Henry IV (Part One) by Keep it Simple Productions – a review

We've been very fortunate this summer (2012) to have three Shakespeare companies mount shows for Victoria audiences.  For me, it’s been a case of too much theatre, too little time. I missed the opening weekend of Keep It Simple Productions Henry IV Part One at the Metro Studio due to holiday plans, so when KIS Artistic Director David Christopher contacted me with a request to come and see the show and write a review I was happy to oblige. Let … [Read more...]

A Summer of Shakespeare in Victoria BC – 2012

The summer of 2012 will see not one, not two, but THREE Shakespeare companies develop shows for your viewing pleasure. Joining the veteran Greater Victoria Shakespeare Society, will be Keep It Simple Productions, now in their sophmore year, and for the first time, Victoria's Shakespeare by the Sea.  Whether you are a fan of the histories, tragedies, or comedies - there is an offering for you.  You can stretch out on a blanket outdoors, chose to … [Read more...]

Shakespeare’s Great Monologues Monday May 21 at The Well

KeepItSimple Theatre Productions and THE WELL Café & Arts Venue present William Shakespeare's Great Monologues (an interactive evening of monologues, dialogues, and great food) Monday May 21, 2012 at 7pm. Keep it Simple was founded by Artistic Director David Christopher, Ryan Levis, and Marianne Christopher  in 2011, and has focused on Shakespeare's histories.  Here's  a chance to hear some of Shakespeare's iconic monologues. THE WELL … [Read more...]