Live theatre

Primary cast members from the Victoria Operatic Society production of Rent, gather for a group shot. The show runs at the McPherson Playhouse Nov. 23 to Dec. 2. Photo by Jesse Polito/courtesy VOS

Rent-heads unite: VOS tackles iconic rock musical

Subject matter of HIV, poverty, gentrification, tent city will resonate with Victoria audiences

Primary cast members from the Victoria Operatic Society production of Rent, gather for a group shot. The show runs at the McPherson Playhouse Nov. 23 to Dec. 2. Photo by Jesse Polito/courtesy VOS
Langham Court Theatre’s production of Goodnight Mister Tom, with Roger Carr in the title role, blends the talents of a large cast that includes many child actors. It runs Nov. 7 to 24. Courtesy Langham Court Theatre

Family style theatre on tap at Langham Court

Award-winning wartime story Goodnight Mister Tom a heartwarming tale

  • Nov 2, 2018
Langham Court Theatre’s production of Goodnight Mister Tom, with Roger Carr in the title role, blends the talents of a large cast that includes many child actors. It runs Nov. 7 to 24. Courtesy Langham Court Theatre
The character of Anna is central to the beloved musical The King and I. A production based on the Broadway version of the story comes to Victoria in early January. Photo by Jeremy Daniel

Beloved musical The King and I coming to Victoria

Royal Theatre plays host to musical that was a smash hit on Broadway

The character of Anna is central to the beloved musical The King and I. A production based on the Broadway version of the story comes to Victoria in early January. Photo by Jeremy Daniel
Theatre Inconnu presents writer David Elendune’s take on the gothic horror story Frankenstein, running Sept. 25 to Oct. 16 in Fernwood. Courtesy Theatre Inconnu

Frankenstein in Fernwood: Theatre Inconnu mounts gothic horror story

Director Ian Case adding another Halloween thriller to his resume

Theatre Inconnu presents writer David Elendune’s take on the gothic horror story Frankenstein, running Sept. 25 to Oct. 16 in Fernwood. Courtesy Theatre Inconnu
Red Bastard is Eric Davis’ alter ego, appearing at the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, which gets underway with the Fringe Eve Preview event in Centennial Square on Aug. 22. Photo contributed

BINGE THE FRINGE: Victoria Fringe Fest always brings something new

Annual theatre event sure to keep audiences on their toes; preview night Aug. 22

  • Aug 11, 2018
Red Bastard is Eric Davis’ alter ego, appearing at the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, which gets underway with the Fringe Eve Preview event in Centennial Square on Aug. 22. Photo contributed
Theatre Skam’s current production of Concord Floral takes over a former office supply store in downtown Victoria to tell a tale of youth trying escape a dark secret. Photo courtesy Theatre Skam

THEATRE SKAM: Young cast brings Concord Floral to life in vacant downtown retail space

Former office supply store a unique venue for telling mysterious tale of youth with secrets

Theatre Skam’s current production of Concord Floral takes over a former office supply store in downtown Victoria to tell a tale of youth trying escape a dark secret. Photo courtesy Theatre Skam
Blue Bridge Theatre’s production of All My Sons plays at the Roxy Theatre now through June 10. Courtesy Blue Bridge Theatre

REVIEW: Strong emotions felt in latest Blue Bridge Theatre offering

Local cast, crew do great justice to Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, writes Sheila Martindale

  • Jun 1, 2018
Blue Bridge Theatre’s production of All My Sons plays at the Roxy Theatre now through June 10. Courtesy Blue Bridge Theatre
The multi-discipline Get OUT Cabaret promises a variety of entertaining performances April 27 at the Metro Studio Theatre. Photo courtesy Intrepid Theatre

The glitterrati will be on hand for the Get OUT Cabaret

Intrepid Theatre presents kitschy, campy, avant-garde performances April 27

The multi-discipline Get OUT Cabaret promises a variety of entertaining performances April 27 at the Metro Studio Theatre. Photo courtesy Intrepid Theatre