The Playhouse will be transformed into the sound stage of Island Radio Station CRPO for the weekly broadcast of The Good Time Radio Variety Show. A modern take on the classic radio variety show complete with music, mystery, comedy, adventure, and thrilling sound effects all performed live in front … [Read more...] about The Good Time Radio Variety Show!
The play features Marty, an architect anxious to learn more about self-sufficient houses so she can write a magazine article about living “off the grid”. Her husband Leonard is a loans officer who has reluctantly agreed to spend a week without his creature comforts while Marty writes her article and … [Read more...] about Off the Grid
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 … [Read more...] about Trudeau Story Reviews
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 … [Read more...] about On Golden Pond reviews are in!
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 … [Read more...] about On Golden Pond Preview June 28 & 29
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 - … [Read more...] about June Happenings
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 … [Read more...] about We are launched!