The Victoria Playhouse Festival is excited to announce A Season of Love and Laughter beginning June 28 with the hit comedy Sexy Laundry by BC playwright Michelle Riml. Sexy Laundry is funny, flirty and relevant. It tells the age-old story of a couple trying to adapt when the spark is flickering. Martha Irving and Robert MacLean will play the middle aged married lovers. Irving and MacLean bring exceptional talent and experience to their roles. Ted Price returns for a third season to direct Sexy Laundry and Scott MacConnell will create the scenic design.
The romantic comedy Rope’s End by Ontario playwright Douglas Bowie will open August 9. A bittersweet comedy about the choices we make in life, Rope”s End leads us through twists and turns and brings us to a surprising and memorable place. The play will be directed by Mark Fraser and stars Jody Racicot in the lead role as the troubled film critic Tobias (Tubby) Boone. Racicot has extensive theatre, film & TV credits, is presently teaching at the Holland College School of the Performing Arts, and has appeared on stage most recently as the wicked stepmother in Cinderella at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. The set for Rope’s End will be designed by Scott MacConnell.
The September production and the Musical Mondays Concert Series will be announced shortly. 2015 is the 34th Season of the Victoria Playhouse and the 100th birthday of the Victoria Community Hall, which houses the Playhouse.