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  1. vic storyteller's guild

    Up the Kilt : Calum Lykan is here

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    Captivating young and old with stories of dragons, magic, murder and whisky Calum calls himself a " Weaver of Dreams and a Teller of Tales". Injecting his stories with Scottish charm and wit, Up the Kilt puts the RAD in tRADition !!
  2. Broad Theatrics

    Sin City Improv "Castaways"

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    After a two-year hiatus, Victoria’s acclaimed Sin City Improv Serial returns for ten episodes on a new night, at a new venue! SIN CITY moves to the Belfry Studio 8pm Sundays to present their 8th season “CASTAWAYS”. When a tropical storm sinks a Cruise Ship excursion, the tourists wash up on a deserted island in the South Pacific. With no rescue in sight, the quirky bunch must learn to survive. That’s where the story begins - and it is all anyone knows, because nothing is planned in this improvised, continuing tale. Sure to be a hilarious journey as “Lost” meets “Survivor” with a hint of “Gilligan’s Island.” 8pm Sundays Feb. 3 to March 3 and April 14 to May 12. Single tix $16 Season Pass $104 All tickets at the Belfry Theatre Box office online, by phone 250-385-6815 or in person. www.sincityimprov.com
  3. Leslie Campbell

    Bears

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    January 29 - February 24 Bears, by Matthew MacKenzie Belfry Theatre A multi-disciplinary journey through our wondrous and contested environment. Pursued by the RCMP, Floyd has to get out of town fast. Heading through the Rockies for the Pacific, through the forests and along the rivers, he experiences changes – inside and out. Floyd’s journey is assisted by the wildlife he encounters – especially the bears. Bears won two Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards in Edmonton for Outstanding Musical Score and Outstanding Choreography. Bears won the 2018 Dora Awards (Toronto) for Outstanding New Play and Outstanding Production. “I’d never seen a piece that speaks to issues facing Canada’s Indigenous peoples as effectively and beautifully as Bears does.” —JERRY SADDLEBACK, CREE ELDER AND DEAN OF CULTURAL STUDIES AT MASKWACÎS COLLEGE WHY I CHOSE THIS PLAY I want to showcase the work of one of our country’s outstanding Indigenous theatre companies. This story is so theatrically bold with its chorus of female dancers. —Michael Shamata AN ALBERTA ABORIGINAL PERFORMING ARTS AND PUNCTUATE! THEATRE (EDMONTON) PRODUCTION Bears is generously supported by
  4. Leslie Campbell

     horizontal lines

    horizontal lines A workshop of a brand new piece created and performed by Carolyn Moon, horizontal lines is a story about siblings, relationships that are formative but uncelebrated. Based on Moon’s relationship with her older brother, a recovering alcoholic and drug addict, and the nature of forgiveness. Audience advisories: drug addiction, eating disorders, prison Dramaturgical support from Kathleen Greenfield. horizontal lines is part of Intrepid Theatre’s YOU Show. Intrepid Theatre Club, 2-1609 Blanshard Ave, https://intrepidtheatre.com
  5. Leslie Campbell

    OUTstages

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    OUTstages, a decidedly queer theatre festival, returns for the 5th year with brand new dates, February 1 – 9. This week-long festival is packed with theatre, music, drag, burlesque, storytelling, some returning festival favourites and a European smash-hit! Tickets and passes can be purchased online, or in-person at Ticket Rocket, 1050 Meares Street (Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm). See https://intrepidtheatre.com for details.
  6. Leslie Campbell

    Readers Theatre Festival

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    Bema Productions First Annual Readers Theatre Festival January 26 & 27, 2019 Bēma’s next venture is an exciting weekend of Reader’s Theatre in January 2019. The festival will run in the now familiar Bēma “black box” which we create in Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue’s Social Hall, 1461 Blanshard Street, Victoria V8W 2J3. This style of theatre allows the audience to imagine the action from hearing the script read aloud without sets, costumes or props. The readers of the three festival plays have been carefully chosen through auditions from inside and outside the Congregation Emanu-El community. It will be a weekend filled with laughter, sadness and challenges. Information: Zelda Deanzeldadean@shaw.ca or 250-881-2094. Please come and enjoy one play, or even all three. TICKETS $15.00, or $40.00 for all three, available online at http://www.ticketrocket.co or at 101-804 Blanshard Street, Victoria Saturday, January 26, 7:30 pm, Exquisite Potential by Stephen Kaplan. It’s 1979, and the Zuckermans are visiting their Rabbi to discuss the naming service for the new child they’re expecting. However, Alan surprisingly announces that he thinks their 3-year old son is the Messiah. Flash forward to 2009—the son is now grown up—was he right? Exquisite Potential tells the story of parental expectations, hopes, dreams, and our own desires and fears about reaching our potential. Sunday, January 27, 3:00 pm, And a Child Shall Lead by Michael Slade. And a Child Shall Lead is the heroic and true story of children coming of age in Terezin, the combination ghetto and concentration camp established by the Nazis near Prague as a way station before the death camps. In the face of unspeakable horror, these children use their determination and creativity to build lives filled with hope and beauty. Their actual poems and stories are woven into a fast-paced drama, evoking the universality of children caught in the insanity of war. Sunday, January 27, 7:30 pm, Sperm Count by Stephen Orlov Sperm Count tells the story of a Jewish writer who seeks help from a Palestinian doctor to solve his infertility problem. And of course, David Stein’s burned-out wife, his Holocaust-survivor father, and an imaginary sperm all come along for a roller coaster ride into the bizarre world of reproductive technology.
  7. vic storyteller's guild

    Come Into My Parlour

    With a ghost in every story these mavens of mystery marry thrill with chill. Long ago In parlours throughout the British Isles, of an evening, annually, between Boxing Day and New Years the tradition of telling ghost stories began. The Mavens of Mystery are so very pleased to share this tradition, Come Into My Parlour , with you.
  8. vic storyteller's guild

    Stories JUST SO in June

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    This, our last gathering until next fall And just when you think you've heard it all Along comes a tale that takes a brand new turn At the Storyteller's Guild stories are told Not by reading yet not word for word Not memorized, so, how are they learned? Could it be magic do you suppose? Best come check it out Monday JUST SO You'll know what goes on at STORIES at FERN
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