What would happen if Romeo and Juliet grew old?

A Tender Thing, an original play written by Ben Power, is a reimagining of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The play is currently making it’s North American debut at the Belfry…

A chat with Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard will be returning to the Royal Theatre with his show “Force Majeure” Nov. 29 and 30. The tour brings Izzard to Victoria for the first time since he…

Phoenix Theatre’s The Skin of Our Teeth is both a warning and an inspiration

UVic’s Phoenix Theatre will be hosting the play The Skin of Our Teeth this November, as the second play of their season. The 1942 Pulitzer-winning play, written by Thornton Wilder,…

Cocktails with Stalin: two plays in one night

Cocktails with Stalin, appearing at the Intrepid Theatre Club, is a two-act event, with each act consisting of one play. The first act is the play Good Night Uncle Joe…

Interview with a zombie

The Martlet caught up with Brad from Evil Acres, a different kind of haunted house experience for the firm of heart.

Alternative cinema returns to Victoria

On Oct. 4, the Victoria Film Festival (VFF) celebrated the reopening of The Vic Theatre at 808 Douglas Street, as a fully operational theatre, with a night of “Cocktails &…

Amelia and the Dwarfs not just child’s play

As someone slowly re-immersing himself into the world of theatre, I thought I’d start with a children’s play. I wasn’t prepared to also be stuffed into a child-sized seat. However,…

Touching tales from William Head prison

Oct. 11 marked the opening of William Head on Stage’s (WHoS) most recent production, Fractured Fables: The Prison Puppet Project. The production, led by UVic alumni and co-directors Peter Balkwill…

Apocalyptic comedy Kitt & Jane comes to the Phoenix

Kitt & Jane at the Phoenix Theatre UVic Pheonix Theatre main stage (3800 Finnerty Rd.) Oct. 15–19, and 22–25 @ 8 p.m. Oct. 26 @ 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.…

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