A Winter of Theatre 2016 in Victoria BC. January and February.

A Winter of Theatre in Victoria BC 2016. January and February. Over the past few years, the normally staid months of January and February have been a hive of activity as local theatre groups launch new projects and regular seasons and series. This year is no exception with 23 productions in January and February (and I'm sure more will be added as I  become aware of them).  I most apologize for the late posting of this article. The beginning of … [Read more...]

Describe My Lonely by Robbie Huebner January 19-22 2016. A Review.

Describe My Lonely by Robbie Huebner January 19-22 2016. A Review. Describe My Lonely by Robbie Huebner (The Dangers of Daphne, Archand)--presented by Catador Theatre January 19—22 at the Intrepid Theatre Club--is an assured production: emerging playwright Robbie Huebner’s dialogue, whip-smart and full of comedic flair, truly capturing not only the zeitgeist of an age—and gamer and fantasy culture—but also the heartbreak of romance and the … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2015. Day Eight.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2015. Day Eight. The Victoria Fringe Festival 2015, August 26-September 6, 2015. Reviews of The Exclusion Zone by Martin Dockery, The Traveller by Daniel Morton and Two by Kat Taddei. Read all of my Victoria Fringe Festival 2015 coverage HERE: The Exclusion Zone by Martin Dockery Hands and arms gesticulate wildly, creating loops and swirls in the air before heading home to wrap themselves in an … [Read more...]

Victoria Fringe 2015. My local picks.

Victoria Fringe 2015 My local picks. I am an avid supporter of the Victoria Fringe Festival, now in its 29th year. It didn’t start out that way though. Other priorities took precedence and it wasn’t really until 2006 that I became a Fringe fanatic. That year was the 20th anniversary and I saw more shows than in the 20 previous years combined. In the intervening years, I’ve caught up—I volunteered from 2007 to 2013, regularly see 30-40 shows … [Read more...]