Trudeau Story Reviews

Following are exerpts from some of the reviews: Lennie MacPherson reviewing for the Guardian wrote: "Johnson, the writer, has created a lush and intricate script. Johnson, the performer, commands the stage, while somewhow still maintaining an unassuming demeanor. Her enthusiasm for the story emanates from every gesture, sweeping joyful … [Read more...]

On Golden Pond reviews are in!

Sean McQuaid wrote in the The Buzz Online Mini Review: "You could not ask for more from summer theatre than On Golden Pond. Poignant, funny and engrossing, the play is a meditation on growing old, on memory, and mostly, on love with all its ups and downs. Principals Bill McFadden and Sharlene MacLean are delightful - their relationship as warm and … [Read more...]

On Golden Pond Preview June 28 & 29

ON GOLDEN POND previews Thursday June 28 and Friday June 29. Preview tickets are just $20 tax incl. Opening night is Saturday June 30. The Victoria Playhouse production is bringing together artists young and old, from near and far, to tell the story of Norman and Ethel Thayer as they face their twilight years at their beloved cottage on Golden … [Read more...]

June Happenings

The Festival of Small Halls features over 50 performances in 10 days of music, dance and storytelling, in more than 30 rural community halls. The show at the Victoria Playhouse takes place Friday June 15. Line-up to be announced shortly. Stay tuned! Get your summer started with Island fusion - June 14 - July 1. This festival showcases all that"s … [Read more...]

We are launched!

Many of you will be most familiar with the triple academy award winning film version of On Golden Pond released in 1981and starring Henry Fonda, Katherine Hepburn and Jane Fonda. The original much-lauded play had its Broadway debut in 1979 at the New Apollo Theatre and was revised in 2005 with an African American cast. We are also ‘over the … [Read more...]

Victoria Playhouse wins TIAPEI President’s Award

Last night at the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island (TIAPEI) Gala Dinner & Awards Night, the Victoria Playhouse was given the President's Award for 2010. TIAPEI President, Thom MacMillan, cited the vibrant thirty year history of the Playhouse and its contribution to the social, cultural and economic life of the community, as … [Read more...]