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Spring Awakening, photo provided by Catherine Plant.

Spring Awakening review: An exploration of the importance of sex education

Spring Awakening is described as a coming of age story, but I disagree with this brief summary.Yes, this musical is about teenagers’ sexual awakening, but equal, if not more, attention…
Eleanor's Story, photo by Austin Bauman.

The wrap up: What you missed at the 2022 Victoria Fringe Festival

One-person shows, musicals, comedy skits! The Victoria Fringe Festival has come and gone, taking with it some great performances. If you didn't have a chance to snag tickets, here's what…

Mini reviews of Victoria Fringe Festival’s stage this year

The Fringe is back and in person! If you haven’t had a chance to check out any shows before school starts up, here are some bit-sized reviews of what happened…
"Kindred" promo image. Photo sourced from belfry.bc.ca.

“Kindred”: The inherent comedy of a failed relationship

When a relationship ends, what comes next? How does someone rebuild their new life, and how do you do that when your ex-partner moves on? The Belfry Theatre's new comedy…
Photo by Dean Kalyan.

Phoenix Theatre explores love and Shakespeare’s women in new play

What is left to say about William’s Shakespeare’s body of work? As it turns out, a lot. Despite being 400 years old, the Bard’s work continues to be told, reinterpreted,…
"The Waste Land" production, photo by Dean Kalyan.

Interpretive Dance Meets Poetry in “The Waste Land”

"The Waste Land" production, photo by Dean Kalyan.
SKAM actors Lynnéa Chan, Andrea Lemus, Christian Martin, and Kathryn Popham. Photo by Samantha Duerkson.

It’ll Come To Me is a fever dream worth remembering

If you’ve been to art school, you know that kid who always talks about moving to New York. Maybe it’s you? In It’ll Come to Me presented by Theatre SKAM,…
Photo provided by Jason Stevens.

A Christmas Carol returns to Craigdarroch Castle

The Victorian mansion stands on a hill overlooking the city, and on cold December nights wind wails up its old oak staircase and shakes at the stained glass windows. Actor…
Dog Sees God poster, photo sourced from Theatre Inconnu Facebook Page.

Theatre Inconnu’s Dog Sees God adds a twist to nostalgic Charlie Brown comics

How does life change as we transition out of childhood? Theatre Inconnu explores this question in their upcoming play, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead. Directed by UVic…