Shirley Valentine, Blue Bridge Theatre, a review

I’m an un-abashed Nicola Cavendish and Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre fan with a penchant for plucky characters of the sort portrayed in the award-winning Willy Russell play Shirley Valentine.  I’ve had the great pleasure of seeing Cavendish in her initial Victoria performance of Shirley Valentine at the Belfry Theatre in 1991, and interviewed her recently about her evolution in the role (the Victoria run culminates a current Canadian tour that … [Read more...]

Chelsea Tucker “M” Award Winner – Favourite Performer 2011

Chelsea Tucker first caught my eye on Twitter talking about her rehearsals. I then found out she was  rehearsing not one, but two shows - the first " Broadway: Decades in Revue" for the Victoria Operatic Society (VOS) running til May 15th at the McPherson Playhouse, and the other "Little Women - the musical" by BlackBox Productions set for The Ridge Playhouse (at Claremont Highschool)  June 9-12th. In addition Chelsea holds down a full time … [Read more...]