2016 Western Edge Theatre online AGM

W.E. Theatre Society 2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Oct. 28 – 30) It’s that time; time to stay legal as a Society and to talk about Western Edge, both recent and future. Our AGM will once again be held online over a three-day period; this year that’s Friday, Oct. 28 to Sunday, Oct. 30. We do it that way…

Plays & Pie

This popular series returns in October and November, featuring cutting-edge plays from around the world in lively staged readings. Next, on Nov. 26th, is With Glowing Hearts by Nanaimo playwright Jennifer Wynne Webber, the rousing true story of women in 1940s Kirkland Lake, Ontario who fought to improve conditions for their husbands working in the town’s…

Play 1:

The lives of five 60+ women in a Vancouver Island seaside town intersect in moving, funny and unexpected ways in this inspiring new play. Change is in the air for these everyday heroines as they forge new lives — learning to dragonboat, trying internet dating, negotiating widowhood – as well as for one of the local…

Play 3:

Looks may not be everything, but in this scintillating, tough-talking comedy, they’re enough to turn the world of four young adults upside down. When word gets back to Steph, Greg’s girlfriend, that he described her face as “regular” – not “beautiful,” not “pretty,” just . . . “regular” – the emotional fallout spreads to their…

Play 2:

“I like murder. I’ve committed thousands. With delight. Every time I write one, I’m plunging in the knife.” The great thriller writer Patricia Highsmith – tough cookie, alcoholic, gun collector – is visited in her isolated Swiss home by a representative of her publisher. At least, that’s who he says he is, but as this…

Pints & Playwrights

Pints and playwrights will both be on tap at an upcoming event to celebrate the work of professional playwrights based in the Nanaimo area. On Tuesday, June 21st at 7 pm, local playwrights Michael Armstrong, Frank Moher, Nicolle Nattrass, and Jennifer Wynne Webber will each read from their most recent work at White Sails Brewing,…

The Sound of Muzick — A Karaoke Musical (and fundraiser for Western Edge)

Click here to buy your tickets right now! or reserve by calling 250-714-4476 or e-mailing admin@westerndge.org Only 50 tickets available — get yours now! Join some of central Vancouver Island’s finest musical theatre performers — and become one of them yourself — as we present Rogers and Hammerstein’s beloved musical in a whole new way:…

PLAYS AND (MINCE-MEAT) PIE

Western Edge Theatre’s popular Plays and Pie series returns on December 5th with a seasonal serving. Christmas Naughty and Nice is a series of definitely non-traditional playlets by Daniel Curzon, to be presented in a staged reading featuring some of the Nanaimo area’s finest actors, followed by a festive celebration. “Our next mainstage show is…

2015 online Annual General Meeting

W.E. Theatre Society 2015 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Underway now through Sunday: Click here to take part. It’s that time; time to stay legal as a Society and to talk about Western Edge, both recent and future. That’s what we’ll do during our AGM, which once again will be held online over a three day period,…