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805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada

February 2019

Ballet West

February 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29.00 – $99.00

Ballet West has toured the world several times over presenting the very best in American classical ballet. Sweet and Bitter by Africa Guzmán (Spain) uses Ezio Bosso’s score as a source of inspiration "to find strength and sensitivity and transform the most classic lines to play with the limits of gravity.” Also on the program, you will be treated to the two famous duets from Swan Lake (the Black Swan and White Swan pas de deux) as reimagined by the company’s Artistic Director Adam Sklute. Nicolo Fonte’s Fox on the Doorstep is an abstract narrative recounting Fonte’s…

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Ballet West

February 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29.00 – $99.00

Ballet West has toured the world several times over presenting the very best in American classical ballet. Sweet and Bitter by Africa Guzmán (Spain) uses Ezio Bosso’s score as a source of inspiration "to find strength and sensitivity and transform the most classic lines to play with the limits of gravity.” Also on the program, you will be treated to the two famous duets from Swan Lake (the Black Swan and White Swan pas de deux) as reimagined by the company’s Artistic Director Adam Sklute. Nicolo Fonte’s Fox on the Doorstep is an abstract narrative recounting Fonte’s…

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Goodyear & Nielsen

February 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$20.00 – $86.00

Christian Kluxen, conductor / Stewart Goodyear, pianist Adès                     Three Dances from Powder Her Face Goodyear             Callaloo Nielsen                 Symphony No. 4 Popular pianist Stewart Goodyear returns to perform his own jazz-infused, upbeat concerto for piano and orchestra, Callaloo. The concert concludes with Danish composer Karl Nielsen’s dramatic Symphony No. 4, a work that embodies the powerful and inextinguishable forces of life over challenge and destruction.

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Pacific Opera Victoria presents La traviata

February 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on February 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

La traviata / Verdi February 14, 16, 20, 22, 24, 2019 In Italian with English surtitles One of opera’s most enduring love stories, La traviata is a glorious work that deserves to be revisited time after time. In this sumptuous production, set in the 1920s, Violetta is a music hall artist – beautiful, sought after, but not quite respectable. As her tragedy unfolds, we marvel again at Verdi’s compassionate and extravagantly melodic portrayal of a woman who isn’t allowed to fit in.…

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Pacific Opera Victoria presents La traviata

February 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on February 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

La traviata / Verdi February 14, 16, 20, 22, 24, 2019 In Italian with English surtitles One of opera’s most enduring love stories, La traviata is a glorious work that deserves to be revisited time after time. In this sumptuous production, set in the 1920s, Violetta is a music hall artist – beautiful, sought after, but not quite respectable. As her tragedy unfolds, we marvel again at Verdi’s compassionate and extravagantly melodic portrayal of a woman who isn’t allowed to fit in.…

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Pacific Opera Victoria presents La traviata

February 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on February 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

La traviata / Verdi February 14, 16, 20, 22, 24, 2019 In Italian with English surtitles One of opera’s most enduring love stories, La traviata is a glorious work that deserves to be revisited time after time. In this sumptuous production, set in the 1920s, Violetta is a music hall artist – beautiful, sought after, but not quite respectable. As her tragedy unfolds, we marvel again at Verdi’s compassionate and extravagantly melodic portrayal of a woman who isn’t allowed to fit in.…

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February Business Mixer

February 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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Free

This vibrant, after hours business social event provides an excellent opportunity for members and prospective members to meet face-to-face, establishing or renewing valuable business relationships. Join us for hors d'oeuvres, refreshments and an opportunity to connect with the Greater Victoria business community. Hosted by: Parc Retirement Living Chamber Business Mixers are a member benefit. Non-members are welcome to attend one mixer as our guest while you consider joining The Chamber. Please note this is a 19+ event.

