Theatre

Trinity Western University presents You Can’t Take It With You from March 21 to April 1. (Jef Gibbon, TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

University production explores families – then and now, biological and chosen

Pulitzer Prize-winning play, You Can’t Take It With You, coming to Trinity Western stage

 

Langley resident Jenn Mamchur (left), along with Payten Whittome, perform in Gallery 7 Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley barista chasing her dreams

Jennifer Mamchur takes to Gallery 7 stage, acting in The Secret Garden

 

Tristan Ashe to play Bert’s character in Patti Thorpe’s musical Mary Poppins. Performed by Langley students, the show runs, run from Thursday, Feb. 23 through to Saturday March 4. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students to presents Mary Poppins, a magical production with a heartwarming story

An inside look at the making of the classic musical, from the perspective of the production team

Tristan Ashe to play Bert’s character in Patti Thorpe’s musical Mary Poppins. Performed by Langley students, the show runs, run from Thursday, Feb. 23 through to Saturday March 4. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dom Geh as Mr. Krabs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students turning their school into the famous the town of Bikin Bottom

Most of the characters from the famous animated series coming to stage

Dom Geh as Mr. Krabs. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kristine Brams will play two characters, Mary and Marti. The Langley Little Theatre production ‘Talking With; hits stage starting Thursday, Feb. 16. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Local talent takes the stage in award-winning production, ‘Talking With’

Award-winning play brings touching and comical portrayals to Langley Little Theatre

Kristine Brams will play two characters, Mary and Marti. The Langley Little Theatre production ‘Talking With; hits stage starting Thursday, Feb. 16. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Delaney Gilmour will play Glory, Marvalyn, and Hope in Bard in the Valley’s production of “Almost, Maine”. Bringing love and laughter to the stage at Fort Langley Hall. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Local resident Delaney Gilmour stars in Bard in the Valley’s first winter production

Show opens at Fort Langley Hall on Jan. 26, raising funds for BIV’s summer season

Delaney Gilmour will play Glory, Marvalyn, and Hope in Bard in the Valley’s production of “Almost, Maine”. Bringing love and laughter to the stage at Fort Langley Hall. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Trinity Western University students to showcase original plays at New Generations Festival. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students write, direct, and showcase their talent in a collection of all-new, original plays

A range of student-written stories, from fast-food heists to post-apocalyptic worlds

Trinity Western University students to showcase original plays at New Generations Festival. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
This image released by Grapevine Public Relations shows Stark Sands, center, and the cast during a performance of “& Juliet.” (Matthew Murphy/Grapevine Public Relations via AP)
This image released by Grapevine Public Relations shows Stark Sands, center, and the cast during a performance of “& Juliet.” (Matthew Murphy/Grapevine Public Relations via AP)

Broadway writer of ‘ Juliet’ builds show with huge pop hits

Original story uses ‘Romeo and Juliet’ as launch pad, mixes in biggest pop hits of past few decades

This image released by Grapevine Public Relations shows Stark Sands, center, and the cast during a performance of “& Juliet.” (Matthew Murphy/Grapevine Public Relations via AP)
This image released by Grapevine Public Relations shows Stark Sands, center, and the cast during a performance of “& Juliet.” (Matthew Murphy/Grapevine Public Relations via AP)
Nicola Shannon is a Langley-based director who is collaborating with Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre to direct their upcoming Christmas production, A Christmas Carol. The show runs in-person Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10 as well as Thursday till Saturday, Dec. 15 - 17 at 7:30 p.m. with meatiness on Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley director to stage a Christmas special

Multiple local residents help narrate a popular Charles Dickens story

Nicola Shannon is a Langley-based director who is collaborating with Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre to direct their upcoming Christmas production, A Christmas Carol. The show runs in-person Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9 and 10 as well as Thursday till Saturday, Dec. 15 - 17 at 7:30 p.m. with meatiness on Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. (Langley Advance Times files)
Shana Pierce (left) will portray Polly, and Rebecca Dougan (right) will play young Digory in the production of The Magician’s Nephew by Gallery 7 Theatre, running from Nov. 11-19. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to The News)

New Chronicles of Narnia play features 2 Langley actors

The Magician’s Nephew is based off the C.S. Lewis hit novel and will run from Nov. 11-19

Shana Pierce (left) will portray Polly, and Rebecca Dougan (right) will play young Digory in the production of The Magician’s Nephew by Gallery 7 Theatre, running from Nov. 11-19. (Dianna Lewis Photography/Special to The News)
Wedding couple Daniele Methner and Adam Arki. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Wedding couple Daniele Methner and Adam Arki. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nathanael Hanley, Sen Longkumer, Mara Hanley are part of TWU theatre department’s latest production The Miracle Worker. (Jef Gibbons/Speical to Langley Advance Times)
Nathanael Hanley, Sen Longkumer, Mara Hanley are part of TWU theatre department’s latest production The Miracle Worker. (Jef Gibbons/Speical to Langley Advance Times)
About 40 people are part of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ – a play running at Langley’s Theatre in the Country until Sept. 24. (Theatre in the Country/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Dinner theatre served up aboard the Orient Express

Langley theatre group brings 14-foot train on stage for Christie mystery

About 40 people are part of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ – a play running at Langley’s Theatre in the Country until Sept. 24. (Theatre in the Country/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Paneet Singh is one of the playwrights of <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Ancient Punjabi folk tale to be presented on stage in Langley

Live theatre is part of an annual South Asian Monsoon festival

Paneet Singh is one of the playwrights of <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Arkie Kandola plays the role of Hans, the narrator at 2022 Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts’s theatre production, <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Ancient Punjabi folk tale to be presented on stage in Langley

Live theatre is part of an annual South Asian Monsoon festival

Arkie Kandola plays the role of Hans, the narrator at 2022 Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts’s theatre production, <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bard in the Valley will present three family-friendly performances of The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet in Langley’s Douglas Park (Langley Advance files)
Bard in the Valley will present three family-friendly performances of The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet in Langley’s Douglas Park (Langley Advance files)
Marija Danyluk is an alumnus of Langley’s R.E. Mountain Secondary. She is part of Theatre Under The Stars’ latest musical production, We Will Rock You. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley talent performs in Queen musical – under the stars

TUTS audition was Marija Danyluk’s first post-pandemic shot at returning to the stage

Marija Danyluk is an alumnus of Langley’s R.E. Mountain Secondary. She is part of Theatre Under The Stars’ latest musical production, We Will Rock You. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sandy and Russ Rosen started the Bez Arts Hub in Langley in 2017. They will be competing for the country venue of the year award at 2022 Country Music Awards. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Music concerts, award shows and more planned for June

Entertainment in Langley is ramping up as summer arrives

Sandy and Russ Rosen started the Bez Arts Hub in Langley in 2017. They will be competing for the country venue of the year award at 2022 Country Music Awards. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Catch Me If You Can, a musical, runs for three weeks, from June 2 to 19, at Theatre In The Country, located at 5708 Glover Rd. in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley man, who joined theatre to fight anxiety, bags dream role

Theatre in the Country’s June musical is based on a true story

Catch Me If You Can, a musical, runs for three weeks, from June 2 to 19, at Theatre In The Country, located at 5708 Glover Rd. in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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