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Venue: Vancouver Playhouse

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AddressVancouver
British Columbia
Canada
Google maps49° 16' 52.061" N 123° 6' 45.128" W
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Thoroughly modern Macbeth in Vancouver

Nobulumko Mngxekeza (Lady Macbeth) and Owen Metsileng (Macbeth) © Nicky Newman
Brett Bailey's acclaimed production of Macbeth is unmissable, combining top-notch theatrical and musical values with a disturbingly timely political warning
*****
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Into the Woods: Vancouver Opera's new Hansel and Gretel

Taylor Pardell (Gretel) and Pascale Spinney (Hansel) © Tim Matheson
Vancouver Opera's compact, effective Hansel and Gretel satisfies adults and children alike.
****1
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Crystal Pite's Betroffenheit

Betroffenheit is an uncomfortably revealing and farcical journey through one man's experience of post-traumatic stress disorder and addiction.  
*****
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Muhly's Dark Sisters comes to Vancouver

Vancouver Opera's bold presentation of Nico Muhly's Dark Sisters is enjoyable but less audacious than its subject matter might suggest
***11
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A mixed programme from Benjamin Grosvenor

An inconsistent but ultimately satisfying recital from Benjamin Grosvenor in Rameau, Bach, Franck, Chopin, and Granados.
***11
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Iestyn Davies: From Dowland's Lute Songs to Muhly's Old Bones

The intimate Vancouver Playhouse was nearly full to hear Iestyn Davies and Thomas Dunford. Consisting of lute songs by John Dowland and his contemporaries, in addition to the Canadian premiere of Nico Muhly’s Old Bones, it’s hard to imagine a more artistically satisfying and entertaining way to spend an afternoon.
****1
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