WIN! Advanced Screening Passes to @StrongerTheFilm Sept. 20 @eONEFilms #yyjevents

STRONGER, a deeply personal account of the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath film in which Jeff (Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal ) goes from being a working-class 27-year-old to a double amputee fighting for his life.  In the months following the blast, Continue reading “WIN! Advanced Screening Passes to @StrongerTheFilm Sept. 20 @eONEFilms #yyjevents”

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Michael Jackson History – Royal Theatre Tomorrow #yyjmusic @rmts_Victoria

The Michael Jackson History Show is in Victoria tomorrow.  One night only.  We did a quick check this morning (Wednesday July 19) and found there were still a few select seats available on the lower level, and also a few decent seats in the balcony as well.  More info on tickets can be found HERE.

Showtime Australia presents this spectacular music tribute and full-scale stage production honouring the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Celebrate Jackson’s creative genius and unsurpassed talent with riveting live performances spanning his early days as a member of the Jackson 5, his groundbreaking theatrics in the 80s and his continued domination of Pop culture into the 21st century.

Songs include Thriller, Billie Jean, Smooth Criminal, Bad, Beat It, ABC, Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough, Human Nature, PYT, They Don’t Really Care About Us and many more.

Get the full Michael Jackson concert experience with accomplished impersonator Dantanio – electrifying in his role as Jackson – plus a live band, choreographed dancers, authentic costumes, state-of-the-art sound and theatrical lighting, vision and effects. Truly a mind-blowing stage production – do not miss it!

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Menopause the Musical arrives October 21 #yyjarts @rmts_victoria

Millions of women worldwide have been laughing, cheering and raving about Menopause the Musical, performing at the McPherson Playhouse,
O​ctober 21, 7​:30​ PM.

This original Off-Broadway musical comedy is set in a department store where four women meet by chance while shopping for a black lace bra. After noticing unmistakable similarities with one another, the all-female, all-star Canadian cast joke about their woeful hot flashes, mood swings, wrinkles, weight gain, memory loss, too much sex, not enough sex and more. These women form a sisterhood and a unique bond with the audience as they rejoice in celebrating that Menopause is not “The Silent Passage” anymore!

Tickets and Info

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Audition for PETER PAN: THE PANTO @Kaleidoscope_Ca #yyjarts

Kaleidoscope Theatre is seeking lively and talented performers of all ages for December 2017 production of PETER PAN: THE PANTO. 

Director/ writer Stephen Andrew, Musical Director Anna Shill and Choreographer Rachael Carlson are looking by for fun energetic volunteer actors for Kaleidoscope Theatre for Young People’s Christmas Pantomime, Peter Pan.

This musical comedy will play Victoria’s McPherson Playhouse December 27-29, 2017. Continue reading “Audition for PETER PAN: THE PANTO @Kaleidoscope_Ca #yyjarts”

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Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival underway #yyjarts

The Festival – is entering its 90th year!

For six weeks until May, over nine thousand Victoria-area students of music, dance and dramatic arts are on stages throughout the city receiving adjudications from renowned experts in the arts.

Daily throughout the Festival, talented young people and adults perform in Brass, Classical Guitar, Choral, Composition, Dance (School and Studio), Ethnic Dance, Fiddle, Musical Theatre, Piano, School Bands, School Orchestras, Speech and Dramatic Arts, Strings, Voice and Woodwinds. Our Highlights concerts showcase this amazing talent. Dozens of significant awards and trophies are presented including the Rose Bowl (Classical Voice), the City of Victoria Medallion Tray (Piano), and the Roberto and Mary Wood Scholarship, the largest of its type in Canada.

The public is warmly invited to all adjudicated sessions and Highlights Concerts to support our performers and to enjoy the many outstanding performances.

Hundreds of volunteers help to make the Festival a success.

More info at: http://www.gvpaf.org/news.aspx

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Disney’s Beauty & The Beast plays @RMTS_Victoria in April #yyjarts

Canadian College of the Performing Arts presents:

DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

McPherson Playhouse

A​pril 21, 12:​30​ PM | A​pril 22, 23, 29, 2:​00​ PM | A​pril 21, 22, 27, 28, 7:​30​ PM

A selfish Prince, an enchanted rose… Relive the magic and get up close and LIVE with some of your favorite Disney characters, Gaston, Mrs. Potts, Chip, Cogsworth, Lumiere and of course the Beast and Belle. A tale as old as time with Academy Award®-winning score, amazing costumes, sets and heartwarming story! Continue reading “Disney’s Beauty & The Beast plays @RMTS_Victoria in April #yyjarts”

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Blue Bridge Theatre’s People’s Choice Season starts in April #yyjarts @Blue_Bridge

Blue Bridge Theatre’s

People’s Choice Season

Blue Passes as low as $72.24!
plus GST

Call the box office TODAY! and purchase your subscription to our award winning four play summer theatre season!

The Caretaker by Harold Pinter – directed by Jacob Richmond
April 25-May 7

Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin  – directed by  Janet Munsil
May 30-June 11

Our Town by Thornton Wilder – directed by Brian Richmond
July 4 – July 16

Red Hot Cole! conceived and directed by Darcy Evans
Aug 1 – Aug 13

Our Box Office is open Tuesday to Saturday 12-4
(Closed March 24)

2657 Quadra St – 250-382-3370

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Short Circuit & CineSpark Launch April 6th @Cinevic #yyjarts

Join us Thursday April 6 at the Atrium for the launch of Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival and CINE⚡️SPARK script competition! After expanding the festival from Pacific Northwest to the entire Pacific Rim, we received a record number of submissions! Find out which selections will be screening at the 5th annual short film festival taking place May 12-14, and experience live readings of five short screenplays vying for a $10,000 production package. Presented by CineVic. Continue reading “Short Circuit & CineSpark Launch April 6th @Cinevic #yyjarts”

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Bard in the Ballroom returns to Craigdarroch Castle #yyjarts @CraigdarrochC

Bard in the Ballroom returns to Craigdarroch Castle

Victoria, BC – Craigdarroch Castle invites you to bring in spring with a fresh take on a classic play with the latest installment of Bard in the Ballroom; Much (Less) Ado About Nothing.

Following last year’s Bard in the Ballroom production, The Charming of the Shrew and sold out runs of their Halloween spectacular; Arkenham Abbey, and the holiday screwball comedy; Radio, Mistletoe, and My Man Godfrey, Launch Pad Theatre Company returns to Craigdarroch Castle with Much (Less) Ado About Nothing. The play, adapted from William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing is a feverish fast paced farce, adapted and updated to a witty and wonderful hour-and-a-half of enjoyment. Continue reading “Bard in the Ballroom returns to Craigdarroch Castle #yyjarts @CraigdarrochC”

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