OCTOBER 12 – 21, 2023
Shi-shi-etko & The Woman Who Outshone the Sun
A Staging Equality Theatre for Young Audiences (SETYA) production
Two original performances inspired by children’s storybooks. Using movement and imagery to tell the stories, local IBPoC artists collaborate with UVic students, the Staging Equality faculty and community partners to bring you these thought-provoking tales.
NOVEMBER 9 – 25, 2023
The Importance of Being Earnest
By Oscar Wilde
Written at the top of his fame — and satirical power — this classic by Oscar Wilde remains one of the English language’s best loved and most frequently revived comedies. Yet while this Irish radical, society darling and aesthetic revolutionary was ultimately too much for Victorian Britain, his timeless comic masterpiece of identity, transition and transformation continues to excite audiences today. This bold new reading of the classic piece is sure to titillate and delight.
FEBRUARY 15 – 24, 2024
100 Years of Broadway
By Neil Berg
Celebrate the history of musical theatre with this revue full of Broadway classics! From Carousel to Cabaret, Gypsy to Grease and Peter Pan to The Phantom of the Opera, get ready to revisit the musical theatre songs you love while discovering some all-new favourites. Discover how the Broadway legacy grew from its vaudeville roots to the multimillion-dollar powerhouse it remains today with this collection of timeless musical treasures.
MARCH 14 – 23, 2024
The HOT L Baltimore
By Lanford Wilson
Winner of multiple awards — including the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best American Play — this classic comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson is set in the lobby of the formerly grand Hotel Baltimore, where a community of outcasts make the now-rundown hotel their home . . . despite a looming eviction crisis and threatened demolition.