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May 21, 2009

We're very excited to announce Pi's Jessie nominations for this year!

Outstanding Sound Design or Original Composition
Joseph 'Pepe' Danza, The 8th Land

Outstanding Costume Design
Marti Wright, The 8th Land

Outstanding Set Design
Jergus Oprsal, Bashir Lazhar

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role
David Marr, Bashir Lazhar

We're also very happy about the following nominations:

Significant Artistic Achievement, Small Theatre
Innovative Contribution to the Artistic Community, HIVE 2
and
Creative Design Ensemble, Tim Carlson, Richard Wolfe, Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg, Candelario...

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May 13, 2009

Jo Ledingham's review of John & Beatrice came out in today's Courier.  

Ledingham had lots of praise for our original production of this show, so it's interesting to see her compare the two versions.  

"John & Beatrice is back, but what a difference...Vincent Gale is still John, but Beatrice, previously played by Karen Rae, is now portrayed by Patricia Drake.  [Director Del] Surjik said he started afresh, the quality of these two fine actors being so dissimilar. A 21st-century fairytale is how it seemed in 2007; a year-and-a-half later, John & Beatrice is a darker, sadder tale. And...

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May 8, 2009

John & Beatrice opened this week and this show is smoking hot! Patricia Drake brings a whole new take to the role of Beatrice, and Vincent Gale's John is as fiery as the first time around.

"It's a different play and, for some who have seen both, better this time around. For me, it's not better but definitely different; perhaps sadder near the end - and more optimistic right at the end." - Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier

"Beatrice distributes ads saying that she is a wealthy young heiress looking for a man who will 'interest, move and seduce her'. This show did all three to Vancouver...

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May 6, 2009

We had a photoshoot yesterday and have some great production shots of John & Beatrice - check them out!

(All photos by Ken Bryant)

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May 5, 2009

Thanks to Vancouver. com and The Province's E-list for listing John & Beatrice as one of the top things to do in Vancouver this week!
(Please note, showtime is 8PM, not 7:00 as listed in the Province.)

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May 4, 2009

We're pretty excited that John & Beatrice opens on Wednesday! Tuesday night is the pay-what-you-can preview, and all this week, tickets are free to the first 20 Pi members at the door each night.

Friday night is our Singles Night - a great way to meet other people who have fantastic taste in theatre!

Regular tickets can be purchased at Tickets Tonight or by calling 604.684.2787.

Don't miss this hit show - only 11 performances!

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