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In January, the B.C. leg of the Snowed In Comedy Tour will feature, from left to right, Paul Myrehaug, Dan Quinn, Erica Sigurdson and Pete Zedlacher.
In January, the B.C. leg of the Snowed In Comedy Tour will feature, from left to right, Paul Myrehaug, Dan Quinn, Erica Sigurdson and Pete Zedlacher.
Surrey Youth Theatre’s production of A Little Princess took the stage in 2012. (Contributed photo)

‘Small but powerful’ Surrey theatre company entering 25th season

Surrey Youth Theatre Company is selling tickets for its anniversary celebration on Nov. 6

Surrey Youth Theatre’s production of A Little Princess took the stage in 2012. (Contributed photo)
Actors Stephen Aberle, David Bloom, Suzanne Ristic and Gustavo Fabres (from left to right) in Western Gold Theatre’s production of the drama "Seventeen." (Submitted photo)

Surrey actor, 61, tackles three teen roles in the North American debut of ‘Seventeen’ drama

Gustavo Febres was a versatile player in ‘Tony and Tina’s Wedding’ for a long run in Vancouver

Actors Stephen Aberle, David Bloom, Suzanne Ristic and Gustavo Fabres (from left to right) in Western Gold Theatre’s production of the drama "Seventeen." (Submitted photo)
Creative Curiosities is open until Nov. 25

Crescent Beach Gallery reopens with ‘Creative Curiosities’

First exhibit since onset of COVID-19 pandemic continues until Nov. 25

  • Oct 26, 2022
Creative Curiosities is open until Nov. 25
Theatre company builders Ellie and Geoff King in a photo posted to Ellie King’s Facebook page.

Heart attack claims Geoff King, who helped wife Ellie build Royal Canadian Theatre Company

Backstage roles kept him busy at theatres in the years since the company was founded in 2006

Theatre company builders Ellie and Geoff King in a photo posted to Ellie King’s Facebook page.
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Pre-Halloween ‘War of the Worlds’ reading in Surrey for new Pivot Theatre company

Pivot Theatre artistic director says the script still thrills, 84 years after infamous radio broadcast

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How ‘Outlander’ novelist Diana Gabaldon helped build Surrey Writers’ Conference, now in 30th year

Interviewed Friday, Gabaldon reflected on three decades of the ‘extremely convivial’ Surrey event

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Jim Trimble, co-founder of Naked Stage Productions Society, with actor/director Colleen McGoff Dean at Newton Cultural Centre in 2018. Dean is now president and artistic director of the Surrey-based theatre company. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey’s Naked Stage honours co-founder Jim Trimble with season-opening play of his choice

‘Love Loss and What I Wore’ reading at Newton Cultural Centre in early November

Jim Trimble, co-founder of Naked Stage Productions Society, with actor/director Colleen McGoff Dean at Newton Cultural Centre in 2018. Dean is now president and artistic director of the Surrey-based theatre company. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
(clockwise, from top-left) Val Mihelic, Leighton Hoffman, Tahlia Wine and Sen Longkumer star in Trinity Western University’s upcoming production of “The Miracle Worker,” set to run Oct. 25 through Nov. 5. (Submitted photo)

North Delta actors helping bring story of Helen Keller to TWU stage

‘The Miracle Worker,’ based on Keller’s autobiography, runs Oct. 25 to Nov. 5

(clockwise, from top-left) Val Mihelic, Leighton Hoffman, Tahlia Wine and Sen Longkumer star in Trinity Western University’s upcoming production of “The Miracle Worker,” set to run Oct. 25 through Nov. 5. (Submitted photo)
Surrey’s Tree Lighting Festival fills Surrey Civic Plaza with seasonal fun every November. (Submitted photo)
Surrey’s Tree Lighting Festival fills Surrey Civic Plaza with seasonal fun every November. (Submitted photo)
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Music of Arabic icon Um Kulthoum sung in Surrey tribute concert by Egyptian vocalist Marwa Nagy

Event at Bell theatre timed with opening of National Geographic’s ‘Beyond King Tut’ exhibit in Vancouver

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‘The Miracle Worker’ staged by Surrey director before Langley’s TWU shuts down theatre department

Based on Helen Keller’s autobiography, the play starts Oct. 25 at Trinity Western University

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Inside “Secrets of the Haunted Bog” at Guildford Town Centre in Surrey. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: New ‘Haunted Bog’ thrills kids with animatronic characters at Surrey shopping mall

Entry is free at Guildford Town Centre’s attraction, but donations to Surrey Food Bank are encouraged

Inside “Secrets of the Haunted Bog” at Guildford Town Centre in Surrey. (Submitted photo)
Inside the Cloverdale Agriplex during last year’s Lumagica Surrey event. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Lumagica light festival will twinkle again in Surrey for a month before Christmas, and beyond

Surrey-based company stages the indoor/outdoor event, debuted at Cloverdale Fairgrounds last winter

Inside the Cloverdale Agriplex during last year’s Lumagica Surrey event. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
This year the Bear Creek Lights event will run from Nov. 4 to 18. (File photo)
This year the Bear Creek Lights event will run from Nov. 4 to 18. (File photo)
The band Post-Modern Connection will perform during the Brewhalla Beer & Music Festival at the Agriplex hall at Cloverdale Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 29. See listing under Festivals. (Photo: facebook.com/postmconnection)
The band Post-Modern Connection will perform during the Brewhalla Beer & Music Festival at the Agriplex hall at Cloverdale Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 29. See listing under Festivals. (Photo: facebook.com/postmconnection)
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Surrey church jazzes up Sunday services with return of Vespers in the Valley concerts

‘We had not opened at all with the jazz music during COVID, two and a half years’

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INTERVIEW: Mary Walsh talks about coming to Surrey with comedy show long-delayed by COVID

At age 70, the ‘This Hour’ star is still keen to tour despite some reservations about the experience

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Face painting is part of the fun at another Newton Spooktacular event, planned for Saturday, Oct. 29. (File photo)
Face painting is part of the fun at another Newton Spooktacular event, planned for Saturday, Oct. 29. (File photo)
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Creepy clowns haunt new ‘Zycho Zerkus’ house and comic at Surrey Halloween attraction

‘Every year we repaint the entire place, almost starting from scratch,’ says the in-house artist

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