Jul 8, 2013
VANCOUVER, BC –Studio 58, the nationally renowned professional theatre training program at Langara College, proudly presents the lineup for the 2013/2014 season. With lots of drama, romance, comedy, and tragedy, the season promises to entertain. There will be something for everyone!
September 26 - October 20, 2013 | A Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare’s wild and wonderful comedy about the fickleness and joy of teenagers in love, fairies who vie for power and labourers who long to be actors gets a new twist. Set in a rural farming village in the Carpathian mountains, circa 1900, these woods are filled with ‘vampire’ fairies who taunt and terrorize all who wander there. Beware!
November 13 – 24, 2013 | 4Play
This year marks the 10th mounting of this popular festival of one-act plays, featuring original work by Studio 58 students, once again under the tutelage of award-winning playwright Aaron Bushkowsky. In two exciting programs, directed by four of BC’s best directors, the playwrights delve into contemporary themes with a sharp eye and fresh voice.
January 30 – February 23, 2014 | Grease, The Musical
One of the most popular musicals of all time, GREASE transports us back to Rydell High’s spirited class of ’59; gum chewing, hubcap stealing, hot rod loving boys with D.A.’s and their wise cracking girls in bobby sox and pedal pushers capture the look and sound of the 1950’s in this rollicking musical. While hip Danny and wholesome Sandy sort out their mutual attraction, the gang sings and dances its way through nostalgic scenes like the pyjama party, the prom, the burger palace and the drive-in movie.
March 20 – April 6, 2014 | Innocence Lost
In the summer of 1959, a sleepy town in rural Ontario was rocked by a tragedy that changed the community forever and sent shockwaves around the world. A 12-year-old girl named Lynne Harper was found raped and strangled to death. Days later, 14-year-old Steven Truscott was charged with her murder. After a two week trial by jury, the boy was found guilty and sentenced to hang, making him the youngest person to sit on Canada's death row. With honesty and heart this play challenges us to consider the standards of justice in Canada, not only 50 years ago, but also for today. Finalist for the 2009 Governor General's Award for Fiction.
For show details and ticket information, visit Studio 58.
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