Café Soap Operas by workingclasstheatre at the Victoria Fringe Festival 2016. Interview with Tristan Bacon.

Café Soap Operas by workingclasstheatre at the Victoria Fringe Festival 2016. Interview with Tristan Bacon. How long have you been producing work on the Fringe circuit?  As an artist/company? I've been producing at the Victoria Fringe Festival with workingclasstheatre since 2014. Is your show a new work, or has it been performed elsewhere? This is a brand new work! We have five writers, some experienced, some for whom this is their … [Read more...]

Burn This by workingclasstheatre April 26-May 1, 2016. A review.

Burn This by workingclasstheatre April 26-May 1, 2016. A review. Within the theatrical canon, there are extraordinary plays and seminal roles.  New to Victoria company workingclasstheatre ends their second season with Burn This by Lanford Wilson, featuring the memorable Pale (Jenson Kerr). Wilson was a major figure in the American Off-Off-Broadway movement, a founder of the Circle Repertory Company, writer with La MaMa Experimental Theatre … [Read more...]

Hedda Gabler by Working Class Theatre at Craigdarroch Castle. A review.

Hedda Gabler by Working Class Theatre at Craigdarroch Castle April 28 – May 6, 2015. A review. There can be no more perfect setting for the great classic by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen than the dance hall and sitting room on the fourth floor of Craigdarroch Castle. Surrounded by luxurious woodwork, ornate staircases and deep bay windows, in a building of the same period as the play, one cannot help but be pulled back in time to a society … [Read more...]