Langham Court Theatre Presents the 2019 Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Competition

Langham Court Theatre Presents the 2019 Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Competition UPDATE: Entry fee reduced to $45 Canadian. Second prize re-structured  to provide for more prizes to our winning entries--four $500 runner-up prizes offered. Langham Court Theatre, Victoria BC, one of Canada’s oldest continuously running community theatres, founded in 1929 and celebrating their 90th season in 2018-2019, announces the 2019 inaugural Risk Theatre … [Read more...]

Sense and Sensibility at Langham Court Theatre. A review.

Sense and Sensibility at Langham Court Theatre. A review. Sense and Sensibility at Langham Court Theatre (February 28-March 17, 2018) is a delightful and zany romp through Jane Austen’s Regency world. Filled with the author’s signature wit and sharp observation, Kate Hamill’s script focuses on relationships between the characters, and accentuates the role of gossip in that period’s society.  In our modern world, people take for granted … [Read more...]

August Osage County at Langham Court Theatre. April 22-May 9 2015. A review.

August: Osage County at Langham Court Theatre April 22-May 9 2015. A review. Important note: August: Osage County begins at 7:30pm and late-comers will not be seated until the end of Act I. It runs three hours with two intermissions. Woohee! August: Osage County, currently at Langham Court Theatre (April 22-May 9, 2015) is like throwing gasoline on a smouldering campfire & running like hell. . Playwright Tracy Letts stands in the … [Read more...]

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Langham Court Theatre June 11-28, 2014-a review.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Langham Court Theatre June 11-28, 2014. A review. As my friend Cheryl DeWolfe elegantly wrote recently in I’m Familiar With That Story , so often we are not—familiar; to our detriment. That is the case, I discovered, with my spotty knowledge of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.  I know the major plot lines, and can probably quote a line or two from some of the more well-known soliloquies, but as for Rosencrantz and … [Read more...]