Live theatre

”At The Table” will be featured on back-to-back nights in Penticton later this week for improv theatre. (Visit Penticton)

Two days of audience-inspired improv coming to Penticton theatre

Tempest Theatre will host “At The Table” on July 22 and 23

 

Contortionist Ariunsanaa Baata showed off her skills ahead of Cirque du Soleil’s OVO performances at Prospera Place June 9-12, 2022 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

OVO by Cirque du Soleil crawling into Kelowna

The insect-inspired show has 52 performers

  • May 31, 2022

 

Playwright and actor Laura Michel, from the Adams Lake band, creates play focusing on resilience, strength of those working to preserve languages, culture for future generations. Play runs from June 2 to 11 at Pavilion Theatre in Kamloops. (Photo contributed)

40-plus interviews help Shuswap playwright create story of Indigenous language survival

Adams Lake band member commended for production which runs from June 2 to 11

 

(Photo: Tyler Harper)

‘Nerves are high’: Stakes raised in Penticton as Grade 12 students make live theatre debuts

Penticton Secondary students will present ‘Mamma Mia’ at Cleland Theatre from June 1 to 3

(Photo: Tyler Harper)
Crimson Tine Theatre from Princeton will be among the productions present at O-Zone Theatre Festival in Oliver, running from May 22 to 28. (Photo- Crimson Time Galleries)

6 straight days of Okanagan-based live theatre coming to Oliver’s Venables Theatre

The ‘O-Zone Theatre Festival’ will run from May 22 to 28

Crimson Tine Theatre from Princeton will be among the productions present at O-Zone Theatre Festival in Oliver, running from May 22 to 28. (Photo- Crimson Time Galleries)
Penticton Secondary School students will unveil its musical production for this year at the Cleland Theatre from June 1 to 3 — their version of the famed-musical Mamma Mia. (Photo: Tyler Harper)

Penticton Secondary students to perform ‘Mamma Mia’ at Cleland Theatre

Tickets can be purchased for $15 at the school’s accounting office

Penticton Secondary School students will unveil its musical production for this year at the Cleland Theatre from June 1 to 3 — their version of the famed-musical Mamma Mia. (Photo: Tyler Harper)
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Unfounded bomb threat evacuates Penticton theatre

A large dance competition was going on at the time of the veiled threat

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Equipment improvements to Penticton’s Cleland Theatre could be on their way sooner than later. (Submitted)

‘Critical’ upgrades project to Penticton’s Cleland Theatre to be revisited by council

The total cost of the upgrade project is expected to cost $820,000

Equipment improvements to Penticton’s Cleland Theatre could be on their way sooner than later. (Submitted)
James and Jamesy used the audience to their advantage on Wednesday and Thursday night in Penticton during the O Christmas Tea production. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)

REVIEW: James and Jamesy serve up O’ Christmas Tea to Penticton’s Cleland Theatre

When James and Jamesy are in the room, expect the unexpected

James and Jamesy used the audience to their advantage on Wednesday and Thursday night in Penticton during the O Christmas Tea production. (Logan Lockhart, Western News)
British comedy duo James and Jamesy will perform O’ Christmas Tea next month in Penticton. (Thaddeus Hink photo)

VIDEO: James and Jamesy can’t wait to return to Penticton and share some Christmas-themed laughs

The British comedy duo is set to perform O’ Christmas Tea at Cleland Theatre Dec. 8 and 9

British comedy duo James and Jamesy will perform O’ Christmas Tea next month in Penticton. (Thaddeus Hink photo)
Aaron Malkin (as James) and Alastair Knowles (Jamesy) will bring their “O Christmas Tea” comedy show to Surrey on Sunday, Dec. 15, as part of a regional tour. (photo: jamesandjamesy.com)

James and Jamesy go for third serving of O Christmas Tea in Penticton

The British comedy duo will be back for the holidays at Cleland Theatre

Aaron Malkin (as James) and Alastair Knowles (Jamesy) will bring their “O Christmas Tea” comedy show to Surrey on Sunday, Dec. 15, as part of a regional tour. (photo: jamesandjamesy.com)
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After a bumpy pandemic, Kelowna theatre groups are ready for the spotlight

Innovation allowed these theatres to survive the pandemic, now they are planning their return to normal

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Multi-instrumentalist Harry Manx is slated to take the stage in Vernon for a show in July. (Shimon Karmel photo)

Curtain closes on COVID-19, opening Vernon stage for live events

After 16 months of empty seats, Performing Arts Centre is ready to welcome back guests

Multi-instrumentalist Harry Manx is slated to take the stage in Vernon for a show in July. (Shimon Karmel photo)
Township of Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre, now in its 43rd season, has a bold new season full of meaningful, varied content ahead. (Photo by Jamie King)

North Okanagan outdoor theatre plans vibrant, varied season

Caravan Farm Theatre in Spallumcheen to deliver meaningful content in 43rd year of operation

Township of Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre, now in its 43rd season, has a bold new season full of meaningful, varied content ahead. (Photo by Jamie King)
Seaton’s 27th Street Theatre streams The Addams Family June 2, 3, 4 and 5. (27th Street Theatre photo)

Addams Family comes alive, online, from Okanagan high school

Seaton’s 27th Street Theatre features the classic, beloved comedy June 2-5

Seaton’s 27th Street Theatre streams The Addams Family June 2, 3, 4 and 5. (27th Street Theatre photo)
Live concerts could return to venues such as Blue Frog Studios in White Rock by year’s end - provided immunizations make a diference and COVID variants are held in check - according to a recent round table including provincial health officer Dr Bonnie Henry and reprsentatives of performing arts groups. (Submitted photo)

B.C. performing arts groups could see gradual return of live events

Round table between Dr. Bonnie Henry and arts groups gives rise to cautious optimism

Live concerts could return to venues such as Blue Frog Studios in White Rock by year’s end - provided immunizations make a diference and COVID variants are held in check - according to a recent round table including provincial health officer Dr Bonnie Henry and reprsentatives of performing arts groups. (Submitted photo)
The Sycamore String Quartet’s performance in Lake Country has been postponed due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. (Quartet photo)

COVID-19 restrictions curtail Okanagan events

Theatre’s announce postponed and cancelled shows

The Sycamore String Quartet’s performance in Lake Country has been postponed due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. (Quartet photo)
Rachel Glessing, Shaughnessy O’Brien and Elizabeth Wyse earned bursaries from the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society. (Contributed)

COVID-19 fails to close curtain on Okanagan arts bursaries

Coldstream and Vernon students benefit from Performing Arts Centre support

Rachel Glessing, Shaughnessy O’Brien and Elizabeth Wyse earned bursaries from the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society. (Contributed)
Kinshira is back for this year’s Walk of Terror at Caravan Farm Theatre, running limited nightly sound walks through the fields and forests Oct. 21-30. (Photo by Zev Tiefenbach)

Sound effects at play for Caravan’s Halloween event

Walk of Terror is returning, with a creepy twist

Kinshira is back for this year’s Walk of Terror at Caravan Farm Theatre, running limited nightly sound walks through the fields and forests Oct. 21-30. (Photo by Zev Tiefenbach)
Okanagan venues light up for visibility amid pandemic

Okanagan venues light up for visibility amid pandemic

Impact of COVID-19 on live event workers sparks Canadian movement

Okanagan venues light up for visibility amid pandemic