Helen Lawrence

  • March 30, 2014 · 8:00 PM
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*** March 13 - April 13, 2014 ***
(note actual start date and length of production run)
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Special performances:
| Sunday Coffee Talk : March 23 @ 2pm
| Wednesday High Tea : March 26 @ 2pm
| Talk Back Tuesday : April 1 @ 7:30pm
| VocalEye Performance : April 6 @ 2pm

| Conceived by Stan Douglas
| Story by Chris Haddock and Stan Douglas
| Written by Chris Haddock
| A co-production with Canadian Stage, The Banff Centre, Stan Douglas Inc, Festival TransAmériques, and Canada's National Arts Centre

World Premiere Acclaimed visual artist Stan Douglas and screenwriter Chris Haddock (Da Vinci’s Inquest, Boardwalk Empire) bring you an intoxicating mixed-media spectacle set in the Vancouver of 1948.

Visit the vanished worlds of the old Hotel Vancouver and Hogan’s Alley — the city’s hot spot for gambling and vice.

Helen Lawrence is an intriguing, hard-boiled tale of loyalty and money that illuminates our city’s politics during a time of historic upheaval. https://artsclub.com/shows/2013-2014/helen-lawrence

** Extras!! **

--> On Saturday, February 15, the Arts Club celebrates Hogan’s Alley with family-friendly stories and songs. Famous for fun, food, and music, the Strathcona neighbourhood plays a central "character" in their upcoming world premiere of Helen Lawrence. More information : http://granvilleisland.com/event/stories-hogan-s-alley

--> On Tuesday, March 4 @ 7pm there will be a free public talk on Helen Lawrence! More information : www.vpl.ca/calendar/index.php/calendar/progid/41561

Tickets for this show from $29, available through the Arts Club (https://secure.artsclub.com/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=8740)

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  • Beck

    There's a quarter-page review about this show in this week's Georgia Straight. Page 30. If you're interested :)

    March 28, 2014

  • Beck

    Trailer : www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSEJA8YLP7c&feature=youtu.be

    March 25, 2014

  • Beck

    Raves for the innovative HELEN LAWRENCE:

    “Its technology dazzles, and the acting across the board is as good as anything seen here in years” —The Province

    “Boldly, beautifully pushes theatrical boundaries” —Vancouver Courier

    “Wow…you’ve never seen anything that looks like this before” —The Globe and Mail

    “A visual and technical masterpiece” —Vancouver Presents

    March 25, 2014

  • Sue

    Hello Elena - Glad you want to join me at this show! I suppose we should start talking about a date. I'm away at the end of March, so was hoping to go somewhere in early April (between the 4th and the 13th). Are you available any time then?

    February 17, 2014

    • Sue

      OK Nikki - sounds good. Enjoy the show! :)

      March 11, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Any day that was good 4 me @ the $29 price was sold out, so unfortunately I won't be able to see this, bummer, hopefully it comes back! :(

      March 22, 2014

  • Beck

    There's a long half-page write-up about this production in this week's Georgia Straight, for anyone who's interested. Under the "Arts" section. Read about "glamour rubbing against grit". Enjoy!

    March 14, 2014

  • Beck

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    February 25, 2014

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