Theatre Al Dente presents their first annual Summer Dinner Theatre Experience

Theatre Al Dente presents their first annual Summer Dinner Theatre Experience. Preview. For several summers, members of Sidney's Peninsula Players wrote and performed original musicals at Muse Winery.  Muse has now changed hands and is the Deep Cove Winery and the players have decided to create a new theatre company—Theatre Al Dentre—especially for the purpose of performing summer dinner theatre.  Bringing an executive producer--Steve Duck … [Read more...]

Murder on the Agenda by Enigmatic Events January 27-February 11, 2017. Review.

Murder on the Agenda presented by Enigmatic Events January 27-February 12, 2017. A review. The bar was set high last year with the inaugural Enigmatic Events live interactive murder mystery dinner theatre—Murder by Midnight—an event I described as being “the most fun I’ve had with a group of strangers in a long time”.  In a year that saw me partaking of over 100 performances outside the Victoria Fringe, it remains one of my highlights—for many … [Read more...]

Enigmatic Events presents Murder by Midnight. January 30-February 13, 2016. A review.

Enigmatic Events presents Murder by Midnight. January 30-February 13, 2016. A review. Murder by Midnight, a live interactive murder mystery dinner theatre (at the Ambrosia Centre) hosted by Enigmatic Events (February 5/6 and 12/13, 2016) is part live game of Clue, part closed room dinner theatre mystery à la Agatha Christie and part puzzle enthusiasts meet-up, and the most fun I’ve had with a group of strangers in a long time. What an absolute … [Read more...]

Murder by Midnight Interactive Dinner Theatre. Interview with creator Vanessa Baylen.

Murder by Midnight Interactive Dinner Theatre. Interview with creator Vanessa Baylen. There's a new dinner theatre in town--one that promises to be quite different from previous incarnations in the genre. I first learned of Chris Rudram of Enigmatic Events from his food blog, Victoria, In Person.  Chris, a recent transplant from England, had the most engaging way of chronicling his experiences, and he is prolific.  It so happens he also has … [Read more...]