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Theatre

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Cashing in

Top: Samantha Currie and Jonas Shandel rehearse as Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash for the upcoming performance of The Ring of Fire. The...

Get Smart with School of Arts

IN THE PHOTO: Ivan Vutev gets into the role of Maxwell Smart with his famous shoe telephone during a scene for the upcoming Kamloops School...

Cash songs to be featured in WCT musical

The spotlight hits The Man in Black next week as Western Canada Theatre presents Ring of Fire — The Music of Johnny Cash. The biographical...

Bubble Guppies return for live show at Sagebrush

IN THE PHOTO: (Left to right) Bubble Puppy, Deema and Nonny are among Bubble Guppies characters that will come to life at Sagebrush Theatre on...

Review: Mockus premiered to world Wednesday

IN THE PHOTO: Brittany McCarthy and Todd Sullivan rehearse a scene from Mockus, showing at Pavilion Theatre. Allen Douglas/KTW Asked by an audience member whether...

Replacing traffic cops with mimes among legacies of innovative Columbian mayor

IN THE PHOTO: Brittany McCarthy, pictured above with fellow castmate Todd Sullivan, learned clowning for her role in Chimera Theatre’s upcoming production Mockus. It...

Review: Eggs, hats, chaos make for Comedy of Errors

Without context, the most successful portions of Western Canada Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors can sound a little strange. In...

Vutev, Olds win at Mayor’s Gala for the Arts

Kamloops Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Cvetozar Vutev was named artist of the year at the annual Mayor’s Awards for the Arts gala on the weekend. Vutev...

Mistaken identities make for ‘zany fun’ in WCT’s The Comedy of Errors

With a cast of characters that includes two sets of twin brothers and a plot that heaps mistaken identity on top of mistaken identity,...

A&E briefs: Winter film series to begin next week at Paramount Theatre

The Kamloops Film Society starts its winter series on Thursday, Jan. 19 with Measure of a Man. The film, directed by Stephane Brize, is the...

Caravan Theatre to feature The Ballad of Weedy Peetstraw

Caravan Farm Theatre will revive one of its big successes as it presents The Ballad of Weedy Peetstraw at the Armstrong venue in the...

Local events: Dec. 23 to Dec. 29

COMING UP: MAGIC OF VIENNA | JAN. 13 TO JAN 15 Mélanie Léonard was the recent guest conductor for Kamloops Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra has...

Saucy Fops theatre troupe returns after five-year hiatus

IN THE PHOTO: Cayman Duncan and Terri Runnals star in Time Signatures, a comedy at Pavilion Theatre on Dec. 14. It’s been five years since the...

Spirit of Christmas rolls into frosty station

Folks at the Heritage Railway Society are watching the thermometre and advising those who plan to hop aboard the Spirit of Christmas holiday train...

Review: ‘Two hours worth spending with this amazing group of women’

There’s a moment in Uncommon Women and Others where you can see a nascent talent bursting forward. And it’s not a loud, demonstrative scene...

Puppets on the block

Students at Lloyd George elementary students recently listened to the Cassie and Friends Kids on the Block puppet show about Juvenile Arthritis (JA). The...

Mamma Mia! is best-selling play ever produced by Western Canada Theatre in Kamloops

Update: All evening performances have been sold out for the play that continues to Tuesday, Dec. 6. The last chance to see the production is...

Art that speaks for the voices that have been silenced

Several days ago, some long, sad faces greeted Wes Eccleston as he arrived for rehearsal. “We had a talk,” the theatre-arts teacher at Thompson Rivers...

Choral Rhapsody back Dec. 13

The 19th-annual Choral Rhapsody of Christmas will be at Sagebrush Theatre on Dec. 13, starting at 7 p.m. Performers include Desert Sound Harmony, German Liederkreis Choir,...

Mamma Mia! Here they go again

IN THE PHOTO: Western Canada Theatre actors and dancers rehearse for the upcoming production of Mamma Mia!, with musical numbers that sound a lot like...