University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre 2018-2019 season

Media release From a one-person show to an over-the-top musical, a Greek tragedy to a contemporary comedy, the Phoenix Theatre’s 2018/19 season creates a wide assortment of learning opportunities for theatre students as well as a tremendously entertaining season for audiences! Mamahood: Bursting into Light Written & Performed by Nicolle Nattrass (BFA ’91) Directed by TJ Dawe (BFA ’97) Uvic Phoenix Theatre OCTOBER 10 – 20, … [Read more...]

A Fall of Theatre 2014 in Victoria BC

A Fall of Theatre 2014 in Victoria BC. Listings for shows September - December 2014. It’s time to bring back the ever popular “seasonal” posts about theatre in our wonderful capital city.  For a population of 375,000, the Capital Regional District definitely punches above its weight. I originally started the seasonal posts in 2011 because I had a difficult time myself keeping up with the many events, and figured the general population was … [Read more...]

Good Person of Setzuan at UVic’s Phoenix – a review

It’s not often that Victoria audiences have the fortunate pleasure of experiencing a 23 person cast.  Good Person of Setzuan, currently at the University of Victoria’s Phoenix Theatre until November 24, 2012 offers one such opportunity.  This highly entertaining, multi-element visual feast showcases the large talents of students and faculty. Brecht’s morality play, originally written between 1938 and 1943, has been transported to modern day. … [Read more...]

Peter N’ Chris – The Mystery of the Hungry Heart Motel. A review.

Local fans of Peter Carlone and Chris Wilson, better known as the comedy duo “Peter N’ Chris”, will be pleased to know they’ve returned to Victoria and are currently the Alumni Spotlight at the University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre with The Mystery of the Hungry Heart Motel. Graduates (in 2008) of UVic’s Theatre program, Carlone and Wilson were already regulars of Itsazoo Productions and Atomic Vaudeville when they mounted their eponymous … [Read more...]

A Fall of Theatre in Victoria BC 2012

Summer (replete with plays and festivals) is over, school and university are back in session, and the Victoria theatre community is pulling out all the stops for a fantastic fall that will see close to 30 shows and events. Belfry Theatre starts the season with the Tony-award-winning play Red, direction by Artistic Director Michael Shamata in a co-production with Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, and is followed shortly after by the Canadian College … [Read more...]

A Spring of Theatre in Victoria BC 2012

After an amazing fall and winter season of theatre, we enter spring and an incredible line-up of shows including the Intrepid Theatre 2012 Presenting Series, Theatre Inconnu’s 2012 season opener, the YOU Show, SPARK Festival at the Belfry, the TD Performing Arts Festival with the Canadian College of Performing Arts, UNOFest, and the start of Blue Bridge Theatre’s fourth year. Paper Street Theatre brings improvised “film noir” to the stage, and … [Read more...]