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Pacific Opera Victoria presents La traviata

February 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on February 22, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

La traviata / Verdi February 14, 16, 20, 22, 24, 2019 In Italian with English surtitles One of opera’s most enduring love stories, La traviata is a glorious work that deserves to be revisited time after time. In this sumptuous production, set in the 1920s, Violetta is a music hall artist – beautiful, sought after, but not quite respectable. As her tragedy unfolds, we marvel again at Verdi’s compassionate and extravagantly melodic portrayal of a woman who isn’t allowed to fit in.…

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Pacific Opera Victoria presents La traviata

February 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on February 16, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on February 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on February 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

La traviata / Verdi February 14, 16, 20, 22, 24, 2019 In Italian with English surtitles One of opera’s most enduring love stories, La traviata is a glorious work that deserves to be revisited time after time. In this sumptuous production, set in the 1920s, Violetta is a music hall artist – beautiful, sought after, but not quite respectable. As her tragedy unfolds, we marvel again at Verdi’s compassionate and extravagantly melodic portrayal of a woman who isn’t allowed to fit in.…

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Nat Geo Live – Florian Schulz

February 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$32.50 – $49.50

Florian Schulz, Photographer Into the Arctic Kingdom Polar Bear Image: Florian Schulz His multi-year quest to document the Arctic took photographer Florian Schulz to the ends of the Earth. He camped for weeks in jarring winter conditions, accompanied traditional Inuit hunters and sailed the arctic waters, all to get an intimate look at life in the Arctic. There, he tracked families of polar bears, followed the vast caribou herds, and captured the Northern Lights in stunning detail. Through breathtaking imagery,…

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Whose Live Anyway

February 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$49.75 – $59.75

It’s like Whose Line Anyway, only it’s Whose LIVE Anyway. Enjoy a completely improvised 90-minute show of games, scenes, and songs that will tickle not only your funny bone but, every bone in your body.  Bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! Starring Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, Joel Murray and Bob Derkach.

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March 2019

Tam Plays Shostakovich

March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$20.00 – $86.00

David Danzmayr, conductor / Terence Tam, violinist Shostakovich                     Violin Concerto No. 1 Prokofiev                            Symphony No. 7 Renowned conductor David Danzmayr teams with virtuosic Concertmaster Terence Tam in this all-Russian concert performing the Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1. Written in the German-style, the concerto embodies Shostakovich’s sarcastic humour and emotional intensity. The program concludes with Prokofiev’s lyrical, reflective, yet melancholic Seventh Symphony.

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Coeur de pirate at the Royal theatre

March 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$38.00 – $51.00

Ten years ago, Béatrice Martin became known to the world as Coeur de pirate. Over the past decade, she has sold over 1.2 million albums, in addition to reaching 1.3 million fans on Facebook and 100, 000 followers on Twitter and Instagram. On streaming platforms, 3 million fans listen to her albums on repeat. After Roses’ (2015) success and a worldwide tour, she is back in the spring of 2018 with her fourth studio album. The first single is driven…

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Ballet Victoria’s “Carmina Burana”

March 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$16.00 – $82.00

Carl Orff's epic choral masterpiece is one of the most popular musical works ever written. The poetic and dramatic texts will be sung by the 140 voice choir of the Victoria Choral Society and played by musicians of the Victoria Symphony under the baton of Maestro Brian Wismath. The powerful musically driven choreography will leave you breathless and emotionally charged.

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Ballet Victoria’s “Carmina Burana”

March 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$16.00 – $82.00

Carl Orff's epic choral masterpiece is one of the most popular musical works ever written. The poetic and dramatic texts will be sung by the 140 voice choir of the Victoria Choral Society and played by musicians of the Victoria Symphony under the baton of Maestro Brian Wismath. The powerful musically driven choreography will leave you breathless and emotionally charged.

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Wizard of Oz

March 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$17.00 – $83.00

Sean O’Loughlin, conductor Dorothy is here! Bring your friends and family to see our first ever presentation of this classic film accompanied by live orchestra! Travel over the rainbow and follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City. Click those ruby red slippers, ‘cause there’s no place like home… at the Royal Theatre!

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Wizard of Oz

March 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$17.00 – $83.00

Sean O’Loughlin, conductor Dorothy is here! Bring your friends and family to see our first ever presentation of this classic film accompanied by live orchestra! Travel over the rainbow and follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City. Click those ruby red slippers, ‘cause there’s no place like home… at the Royal Theatre!

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Wizard of Oz

March 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$17.00 – $83.00

Sean O’Loughlin, conductor Dorothy is here! Bring your friends and family to see our first ever presentation of this classic film accompanied by live orchestra! Travel over the rainbow and follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City. Click those ruby red slippers, ‘cause there’s no place like home… at the Royal Theatre!

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Symphonic Shenanigans

March 10, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$10.00 – $25.00

Maestro Joey, conductor / Al Simmons, entertainer Can you make music with tin cans, soda straws, garden hoses and turkey basters? Juno Award-winner Al Simmons can! Discover the wacky science behind these zany instruments as he pits them against the strings, woodwinds and brass instruments of the symphony in this action-packed, sing-a-long concert.

