2018 Season Announced!

Victoria Playhouse is delighted to announce its 2018 Festival Season programming. The season kicks off with the Canadian premiere of the acclaimed romantic comedy Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain. Dancing Lessons tells the story of a young professor on the Autism spectrum who hires an injured Broadway dancer to teach him how to dance. Up … [Read more...]

July 2 → Gordie MacKeeman & his Rhythm Boys

Gordie MacKeeman exemplifies the term natural showman. An ace fiddle player nicknamed “crazy legs” for his frenetic loose-limbed step- dancing, he just loves to perform. Combine that exuberance and onstage dynamism with the stellar musicianship of his multi-instrumentalist comrades His Rhythm Boys, and you have an unstoppable roots music force. … [Read more...]

July 9 → Cindy Church & Susan Crowe

A stellar presence in the Canadian music scene, Cindy Church has crafted a body of work that is at once artistically successful and culturally significant, sought after by fellow performers and treasured by listeners. Now living in Halifax and originally from Bible Hill NS. Cindy spent her formative musical years in western Canada, making her … [Read more...]

July 16 → Rum Ragged

Few traditional Newfoundland bands have risen as quickly in the ranks as Rum Ragged. Formed by singer/guitarist Mark Manning and singer/accordion player Aaron Collis just two years ago, Rum Ragged has garnered respect from a loyal, ever-growing fan base as well as their musical peers. From spirited instrumentals to heartfelt ballads, they pay … [Read more...]

July 23 → Madison Violet

For those who don’t know of Madison Violet, it all began in 1999. Brenley and Lisa met over weak coffee and broccoli omelettes, in a restaurant called The Green Room, in Toronto. It was a chance meeting, 1900 kms away from the small town where both Lisa and Brenley’s fathers were born. That was 17 years ago, and the pair have been writing and … [Read more...]

August 6 → New York Stories: with Former NYLON Micah Barnes and Holly Arsenault

Micah Barnes has been a treasured voice on the Canadian music scene for decades, and is a former member of the A Cappella group The Nylons.  Micah’s latest show "New York Stories" takes you on a musical tour of The Big Apple starting uptown at The Apollo Theatre and The Cotton Club and moving midtown to Time Square & Broadway before … [Read more...]

August 13 – Small Glories

Folk powerhouse pair The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a dynamic duo planted on the Canadian Prairies.  A self-professed “study in contrasts,” Luft's folkie yin proves a perfect match for Edwards’ rocker yang.  Thrown together purely by accident for an anniversary show at Winnipeg’s venerable West End Cultural Centre, The … [Read more...]

August 20 → TBA … Stay Tuned!

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August 27 → Ian Sherwood

Guitar, saxophone, huge songwriting and a voice that won him a 2013 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Singer, Ian Sherwood Brings The Light to every stage he stands on. A born storyteller and a constant creator, his music dances the line between folk and pop. His live performances thrive on intimacy. Whether it’s a theatre show or large … [Read more...]

Happy Spring! We are thrilled to anounce our 2018 Festival Season!

Single tickets and Flex Passes (a great deal) are on sale now. Click TICKETS for more information or ON STAGE to view the Musical Mondays concert series. … [Read more...]