Warm Victoria welcome for storytelling series

The Flame has been a monthly storytelling event in Vancouver since 2009. Performers must adhere to three rules: the story has to be true, it has to be about you,…

‘The Bad Touch’ play to feature two gay one-night stands

A Uvic writer steams up the Phoenix Theatre stage The Phoenix Theatre is getting steamy this January with UVic’s Student Alternative Theatre Company (SATCo) presenting The Bad Touch, a show…

Camelot comes to Victoria

Pacific Opera Victoria (POV) and the Victoria Symphony present Camelot in Concert at the Royal Theatre in Victoria on Nov. 22-23. The magical tale, which follows King Arthur and the forbidden love…

Fur and fun at the Belfry

The most-produced play in North America this season, Venus in Fur, by David Ives, premiered off-Broadway in 2010. It centers on Thomas, a New York playwright and director auditioning actresses…

Slam poetry epiphanies

The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (CFSW) is a five-day annual competition of slam poetry for national glory, which took place this year in Victoria on Oct. 13-Oct. 18.

Burlesque: more than meets the eye

Though the burlesque of yore is rare, it is still very much alive. On Oct. 4, the Cheesecake Burlesque Revue performed a show at the Roxy to mark their upcoming…

Visit Narnia at UVic

Though a little lengthy, the two-person cast, a simple set, and good lighting keeps the magic of the C.S. Lewis classic.

Dream Bingo with The Rez Sisters

As patrons scurried among the aisles and claimed their seats, the muted cry of a loon echoed through the theatre, calling attention to Catherine Hahn’s set design, which transformed the…

Young actors breathe life into Frankenstein

This year’s production of “The New Mel Brooks’ Musical Young Frankenstein” is the school’s 15th Summer Drama Academy production and the sixth tied to the Fringe.

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