Dispatches from the Victoria Fringe 2018. Day Three.

Reviews of Sherlock Holmes and the Curse of Moriarty by David Elendune, produced by Outpost 31 Victoria, The Measure of Love by Nicholas Billon, The Boy in the Chrysalis produced by hapax theatre and Para Dos by Pointe Tango. Day Three was dedicated to all three shows at Langham Court Theatre before heading downtown to the Metro Theatre.  (side note: thanks to Langham for this year’s concession, which was doing brisk business in treats—you can … [Read more...]

The Boy In The Chrysalis presented by hapax theatre at the Victoria Fringe 2018. Preview.

hapax theatre follows its successful production of A Beautiful View with the poignant and relevant The Boy In The Chrysalis by Canadian Playwright Liam Monaghan running August 24 - September 2 as part of the 32nd Annual Victoria Fringe Festival. The Boy in the Chrysalis tells the story of a broken-hearted man—a grade school teacher by day, a drag queen by night—whose long-term relationship has recently ended. Faced with the banality of … [Read more...]

A Beautiful View by Hapax Theatre June 7-9, 2018. Preview.

A Beautiful View by Hapax Theatre June 7-9, 2018. Preview. Jarvolution Theatre (Heather Jarvie and Chad Laidlaw) first produced A Beautiful View in 2014, directed by Jim Leard with Jarvie and Caitlyn Croteau in the roles of L and M (the two female protagonists). They’ve now rebranded as hapax theatre and chose to remount A Beautiful View for several reasons. “It keeps the transition clean” says Jarvie, “it was the first show with … [Read more...]

A Summer of Theatre 2018 in Victoria BC.

A Summer of Theatre 2018 in Victoria BC.   Victoria Fringe Festival line-up at the Metro Studio Theatre. Photo: Derek Ford. Summer is a time of festivals and outdoor events, perfect for unwinding and experiencing theatre in venues outside of the "norm"--although there are still plenty of indoor shows too.  Here's the line-up as of May 29th. June All My Sons by Arthur Miller Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre May 29-June 10 Arthur … [Read more...]