Theatre

Michael Rawluk works directing a play with the Williams Lake Studio Theatre. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s Michael Rawluk honoured for his lifetime contribution to theatre

Theatre BC awarded Rawluk the Eric Hamber Award for his 50 years with community theatre

 

Jakob Schwab, left and Terry Lyons rehearse for November’s play Buying the Moose. (WLSTS photo)

Williams Lake Studio Theatre comedy opens Nov. 9

Buying the Moose features relationship-based humour for everyone

 

Surplus costumes will be up for sale at the Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society yard sale on Sept. 24. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Studio Theatre to host yard sale Sept. 24

Coming weeks will include auditions, a yard sale, AGM and dinner

 

The Sunset Theatre in Wells is hosting its first-ever Speakeasy Festival this coming long weekend. (Julie Mackey photo)

Inaugural Speakeasy Festival at Sunset Theatre in Wells, July 28-31

Ten different shows will be featured through the long weekend

The Sunset Theatre in Wells is hosting its first-ever Speakeasy Festival this coming long weekend. (Julie Mackey photo)
The Williams Lake Studio Theatre hosted an outdoor theatre event during the pandemic at the UBC Alex Fraser Research Forest on Fox Mountain. (Saraphine Carpenter Macfarlane photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake Studio Theatre Society wraps season, spotlights next

Season will finish with a one-act play while next season shapes up

The Williams Lake Studio Theatre hosted an outdoor theatre event during the pandemic at the UBC Alex Fraser Research Forest on Fox Mountain. (Saraphine Carpenter Macfarlane photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Stephen Chbosky’s “Dear Evan Hansen,” based on the smash stage musical, will be the opening night gala presentation at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Murphy

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to open Toronto International Film Festival

Steven Levenson adapted his hit Tony Award-winning stage show with Ben Platt reprising his acclaimed leading role

Stephen Chbosky’s “Dear Evan Hansen,” based on the smash stage musical, will be the opening night gala presentation at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matthew Murphy
Masks made by First Nations artist Carolyn Quirt for a new play being developed for the Sunset Theatre in Wells were taken by thieves overnight March 23, 2021. (Karen Jeffery photo)

Irreplaceable Indigenous masks among items stolen in Wells, B.C.’s Sunset Theatre break-in

The masks were custom made for Mahlpaka7, a new play being developed

Masks made by First Nations artist Carolyn Quirt for a new play being developed for the Sunset Theatre in Wells were taken by thieves overnight March 23, 2021. (Karen Jeffery photo)
The mural by Tiffany Jorgensen and Sarah Sigurdson at Paradise Cinemas has been completed and sealed even in the theatre itself is closed for the foreseeable future. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo Art Beat gives sneak peak of Paradise Cinemas’ new mural

With all the bad news lately, it can be nice to be reminded of the lakecity’s strong community spirit

The mural by Tiffany Jorgensen and Sarah Sigurdson at Paradise Cinemas has been completed and sealed even in the theatre itself is closed for the foreseeable future. (Photo submitted)
Paradise Cinemas will be closed until April 2 due to public health and safety concerns stemming from precautions taking to slowing the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Paradise Cinemas will be closed until April 2 due to public health and safety concerns stemming from precautions taking to slowing the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Tanis Armstrong portrays Henrietta Leavitt in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s upcoming production Silent Sky. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Silent Sky almost ready for the lakecity stage in March

Silent Sky is a thoughtful historical drama that examines the changing role of women in society

Tanis Armstrong portrays Henrietta Leavitt in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s upcoming production Silent Sky. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Becky Strickland and Chris Armstrong audition together for a Body of Water. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

PHOTOS: Williams Lake actors show off their skills at auditions

Body of Water and A Number will be the final plays in the Williams Lake Studio Theatre’s season

Becky Strickland and Chris Armstrong audition together for a Body of Water. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Curt Sprickerhoff and Kathleen MacDonald are hosting auditions for their one-acts Body of Water and A Number on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6 at Kornack and Hamm’s Pharmacy at 7 p.m. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)

Auditions on for two one-acts to end off WLST’s 2019-2020 season

Auditions are on Tuesday, Feb. 4 and Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at Kornack and Hamm’s Pharmacy

Curt Sprickerhoff and Kathleen MacDonald are hosting auditions for their one-acts Body of Water and A Number on Feb. 4 and Feb. 6 at Kornack and Hamm’s Pharmacy at 7 p.m. (Patrick Davies photo- Williams Lake Tribune)
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