The Farquhar at UVic announces their 2018-2019 season.

The Farquhar at UVic announces their 2018-2019 season. (media release) Celebrating its 40th year, the Farquhar at UVic continues to bring culture, creativity, and community to its audiences. The Farquhar is pleased to announce the following presentations in the 2018-19 season. Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue-September 22, 2018, 8:00pm-(co-presentation with Victoria Jazz Society). Mike Farris, a musical renaissance man, … [Read more...]

Theatre One Mainstage 2017-2018 Season

TheatreOne Mainstage 2017-2018 Season Offerings – Pick 3 Sneak Peek Nanaimo - For 32 years, TheatreOne has presented a full slate of theatre offerings to Nanaimo region audiences. Our upcoming season features Canadian content that will entertain, educate and enrich our mid-Island community with challenging and dynamic performing arts events that celebrate Canada and our vibrant creative sector. Purchase tickets now for a discount on … [Read more...]

God is a Scottish Drag Queen the Second Coming. UVic Farquhar Auditorium September 16 2017

God is A Scottish Drag Queen The Second Coming. UVic Farquhar September 16 2017. Media release. Mike Delamont’s two act comedy reaches biblical proportions! A cross between Dame Edna and Billy Connolly, with a dollop of Eddie Izzard! God, dressed in a floral power suit, comes down to skewer everything from the 10 Commandments to Trump in a hilarious two act comedy of biblical proportions! Acclaimed Victoria comedian Mike Delamont … [Read more...]

A Spring of Theatre 2016 in Victoria BC

A Spring of Theatre 2016 in Victoria BC. March-May 2016. This post is accurate as of February 29, 2016 and  will be updated as required. Spring is a busy time in the local arts calendar.  It’s book-ended by two festivals—SPARK in March and UNO Fest in May—and features works by emerging and well-established companies—local, Canadian and international. There’s a chance to experience the classics (Summer and Smoke, Long Day's Journey into … [Read more...]

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2015. Day Three.

Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2015 Day Three.  Victoria Fringe Festival August 26-September 6, 2015. Find all my Victoria Fringe coverage HERE.  Day Three reviews of Almost a Stepmom, God is a Scottish Drag Queen, Camel Camel, The Great Canadian Tire Money Caper, The Most Honest Man in the World and Brain. This year’s Fringe (and remember, it’s always the luck of the lottery) features a large number of storytellers, several of whom were … [Read more...]

Victoria Arts Adventures March 2014

Victoria Arts Adventures March 2014. When I started writing about the arts, some of my first posts were an attempt to capture what was happening on a seasonal basis in the theatre community in Victoria BC.  It provided a place to get all the theatre listings in one place—I figured if I was having trouble keeping it straight most people would have the same problem.  Since 2011 the number of offerings has increased exponentially, and I've also … [Read more...]