The Derwin Blanshard Show, Season 2 Episode 7, March 23, 2014

The Derwin Blanshard Show, Season 2 Episode 7, March 23, 2014. Wes Borg, perpetual funny-man and one of Victoria's most well-rounded and hardest working performers, stars as his alter-ego Derwin Blanshard.  Now in its second season, the Derwin Blanshard Show aka Derwin Blanshard's Extremely Classy Sunday Evening Programme, is a post-modern take on the variety show—a meta-theatrical tour-de-force with an audience playing itself on a "live" TV … [Read more...]

A Summer of Theatre in Victoria BC 2013.

Summer is off to a bang in local theatre. No sooner did May wind up with Intrepid Theatre’s 16th annual UNO Fest, the inaugural  Little Fernwood UFO (UNO offsite) and the first show in new company Epiphany Productions schedule (Godspell), than summer announces an incredible line-up of regular season offerings and unexpected surprises. Local actors Andrew Bailey (the Adversary), Izad Etamadi (Borderland), Mike Delamont (God is a Scottish Drag … [Read more...]

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...]

A Winter of Theatre in Victoria BC – Jan/Feb 2013

Theatre companies in Victoria are launching 2013 with a number of dark plays (some of them dark comedies) deemed “suitable for mature audiences”, as well as ground-breaking trans-media and immersive experiences at the new Winterlab Festival. Families will be happy to hear of a new Family Theatre Festival, and lovers of multi-cultural story telling will want to check out WorldPlay (re-scheduled to March 7-10th) Sin City returns for a third … [Read more...]