Paper Street Theatre Season 8 announcement 2018 2019

Some Old, Something New True to its improvisational nature, Paper Street Theatre is shaking it up for Season 8 with new cast members and a surprising return to an old style. “After eight years I think it’s time to change our routine,” explained director Dave Morris. “That’s why we’re trying new things like performing in the round for Ghost Stories and brining in new people to play, while staying true to our commitment to create … [Read more...]

#past #present #future by Enigmatic Events at the Victoria Fringe 2018. An interview.

Third time's the charm for local company Enigmatic Events and its founder Chris Rudram.  For an unbelievable third year in a row they've won the local lottery. Rudram is part of the small group of Fringe fanatics who migrate from viewing shows, to billeting artists, to writing reviews to producing their own work. During the year outside the Fringe, Enigmatic Events also runs interactive events and stages murder mysteries. Chris turned to … [Read more...]

A Fall of Theatre 2016 in Victoria BC

A Fall of Theatre 2016 in Victoria BC Fall, with its abundance of theatre performances, is once again here--I count an astonishing forty performances in the period September-December 2016 (and am sure there will be more announced! This article will be updated regularly as I become aware of them.) The Belfry Theatre celebrates a 41st season that is "Contemporary.Canadian." with an emphasis on plays by women, about women, directed by … [Read more...]

Paper Street Theatre fifth season 2015-2016

Paper Street Theatre’s Fifth Season 2015-2016. To celebrate their fifth season in 2015-2016, award-winning local improv theatre troupe Paper Street Theatre begins with a return to the theatrical style they first employed in 2011-2012 (An Improvised Tennessee Williams, An Improvised Samuel Beckett). Improv’s For Closers (October 14-16) is an exploration of the style of David Mamet (who is also the author of the recent Belfry Theatre … [Read more...]

The Improvised Tragedy by Lightning Theatre at the Victoria Fringe 2015. Preview.

The Improvised Tragedy by Lightning Theatre at the Victoria Fringe 2015. Preview. Kevin Koch, founder of Lightning Theatre, was kind enough to answer a few questions.  Their show, The Improvised Tragedy, is at Venue 8, the Roxy Theatre, 2657 Quadra Street.  It starts Thursday August 27th at 8:45pm and runs to Thursday September 3rd at 7:15pm. When was Lightning Theatre founded? I founded Lightning Theatre along with my first production … [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...]