2022-2023 Season

November 10 – 26, 2022

Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Guest Director Michelle Rios

Spring Awakening forever changed the definition of what a musical could be, breaking boundaries by exploring the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion.

February 16 – 25, 2023

By Caryl Churchill
Music by Helen Glavin

Director Francis Matheu (MFA Candidate)

Vinegar Tom is a wild mash-up that blends a 17th-century witch hunt with modern musical numbers that cleverly connect this tale to how women’s bodies remain a battleground today.

 March 16 – 25, 2023

By Luis Alfaro
Guest Director Carmen Aguirre

“Mojada is unpretentious and entertaining… Not only is the play about crossing borders, but Alfaro knows how to walk that line between thunderous naturalism and absurdist pulp, being as our lives often seem composed of both.” – CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Special Presentations this year:


September 16 – 18, 2022

Reawakening Language on Stage

Offering workshops, panel discussions, and performances this festival supports artists and Indigenous communities working to invigorate their languages through the medium of theatre with a goal of strengthen the exchange of research-based knowledge and best practices.

Hosted in collaboration with the Hul’q’umi’num’ Language and Culture Society, Hul’q’umi’num’ Language Academy, Simon Fraser University Indigenous Language Program, and Royal Roads University.


October 6 – 15, 2022

An Evening of Performance with the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

The Department of Theatre is working with ICA of Greater Victoria to bring you an inspiring evening of multidisciplinary performance that weaves the personal stories of Indigenous, settler, immigrant, and refugee artists.

* Please be advised of some strong language

ADD this special performance to your season subscription this year for only $16.

Thank you to our Season Community Partner:

Businesses in the Cadboro Bay Village have supported the Phoenix Theatre for almost 20 years including: 
For Good Measure Bulk FoodsPepper’s FoodsSmuggler’s Cove Pub, Caddy Bay Liquor Store,
and Heart Pharmacy.