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Up-and-coming Victoria playwright makes their debut at Paul Phillips Hall

Skipping Stones graced the stage of Paul Phillips Hall on Jan. 13 and 14, brought to life by the talented individuals of Undergrowth Theatre.

Alistair Newton on ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ and learning to read code

Alistair Newton, guest director of the Phoenix Theatre production, on "The Importance of Being Earnest" and learning to read code.
Yaga

A fantastic modern retelling of Baba Yaga

Simple production highlights captivating twists, turns, and power dynamics in Yaga. Yaga is playing at the Belfry until Oct. 8.

“Vinegar Tom” reveals the twisted logic of witch trials

Vinegar Tom, the story of a community in 16th century England, shows how a seemingly thoughtless comment can snowball into a witch trial.

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…

Review: The Madwoman of Chaillot

Colourful acting can’t compensate for grey script The audience stares at the red curtain for several long minutes waiting for the lights to rise, the sound to fade, and the…

Germanic Slavic Studies class performs Der Besuch der alten Dame

Students from GMST 488, a class in UVic’s Germanic and Slavic Studies department, will be performing Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s play Der Besuch der alten Dame (“The Visit”). The 1956 play is…

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