Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2018. Day One.

Reviews of Kalamazoo by Bema Productions, The Session by things falling apart theatre company, Reminiscences of Reconciliation by Logan Keewatin Richards and Fool’s Paradise by Anna MacAlpine (Blue Elephant Theatre). Lindsay Delaronde, the Indigenous Artist in Residence for the City of Victoria, opened the 32nd Victoria Fringe Festival with a performance and enjoined those present at the preview in Centennial Square to “hold space” for the … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Eight.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Eight.  Victoria Fringe Festival August 22-September 4, 2016. Reviews of Me, The Queen and a Coconut by Andrew Bailey , Fat Sex by Steve Larkin, Everlast by Kevin Koch, Bowser by Joyce Kline As always, my complete Victoria Fringe Festival 2016 coverage can be found HERE: Be sure to page through since there are dozens of entries–previews, and picks, as well as reviews. I have written 17 … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Seven.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Seven.  Victoria Fringe Festival August 22-September 4, 2016. Reviews of A Tension to Detail by Gerard Harris and Divided Heart by Allie Weigh,  The Lion the Bitch and the Wardrobe by Sharon Mahoney As always, my complete Victoria Fringe Festival 2016 coverage can be found HERE: Be sure to page through since there are dozens of entries–previews, and picks, as well as reviews. I have written … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Six.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Six. Victoria Fringe Festival August 22-September 4, 2016. Reviews of Does Not Play Well With Others by Moon Dinosaur Theatre, [title of show] by Urban Arts Productions and Effie and the Vampire: A Lesbianistic Musical Melodrama by Dragon Monkey Theatre As always, my complete Victoria Fringe Festival 2016 coverage can be found HERE: Be sure to page through since there are dozens of … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Five.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Five. Victoria Fringe Festival August 22-September 4, 2016. Reviews of Get Lost Jem Rolls, I Forgot to Fly Today by DownUnderground (Trent Baumann) and The Child Behind the Eyes by RKP Productions (review of this show will be posted Thursday). As always, my complete Victoria Fringe Festival 2016 coverage can be found HERE: Be sure to page through since there are dozens of entries–previews, … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Four.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Four. Victoria Fringe Festival August 22-September 4, 2016. Reviews of The Quiet Environmentalist by Carolyn Moon and SJ Valiquette, Pandemonium by Rob Gee, (i·m)position by Luciterra Dance, Bushel & Peck by Alistair Knowles and Stéphanie Morin-Robertt, Best Picture by RibbitRepublic, Sky Corner, by Hannah Ockenden, Joanie Papillon, Natalie Shaw. As always, my complete Victoria Fringe … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Two.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2016. Day Two. Victoria Fringe Festival August 22-September 4, 2016. Reviews of 6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation by Tim Motley, Art of the Eight Limbs by Kat Taddei (Vino Buon Productions), Birdwatching by Jack Hayes (First N Last Productions), Space Hippo by Mochinosha the Wishes Mystical Puppet Company.  All at Venue 7, the Roxy Theatre (2657 Quadra Street).  Please note: I'll post the … [Read more...]