The Hidden City by Scrumpy Theatre June 8-11, 2016. An interview with Julian Cervello.

The Hidden City by Scrumpy Theatre June 8-11, 2016. An interview with Julian Cervello. Local theatre troupe Scrumpy Theatre produces their first original play--The Hidden City, based on an epic poem by Stanley K. Freiberg--June 8-11, 2016 at the Paul Phillips Hall (1923 Fernwood Road).  Director Julian Cervello agreed to answer a few questions. What sparked the creation of this show? This play is the result of four Projects, previous to … [Read more...]

Derwin Blanshard Season 2 Finale Sunday June 22, 2014.

Derwin Blanshard Season 2 Finale Sunday June 22, 2014. Congratulations to Wes Borg aka Derwin Blanshard on his recent nomination for the Canadian Comedy Awards in the category "Best Variety Show".  As those of us who follow his local schedule know, Wes is one of the hardest working performers in the city with recurring roles in Sin City: The Live Improvised Serial and Atomic Vaudeville cabarets. This past season he appeared in Island Repertory … [Read more...]

The Derwin Blanshard Show, Season 2 Episode 7, March 23, 2014

The Derwin Blanshard Show, Season 2 Episode 7, March 23, 2014. Wes Borg, perpetual funny-man and one of Victoria's most well-rounded and hardest working performers, stars as his alter-ego Derwin Blanshard.  Now in its second season, the Derwin Blanshard Show aka Derwin Blanshard's Extremely Classy Sunday Evening Programme, is a post-modern take on the variety show—a meta-theatrical tour-de-force with an audience playing itself on a "live" TV … [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...]