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We’ve received your payment. As a member, you’ll now enjoy voting privileges at our online AGM (Oct. 29, 30, 31), 10% off tickets to our production of Our Ghosts, and free admission to one of our Plays & Pie events. We’ll send you complete details in an e-mail. Meantime, thanks again for supporting Western Edge!…

Plays & Pie

Click here to buy your tickets to That Elusive Spark right now! Western Edge Theatre’s popular Plays & Pie series of staged readings returns November 30th with a thinking-person’s romantic comedy, That Elusive Spark by Janet Munsil. At Plays & Pie, smart contemporary scripts and some of the Nanaimo-area’s finest actors, thinking fast on their…

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It should have been the trip of a lifetime. But in this hilarious, touching play, 21-year old Leo’s bike journey across America hasn’t turned out the way he hoped and he ends up staying with his 91-year old grandma, Vera. Generation gap? Try generation chasm. Family is family, though, even if your grandmother is an…

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1 woman. 18 Characters. 6 true stories. Breakout theatre performer Keara Barnes brings her hit show about the joys and travails of travel to Western Edge! From the mountains of Malaysia to the medinas in Morocco, to various captivating, scary, astonishing points in-between, TravelTheatrics will regale you with tales of tigers, ghosts, romance, dangerous drives,…

Murder!

Sacré bleu! The greatest chefs from around the world have gathered for the international Chef du Cuisine competition, but there’s more cooking in the kitchen than just the food. Rivalrous contestants, a supercilious restaurant critic, a hapless hypnotist, and a ditzy escort provide all the ingredients for MURDER! And with so many suspects to choose…

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“Our Ghosts is a drama inspired by the true story of the mysterious disappearance of my father and his co-pilot on a routine flight from the Comox Air Base on March 22, 1956.” So writes Sally Stubbs of her extraordinary new play. At once a taut investigative tale, a moving testament to the tenacity of…

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Have questions or prefer to buy by phone? Call our box-office at 250-816-6459 SUBSCRIPTION PRICES (Subscriptions include all three mainstage productions: Our Ghosts, TravelTheatrics, and 4000 Miles. You may also add our fundraising murder-mystery dinner, The Great International Chef Murders, and save on that, too!)   BUY A FLEX-PASS, SAVE OVER 15%, AND ENJOY ULTIMATE…

Laugh Lest You Go Insane

A Conversation with Playwright George F. Walker by Dan Rubin In 2013, George F. Walker spoke with the critic and scholar Don Rubin about his play, Dead Metaphor, on the occasion of its premiere at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. They also discussed why, after a decade spent writing for television, he had…

Plays & Pie returns with powerful Café Daughter

Western Edge Theatre’s popular Plays and Pie series of staged readings continues on Sat., Feb 24th with Café Daughter by Kenneth T. Williams, a powerful one-person, multi-character play about a young Chinese-Cree woman in 1950s Saskatchewan. Based on the life of neuroscientist and Senator Lillian Eva Quan Dyck, Café Daughter is the story of Yvette,…

Out-of-towners’ special

WHY RUSH HOME AFTER THE SHOW? STAY AT THE HOWARD-JOHNSON HARBOURSIDE HOTEL, GET THE WESTERN EDGE THEATRE RATE, AND A FREE TICKET TOO! We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with Nanaimo’s Howard-Johnson Harbourside Hotel. Book your tickets to a Western Edge show, then call the hotel directly at 250-753-2241 or 1-800-663-7322 and ask for…