Theatre

Silver screen and stage satire meet with a bang in The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps — Patrick Barlow’s tongue-in-cheek adaptation of John Buchan’s 1915 novel and Hitchcock’s 1935 thriller of the same name — is a flight of farce for four versatile…

William Head inmates bring raw, powerful performance to “The Emerald City Project”

Co-created by SNAFU Dance Theatre and the men at William Head Prison, The Emerald City Project reframes The Wizard of Oz and is truly a one-of-a-kind production. The unique, collaborative…

Weaksauce & Other Stories brings funny and heartwarming stories to campus

UVic Theatre alumnus Sam Mullins returns to Victoria with Weaksauce & Other Stories, a collection of funny and heartwarming stories about the big and little moments in life.

UVic alumni offer their advice on how to break into the theatre industry

Several graduates from the Phoenix Theatre shared their perspectives on what to do in the creative field of theatre, including acting, directing, stagecraft, business management, and puppetry.

Five retrospects of selected 2019 Fringe performances

For those who missed it, those who prefer the rustle of the paper to the bustle of the playhouse, and those who just want something to argue about, here are…

Celebrating GRL PWR at the Fringe Festival

GRL PWR, short for girl power, is a musical celebration of the best of girl groups and how they present feminism to their audience. This Fringe Festival is nostalgic, educational,…

Summer Bucket List speaks to shared heartfelt experiences

Summer Bucket List at the Victoria Fringe Festival is a wonderfully written experience, courtesy of playwright Ellery Lamm. There are some great “laugh-out-loud” moments, made even better through fantastic acting.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is vaudeville at its finest

Contorted courtesans, Oedipal battles, and star-crossed lovers clamour together under the spotlight this August in Blue Bridge Repertory’s production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.

Local theatre takes on 1963 comedic classic Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park by the late great Neil Simon premiered on Broadway in 1963 and enjoyed lasting popularity, since becoming Simon’s longest-running hit. Now playing in Victoria, the revival…