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The Phoenix Theatre’s BackstagePASS eNews is a newsletter sent about 3-6 times yearly. Issues may feature:

  • Fascinating background stories about the plays
  • Updated event calendar
  • Details about free lectures and other events in the Department of Theatre and Faculty of Fine Arts
  • Contests and promotions
  • Phoenix alum news and accolades
  • Cool and interesting related links

 2020 – 2021

Month Details
March BackstagePASS >   Back on stage! | Problem Child Livestream |  Lectures, Events & Alumni Updates
October BackstagePASS > Our new “Classrooms” | Season Update | Department News | Spooky Halloween events!
May BackstagePASS> Thank you!  | New Season | Online Art Connections 

2018 – 2019

Month Details
March BackstagePASS> 7 Stories – being HELD OVER
March BackstagePASS> 7 Stories
February BackstagePASS> Trojan Women
November BackstagePASS> Drowsy Chaperone – being HELD OVER
November BackstagePASS> Drowsy Chaperone
October BackstagePASS> Spotlight on Alumni bursts into light with Mamahood
August BackstagePASS> Annual Fringe Round Up

2017 – 2018

Month Details
March BackstagePASS> The Comedy of Errors gets a pop musical reboot
November Update: The Madwoman of Chaillot is “a meta-theatrical spectacle!”
November BackstagePASS> The Madwoman of Chaillot
October BackstagePASS> Spotlight on Alumni goes WEST!
August BackstagePASS> Annual Fringe Round Up

2016 – 2017

Month Details
March BackstaePass>Update: The Phoenix knows how to poke fun!
March BackstagePASS>The Inspector is coming
February BackstagePASS>Gut Girls opens!
November BackstagePASS>Update: Les Liaisons Dangereuses is “a bona fide coup!”
October BackstagePASS>Alumni Festival Week 3 with Shannan Calcutt
October BackstagePASS>Alumni Festival Week Two with TJ Dawe
October BackstagePASS>Alumni Festival begins with Charles Ross
August BackstagePASS> 50 years of Phoenixers in the community
June BackstagePASS> 2016/17 Season: Celebrating our 50th Anniversary

2015 – 2016

Month Details
March BackstagePASS> Summer & Smoke
February BackstagePASS>Wild Honey
November BackstagePASS>Update: Threepenny Opera 4/5 star review, Plus lecture podcast, photos and more
November BackstagePASS>The Threepenny Opera
October BackstagePASS>LOONwith the Wonderheads
August BackstagePASS>Phoenix Fringe Issue
May BackstagePASS>Announcing our 2015/16 Season

2014 – 2015

Month Details
March BackstagePASS>Update: “Bold and ambitious” and 4.5 out of 5 stars!
March BackstagePASS>Amadeus
February BackstagePASS>Update: “One word: BRILLIANT” – Lion in the Streets Reviews, Photos & Lecture
February BackstagePASS>Lion in the Streets
November BackstagePASS>Update: “The best play…out of the Phoenix in a decade” – Midsummer Reviews, Photos & Lecture
November BackstagePASS>A Midsummer Night’s Dream
October BackstagePASS>Update: Show Held Over! Lecture Podcast, Video, Reviews and more
October BackstagePASS>The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Summer BackstagePASS>Phoenix Fringers and 2014/15 Season

2013 – 2014

Month Details
March BackstagePASS>Unity Update: Lecture, Reviews, Photos & More
March BackstagePASS>Unity (1918)
February BackstagePASS> Picnic Update: Lecture, Reviews, Photos & More
February BackstagePASS > Picnic
November BackstagePASS > The Skin of Our Teeth Update
November BackstagePASS > The Skin of Our Teeth
October BackstagePASS >Update: Kitt & Jane Lecture & Reviews
October BackstagePASS > Kitt & Jane, Spotlight on Alumni
September BackstagePASS > Phoenix Fringers
May BackstagePASS> Announcing 2013/14 Season / Congress 2013


2012 – 2013

Month Details
March BackstagePASS> Update: Charlie Brown Lecture, Reviews & Photos
March BackstagePASS> You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
February BackstagePASS> Update: RTBP Lecture, reviews & photos.
February BackstagePASS > Reasons to Be Pretty
November BackstagePASS>Update: Setzuan lectures & review | Special show discounts
November BackstagePASS> Good Person of Setzuan
October BackstagePASS> Update: Lecture, Reviews & Events for Peter N’ Chris
October BackstagePASS> Peter N’ Chris & The Mystery of the Hungry Heart Motel
Summer BackstagePASS > 2012-13 Season, UVic’s 50th, Phoenix Fringers

2011 – 2012

Month Details
March BackstagePASS > The Marowitz Hamlet reviews update
March BackstagePASS > The Marowitz Hamlet
February BackstagePASS > Eurydice reviews update
February BackstagePASS > Eurydice
November BackstagePASS > Rookery reviews update
November BackstagePASS > Rookery Nook
October BackstagePASS > Love Kills update
September BackstagePASS: Spotlight on Alumni – Love Kills
August BackstagePASS: New Season and Alumni Fringers

2010 – 2011

Month Details
March BackstagePASS: World Premiere of Inside
February BackstagePASS: Twelfth Night, Or What You Will
November BackstagePASS >update: Yerma photos, reviews and lecture online!
November BackstagePASS: Yerma
October BackstagePASS: Spotlight on Alumni
September BackstagePASS >update: Department celebrates life of alumna
August BackstagePASS: Phoenix Alumni are Fringing
May BackstagePASS: New Season

2009 – 2010

Date Details
March BackstagePASS > Update
March BackstagePASS: Wreckage
February BackstagePASS: Problem Child
November BackstagePASS: Romeo & Juliet
October BackstagePASS: The Josephine Knot
Summer BackstagePASS: Season

2008 – 2009

Date Details
Summer Phoenix Theatre @ UVic: eNews
October Phoenix Theatre @ UVic: eNews
November Phoenix Theatre @ UVic: eNews
February Phoenix Theatre @ UVic: eNews
March Phoenix Theatre @ UVic: eNews

2007 – 2008

Date Details
October Phoenix Theatre @ UVic: eNews
November Phoenix Theatre @ UVic: eNews
February Phoenix Theatre @ UVic: eNews