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Ballet BC

March 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$33.00 – $99.00

Bold, world-class dance, fun, sophisticated, and thought-provoking: this is Ballet BC! This eclectic program by three next-generation choreographers questions the truth of memory, what “life in a box” can mean, and a premiere by Artistic Director Emily Molnar. Over the past two seasons, Ballet BC has toured to Europe and the U.S. playing to standing ovations and critical acclaim. “…from sombre abstraction to playful delights.” - GEORGIA STRAIGHT

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Ballet BC

March 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$33.00 – $99.00

Bold, world-class dance, fun, sophisticated, and thought-provoking: this is Ballet BC! This eclectic program by three next-generation choreographers questions the truth of memory, what “life in a box” can mean, and a premiere by Artistic Director Emily Molnar. Over the past two seasons, Ballet BC has toured to Europe and the U.S. playing to standing ovations and critical acclaim. “…from sombre abstraction to playful delights.” - GEORGIA STRAIGHT

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Colin James Miles to Go Tour

March 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$57.00 – $100.25

With his 19th album, Miles to Go (out Sept. 21), Colin James is getting back to the blues. Wait a minute, you ask: hasn’t Colin James always played the blues? Well, yes, but back when he was signed to his first record deal in 1988, his producer—who’d worked with Ray Charles and Derek and the Dominoes—explicitly told him not to play any blues, because the label expected a pop hit. When James later made one of the biggest albums of his…

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The Cat Empire plus Guests

March 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$43.50 – $53.00

For over a decade, The Cat Empire have been known far and wide as one of the world’s greatest party bands. Their colourful, genre-bending music, shipped across the world in traveller’s backpacks seems at home almost anywhere, and yet the band has always been a kind of elusive stranger.

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Piaf! The Show

March 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$63.50 – $73.50

With a million tickets sold in more than 50 countries and acclaimed reviews worldwide PIAF! THE SHOW – a musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse EDITH PIAF will be presented for the first time in Victoria. The highlight of the American leg of a 300 performance global tour was the special presentation at Carnegie Hall on January 6, 2017 on the 60th anniversary of Edith Piaf's last performance at the famous venue. Conceived and…

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Symphonie Fantastique

March 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on March 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$20.00 – $86.00

Christian Kluxen, conductor / Paul Rissman, animateur Naked Classics animateur Paul Rissmann joins the VS in undressing this Berlioz masterpiece and explores the history and genius of the work, uncovering secrets in the score and deconstructing the composition using visuals, live excerpts and more! The VS then plays the entire score; the amazingly fresh tale of irrational love that is Symphonie Fantastique.

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Symphonie Fantastique

March 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on March 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$20.00 – $86.00

Christian Kluxen, conductor / Paul Rissman, animateur Naked Classics animateur Paul Rissmann joins the VS in undressing this Berlioz masterpiece and explores the history and genius of the work, uncovering secrets in the score and deconstructing the composition using visuals, live excerpts and more! The VS then plays the entire score; the amazingly fresh tale of irrational love that is Symphonie Fantastique.

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April 2019

Gerry Dee at the Royal Theatre

April 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$51.25 – $300.00

Though most familiar as the star, creator, and one of the principle writers for CBC's hit sitcom Mr. D, it is in stand up comedy where Gerry Dee first hit his mark. Dee, who was a private school teacher for nine years before giving it up for comedy, became the first Canadian in 27 years to win the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition, and was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, the highest finish by a Canadian in the history of…

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The Best of Queen

April 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 6, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$17.00 – $83.00

Giuseppe Pietraroia, conductor / Jeans ‘n Classics, performers The VS “will rock you” with legendary music of Queen in this electric symphony-rock tribute. Experience the harmonies, hits and nostalgia of one of the world’s most prolific rock bands including hits like We Are the Champions and Bohemian Rhapsody. Don’t miss this chance to rock with hits from one of the greatest bands of the century!

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The Best of Queen

April 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 6, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$17.00 – $83.00

Giuseppe Pietraroia, conductor / Jeans ‘n Classics, performers The VS “will rock you” with legendary music of Queen in this electric symphony-rock tribute. Experience the harmonies, hits and nostalgia of one of the world’s most prolific rock bands including hits like We Are the Champions and Bohemian Rhapsody. Don’t miss this chance to rock with hits from one of the greatest bands of the century!

