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Nov
15
Thu
TheatreOne’s Mainstage presents Bombay Black by Anosh Irani @ VIU's Malaspina Theatre
Nov 15 – Nov 17 all day
TheatreOne's Mainstage presents Bombay Black by Anosh Irani @ VIU's Malaspina Theatre

TheatreOne’s first Mainstage presentation of the 2018-19 season is the award-winning Bombay Black by Anosh Irani, on stage at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre Nov. 15-17 at 7:30pm, and Nov. 17 at 2pm. The show is a part of Diwali in BC Celebrations in Nanaimo.

The lives of an Indian exotic dancer and her embittered mother are altered when a blind stranger visits them. Poetic, mythic, and brave, Anosh Irani’s 2006 multiple Dora Award-winning Bombay Black is a searing play set in the bitter reality of India. This play is funny, violent, and humane, and directed by Mumbai-born, Jessie and Fringe award-winning Indo Canadian producer Rohit Chokhani.

In this re-imagination, it is the first time the play is being presented from the perspective of the blind man. An early version of this production won the Pick of the Fringe award at Vancouver Fringe Festival 2017 and had a sold-out run after the first show wowed audiences with its unique vision. It was picked by the Georgia Straight amongst the 20 best shows on Vancouver stages in 2017 and was also one of the runners-up for the Georgia Straight Critics’ Pick award for Vancouver Fringe festival in 2017.

“This is one of the most harrowing, unsettling, and mesmerizing plays I’ve ever seen. Ten hours after leaving the theatre, I’m still shaken by its uniquely poetic horror, and marveling at the complexity of what acclaimed playwright Anosh Irani weaves.“ – Andrea Warner for The Georgia Straight

“This SCRIPT! There is a reason that this script won multiple Dora Awards. It is challenging, tender, lyrical, funny, and tragic: it is beautiful. The roles are complex, the language is poetic, and the story is unpredictable and compelling.” – guest critic Deneh’Cho Thompson for Colin Thomas

“ . . . promisingly written . . . a masterful blend of eroticism and mystery.”- Toronto Star

“Bombay Black asks its audience to reflect on motivations for human nature and dwell on life’s big questions, even as they suspend their disbelief.” – Torontoist

Tickets are $30 or $15 for students. Subscribe to the series of three Mainstage plays for only $25 each: Bombay Black by Anosh Irani (Nov. 15-17), Person of Interest by Melody A. Johnson (Feb. 7-9), and Jake’s Gift by Julia Mackey (April 25-27). Visit theatreone.org or phone 250-754-7587.

Nov
22
Thu
A Christmas Carol – A New Family Tradition Live On Stage @ Harbour City Theatre
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm
A Christmas Carol - A New Family Tradition Live On Stage @ Harbour City Theatre

HCTAS is thrilled to be offering a brand new tradition for Christmas to our #Nanaimo and #VancouverIsland theatre patrons! This family-friendly play will keep children and adults alike thoroughly entertained while sharing the story of the beloved classic, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. This stage adaptation is written by local author, Jim Maher specifically for the Harbour City Theatre! Directed by Dean Chadwick, and features all your favourite characters. Come see the entire Cratchit Family, including Tiny Tim, Ol’ Ebenezer Scrooge himself, and some very special ethereal visitors. Come see our Cast of 15 portraying almost 40 different characters and enjoy a wonderful story with your family. This event is in alliance with Schmooze Productions.

A Christmas Carol – Live Theatre Performance @ Harbour City Theatre
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
A Christmas Carol - Live Theatre Performance @ Harbour City Theatre

HCTAS is thrilled to be offering a brand new tradition for Christmas to our #Nanaimo and #VancouverIsland theatre patrons! This family-friendly play will keep children and adults alike thoroughly entertained while sharing the story of the beloved classic, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. This stage adaptation is written by local author, Jim Maher specifically for the Harbour City Theatre! Directed by Dean Chadwick, and features all your favourite characters. Come see the entire Cratchit Family, including Tiny Tim, Ol’ Ebenezer Scrooge himself, and some very special ethereal visitors. Come see our Cast of 15 portraying almost 40 different characters and enjoy a wonderful story with your family. This event is in alliance with Schmooze Productions.

Dec
13
Thu
Christmas with Sinatra @ Alix Goolden Hall
Dec 13 all day
Christmas with Sinatra @ Alix Goolden Hall

RENEE JAMES PRODUCTIONS
North America | United Kingdom

PRESENT

A WORLD PREMIERE CONCERT PRODUCTION

CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA

DECEMBER 13th, 2018 – 8:00 PM
ALIX GOOLDEN PERFORMANCE HALL

IN BRIEF: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – Under the creative direction of UK based Renee James Productions comes an exciting and intimate holiday production starring international Actor/Singer Dane Warren.

CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA is a new concert production that transports audiences on a nostalgic journey back to the hey day of the crooner era. Set in a traditional holiday theme CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA explores the iconic music and history of the legendary Frank Sinatra.

This new production is part of the critically acclaimed and award-nominated Legends Concert Series. The series first premiered in 2008 and its concerts has since played to thousands of audiences to standing ovations. CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA will make its triumphant debut in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia for one night only this December.

