Posts By: Isabela Sasaki

Summer & Smoke makes the most of the smallest details

“Like a water lily on a Chinese lagoon” was exactly how I felt at the conclusion of Summer & Smoke as the actors took their bows and the audience clapped until the palms of their hands started to hurt. Written by Tennessee Williams in 1948, Summer & Smoke’s opening night won the audience at UVic’s… Read more »

400 years of Shakespeare something to sing about

In celebration of 400 years of Shakespeare, the Pacific Opera Victoria (POV) opens this season with Otello, one of Giuseppe Verdi’s most successful and challenging operas. “The role of Otello is performed by a handful of people around the world,” says Ian Rye, Director of Artistic Administration at POV. “The orchestral work on Otello is… Read more »