Victoria Playhouse COVID Operational Plan

STAFF The health and safety of our staff is of utmost importance and is the key to a successful reopening plan. Because COVID-19 is a highly contagious virus, management will diligently address (and monitor) the new health and safety policies put in place to ensure their health risks (and the general public’s) are minimized. These … [Read more...]

The Songs of Anne & Gilbert – Sept, 12, 14, 19 and 20

Big news! Anne & Gilbert returns to the stage in Victoria and The Landmark Oyster House will be open for business! That's right, friends! The Songs of Anne & Gilbert - The Musical will play at Victoria Playhouse on September 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th. This beloved musical, which has been presented by The Guild in Charlottetown since … [Read more...]

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...]