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The Best of Queen

April 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on April 6, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$17.00 – $83.00

Giuseppe Pietraroia, conductor / Jeans ‘n Classics, performers The VS “will rock you” with legendary music of Queen in this electric symphony-rock tribute. Experience the harmonies, hits and nostalgia of one of the world’s most prolific rock bands including hits like We Are the Champions and Bohemian Rhapsody. Don’t miss this chance to rock with hits from one of the greatest bands of the century!

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Great Russian Ballet Giselle

April 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$59.00 – $99.00

Canada, we are coming back with one of the most breathtaking ballets of all time. This death-defying love story, “Giselle”, is a masterpiece in two acts with music by Adolphe Adam, and choreography by Marius Petipa, from Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. First created in 1884 for the Imperial Russian Ballet, Petipa’s definitive version was performed by the Russian Ballets (Ballets Russes) in 1910 at the Palais Garnier. The role of “Giselle” is one of the most sought-after characters in…

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Museum Happy Hour: Collecting

April 11, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$10.00

Natural history museums have been making collections for centuries, but humans aren’t the only ones who squirrel things away. Have a closer look at our collections and who (or what) collects.

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

April 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29.00 – $99.00

Contemporary Dance A Picture of You Falling Crystal Pite Lickety Split Alejandro Cerrudo PACOPEPEPLUTO Alejandro Cerrudo Cloudline Robyn Mineko Williams Alejandro Cerrudo’s Silent Ghost was an audience favourite in 2017. As Resident Choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance, his new work is sure to delight Victoria audiences. Superstar choreographer Crystal Pite’s roots are in Victoria, but her creations are in demand by international companies such as Paris Opera Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater, The National Ballet of Canada and more. Expect a cutting-edge contemporary dance…

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

April 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29.00 – $99.00

Contemporary Dance A Picture of You Falling Crystal Pite Lickety Split Alejandro Cerrudo PACOPEPEPLUTO Alejandro Cerrudo Cloudline Robyn Mineko Williams Alejandro Cerrudo’s Silent Ghost was an audience favourite in 2017. As Resident Choreographer of Hubbard Street Dance, his new work is sure to delight Victoria audiences. Superstar choreographer Crystal Pite’s roots are in Victoria, but her creations are in demand by international companies such as Paris Opera Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater, The National Ballet of Canada and more. Expect a cutting-edge contemporary dance…

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Raffi at the Royal Theatre

April 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$46.75 – $92.00

No complimentary tickets are issued for babes-in-arms. A Raffi concert is best suited for children old enough to talk, sing or clap along. While Raffi's music is enjoyed by babies at home, the live music experience is much louder and very different than hearing the recorded songs at home. While babies are welcome, they may not enjoy a loud concert singalong. Also, please keep in mind that the ticket policy of the theatre is that every person needs a ticket.…

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Raffi at the Royal Theatre

April 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$46.75 – $92.00

No complimentary tickets are issued for babes-in-arms. A Raffi concert is best suited for children old enough to talk, sing or clap along. While Raffi's music is enjoyed by babies at home, the live music experience is much louder and very different than hearing the recorded songs at home. While babies are welcome, they may not enjoy a loud concert singalong. Also, please keep in mind that the ticket policy of the theatre is that every person needs a ticket.…

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Colafelice Plays Beethoven

April 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$20.00 – $86.00

Giordano Bellincampi, conductor / Leonardo Colafelice, pianist Cherubini             Medea Overture Beethoven            Piano Concerto No. 1 Mendelssohn       Symphony No. 3 Award-winning pianist Leonardo Colafelice joins the VS to perform Beethoven’s virtuosic and sophisticated Piano Concerto No. 1. Features Guest Conductor, (and Auckland Philharmonia Music Director) Giordano Bellicampi leads the orchestra in Mendelssohn’s energetic “Scottish” Symphony No. 3.

