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O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss... Grab your Teacups! From the unbridled imagination of beloved British comedy duo James & Jamesy comes the rollicking holiday comedy O Christmas Tea. Reminiscent of classic British pantos, O Christmas Tea is rich with wordplay, comic physicality, and cleverly crafted interactive elements; however, it is James & Jamesy’s boundless imagination and endearing chemistry that bring to life the magic of this unique festive experience. Already a tradition for thousands of theatre-goers each year, O Christmas Tea will be steeping its uproarious brand of immersive theatre at the Royal Theatre in Victoria on December 8th, including a matinee and evening performance. During the action-packed production, a Christmas wish for tea is fulfilled in titanic proportions. The world floods with tea, leaving the duo to find innovative and hilarious solutions to keep them afloat as they try to make their way back home. Complete and utter fun… for all ages. ★★★★★ CBC I cannot think of a show that will leave you more profoundly happy than this. ★★★★★ Stage Door Toronto “The Christmas season is a magical time of year that brings people of all ages together; a time when we are encouraged to dream big, embrace imagination, and celebrate a childlike excitement for merriment,” explains Alastair Knowles (Jamesy), the eccentric half of the award-winning duo. Redefining immersive theatre, these masters of physical comedy—with over 20 comedy awards to their name—take their audience on a jolly aquatic escapade in this joyous celebration of friendship at Christmas. Event Listing Details: O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy Showtime: December 8 at 3pm and 7.30pm Venue: Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton St, Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Tickets: rmts.bc.ca or 250.386.6121 ($19.50-$49.50) About James & Jamesy (jamesandjamesy.com/@jamesandjamesy) David MacMurray Smith, Aaron Malkin (James), and Alastair Knowles (Jamesy) are creators, performers, and educators of physical comedy and physical theatre. Since 2012, James & Jamesy productions have been performed over 750 times across the UK, USA, and Canada, earning lifetime fans and rave reviews. In 2017, they sold out performances at the Edinburgh Fringe and in 2018 performed a 5-week run Off Broadway at New York's SoHo Playhouse. Among other accolades, the physical comedians are winners of the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Live Ensemble and are 22-time “Best of Fest” winners on the International Comedy circuit. James & Jamesy continue to defy expectations with their innovative creations that delight and excite audiences of all ages. Their unique humour appeals to those of all ages and fosters an inclusive atmosphere, encouraging of audience involvement.
JOHN CLEESE WILL RETURN TO VICTORIA FOR AN ENCORE PERFORMANCE OF HIT SHOW WHY THERE IS NO HOPE Don’t Miss John Cleese Live on November 4, 2019 Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton St, Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Ticket information online at www.uniquelives.com Legendary comedic actor John Cleese (Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers and A Fish Called Wanda) will return to Victoria, BC. this fall for a second performance of his critically acclaimed show Why There is No Hope. Full of humour and political insight, Why There Is No Hope sees Cleese put his signature keen-minded, humanistic, comedic observational spin on the dysfunctional world we live in. Tickets for John Cleese’s Monday, November 4 appearance at Victoria’s Royal Theatre are on sale now! Please visit www.uniquelives.com for more information. The most influential and important comedic voice in entertainment history, John Cleese began his current Canadian tour in Halifax on May 5th and will conclude with a sold-out performance in Victoria, BC. on Monday, June 3. The announcement of the additional appearance in Victoria comes on the heels of the 40th anniversary of Monty Python’s iconic film Life of Brian. Cleese was also the subject of a recent CTV W5 feature, making an appearance on Canada's most-watched current affairs and documentary program. Watch the full interview HERE. John Cleese’s Why There is No Hope is a presentation of Unique Lives & Experiences. John Cleese first made his mark as a member of the legendary Monty Python troupe in the 1960s and has gone on to write, produce, direct and star in some of the greatest comedic hits of the last forty years, even receiving an OSCAR® nomination for best screenplay for A Fish Called Wanda. But John is far from your garden variety entertainer. From the beginning of his career he has continually parlayed his enormous talents into advancing the political causes he believes in. In 2014, John released his New York Times best-selling memoir, So Anyway... which shares his ascent in the entertainment world, from his humble beginnings in a sleepy English town and his early comedic days at Cambridge University. For 25 years, Toronto’s Unique Lives & Experiences has specialized in promoting 'live' lecture entertainment, bringing celebrity speakers with diverse opinions, profound insights and fascinating life stories to audiences across North America. From world leaders to political figures and distinguished journalists to Hollywood celebrities, Unique Lives' goal is to showcase inspirational stories with a unique perspective. Ticket information available online at www.uniquelives.com.
untilA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Directed by Kevin McKendrick Starring Britt Small and Damon Calderwood Musical Direction - Dan Belland Choreography - Sarah Murphy All tickets 10% off until July 30! plus $2.00 surcharge and GST click here to purchase on line or call 250-382-3370 Tuesday to Saturday 12-4 Now on Sale! Call 250-382-3370 to order your 2019/2- Season Tickets!
untilThings My Mother Taught Me Olivia and Gabe are moving into their first apartment together. They’ve driven halfway across the country to start their new life in Chicago. Can a two bedroom apartment contain all of the love, laughs, worry and wisdom when both sets of parents show up to help? A funny and touching generational look at relationships. 3821 Cedar Hill Cross Rd http://www.stlukesplayers.org