100 Years of Broadway

February 15–24, 2024

Step into the world of musical theatre history with our Broadway classics revue! From Carousel to Cabaret, Gypsy to Grease and Peter Pan to The Phantom of the Opera, enjoy the songs you love and discover new gems. All while tracing Broadway’s incredible journey from its origins to its modern glory.

Like a night of speed-dating for Broadway lovers, this musical revue takes the audience through a century of Broadway in just one fun, crowd-pleasing, magical evening for all ages.

Arranged by Mac Huff
Guest Director Pia Wyatt

Pia Wyatt, Guest Director

Pia Wyatt graduated with her BFA in Acting from UVic in ’92 and her MFA in Directing in ’94. She continued at UVic and taught movement and directing while also being the Co-Artistic Director and producer of Steel Horse Productions, an Equity company that produced an original musical in Fort Steele Heritage Town’s Wild Horse Theatre for seven seasons. 

Co-Artistic Director of KIDCO Dance Company in Victoria, B.C., Canada, Wyatt was the Senior Musical Theatre, Jazz and Tap Instructor to a dance troupe that performed nationwide. While touring with KIDCO, Wyatt was also the coordinator of Dance Programs at two senior high schools in Victoria, where she was a director and choreographer for their yearly musical.

Upon leaving Victoria. Ms. Wyatt worked in the film and television industry in Vancouver before moving to Louisiana as the Head of Dance at Northwestern State University and is now the Head of Performance and Directing and a Full Professor. She is the immediate past Chair for Region VI of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Most recently, she worked in Pagosa Springs, Colorado as a director and choreographer for several summer seasons at Thingamajig Productions.

Her students are performing on Broadway, in tours that extend worldwide, on cruise lines, in regional theatres and in a variety of amusement parks. 

“I look forward to breathing new life into each theatrical production, helping create a masterpiece that entices the hearts and minds of the audience. Theatre and Dance provide freedom of expression and the power to communicate, to educate, and to entertain – this outreach is what makes it exciting for me to create theatre.” —Pia Wyatt

Mac Huff, Arranger

Arranger, Composer, Musician

Photo of composer Mac HuffMac Huff is a leading arranger and composer within the music industry. His journey began in the early 1980s when he refined his skills and published numerous choral pieces across various publishers. The pivotal collaboration with Hal Leonard started in 1985 with the release of “Disney Spectacular,” a medley of Disney songs arranged by Huff. By 1989, he exclusively joined forces with Hal Leonard, establishing himself as their go-to arranger for Broadway, movie, and TV music.

Huff’s reputation is built on innovative arrangements and original compositions, earning him acclaim globally. His work graces stages worldwide. Beyond performance, Mac Huff’s commitment to music education shines through in workshops and seminars, where he is a sought-after lecturer and guest artist for music festivals and workshops worldwide.

 

Show Dates

In-Person Performances

Preview: Wednesday, February 14 at 7:30 pm
Tuesday to Saturday evenings at 8 pm
Saturday matinees at 2 pm

Tickets

Single Tickets for this show are available on Monday, February 5, 2024.

Charge by phone: 250-721-8000
or in person at the Phoenix Box Office
(Ticket purchases are not possible online)

Box Office Hours: Click HERE.

  • Preview:
    All Seats $11
  • Friday & Saturday Evenings:
    All Seats $32
  • Wednesday, Thursday Evenings & Saturday Matinees:
    All Seats $28
  • Cheap Tuesdays:
    All Seats $17
  • Student Rush Tickets:
    30 minutes before every show: $18
  • UVic Alumni: Saturday Matinees: $25  (with UVic Alumni ONECard)

Performed in the Roger Bishop Theatre

Creative

Guest Director & Choreographer Pia Wyatt
Music Director Stephanie Sartore
Lighting Designer Carson Schmidt
Set Designer Jaeden Walton
Costume Designer Tiffanie Leger
Sound Designer Thomas Moore
Stage Manager Megan Farrell

CAST

Link Bechtold
Morgan Christopher
Grace Fouracre
Rodel Frazer
Liam James
Analiese Lohr
Shael O’Brien
Chiara Power
Avery Przyswitt
Dani Snyders-Blok
Brigit Stewart 

Lecture

Preshow Lecture
Friday, February 16 at 7 pm
Join us on the first Friday for a talk with department chair Dr. Tony Vickery about the history of Broadway

Lectures are free and everyone is welcome, no matter which performance you have tickets for. The lectures are also recorded and audio files are posted here when available.

Listen to lecture.

Advisories

Relevant advisories will be posted here.

Photography by Dean Kalyan