Waiting for Godot at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre March 5-15 2015. A review.

Waiting  for Godot at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre March 5-15 2015. A review. The entire arc of humanity onstage—life, death, love, hatred, indifference to the plight of others, boring mundanity and joy. Waiting for Godot at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre March 3-15, 2015 is a brilliant microcosm. Laughter and horror co-habitate in exceptional performances by Peter Anderson (Vladimir), Brian Linds (Estragon), Scott Hylands (Pozzo) and Trevor … [Read more...]

Waiting for Godot at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre. Interview with director Jacob Richmond.

Waiting for Godot at Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre. Interview with director Jacob Richmond. March 3-15, 2015. Victoria BC. Waiting for Godot has been called the most significant English language play of the 20th century. Written by the great Irish playwright Samuel Beckett in 1949, first in French and then translated by the playwright into English, it had its premiere in 1953 at the Théâtre Babylone in Paris. A “tragi-comedy”, it was one of … [Read more...]

Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre announces 2014-2015 season

Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre announces 2014-15 season of “Gold Standard Classics” Brian Richmond, Artistic Director of Victoria, BC's Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre announced the six year old theatre's 2014-15 five play season today. “For our seventh season, we will be returning to the approach that established our artistic reputation over the first six years of our existence” he stated. “All five of the plays or stories that we will be … [Read more...]

An Improvised Samuel Becket by Paper Street Theatre

Under the direction of master improviser Dave Morris, and with the participation of some of Victoria's finest improvisers, including at least one member of this year's Vic Slam Team, Paper Street Theatre Co tackles improvised theatre. Improvisation comes with many associations - funny skits, short pieces, physical comedy, games and challenges.  Rarely would an audience anticipate two 40 minute plays, created "in the style of" to be … [Read more...]