A Spring of Theatre 2015 in Victoria BC. March-May.

A Spring of Theatre 2015 in Victoria BC. March-May. Spring is a busy time in the local arts calendar.  It’s book-ended by two festivals—SPARK in March and UNO Fest in May—and features works by emerging and well-established companies—local, Canadian and international. There’s a chance to experience the classics (Waiting for Godot, Hedda Gabler), Shakespeare (Macbeth), musicals (Chorus Line Cabaret, Bye Bye Birdie, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, … [Read more...]

A Winter of Theatre 2015 in Victoria BC. January and February.

A Winter of Theatre in Victoria BC. January and February. Do you remember in The Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy says “Toto, we aren’t in Kansas anymore?” That’s the way I feel about the Victoria theatre scene in January and February.  It was only a few short years ago that my theatre viewing consisted of TWO shows.  Last year there were a possible 25 if my memory serves me correctly (I saw 13), and this year is not going to be very different.  … [Read more...]