Media Releases

News and event information is sent regularly to media outlets, freelance journalists and other related organizations on our media list. If you would like to receive information, please contact Adrienne Holierhoek, Marketing & Communications Manager at 250-721-7992.

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Media Release Archive

2017 – 2018

Date Details
Sept 18, 2017 Spotlight on Alumni Presentation of West
Oct. 17, 2017 Jean Giraudoux’s The Madwoman of Chaillot
Jan 18, 2017 Beth Henley’s Crimes of the Heart
February 15, 2018 William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors

2016 – 2017

Date Details
June 29, 2016 Phoenix Theatre’s 50th Anniversary
Sept 20, 2016 The Alumni Festival
Oct. 19, 2016 Christopher Hampton’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Jan 17, 2017 Sarah Daniel’s Gut Girls
February 15, 2017 Nikolay Gogol’s The Inspector
February 24, 2017 The Orion Project

2015 – 2016

Date Details
Sept 21, 2015 The Wonderhead’s LOON
Oct. 19, 2015 Bertolt Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera
Jan 21, 2016 Anton Chekhov’s Wild Honey
February 17, 2016 Tennessee William’s Summer and Smoke

2014 – 2015

Date Details
Sept 22, 2014 The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe
Oct. 21, 2014 Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Jan 20, 2015 Judith Thompson’s Lion in the Streets
February 20, 2015 Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus

2013 – 2014

Date Details
Sept 25, 2013 Kitt and Jane
Oct. 22, 2013 Thorton Wilder’s The Skin Of Our Teeth
Jan 23, 2014 William Inge’s Picnic
February 20, 2014 Kevin Kerr’s Unity 1918

2012 – 2013

Date Details
Sept 21, 2012 Peter N’ Chris and The Mystery of the Hungry Heart Motel
Oct. 22, 2012 Bertolt Brecht’s Good Person of Setzuan
Jan 27, 2013 Neil LaBute’s Reasons to Be Pretty
February 19, 2013 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

2011 – 2012

Date Details
Sept 26, 2011 Theatre Inconnu’s Love Kills
Oct. 18, 2011 Kinghorn rediscovers the “simple and pure” humour of Rookery Nook
Jan. 24, 2012 Eurydice immerses audience in kinetic sculptural world
Feb 21, 2012 The Marowitz Hamlet

2010 – 2011

Date Details
Feb. 28, 2011 Acclaimed theatre vetrans collaborate with students for Daniel MacIvor’s new play Inside.
Feb. 3, 2011 Phoenix Theatre’s groovy take on Shakespeare’s classic gender-bending comedy Twelfth Night
Oct. 22, 2010 Department Chair makes Phoenix debut with Spanish classic play Yerma
Sept 27, 2010 Alumni not clowning around in Death of a Clown
Sept 13, 2010 Theatre Department celebrates the life of Eva Markvoort
Mar. 25, 2010 Phoenix presents Daniel MacIvor World Premier as part of 2010/11 season

2009 – 2010

Date Details
Mar. 29, 2010 Orion Lecture: Film veteran and acclaimed casting director discusses
the changing nature of acting
Feb. 26, 2010 Phoenix Theatre tackles Wreckage – a film noir-styled mystery set in 1920s Vancouver
Feb. 18, 2010 UVic student writers collaborate with directors in FIND Studio Series
Jan. 28, 2010 Guest Director Michael Shamata mentors UVic students in Problem Child
Oct. 22, 2009 Romeo & Juliet’s tragic love story brought to the Holy Land
Sept 29, 2009 UVic alumni return to Alma Mater for The Josephine Knot
Sept 29, 2009 UVic creates new play, Moons of Jupiter, for International Year of Astronomy
May 14, 2009 UVic welcomes one of the greatest teachers of our time – Dorothy Heathcote
April 29, 2009 Exploring Family Ties – UVic Department of Theatre announces 2009/10 season

2008 – 2009

Date Details
March 3, 2009 Love, betrayal, revenge…tragedy. What would you sacrifice for revenge? Medea
Feb 20, 2009 Five new plays and emerging artists at FIND Studio Series
Feb 18, 2009 Passion, power and seduction: La Ronde explores psychological dance of relationships.
Jan 7, 2009 Department of Theatre opens its doors to prospective students
Oct 21, 2008 Eagles soar and witches fly – under the Dark of the Moon
Sept 23, 2008 Atomic Vaudeville bring award-winning Legoland & alumni home
March 19, 2008 Phoenix Theatre Announces 2008/09 Season.

2007 – 2008

Date Details
Feb. 29, 2008 Dish the dirt, as The School for Scandal goes to Hollywood.
Feb. 12, 2008 FIND Studio Series presents 8 new plays from emerging artists
Jan. 28, 2008 Lionel, The Miracle Man: Phoenix presents premiere of new play
Jan. 14 2008 Phoenix announces programming change for final play of 2007/08 season
Oct. 24, 2007 Wind in the Willows: Phoenix Theatre sets the stage for Ratty, Mole, Toad & Badger
Sept. 21, 2007 The Ugly Duchess: Phoenix Theatre launches season with all-alumni show
March 15, 2007 2007 – 2008 Phoenix Theatre Season Announced