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Countess Maritza

April 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

Countess Maritza  / Kálmán April 25, 27, May 3, 5, 2019  In English with English surtitles When the beguiling young Countess Maritza invents a fiancé in order to keep her hordes of admirers at bay, it’s inevitable that she will find true love by the end of the story. With plenty of plot twists and fireworks, a happy ending, and scrumptious music from the heyday of Viennese operetta, this romantic comedy is sophisticated, nostalgic, and unabashedly entertaining – a joyous…

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Countess Maritza

April 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

Countess Maritza  / Kálmán April 25, 27, May 3, 5, 2019  In English with English surtitles When the beguiling young Countess Maritza invents a fiancé in order to keep her hordes of admirers at bay, it’s inevitable that she will find true love by the end of the story. With plenty of plot twists and fireworks, a happy ending, and scrumptious music from the heyday of Viennese operetta, this romantic comedy is sophisticated, nostalgic, and unabashedly entertaining – a joyous…

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May 2019

Countess Maritza

May 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 3, 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

Countess Maritza  / Kálmán April 25, 27, May 3, 5, 2019  In English with English surtitles When the beguiling young Countess Maritza invents a fiancé in order to keep her hordes of admirers at bay, it’s inevitable that she will find true love by the end of the story. With plenty of plot twists and fireworks, a happy ending, and scrumptious music from the heyday of Viennese operetta, this romantic comedy is sophisticated, nostalgic, and unabashedly entertaining – a joyous…

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Countess Maritza

May 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 3, 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on May 5, 2019 at 2:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$27.00 – $174.00

Countess Maritza  / Kálmán April 25, 27, May 3, 5, 2019  In English with English surtitles When the beguiling young Countess Maritza invents a fiancé in order to keep her hordes of admirers at bay, it’s inevitable that she will find true love by the end of the story. With plenty of plot twists and fireworks, a happy ending, and scrumptious music from the heyday of Viennese operetta, this romantic comedy is sophisticated, nostalgic, and unabashedly entertaining – a joyous…

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Alan Doyle

May 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$50.00 – $101.50

Alan Doyle chalks up a lot of where is he right now—with both his third solo album and his second book released in October 2017—to luck. “I’m the luckiest guy I’ve ever even heard of,” he says. “This was all I ever wanted, a life in the music business, singing concerts. I was lucky to be born in the family I was, in Petty Harbour. I was lucky that Sean, Bob, and Darrell found me and asked me to join…

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Nat Geo Live – Kobie Boykins

May 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$32.50 – $49.50

Kobie Boykins, NASA Engineer Exploring Mars Mars Explorer Image: Courtesy of NASA Few events have captured the world’s imagination like NASA’s ongoing Mars Exploration Program. In 2004, the successful deployment of the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity launched a new era of scientific investigation of our nearest planetary neighbour. For Kobie Boykins, a mechanical engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the rovers’ success was also a personal triumph: he helped design and build the solar arrays that enabled to…

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Wagner & Lohengrin

May 11, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$20.00 – $86.00

Christian Kluxen, conductor / Aviva Fortunata, soprano / Kari Postma, soprano / Christian Juslin, tenor / Robert Pomakov, bass / Victoria Choral Society Wagner                      Prelude & Liebestod (from Tristan & Isolde) Sibelius                      Symphony No. 7 Wagner                      Lohengrin (ACT III) A tour-de-force of operatic singers join the Victoria Choral Society for this epic and triumphant third act of Wagner’s renowned opera Lohengrin filled with themes of love, betrayal, mysticism, transformation, and royalty. The concert begins…

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Wagner & Lohengrin

May 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
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Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$20.00 – $86.00

Christian Kluxen, conductor / Aviva Fortunata, soprano / Kari Postma, soprano / Christian Juslin, tenor / Robert Pomakov, bass / Victoria Choral Society Wagner                      Prelude & Liebestod (from Tristan & Isolde) Sibelius                      Symphony No. 7 Wagner                      Lohengrin (ACT III) A tour-de-force of operatic singers join the Victoria Choral Society for this epic and triumphant third act of Wagner’s renowned opera Lohengrin filled with themes of love, betrayal, mysticism, transformation, and royalty. The concert begins…

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Rocky Mountain High

May 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$54.00 – $89.00

Celebrate the music of John Denver with original arranger and conductor Lee Holdridge, along with members of The Victoria Symphony. This authentic musical experience features Canadian recording artist Rick and Steve Worrall, an all-star Canadian band and guest artists soprano Nadya Blanchette and tenor Nolan Kehler. Witness Holdridge conduct his original scores with the raw power of the music on full display. This night promises to commemorate the wondrous power and elation of nature in Denver's true, folk style.

