My Rabbi by Sum Theatre. A review.

My Rabbi by Sum Theatre. A review. Presented by Puente Theatre at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria BC September 16-28, 2014. In a sparse 60 minutes a world of friendship, loyalty and faith is played out amidst an ever-changing global and national landscape. Arya (Kayvon Kelly) and Jacob (Joel Bernbaum) are childhood friends from Saskatoon—one Jewish, the other Muslim—who navigate their way to adulthood with little tension until faith … [Read more...]

The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway. Belfry Theatre Sept 16-Oct 19 2014 Victoria BC. A review.

The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway. Belfry Theatre Sept 16-Oct 19 2014 Victoria BC. A review. The Belfry Theatre opens their 39th season with panache.  The Rez Sisters is theatre that will have you dreaming overnight, and still thinking at coffee in the morning. It’s electrifying, disturbing, sad, funny and as relevant as it was in 1986. Some days I’m ashamed—ashamed of my settler’s world-view and lens; ashamed of my privilege; ashamed of my … [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...]

Francine and Frankie Make Art! Interview with Waddle Waddle Production’s Randi Edmundson

Now that the Victoria Fringe Festival is finished, we return to regular programming on this website, with news, interviews, reviews and previews of upcoming productions. First up—Francine and Frankie B Make ART!, a puppet show for children and adults by Waddle Waddle Productions, Saturday September 6th at the Intrepid Theatre Club (more information at the bottom of the article). Thanks to Randi Edmundson (one of the co-creators with … [Read more...]