Canadian College of Performing Arts’ Company C presents Six Characters in Search of an Author, Jan. 29-Feb 1.

STAGE BRIEFS – check out these notable performances

Six Characters in search of an Author, Lion in the Streets, Cities and Girls, Brush Up your Shakespeare

Six Characters in Search of an Author, Jan. 29-Feb. 1 Canadian College of Performing Arts’ Company C presents Six Characters in Search of an Author.

The talented year three students are an oddly estranged family who interrupt a local theatre company mid-rehearsal to demand the director tell their story Jan. 29-Feb 1. ccpacanada.eventbrite.ca

Lion in the Streets, Feb. 12-21

Lion in the Streets by award-winning Canadian playwright Judith Thompson is at UVic’s Phoenix Theatre Feb. 12-21.

The play explores the redemptive power of forgiveness, presenting a vision of grace that is earned in human, rather than divine, terms. Recommended for ages 17+. finearts.uvic.ca/theatre/phoenix

Cities and Girls, Feb. 20-22

Join the year two students of Canadian College of Performing Arts Feb. 20-22 for the world premiere of Cities & Girls.

Written and directed by Christine Willes, it’s a riotous post-dramatic music theatre event based on the album of the same name by renowned Canadian performer Myra Davies and German electronica composer Gudrun Gut. Ccpacanada.eventbrite.com

Brush Up Your Shakespeare Feb. 28

If you love Shakespeare, you can Brush Up Your Shakespeare on Feb. 28 with this fundraiser for the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival’s 2015 Anniversary Season.

Featuring musical theatre talent with songs from Kiss Me Kate, West Side Story, and Boys from Syracuse, as well as special improvised Shakespeare performance by Dave Morris of Paper Street Theatre, an appetizer buffet, silent auction, fun and games. vicshakespeare.com

 

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