Victoria’s theatre scene gets into full swing in the fall, beginning with the Belfry Theatre’s production of celebrated First Nations writer Tomson Highway’s The Rez Sisters, September 16 to October 19, before embarking upon Spring Awakening October 21 to November 2. Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s 2007 Tony Award winner for Best Musical is a daring mix of rebellion, poignancy and passion as a group of teens wrestle with their emerging sexuality and their place in the world.
Langham Court Theatre’s Pride and Prejudice will be a highlight of the October calendar. Jane Austen’s beloved story of Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy has been beautifully adapted by Victoria’s Janet Munsil, to be more accessible, fresher and sparkling. Venture back to Regency England October 2 to 18.
The University of Victoria’s Phoenix Theatre invites audiences to step through the wardrobe to Narnia with a two-person adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, October 9 to 18.
Now grown up, Peter and Lucy revisit the room where once upon a time, years before, their magical adventures began with the faun Mr. Tumnus, the Beaver family, the evil White Witch, the mighty lion Aslan, and other cherished characters of your childhood imagination. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.