek muscles I didn’t know I had after attending one of the regular TheatreSports improv nights on a whim. I’d forgotten I could laugh that hard.

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Like Glee? You’ll love The Improv Musical!