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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...

Nov. 24 WCT workshop geared at kids with Down syndrome

IN THE PHOTO: Megan Martin (left) gets an earful from Kelti Neal, playing the role of her overbearing teacher who attempts to get her student...

A&E briefs: Escape to Neverland in Vernon Sunday

Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre presents Peter Pan on Sunday, featuring Dufflebag Theatre. The theatre company is known for starting to tell a story...

Bubble Guppies live show coming to Kamloops

The road-show of Nickelodeon’s show Bubble Guppies is heading on tour — with a Valentine’s Day stop in Kamloops. Tickets are on sale now. Bubble...

Potter play at Sagebrush

It’s nearly impossible to live in England and not be a Harry Potter fan. So, when U.K. actor Joseph Maudsley had the opportunity to play...

Local events: Oct. 28 to Nov. 3

IN THE PHOTO AND COMING UP: POTTED POTTER | NOV. 3 An acclaimed Harry Potter parody show touring the country will land in Kamloops for...

Plug in, take in Secret City this weekend

Audience members will have a unique theatre experience this weekend as part of Western Canada Theatre’s Secret City. Instead of securing a seat in a...

Chimera seeking actors, dancers

Chimera Theatre is holding auditions in November for its upcoming production Mockus. The theatre group is seeking actors and dancers of all ages for the...

Blithe Spirit a wild, supernatural romp

In the Western Canada Theatre program for its current play, Blithe Spirit (a co-production with Thousand Islands Playhouse of Gananoque, Ont.), is a quote...