Theatre

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Victoria success story comes home

Ride the Cyclone returns to where it all began

  • Aug 3, 2022

 

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New Blue Bridge play finds humour in trying times

We Can’t Pay, We Won’t Pay! is a farcical examination of housing, rising food costs

  • Jul 15, 2022

 

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Kindred at The Belfry

Seriously funny”play by Rosa Dolores

  • Jun 8, 2022

 

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Sins of the father

East of Berlin plays Theatre Inconnu

  • May 18, 2022
East of Berlin Theatre InConnu handout
I, Claudia by Kristen Thomson

I, Claudia opens Blue Bridge summer season

Three generations of Lecoq-trained artists come together in a Canadian classic

  • Apr 27, 2022
I, Claudia by Kristen Thomson
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Life, death and ducks

David Mamet play runs in James Bay

  • Apr 20, 2022
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Natasha Mumba stars as Faith in acts of faith, by David Yee. The production is the second and final instalment in the Belfry Theatre’s Spark Festival and is available for viewing online only, March 18 to 20. (Photo by Dahlia Katz/Courtesy Belfry Theatre)

Victoria’s Belfry Theatre winds up Spark Festival online with acts of faith

Natasha Mumba offers powerful portrayal of a woman battling personal demons, those of others

Natasha Mumba stars as Faith in acts of faith, by David Yee. The production is the second and final instalment in the Belfry Theatre’s Spark Festival and is available for viewing online only, March 18 to 20. (Photo by Dahlia Katz/Courtesy Belfry Theatre)
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Little Red Warrior and His Lawyer

An irreverent comedy at the Belfry

  • Feb 18, 2022
Little Red Warrior and his Lawyer logo
The Waste Land director and choreographer Conrad Alexandrowicz on the set at UVic’s Phoenix Theatre with a painted map of London. (Courtesy UVic Department of Theatre)

University of Victoria’s The Waste Land lays bare Eliot poem in pandemic parallel

100-year-old poem echoes our time, director/choreographer Conrad Alexandrowicz says

The Waste Land director and choreographer Conrad Alexandrowicz on the set at UVic’s Phoenix Theatre with a painted map of London. (Courtesy UVic Department of Theatre)
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Frankenstein: The Radio Play

Lawyers On Stage Theatre perform at Langham Court Theatre

  • Dec 6, 2021
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Serving Elizabeth - Play

Politics and pop culture

Serving Elizabeth opens at the Belfry Theatre

  • Nov 8, 2021
Serving Elizabeth - Play
The 2021-22 season kicks off with Dead Man’s Cell Phone (November 11-27), a wildly imaginative comedy by award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl, directed by professor Fran Gebhard

Live streamed theatre returns to UVic

Phoenix Theatre opens 2021-22 season with Dead Man’s Cell Phone

  • Nov 1, 2021
The 2021-22 season kicks off with Dead Man’s Cell Phone (November 11-27), a wildly imaginative comedy by award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl, directed by professor Fran Gebhard
The Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival returns to the Intrepid Theatre this Friday, Aug. 13 with both virtual and in-person shows available for advance ticket sales. (Courtesy of Intrepid Theatre)

Intrepid Theatre raises curtains for Fringe Festival

20 in-person and virtual productions will take the stage starting Friday

The Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival returns to the Intrepid Theatre this Friday, Aug. 13 with both virtual and in-person shows available for advance ticket sales. (Courtesy of Intrepid Theatre)
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Blue Bridge Theatre presents Doris Day tribute

World premiere of Day After Day by playwright Sarah Murphy

  • Aug 4, 2021
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The Impulse Theatre will take to parks and natural areas in Greater Victoria for their Molecular Landscapes shows that start this week. (Photo courtesy of the Impulse Theatre)

Outdoor dance-theatre shows to inhabit Greater Victoria parks, natural areas

The Impulse Theatre’s Molecular Landscapes series runs from July 29 to Aug. 8

The Impulse Theatre will take to parks and natural areas in Greater Victoria for their Molecular Landscapes shows that start this week. (Photo courtesy of the Impulse Theatre)
Playwrights Jessica Schacht and Sam Young of Duncan and Burnaby, respectively, present an online reading of their play ‘You Are Not A Ghost’ June 8 as part of TheatreOne’s Emerging Voices series. (Photos courtesy Centric Photography/Sam Young)

West Coast playwrights turning viral advice column letter into experimental play

Nanaimo’s TheatreOne presents online reading of ‘You Are Not A Ghost’

Playwrights Jessica Schacht and Sam Young of Duncan and Burnaby, respectively, present an online reading of their play ‘You Are Not A Ghost’ June 8 as part of TheatreOne’s Emerging Voices series. (Photos courtesy Centric Photography/Sam Young)
Nicolle Nattrass and Michael Armstrong are presenting an online reading on May 9. (Photos courtesy Joni Marcolin/Heather Armstrong)

Nanaimo playwrights present online Mother’s Day script readings

Nicolle Nattrass and Michael Armstrong to read from in-progress plays

Nicolle Nattrass and Michael Armstrong are presenting an online reading on May 9. (Photos courtesy Joni Marcolin/Heather Armstrong)
Nanaimo playwright Anne Nesbitt is presenting a staged reading of her play about Indigenous conservationist Gertrude Bernard, also known as Anahareo (from left). (Photo courtesy Andrew Nesbitt/Riding Mountain National Park)

Island playwright tells the story of Indigenous woman who ‘saved the beaver’

Anne Nesbitt presents ‘Anahareo’ as part of TheatreOne staged reading series

Nanaimo playwright Anne Nesbitt is presenting a staged reading of her play about Indigenous conservationist Gertrude Bernard, also known as Anahareo (from left). (Photo courtesy Andrew Nesbitt/Riding Mountain National Park)
Strong support from the public for the Bridge The Gap campaign will keep the Chemainus Theatre going until performances can hopefully return to the stage in the fall. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Popular Island dinner theatre hoping fundraiser can Bridge The Gap

Chemainus Theatre patrons launch campaign to assist in filling the void until performances return

Strong support from the public for the Bridge The Gap campaign will keep the Chemainus Theatre going until performances can hopefully return to the stage in the fall. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Conversations with the Sea from Impulse Theatre during the 2020 SKAMpede in Victoria. (Courtesy Theatre SKAM)

Waterway theatre display seeks plays, actors for 2021 SKAMpede in Victoria

Second season set for physically distanced show going on the Gorge

Conversations with the Sea from Impulse Theatre during the 2020 SKAMpede in Victoria. (Courtesy Theatre SKAM)