Carmen Aguirre’s memoir titled Mexican Hooker #1: Art Love and Forgiveness After Trauma is a sequel to her award-winning memoir, Something Fierce. She gives a free writing seminar at UVic’s Phoenix Theatre on Feb. 17. (

Award-winning playwright hosts free memoir, satire writing lecture at UVic

Carmen Aguirre will present in person and remotely from Phoenix Theatre on Feb. 17


British playwright J.B. Priestley greets Canadian actors Murray Davis and Barbara Chilcott on their arrival at London airport. (Associated Press)

‘A pioneer, a real national treasure’: Theatre actress Barbara Chilcott dies at 99

She was a fixture of Crest Theatre in Toronto and frequent player at Stratford Festival in its early years


Some of the Peninsula Players who will perform Murder on the Nile, in May. (From left) Courtenay Mosher, Philip Watson and Sarah Klipper. (Photo courtesy of Gail Pickell)

Peninsula Players unravel mystery on the Nile

Murder on the Nile on stage at Mary Winspear Centre May 16 to 19


Tony James outside the Royal Theatre. Lia Crowe photography

Producer Tony James Created Legend Concert Series

Vancouver Island native has had a lifelong love of the theatre arts

  • Jan 2, 2019
Tony James outside the Royal Theatre. Lia Crowe photography