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Ballet Victoria’s “Alice in Wonderland”

May 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$30.00 – $82.00

Destrooper goes down the rabbit hole: "He has gone mad, entirely bonkers I’m afraid but he'll tell you a secret. All the best people are!" Expect the unexpected for this brand new creation that will warm your heart and brighten your day, "Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round!"

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Ballet Victoria’s “Alice in Wonderland”

May 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$30.00 – $82.00

Destrooper goes down the rabbit hole: "He has gone mad, entirely bonkers I’m afraid but he'll tell you a secret. All the best people are!" Expect the unexpected for this brand new creation that will warm your heart and brighten your day, "Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round!"

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Chris D’Elia Follow the Leader Tour

May 19, 2019 @ 9:30 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$45.75 – $114.25

Chris D’Elia is one of the most sought after performers in the comedy world. D’Elia is best known for his stand up and starring role on the NBC comedy series UNDATEABLE. His latest stand-up special, MAN ON FIRE, is now on Netflix. He currently hosts a highly successful weekly podcast CONGRATULATIONS WITH CHRIS D’ELIA, which launched in February 2017 and has since been a mainstay on iTunes’ comedy podcast charts. On stage, D’Elia continues to cement his status as a force in stand-up comedy. He…

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Boston Dance Collective

May 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
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Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$18.00 – $25.25

BDC promotes the development of dancers who are versatile, open-minded, dedicated and focused on having solid technical and artistic sensibility. BDC offers a variety of classes in multiple disciplines for all levels and abilities from preschool to adult (beginner to pre-professional). They strive to create an environment of like-minded, committed and driven individuals so that the quality and experience of each dancers training is a positive one. Come celebrate their Year End Showcase and see what Boston Dance is all about!

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Boston Dance Collective

May 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
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Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$18.00 – $25.25

BDC promotes the development of dancers who are versatile, open-minded, dedicated and focused on having solid technical and artistic sensibility. BDC offers a variety of classes in multiple disciplines for all levels and abilities from preschool to adult (beginner to pre-professional). They strive to create an environment of like-minded, committed and driven individuals so that the quality and experience of each dancers training is a positive one. Come celebrate their Year End Showcase and see what Boston Dance is all about!

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Jersey Boys

May 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$114.75 – $175.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning…

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Jersey Boys

May 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$114.75 – $175.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning…

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Jersey Boys

May 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$114.75 – $175.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning…

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Jersey Boys

May 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$114.75 – $175.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning…

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June 2019

Jersey Boys

June 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$114.75 – $175.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning…

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Jersey Boys

June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$114.75 – $175.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning…

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Jersey Boys

June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$114.75 – $175.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning…

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Jersey Boys

June 2, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$114.75 – $175.00

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of.  But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the TONY and GRAMMY Award®-winning…

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The 2019 VIATEC Awards

June 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$110.00

The awards celebrate the achievements of technology companies and individuals responsible for making Greater Victoria the fastest-growing technology region in British Columbia. Join us for an evening of rocket-fuelled entertainment, celebration, and more fun than grown-ups are used to! This year's event will take place at the Royal Theatre! AGENDA: 5-7pm: Networking Pre-Party (Details coming!) 7:30-10pm: VIATEC Awards show (there will be an intermission) 10:30pm: After Party at Capital Ballroom

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TD JazzFest 2019: Joey Alexander Trio plus Quinn Bachand

June 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$43.50 – $58.50

There have been many prodigies in the world of jazz, but very few can compare with the crazy-talented, Indonesia-born pianist/prodigy Joey Alexander. He became an overnight sensation when Wynton Marsalis invited him to play at Jazz at Lincoln Centre at age 11, closely followed by a CBS 60 Minutes feature alongside Marsalis in 2016. By 14, Alexander had released two Grammy-nominated CDs. These days, he continues to evolve by leaps and bounds. His newest CD, Eclipse, shows off his powerful…

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TD JazzFest 2019: An Evening With Jesse Cook

June 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$54.50 – $72.50

Canada’s Jesse Cook, JUNO Award-winning master guitarist, composer, and producer, is well-known for his intoxicating fusion of world music, having travelled the globe looking for sounds that resonate with him. Incorporating flamenco rumba, jazz, and other forms into his many albums, Cook is widely considered to be one of the most influential figures in the “nuevo flamenco” guitar style. On his albums, and in concert, Cook explores the roots of flamenco, and its many offshoots, from India to Spain, and…

