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North Island Zone Theatre Festival, Sid Williams Theatre
North Island Zone Theatre Festival, Sid Williams Theatre
May 14 – May 20 all-day
Courtenay Little Theatre is delighted to be hosting the annual North Island Zone (NIZ) Festival for May 14th to 20th when seven island theatre clubs are in the Valley with their productions of Canadian dramas. See postings under each date…
“The Drawer Boy” by Michael Healey (CLT) NIZ Theatre Festival 7:30 pm
“The Drawer Boy” by Michael Healey (CLT) NIZ Theatre Festival
May 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
A funny and deeply affecting drama set in an Ontario farming community during the summer of 1972, “The Drawer Boy” tells the story of how the lives of two bachelor farmers are transformed when a young Toronto actor, doing research…
“Anne of Green Gables” by Wendy Karpuik NIZ Theatre Festival 7:30 pm
“Anne of Green Gables” by Wendy Karpuik NIZ Theatre Festival
May 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by STAGES Youth Theatre Program of Portal Players, Port Alberni. This original script recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan girl who is mistakenly sent to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who had…
“Jenny’s House of Joy” by Norm Foster, NIZ Theatre Festival 7:30 pm
“Jenny’s House of Joy” by Norm Foster, NIZ Theatre Festival
May 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Persented by Rivercity Players of Campbell River, “Jenny’s House of Joy” is a delightful comedy about the oldest profession. Jenny runs the best little house of ill repute in her corner of the old “Wild West”. But when a tireless…
“Toronto, MIssissippi” by Joan MacLeod, NIZ Theatre Festival 7:30 pm
“Toronto, MIssissippi” by Joan MacLeod, NIZ Theatre Festival
May 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by Nanaimo Theatre Group, “Toronto, Mississippi” revolves around Jhanna, a funny, passionate, and often exasperating 18 year old, who also happens to be mentally challenged. She lives with her mum and their boarder, Bill. Tensions rise when Jhanna’s dad,…
“Asylum” by Kymme Patrick, NIZ Theatre Festival 7:30 pm
“Asylum” by Kymme Patrick, NIZ Theatre Festival
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
An original script from TheatreWorks, based in Courtenay, “Asylum” follows a young Canadian girls as she is unjustly committed to an asylum and is unknowingly sterilized. Women rally together to change unethical laws. Part of NIZ Theatre Festival, seven plays…
“Waiting for Something to Happen” by Chris Thompson, NIZ Theatre Festival 7:30 pm
“Waiting for Something to Happen” by Chris Thompson, NIZ Theatre Festival
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
An original script presented by The Collective of Quadra Island. After a particularly stressful night, Gail wakes up to find muse standing in her living room. At first she has no idea who or what (he) is and as the…
“Marion Bridge” by Daniel McIvor, NIZ Theatre Festival 7:30 pm
“Marion Bridge” by Daniel McIvor, NIZ Theatre Festival
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Presented by ECHO Players from Qualicum Beach. A tale of three sisters – Agnes, an alcoholic actress from Toronto, Theresa, a nun and “strange” Louise, all thrown together again in their childhood home in Cape Breton, to be with their…
Triple Heat Dance Presents ‘Ignite’ 7:00 pm
Triple Heat Dance Presents ‘Ignite’ @ Sid Williams Theatre
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – May 27 @ 9:30 pm
Triple Heat Dance – Academy of Performing Arts is thrilled to present their 5th annual showcase performances featuring two exciting and diverse shows. Dancers, ages 3-18, will perform in a variety of dance styles including ballet, song & dance, tap,…