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


The performance was filmed and edited by local filmmaker, James Hillman. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)

Teen Theatre Club performs on the big screen

This autumn’s socially-distant performance was filmed and screened at the Vogue Theatre


Vogue Theatre remains closed for the foreseeable future. (Soranne Floarea/ The Free Press)

Curtain call (for now): Fernie’s Vogue Theatre

BC’s oldest theatre to close temporarily due to a pile-on of pandemic-related difficulties