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Passion and Performance presents “The Jungle Room”

Passion and Performance presents “The Jungle Room”

The Jungle Room, this year’s endeavor of Passion and Performance’s Production Class, hits stages this weekend in Victoria and Duncan, and next month in Kelowna. This piece, with show assembly, story creation, and theatrical direction by Rachel Paish, and choreography by Rachel Paish, Carlene Brick and Jocelyn Johnson, is a full-length narrative dance piece which…

May Event Round-Up

May Event Round-Up

Friday April 27, 2018 GET OUT CABARET Oh boy, we’re excited for Get OUT Cabaret at Intrepid’s Metro Studio Theatre. This is the official preview night for OUTstages, Victoria’s own queer theatre festival that runs in late June, and it’s a great chance to get a sneak peek at what’s in store for next month….

Fingersmith: Dickens, but with lesbians and good pacing

Fingersmith: Dickens, but with lesbians and good pacing

I came to Sarah Waters’ 2002 historical crime thriller Fingersmith having already seen Park Chan-wook’s South Korean film adaptation The Handmaiden, which is (loosely) based on the book. While the movie was excellent, I do have to wonder if seeing it first did me something of a disservice. To truly be enjoyed, Fingersmith’s twisting, intricate…

Review: Langham Court Theatre’s “Les Belles-Soeurs”

Review: Langham Court Theatre’s “Les Belles-Soeurs”

Langham Court Theatre recently presented a three-week run of Michel Tremblay’s 1965 play Les Belles-Soeurs. In this production, under the clear and bold direction of Judy Treloar, fourteen local actresses give a strong interpretation of this staple of Canadian theatre. While previously performed at Langham in 1997, the piece originally premiered in Montreal in 1968,…

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