Drama
The B Movie Lives!: Blue Bridge's Little Shop of Horrors

The B Movie Lives!: Blue Bridge’s Little Shop of Horrors

Over the last four seasons, Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre has developed a reputation for accomplished productions of classic dramatic works. Though each of their seasons has included comedies, Blue Bridge’s fame has rested on shows like Death of a Salesman or (this season’s) Of Mice and Men – serious theatre that has stood the test...
A Classic Comes to Life: Blue Bridge's Of Mice and Men

A Classic Comes to Life: Blue Bridge’s Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men is a classic of American modernist fiction. Steinbeck’s original novella has become an iconic and cherished cry for the working man’s life. Worse even than that, it has become a high school curriculum mainstay the world over. This means that Blue Bridge Theatre has taken on a substantial task in reviving...
Southern Charm - Reviewing Langham's The Foreigner

Southern Charm – Reviewing Langham’s The Foreigner

Langham Court Theatre’s latest outing, The Foreigner, is an entertaining romp with a large dollop of British farce, even though it was written and set in the U.S. The plot is more than a little silly and surreal but Langham’s production, direction, and acting easily carry the weaknesses of plot and plausibility, making this an...
Batman returns to Victoria: A review of Batman's Great Mystery Part I

Batman returns to Victoria: A review of Batman’s Great Mystery Part I

Radio dramas had an all too brief heyday in the first half of the last century. Developed in the 1920s, the radio play had becme the number one entertainment format in North America by the 1940s before starting a long, slow slide with the rise of television in the 1950s. Today, radio plays are perhaps...
Love and War: A Review of Blue Bridge's Arms and the Man

Love and War: A Review of Blue Bridge’s Arms and the Man

Arms and the Man was one of George Bernard Shaw’s first stage successes. When it first premiered, on April 21, 1894, it was met with a long standing ovation. When the crowd slowly began to quiet down, one solitary man could be heard hissing in the crowd. Shaw’s immediate response was to stand up, silence...
Langham's Southern Hospitality: An Interview with Toshik Bukowiecki

Langham’s Southern Hospitality: An Interview with Toshik Bukowiecki

Langham Court Theatre’s upcoming production, The Foreigner, is a perennial comedy favourite. The play centres on two Englishmen staying at a Georgian fishing lodge. One of the men, Charlie, has recently broken up with his wife and is so shy that he does not want to talk to anyone. To save him from having to...