Fall in Love with Pride & Prejudice: At the Stanley Stage Until February 28

Eric Craig & Naomi Wright. Photo by David Cooper.

Eric Craig & Naomi Wright. Photo by David Cooper.

This week, I was wandering around South Granville, my lovely new neighbourhood, and was musing about romance–or the lack thereof. The chocolate shops along the street were festooned with red hearts, reminding me tauntingly that February 14th was fast approaching. I still had no idea what my boyfriend (“S”) had planned for Valentine’s Day but I had a sneaking suspicion it might not be as grand as I had envisioned.

And then, I looked up and saw the marquee for the Stanley Stage and took it as cupid giving me a sign that I didn’t need to wait for S to come up with a romantic date.

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Fall in Love with Pride & Prejudice: At the Stanley Stage Until February 28

Shrek the Musical Comes to Vancouver

Photo credit: Daniel Ramirez | Flickr

The great green ogre is coming to Vancouver! Shrek the Musical graces Vancouver from February 7th to 22nd. The stage musical, based on the 2001 animated DreamWorks movie, will be showing at Michael J Fox Theatre in Burnaby. The film, which featured the voice of Canadian actor Mike Myers, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2001, while the Broadway musical production was nominated for eight Tony Awards in 2009. The Vancouver production will be Shrek the Musical’s first ever west coast production.

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Shrek the Musical Comes to Vancouver