(This is a developing story.)
(Latest update 9:30 ET, March 9)
Vancouver Playhouse, one of the most important companies in the country, is closing its doors after final performances of Catalyst Theatre's Hunchback this weekend, reports the Vancouver Sun in a story by Neal Hall which appeared minutes ago.
The Playhouse will not even complete its season which was to include an upcoming production of God of Carnage a coproduction with MTC, which - coincedentally - announced its new season today. No news about how this will affect MTC.
Read the release from The Playhouse.
Read the History of the Playhouse at The Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia.
Read Neal Hall's story in the Vancouver Sun