We’ve Saved THE BESTS for Last!

The Victoria Playhouse will present the maritime premiere of The Best Brothers by Daniel MacIvor from August 28 - September 14, 2014. Directed by Mark Fraser and starring Corin McFadden and Will McFadden The Best Brothers  was reviewed as "comedy at its purest" by the Toronto Star. Bunny Best has met her hilarious yet unfortunate end a Gay Pride … [Read more...]

Tale of a Town Review

Lennie MacPherson from the Guardian saw the Tale of a Town this week and here are some of his comments: "Its creative high energy approach is unique in the field of heritage preservation... They have crisp timing and a keen grasp of their audience." "With silly props, title cards, and subtle sound effects to boot, it's a production that brims … [Read more...]

Two For One Preview – The Tale of a Town – PEI

A Two For One Special has been announced for the Preview performance of The Tale of a Town - PEI on Friday August 8 beginning at 7:30 pm. The Tale of a Town - PEI comes to the Victoria Playhouse from August 8 – 24. Fixt Point Theatre has been on the Island with their storymobile since early July gathering local tales and creating a performance … [Read more...]

The Tale of a Town – PEI

comes to the Victoria Playhouse  from August 8 - 24. Artistic director Lisa Marie Diliberto        and creative partner Charles Ketchabaw from FIXT POINT Theatre were interviewed by CBC while gathering stories  for their multi-media interactive show. Do you have a story to share? Watch for the Storymobile in your community. Click here to see the … [Read more...]

Kiss The Moon, Kiss the Sun Review by Peter Holden

Rebecca Griffin and Jeremie Saunders in Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun by Norm Foster. Photo: Pamela Price Click below to read a review of Kiss The Moon, Kiss the Sun by Peter Holden from the online review site onrpei.ca: http://onrpei.ca/2014/07/10/fun-thoughtful-a-kiss-the-moon-kiss-the-sun-review-by-pl-holden/   … [Read more...]

The Reviews are Coming In!

Here"s what our patrons are saying about Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun: "it was beautiful and very well done...very engaging and brought tears to my eyes!"      - Susan Christensen "... we enjoyed the play last night....It was so well cast and acted - so funny, yet, heart wrenchingly sad...We laughed and cried....Think you have a winner on your … [Read more...]

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun Cast Announced

The Victoria Playhouse is pleased to announce that Jeremie Saunders will play the lead role of Robert, a mentally challenged man, in the comedy/drama Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun by Norm Foster which opens Saturday June 28th. Jeremie attended Ryerson Theatre School and in his third year of studies was cast as the host of the TV show Artzooka. In … [Read more...]

Director Ted Price Welcomed Back

We are delighted to announce that Ted Price, the founding artistic director of Theatre Northwest in Prince George, BC is returning to direct the comedy-drama Kiss The Moon Kiss The Sun which opens at the Victoria Playhouse June 28th.  During his fifteen year tenure at Theatre North West Ted directed many plays by Canadian playwrights including 1949 … [Read more...]

Norm Foster Hit Opens Playhouse Season 33

The Victoria Playhouse is thrilled to announce its 33rd season opening June 28th with the heartwarming comedy Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun by Canada’s most produced playwright Norm Foster. Ted Price, who directed the hit production On Golden Pond in 2012, returns to mount one of his all-time favourite plays. When he directed Kiss the Moon, Kiss the … [Read more...]

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...]