Aspergers A Tale of A Social Misfit. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview with Adam Schwartz.

Aspergers A Tale of A Social Misfit. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview with Adam Schwartz. Adam Schwartz has been described as “brilliantly awkward” by the Winnipeg Free Press and his “timing is impeccable” by Now Toronto. NB: Since this show is coming from the Edmonton Fringe, the first performance is not until Tuesday August 29th and there will only be FIVE shows. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As … [Read more...]

O Come All Ye Faithful by Nicholas Guerreiro. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

O Come All You Faithful by Nicholas Guerreiro. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview. University of Victoria alumnus and UVic Phoenix regular Nicholas Guerreiro presents his first Victoria Fringe show. NB: Note the production schedule for O, Come All Ye Faithful--five shows in a row from Fringe opening (August 24th) with a gap Wednesday-Saturday and a final show Sunday September 3rd. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe … [Read more...]

Monica vs The Internet Tales of a Social Justice Warrior. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

Monica vs The Internet Tales of a Social Justice Warrior. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview. “You are valid, your story is real.” How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? M: I have been involved with the Victoria Fringe since 2013, doing shows and working for the festival (Fringe scout!) but this is my first year producing with Patronus Theatre, and my first year touring with another show … [Read more...]

Olive Copperbottom by Penny Ashton. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

Olive Copperbottom by Penny Ashton. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.   Penny Ashton plays a remarkable fifteen characters in what is sure to be a rollicking performance if her last appearance in Promise and Promiscuity is any indication. NB: Olive Copperbottom arrives August 28th and is scheduled for FIVE performances. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? My first ever Fringe … [Read more...]

Jukebox Drive by Enigmatic Events. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview with Chris Rudram.

Jukebox Drive by Enigmatic Events. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview with Chris Rudram. In addition to producing shows at the Victoria Fringe Festival, Enigmatic Events also hosts murder mystery evenings which I've written about here. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? This is our second year doing Fringe as company.  Some of us have been fringing for years on stage. I've … [Read more...]

My Stroke of Luck by Diane Barnes. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

My Stroke of Luck by Diane Barnes. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? I’m brand new to producing, but I’m having big fun with my new career!  Last year was my first on the Fringe circuit as an artist, writer, producer with my first solo show, My Stroke of Luck. Is this your first visit to Victoria? I’ll never forget flying into Victoria the first … [Read more...]

Langham Court Theatre 2017-2018 season their 89th

Langham Court Theatre 2017-2018 season their 89th. Home of the Victoria Theatre Guild & Dramatic School, Langham Court Theatre is an intimate 177 seat theatre in the historic residential Rockland neighbourhood, just minutes from downtown Victoria, BC. For 88 years, the Victoria Theatre Guild, which owns Langham Court Theatre, has been producing engaging and high quality theatre with dedicated actors and creative teams. Since 1929 over … [Read more...]

Red Hot Cole at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre August 2017. A review.

Red Hot Cole at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre August 2017. A review. Ah, summertime—the season of film blockbusters, beach books and romantic musicals. Veteran director (and UVic Phoenix alumnus) Darcy Evans in his Blue Bridge début, mines the extensive repertoire of legendary composer and lyricist Cole Porter in this light, frothy--and original—confection. Evans re-imagines the venue as the Roxy Lounge (Brian Ball’s set includes … [Read more...]

Tragedy Time Served Comedy by Mark Hughes. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

Tragedy Time Served Comedy by Mark Hughes. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview. From semi-professional bank robber to semi-professional stand-up comic, Mark Hughes' life has been a journey.  He's bringing his show Tragedy + Time Served = Comedy to the Victoria Fringe Festival 2017. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  This is my second year performing at Fringe, and Victoria will be my third Festival. My first … [Read more...]

Stories about Love, Death and a Rabbit by Charles Adrian. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview.

Stories about Love, Death and a Rabbit by Charles Adrian. Victoria Fringe 2017. An interview. Charles Adrian performs as "award-winning spinster librarian Ms Samantha Mann in a heart-breaking comedy about love, loss and bad poetry"  and was happy to answers questions about his character and creative process. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? As Ms Samantha Mann, I have been taking work … [Read more...]