Stratford Director returns to Victoria to direct “The Grapes of Wrath”

Join Year II students of the Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA) as they present The Grapes of Wrath, directed by former Stratford actor and associate director Darcy Evans.  I've been a dedicated supporter of CCPA since my second son attended and graduated. He's now living in Toronto, and busy with his artistic career.  It's important to me to give back to an educational institution that provides training in the arts.  College graduates … [Read more...]

Of Mice and Men, Blue Bridge Theatre, a review

With heart-breaking inevitability, the cast in Of Mice and Men, Blue Bridge Theatre’s current production, play out the unfolding tragedy in the lives of a pair of Depression-era migrant workers, George and Lennie. Originally written in 1937 as a play-novella by the Nobel Prize winning author John Steinbeck, this contemporary classic has the dubious distinction of being one of the most challenged books in North American literary history for its … [Read more...]