Belfry Theatre

A shot from the rehearsal of Being Here: The Refugee Project, the Belfry Theatre’s filmed play that’s set to open on March 16. (Photo: Belfry Theatre)

Victoria’s Belfry Theatre shows filmed play on refugee, sponsor experience

Being Here: The Refugee Project is based off the first-hand accounts of refugees and their sponsors

 

Sheldon Elter, as Clem, and PJ Prudat as Mary, in a scene from The Ministry of Grace, by Tara Beagan, which runs March 1 at the Belfry Theatre. Photo by Angela Funk

REVIEW: A redemption story at the Belfry

Playwright-director Tara Beagan draws on grandmother’s personal journey in The Ministry of Grace

 

Actors asked to find a spirituality for new Belfry production

Actors asked to find a spirituality for new Belfry production

Playwright/director Tara Beagan’s The Ministry of Grace tells Indigenous tale of challenge, love

 

Bringing personal stories to life: The Flame comes to the Belfry

Bringing personal stories to life: The Flame comes to the Belfry

One-night event Jan. 13 follows up a weekend storytelling workshop with Deborah Williams

  • Dec 22, 2019
Bringing personal stories to life: The Flame comes to the Belfry
Actor Dawn Petten (centre), interacts with audience members frequently during Every Brilliant Thing, the one-woman show currently on at the Belfry Theatre. Photo by Derek Ford

REVIEW: Be prepared to participate in the Belfry’s Every Brilliant Thing

Not your typical Christmas season show, but remarkable nonetheless, writes Sheila Martindale

Actor Dawn Petten (centre), interacts with audience members frequently during Every Brilliant Thing, the one-woman show currently on at the Belfry Theatre. Photo by Derek Ford
An upcoming show at the Belfry Theatre will offer a “relaxed performance” for a more diverse audience. (File contributed/ Belfry Theatre)
An upcoming show at the Belfry Theatre will offer a “relaxed performance” for a more diverse audience. (File contributed/ Belfry Theatre)
Vino and nibblies make for delicious fundraiser for The Belfry

Vino and nibblies make for delicious fundraiser for The Belfry

Crush – A Night of Fine Wine, will set your taste buds tingling Oct. 20

  • Sep 28, 2019
Vino and nibblies make for delicious fundraiser for The Belfry
REVIEW: The Children not depressing, despite nuclear fallout theme

REVIEW: The Children not depressing, despite nuclear fallout theme

Belfry Theatre production well acted; story asks important questions, writes Sheila Martindale

  • Sep 20, 2019
REVIEW: The Children not depressing, despite nuclear fallout theme
AT THE BELFRY: Grandma and grandson bond over 4000 Miles

AT THE BELFRY: Grandma and grandson bond over 4000 Miles

Tender drama focuses on family and romantic relationships, April 9 to May 5

  • Mar 18, 2019
AT THE BELFRY: Grandma and grandson bond over 4000 Miles
Belfry play taps into writer’s feelings around his Indigenous heritage

Belfry play taps into writer’s feelings around his Indigenous heritage

Bears takes you on a wild ride through the surreal and the real

  • Jan 5, 2019
Belfry play taps into writer’s feelings around his Indigenous heritage
REVIEW: Journey enjoyable, destination elusive with Griffin and Sabine

REVIEW: Journey enjoyable, destination elusive with Griffin and Sabine

Monday reviewer Sheila Martindale offers up her take on latest Belfry Theatre production

  • Dec 7, 2018
REVIEW: Journey enjoyable, destination elusive with Griffin and Sabine
Artwork, storytelling fuels romance at the Belfry

Artwork, storytelling fuels romance at the Belfry

Adaptation of Griffin and Sabine books hits the stage in Fernwood on Dec. 4

  • Dec 1, 2018
Artwork, storytelling fuels romance at the Belfry
REVIEW: Belfry’s latest offering leaves bad taste in the mouth

REVIEW: Belfry’s latest offering leaves bad taste in the mouth

Mustard loud and overbearing, ruins good story bones, writes reviewer Sheila Martindale

  • Nov 2, 2018
REVIEW: Belfry’s latest offering leaves bad taste in the mouth
Heidi Damayo (Thai) and Andrew McNee (Mustard) star in Mustard by Kat Sandler, running Oct. 30 through Nov. 25 at The Belfry Theatre. Photos by Mark Halliday

Folks with imaginary friends may relish The Belfry’s Mustard

Growing up sometimes means leaving childhood securities behind

  • Oct 28, 2018
Heidi Damayo (Thai) and Andrew McNee (Mustard) star in Mustard by Kat Sandler, running Oct. 30 through Nov. 25 at The Belfry Theatre. Photos by Mark Halliday
Monday Magazine wine columnist Robert Moyes is flanked by partner Lynne Bain (right) and Victoria Arts Marketing’s Philomena Hanson at the Belfry Theatre’s Crush - A Fine Wine Affair on Sunday at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa. Don Descoteau/Monday Magazine

CRUSH 2018: Fine wine affair benefits the Belfry Theatre

Patrons sample B.C. wines, bid on rare international treasures donated for fundraiser

Monday Magazine wine columnist Robert Moyes is flanked by partner Lynne Bain (right) and Victoria Arts Marketing’s Philomena Hanson at the Belfry Theatre’s Crush - A Fine Wine Affair on Sunday at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa. Don Descoteau/Monday Magazine
CRUSH: Belfry fundraiser wines and dines supporters

CRUSH: Belfry fundraiser wines and dines supporters

Annual event features well-aged vino at auction, reasonably priced varietals for the tasting

  • Sep 30, 2018
CRUSH: Belfry fundraiser wines and dines supporters
Martha Burns and Alice Snaden perform in A Doll’s House: Part 2, which runs through Oct. 14 at the Belfry Theatre. Photo contributed

REVIEW: A Doll’s House: Part 2 at the Belfry revisits fractured relationships

Sheila Martindale finds the characters in this imagined sequel engaging and accessible

  • Sep 21, 2018
Martha Burns and Alice Snaden perform in A Doll’s House: Part 2, which runs through Oct. 14 at the Belfry Theatre. Photo contributed
A Doll’s House, Part 2 playwright, Lucas Hnath. Photo courtesy Belfry Theatre

Belfry continues Ibsen tale with updated production

A Doll’s House, Part 2 runs Sept. 16-Oct. 14 at the Belfry Theatre

  • Sep 4, 2018
A Doll’s House, Part 2 playwright, Lucas Hnath. Photo courtesy Belfry Theatre
Mom’s the Word 3: Nest ½ Empty, written and performed by Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard Deborah Williams, is on the Belfry Theatre stage from July 24 to Aug.12. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

No secret about latest brilliance from theatrical mom collective

Mom’s the Word 3: Nest ½ Empty runs July 24 to Aug. 12 at the Belfry Theatre

Mom’s the Word 3: Nest ½ Empty, written and performed by Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard Deborah Williams, is on the Belfry Theatre stage from July 24 to Aug.12. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Cast from a previous version of Mom’s the Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty. The new show opened at The Belfry Theatre on Thursday night in Victoria. Photo contributed

REVIEW: Latest Mom’s instalment good, pushes envelope a bit much

Sheila Martindale offers her take on Mom’s the Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty at The Belfry

  • Jul 27, 2018
Cast from a previous version of Mom’s the Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty. The new show opened at The Belfry Theatre on Thursday night in Victoria. Photo contributed