Festival Season Cancelled

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the 2020 Victoria Playhouse Festival Season has been cancelled. Emily Smith, Executive Director, expressed the sentiments of the company in her letter to patrons and ticket holders: "I'm very sorry to announce that, bearing in mind the recommendations of our Chief Public Health Officers, we have made the difficult … [Read more...]

An Important Message from our Executive Director

Dear friends, I hope this message finds you safe and healthy during this difficult time.  Like our fellow arts organizations across Canada, we at Victoria Playhouse are keeping a close eye on updates from our public health authorities regarding COVID-19. The situation is changing daily and, while we have not yet settled on a final plan … [Read more...]

Victoria Playhouse Announces 2020 Season

The Victoria Playhouse has announced its 39th season featuring two contemporary comedies and a change in format. The Victoria Playhouse Festival 2020 will be presented in the repertory   style, meaning the two plays will run on an alternating schedule all summer. Emily Smith, Executive Director of the Victoria Playhouse, commented on the … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Christmas in Victoria – a Major Fundraiser for the Victoria Playhouse starring The Eastern Belles

Victoria Playhouse is excited to announce Christmas in Victoria, a fundraising concert featuring the popular trio The Eastern Belles at the Playhouse on Sunday, December 11th at 3:00 pm. All proceeds from this concert will go towards the production of the Victoria Playhouse Festival 2017. General Manager Pat Stunden Smith explains that the … [Read more...]

Lynn Miles is a poet songstress!

Thanks Lynn for dropping by with your strong vocals, amazing songs and acerbic sense of humour. We all enjoyed your concert.  Thanks to Lorne Miller for the photo.                                                                                                      … [Read more...]

Lynn Miles in Concert July 11

Lynn Miles, one of Canada’s most accomplished singer/songwriters, will take the stage at the Victoria Playhouse on July 11th. The Ottawa musician has twelve albums to her credit and is the winner of multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards and a 2003 Juno Award for Roots and Traditional Solo Album of the Year. Throughout a career that has seen her move … [Read more...]

Lion Bear Fox launch Musical Mondays July 4

Vancouver’s Lion Bear Fox will open the Victoria Playhouse Musical Mondays on July 4. Originally known for their respective solo careers, Christopher Arruda, Ryan McMahon and Cory Woodward joined forces as Lion Bear Fox in 2012 and were immediately selected as one of the top 20 unsigned bands British Columbia (Peak Performance Project).  The fall … [Read more...]