Live theatre

This trio of actors and musicians, Aidan Sparks, Sarah May Redmond and Christie Watson, using Victorian Paper Theatre, bring Runaway Moon Theatre’s delightful puppet show, The Miraculous (After)Life of Isidro, Patron Saint of Farmers, to life in Salmon Arm on July 24. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Miraculous life of patron saint of farmers comes to North Okanagan-Shuswap farmers markets

Runaway Moon Theatre’s new puppet show travels to venues from Chase to Salmon Arm to Vernon

 

Musical Youth Summer Theatre participants rehearse for Seussical Jr., a musical based on the much-loved Dr. Seuss books, taking place at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Shuswap Theatre. (Contributed)

For kids by kids: Shuswap youths reshearsing for Seussical Jr.

Production will be the culmination of a three-week program for area youths

  • Jul 16, 2022

 

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

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)
Director Julia Body and the cast of Shuswap Theatre MainStage production, The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble, are taking the play to the Okanagan Zone Festival. (Contributed)

Shuswap Theatre taking latest production to Okanagan

TotEfest, theatre camp and more returns for 2022 season

  • May 24, 2022
Director Julia Body and the cast of Shuswap Theatre MainStage production, The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble, are taking the play to the Okanagan Zone Festival. (Contributed)
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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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Use creativity and colour in North Okanagan, Shuswap to make lantern tribute to salmon

Lantern workshops in Salmon Arm, Enderby and Kingfisher start Jan. 30 at Salmon Arm Art Galley

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The horses of Caravan Farm Theatre await the cue to draw their sleigh of audience members into a magical Christmas story and the woods of this spectacular setting near Armstrong. (Photo by Tim Matheson)

North Okanagan theatre taking fans on Joyride

Caravan Farm Theatre in Spallumcheen presents Joyride, an ode to It’s a Wonderful Life

The horses of Caravan Farm Theatre await the cue to draw their sleigh of audience members into a magical Christmas story and the woods of this spectacular setting near Armstrong. (Photo by Tim Matheson)
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)
Shuswap Theatre is holding auditions for comedy, Hilda’s Yard, on Sept. 9 and 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Shuswap Theatre holding auditions for upcoming comedy, Hilda’s Yard

Try-outs for six characters to take place Sept. 9 and 10, 7 to 9 p.m. at theatre

Shuswap Theatre is holding auditions for comedy, Hilda’s Yard, on Sept. 9 and 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. (Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)
Experience the magic of cinema under the stars at Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre’s second annual Outdoor Film Festival Sept. 3-5. The festival opens with the premiere of The Originals Sept. 3, followed by The Grey Fox Sept. 4 and Black Orpheus Sept. 5. (Caravan Farm Theatre photo)

Spallumcheen theatre delivers triple crown of films for outdoor festival

Second annual Outdoor Film Festival and Indigenous Short Film Showcase runs at Caravan Farm Theatre Sept. 3-5

Experience the magic of cinema under the stars at Spallumcheen’s Caravan Farm Theatre’s second annual Outdoor Film Festival Sept. 3-5. The festival opens with the premiere of The Originals Sept. 3, followed by The Grey Fox Sept. 4 and Black Orpheus Sept. 5. (Caravan Farm Theatre photo)
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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

(Richard Knight)
Strange visitors from Runaway Moon Theatre in a mysterious experiment called SPLASH were offered a ride on the Sweet Ida and accepted. They were seen in Salmon Arm Bay during the afternoon of July 24. (Dalynn Kearney photo)

Strange blue visitors make a Splash in Salmon Arm Bay

Grindrod’s Runaway Moon Theatre explains the unusual beings are part of an experiment

Strange visitors from Runaway Moon Theatre in a mysterious experiment called SPLASH were offered a ride on the Sweet Ida and accepted. They were seen in Salmon Arm Bay during the afternoon of July 24. (Dalynn Kearney photo)
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)
Meals for this year’s Villains and Vittles Dinner Theatre will be provided by the newly opened Sprig of Heather restaurant at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum. (Contributed)

Villains and Vittles back on the menu at Salmon Arm attraction

Dinner theatre production to take place at R.J. Haney Heritage Village’s SASCU amphitheatre

  • Jun 30, 2021
Meals for this year’s Villains and Vittles Dinner Theatre will be provided by the newly opened Sprig of Heather restaurant at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum. (Contributed)
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 team of horses is ready to pull riders for Caravan Farm Theatre’s sold-out Winter Sleigh-Ride Show of the Gift from Dec. 8-Jan.2. The Spallumcheen theatre company wants the province to include live theatre on its list of businesses allowed to operate during COVID-19. (File photo)

Spallumcheen theatre group plans for socially safe winter show to go on

Caravan Farm Theatre asks province to include live theatre on lists of businesses allowed to operate

The team of horses is ready to pull riders for Caravan Farm Theatre’s sold-out Winter Sleigh-Ride Show of the Gift from Dec. 8-Jan.2. The Spallumcheen theatre company wants the province to include live theatre on its list of businesses allowed to operate during COVID-19. (File 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)