Sin City Season Six: Vegas!

Sin City: Season Six: Vegas! Kirsten Van Ritzen and Ian Ferguson of Broad Theatrics arrived in Victoria in 2010 and immediately set about shaking up the local theatre, improv and comedy culture. One of their first projects was to re-create a version of the extremely successful weekly improvised serial they had originated in Edmonton (Die Nasty–now in its 25th year), then taken to Toronto and Los Angeles. Seasons in Victoria have included: … [Read more...]

Sin City Season Five: Space, the funniest frontier

Sin City: Season Five: SPACE (the funniest frontier). Kirsten Van Ritzen and Ian Ferguson of Broad Theatrics arrived in Victoria in 2010 and immediately set about shaking up the local theatre, improv and comedy culture.  One of their first projects was to re-create a version of the extremely successful weekly improvised serial they had originated in Edmonton (Die Nasty--now in its 24th year), then taken to Toronto and Los Angeles. Seasons … [Read more...]

Broad Theatrics announces their 2014-2015 season. Victoria BC.

Broad Theatrics announces their 2014-2015 season. Victoria BC. Since moving to Victoria in 2010, Kirsten Van Ritzen, artistic producer of Broad Theatrics, has been one of the busiest people in the local entertainment and arts communities, producing four seasons of the improvised serial Sin City, the Funny Women Festival, She Kills Me (for APTN) and two Fringe shows, while teaching comedy, improv and acting classes, writing a book, and acting … [Read more...]

Geez Louise Comedy Fun-raiser July 17 2014 for Broad Theatrics

Geez Louise! Comedy Fun-raiser July 17, 2014 for Broad Theatrics. Since arriving in Victoria in 2010, Kirsten Van Ritzen and Ian Ferguson of Broad Theatrics have been very busy individuals.  Their company has created two Victoria Fringe Festival productions (All My Day Jobs, Fringe-provise Me!), initiated the very popular live improvised serial Sin City (entering its 5th season this fall with a brand new setting and cast of characters), … [Read more...]

Sin City: Live Improvised Serial. Season Three- Bedlam-by-Sea. Season Finale.

It’s time to bid a very sad farewell to the denizens of Bedlam-by-Sea as the third season of Sin City the Live Improvised Serial wraps up tonight (May 28th) at the Victoria Event Centre. Season Three was originally planned to start in the fall of 2012, but busy acting schedules meant the season was advanced to January, for a total of 21 episodes playing to full houses. It’s “FawltyTowers meets Coronation Street, with a dash of Austin Powers, … [Read more...]

The Derwin Blanshard Show – Episode 3 – Sunday November 25th 2012

I haven’t had the chance to attend yet, but the promise of discounted tickets for arriving in “fancy dress” and the prospect of watching some of the most talented performers I know, ensures that I simply MUST be at Episode 3 of “Derwin Blanshard’s Extremely Classy Sunday Evening Programme” this coming Sunday November 25th. After a sold-out first two shows (in September and October), The Victoria Event Centre and Wes Borg are proud to present … [Read more...]

Sin City – Live Improvised Soap Opera. Season Two: Carnies. Season Finale.

It’s time to bid farewell to the second season of Sin City: the live improvised soap opera, as the Carnies wrap up all the loose threads of the season. The final episode is slated for Tuesday May 29th at the Victoria Event Centre.  Since October of last year,Victoria audiences have laughed at the antics of The Serpentine Snake Lady, the Celestial Hypnotist, the Trick Shot Artist, The Amazing Mentalist, and more. Photo: Chris Boots Orchard. Image … [Read more...]

Opening Night: Sin City A Live Improvised Soap Opera – Season TWO: Carnies

Well the joint was hopping last Tuesday night at the Victoria Event Centre (VEC) as the good citizens of Victoria came out in full force for opening night of the very popular Sin City A Live Improvised Soap Opera - Season TWO: Carnies. The actors in Sin City are well known to local audiences, having performed with Atomic Vaudeville, Giggling Iguana, Launch Pad, and other companies on stages all around town.  Season cast members include: Wes … [Read more...]