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 Capella 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 → Jenn Grant and Daniel Ledwell

Jenn Grant’s voice and songwriting have been celebrated the world over by critics and industry alike. Described as one of the 'best singers in the world' by her ongoing collaborator, Buck 65 (CA), “captivating' by The Line Of Best Fit (UK), and “work of a painter born in paradise” by The Sydney Morning Herald (AU).  With the … [Read more...]

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...]

June 22 – July 29 ♦ Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain

He can’t tell a lie. She can’t face the truth. Dancing Lessons is a  humorous, touching story about finding love in unexpected places. Senga, a professional dancer with a potentially career-ending injury, is thrown for a loop when Ever, a geoscientist on the autism spectrum, offers her an absurd sum of money to teach him how to dance. This … [Read more...]

August 4 – September 2 ♦ Myth of the Ostrich by Matt Murray

After Pam finds a letter from her teenage son to his sweetheart, she turns up unannounced to discuss matters with the other teen's mother Holly.  What starts as a pleasant visit quickly becomes a complicated, bizarre and hilarious roller-coaster ride of misunderstandings. The mess and confusion of the precarious situation escalates with the … [Read more...]

September 7 – 9 → The Four Tellers

After three years of playing to packed houses in theatres across the Island The Four Tellers return to Victoria  with their latest storytelling show called The Last Laugh. As in previous years the show is comprised, for the most part, of four friends and master-storytellers, Denny King, Gary Evans, Alan Buchanan and David Weale, … [Read more...]

September 12 – 16 → Fascinating Ladies

A Young at Heart Theatre Production Written and directed by Catherine O'Brien Starring Allison Kelly, Kelley Mooney and Catherine O'Brien Fascinating Ladies is a tribute to the great girl groups of the last century, performed by three talented Island gals! This delightful musical revue takes the audience on a journey from the 1920s to the … [Read more...]

Victoria Playhouse Receives Premier’s Award for Tourism

We are honoured to be the recipients of the 2017 Premier's Award for Tourism which was presented at the TIAPEI Gala Awards Dinner.  From left to right: Emily Smith, Assistant Manager, Pat Stunden Smith, General Manager and Susan Williams Bulman, Administrative Officer. … [Read more...]

Canadian Tire Stores Support Drama Classes for Kids

Victoria Playhouse has teamed up with the Atlantic Academy of Performing Arts to offer drama classes for youth. The Charlottetown and Summerside Canadian Tire stores have come on board as sponsors of the program. Instructor Sherri-Lee Darrach, of Atlantic Academy, has been involved in theatre,film, animation and performance for over 20 years as … [Read more...]