TICKETS
ADVANCE EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE UNTIL SEPT 1.

VIP – $55.00
Package includes: Prime Seats, Invitation to Private Post-Show Meet & Greet Hosted by the Producer, Photo Opportunity with the Star, Autographed Poster, Swag/Gift Bag.

GENERAL
Adult – $42.00
Senior – $32.00 (65+)
Student – $22.00 (13+ with valid student ID)
Child – $15.00 (12 and under)

SUMMER SPECIAL
Buy before September 1st and save 15%
*Excludes VIP Tickets

SPECIAL NOTES:
Performances start promptly at 8:00 pm.
General Admission with the exception of VIP Ticket Holders.
Only 50 VIP Tickets available
Above prices do NOT include service charges and/or taxes

TICKETS: www.ticketfly.com | 1.250.386.5311 | 900 Johnson Street

Dec
14
Fri
Christmas with Sinatra @ The Port Theatre
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Christmas with Sinatra @ The Port Theatre

RENEE JAMES PRODUCTIONS
North America | United Kingdom

PRESENT

A WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL PRODUCTION

CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA

LIVE ON TOUR

DECEMBER 14th, 2018 – 8:00 PM
THE PORT THEATRE
NANAIMO, B.C.

STARRING
Dane Warren

AND FEATURING
Rick Kilburn – Band Leader / Bass
James Darling – Piano
Roy Styffe – Horns
Graham Villette – Drums

IN BRIEF: Vancouver Island, Canada – Under the creative direction of UK based Renee James Productions comes an exciting and intimate holiday production – CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA

The production is part of the Award-Nominated “Legends Concert Series” which first premiered in the late 2000’s to critical acclaim. The series features music from some the most iconic artists of the 20th century including Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughan, Etta James, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, and Rosemary Clooney to name just a few.

Since 2008 the series has played to rave reviews and standing ovations in multiple cities.

With vibrant staging, great musical arrangements, bold lighting, rich vocals, and a beautiful venue transformed into a striking holiday theme, CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA is sure to transport audiences back to the hey day of the Sinatra concert circuit.

The Producer’s invite guests to join them on a sentimental and nostalgic musical journey this holiday season.

CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA is staged and presented by the UK/Canada based presentation company -Renee James Productions.

NANAIMO

VIP – $55.00
Package includes: Prime Seats, Invitation to Private Post-Show Meet & Greet Hosted by the Producer, One complimentary glass of wine, Photo Opportunity with the Star, Autographed Poster, Swag/Gift Bag.

GENERAL
Adult – $40.00
Senior – $32.00 (65+)
Student – $21.00 (13+ with valid student ID)
Child – $15.00 (12 and under)

*Prices do not include applicable service fees or taxes

TICKET SPECIAL
Buy before October 15th and save 15%
*Excludes VIP Tickets

ONLINE: www.porttheatre.com
TELEPHONE: 250.754.8550
IN PERSON: 125 Front Street

SPECIAL NOTES:
Only 50 VIP Tickets available for each show in each city.

Dec
16
Sun
Christmas with Sinatra @ Tidemark Theatre
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Christmas with Sinatra @ Tidemark Theatre

RENEE JAMES PRODUCTIONS
North America | United Kingdom

PRESENT

A WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL PRODUCTION

CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA

LIVE ON TOUR

DECEMBER 16th, 2018 – 7:30 PM
THE TIDEMARK THEATRE
CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C.

STARRING
Dane Warren

AND FEATURING
Rick Kilburn – Band Leader / Bass
James Darling – Piano
Roy Styffe – Horns
Graham Villette – Drums

IN BRIEF: Vancouver Island, Canada – Under the creative direction of UK based Renee James Productions comes an exciting and intimate holiday production – CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA

The production is part of the Award-Nominated “Legends Concert Series” which first premiered in the late 2000’s to critical acclaim. The series features music from some the most iconic artists of the 20th century including Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughan, Etta James, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, and Rosemary Clooney to name just a few.

Since 2008 the series has played to rave reviews and standing ovations in multiple cities.

With vibrant staging, great musical arrangements, bold lighting, rich vocals, and a beautiful venue transformed into a striking holiday theme, CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA is sure to transport audiences back to the hey day of the Sinatra concert circuit.

The Producer’s invite guests to join them on a sentimental and nostalgic musical journey this holiday season.

CHRISTMAS WITH SINATRA is staged and presented by the UK/Canada based presentation company -Renee James Productions.

CAMPBELL RIVER

VIP – $52.00
Package includes: Prime Seats, Invitation to Private Post-Show Meet & Greet Hosted by the Producer, One complimentary glass of wine, Photo Opportunity with the Star, Autographed Poster, Swag/Gift Bag.

GENERAL
Adult – $38.00
Senior – $34.00 (65+)
Student – $27.00 (13+ with valid student ID)
Child – $22.00 (12 and under)

*Prices do not include applicable taxes.

TICKET SPECIAL
Buy before October 15th and save 15%
*Excludes VIP Tickets

ONLINE: www.tidemarktheatre.com
TELEPHONE: 250.287.7465
IN PERSON: 1220 Shoppers Row

SPECIAL NOTES:
Only 50 VIP Tickets available for each show in each city.