A musical that reimagines the music of Joni Mitchell is on its way to Burnaby.
The Firehall Arts Centre production of Circle Game, which hits the road for the Arts Club on Tour series starting Feb. 14, arrives at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts for shows on March 16 and 17.
The show, created and directed by Andrew Cohen and Anna Kuman, reinterprets such iconic songs as Big Yellow Taxi, River, California and A Case of You through the eyes and ears of a new generation, connecting to the politics and world of today.
The show won 2017 OVATION! Awards for Outstanding Professional Production and Outstanding Music Direction.
Firehall Arts Centre’s artistic producer, Donna Spencer, said she’s excited that the Arts Club has chosen to take the performance on the road.
“As a smaller producing theatre company, it is often difficult for us to tour our work to other communities in British Columbia, and this partnership is making that possible,” she said in a press release. “Audiences have really enjoyed the production and the talented creative team in the performances at the Firehall, and it is fabulous to be able to share this work beyond Vancouver.”
The production stars Samantha Bourque, Kimmy Choi, David Z. Cohen, Benjamin Millman, Scott Perrie and Adriana Ravalli.
If you can’t make the Burnaby show, it’s also onstage at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam from March 5 to 9, and Anvil Centre in New Westminster March 12.