Spring Theatre 2013, Victoria BC

Spring is a busy time traditionally in Victoria BC theatre, and 2013 is no exception. The period March to May is book-ended by festivals - the Belfry Theatre's Spark Festival in March, and Intrepid Theatre's UNO Fest at the end of May - and includes theatre for all tastes, with three (Let's Make an Opera/the Little Sweep, the 39 Steps and You're a Good Man Charlie Brown) that would be appropriate for young audiences (without being children's … [Read more...]

Saltwater Inc presents: Side by Side by Sondheim – February 28 – March 3rd, 2013

One of my highlights of the 2010 Victoria Fringe Festival was seeing Saltwater Inc's production of Kurt Weill's Mahagonny Songspiel. Joanna Hounsell had only recently formed Saltwater, and this was an ambitious project, complete with projections and choreography.  Now, she brings the music of one of musical theatre's most-awarded composers and lyricists, Stephen Sondheim, to the stage with Side by Side by Sondheim. This revue features songs from … [Read more...]