Shot Behind The Theatre

A whimsical and readable blog

Hamlet (Bard on the Beach 2013)

Vancouver Theatre takes a vacation in the summer. It goes east on touring Fringe Festival shows or south to better financed American institutions. To feed the plants and water the … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Watchmen: the problem with critics

Watchmen is a novel where one agent of authority needs another agent of authority to monitor the decisions of the first and, if need be, steer it in the right … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Goodbye to The Hollywood

Tonight was an interesting experience. It involved seeing an old film (something I don’t do often enough) from 1937 at an aged independent theatre in Vancouver. This theatre, “The Hollywood” … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Intimately Infinite: Trees, plays and video games

Despite living in Vancouver for more than four years, I have been negligent in taking advantage of the beautiful nature that is easily accessible to someone living in the city. … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Indiegame: The Movie

Indiegame: the Movie is a Canadian documentary about two groups of independent game developers and their struggle to take their platform-based, self-produced, self-developed games to financial success and public attention … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

“The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart” A production by the National Theatre of Scotland presented at the Vancouver PuSH Festival

Upon entering East Vancouver’s The Wise theatre, I was given a program for The Cultch’s 2012/2013 season. After sipping the complementary single-malt whiskey, I leafed through it to find the … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Anybody who do…

“Anybody who doesn’t know their concept before they start should be taken out behind the power plant and shot in the head.” -Neff in Don Nigro’sĀ Childe Rowland to the Dark … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · Leave a comment