Victoria Fringe Festival 2014. My “local” picks.

Victoria Fringe Festival 2014. My "local" picks. The 28th annual Victoria Fringe Festival August 21-31, 2014. I love the Victoria Fringe Festival. I get to applaud local artists I’ve met over the years, and am always on the look out for people whose works is, as yet, unknown to me. Since falling in love with the fringe in 2006, I regularly see between 30 and 40 fringe shows a year, and attend more theatre during the year.  In addition … [Read more...]

The Foreigner by Langham Court Theatre – a review

Langham Court ends their season with the audience-pleasing “good guys vs bad guys” Obie-awarded comedy, The Foreigner. Playwright Larry Shue, considered at the time to be a rising star, had achieved success for his previous play, The Nerd, and was working on a screen play for The Foreigner when his life was cut short in a tragic commuter plane crash in 1985. Set at a fishing lodge in rural Georgia, The Foreigner examines the question “what … [Read more...]

Rabbit Hole, Langham Court Theatre – a review

Langham Court Theatre sets the bar very high with their current production, Rabbit Hole, the Pulitzer-prize drama by David Lindsay-Abaire. From the moment I entered the theatre, to the moment I left, I was drawn into a world few of us would intentionally inhabit, even if many of us, unfortunately, do. Long before film, there was theatre. Long before reality TV, there was theatre. Long before the Belfry Theatre, Theatre Inconnu, Intrepid … [Read more...]