Tag Archives | Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Pericles heralds return of live theatre at UFV

Sailing, shipwrecks and singing pirates. Navigate an epic journey on the high seas with UFV Theatre, live and in-person from March 23-April 2, 2022. UFV Theatre presents the second production of its 2021-2022 theatre season, Pericles by William Shakespeare, adapted by Anna Griffith and Heather Robertson, and directed by Anna Griffith. Pericles is a story […]

UFV Theatre presents a new twist on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

UFV Theatre is warming up the winter season with a modernized take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, a romantic comedy running March 3 to 20 at the UFV Performance Theatre on Yale Road in Chilliwack. Filled with music and dance, Shakespeare’s play about love begins with the unforgettable line: “If the music be the food of […]

UFV Theatre’s Julius Caesar takes a futuristic twist

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” UFV Theatre’s contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, playing March 4 to 15, imagines a future in which history repeats itself. What if the events surrounding the assassination of Julius Caesar were to occur in the digital age? Are there forces already be […]

Passionate tale of love and courage, Dickens classic, and digital-age take on Shakespeare featured in UFV Season of Theatre

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Theatre department will once again challenge and engage audiences as it presents its 2014/15 Season of Theatre. Three exceptional plays have been chosen to inspire and entertain local audiences. All productions will be held in the performance theatre on the Chilliwack North campus, at the corner of Yale and […]

Merchant of Venice is this year’s Shakespeare at UFV

The third main stage production of the University of the Fraser Valley Theatre’s 2012/13 season is The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. This will be the second production by the department of this often controversial work, the first being during March, 1991. The play features three of Shakespeare’s most memorable characters:  Shylock, Portia, and […]