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TD JazzFest 2019: Gregory Porter plus John Lee Trio

June 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$54.50 – $72.50

Following three sensational sold-out performances at the Royal Albert Hall, international best-selling artist Gregory Porter released his first ever live album, One Night Only – Live At The Royal Albert Hall on November 2018. Porter has achieved international recognition with his two Grammy Award winning records for “Best Jazz Vocal Album”, Liquid Spirit in 2014 and Take Me To The Alley in 2017, which became the first jazz album to hit the Top 5 on the Official UK Albums Chart…

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TD JazzFest 2019: An Evening With Jacob Collier

June 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$43.50 – $58.50

British singer, multi-instrumentalist, and production wunderkind Jacob Collier went viral on YouTube, catching the attention of Quincy Jones. His 2016 album, In My Room, won 2 Grammys and a Jazz FM Award. This album led to collaborations and performances with Herbie Hancock, and Pharrell, as well as a TED Talk, a BBC Proms concert and more. In January 2018, Collier wrote Djesse, a universal wonder featuring contributions from a global cast of Collier’s musical inspirations. It is one of the…

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October 2019

Pacific Opera presents Puccini’s Il Trittico

October 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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Pacific Opera’s first opera of the season is a gem of the operatic repertoire that has not been performed in Canada in more than 50 years.  Puccini’s Il Trittico is a triple-bill of one-act operas that, when staged together as the composer intended, provides an emotional roller coaster of an evening. The composer of blockbusters La bohème and Madama Butterfly, Puccini was at the height of his career when he created Il Trittico, his final staged work.  Each of Il…

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November 2019

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

November 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29 – $95

Accompanied by Grammy nominated classical pianist Joyce Yang Dream Play Fernando Melo | Music Erik Satie,Frédéric Chopin Where We Left Off Nicolo Fonte | Music Philip Glass Half / Cut / Split Jorma Elo | Music Robert Schumann An unforgettable mix of live dance and piano virtuosity with world-renowned pianist Joyce Yang performing live on stage. ASFB tackles the quirky Half/Cut/Split by noted Finnish choreographer Jorma Elo, who collaborated with Yang to bring Robert Schumann’s Carnaval to life. Also on the program are Fernando Melo’s Dream…

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

November 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29 – $95

Accompanied by Grammy nominated classical pianist Joyce Yang Dream Play Fernando Melo | Music Erik Satie,Frédéric Chopin Where We Left Off Nicolo Fonte | Music Philip Glass Half / Cut / Split Jorma Elo | Music Robert Schumann An unforgettable mix of live dance and piano virtuosity with world-renowned pianist Joyce Yang performing live on stage. ASFB tackles the quirky Half/Cut/Split by noted Finnish choreographer Jorma Elo, who collaborated with Yang to bring Robert Schumann’s Carnaval to life. Also on the program are Fernando Melo’s Dream…

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National Geographic Live – Capturing the Impossible

November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$37.50

For extreme filmmaker, Bryan Smith, the line between going for it and going too far is often blurry—especially when you’re exploring the earth’s most remote environments. In this edge-of-your-seat presentation, Bryan shows you what it means to adventure with purpose, and why he believes the best expeditions are the ones with a healthy chance of failure. He’s faced machete-wielding locals in Papua New Guinea, suffered frostbite during the first-ever ice climb of Niagara Falls, explored the South Pacific’s deepest canyons,…

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Nutcracker with Ukrainian Shumka Dancers & Victoria Symphony

November 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$49 – $104.50

Featuring principal dancers from the Kyiv Ballet (National Ballet of Ukraine) and the famed Virsky National Dance Ensemble. Shumka’s Nutcracker blends the grace and lyricism of classical ballet with the strength and power of Ukrainian folk and character dance. This classic tale of young Clara and her dream Prince incorporates Ukrainian traditions and symbols, grand orchestral versions of Tchaikovsky's legendary score, and lavish sets and costumes designed by National Opera of Ukraine’s Maria Levitska. Exuberant entertainment! Presented by Dance Victoria.

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Nutcracker with Ukrainian Shumka Dancers & Victoria Symphony

November 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$49 – $104.50

Featuring principal dancers from the Kyiv Ballet (National Ballet of Ukraine) and the famed Virsky National Dance Ensemble. Shumka’s Nutcracker blends the grace and lyricism of classical ballet with the strength and power of Ukrainian folk and character dance. This classic tale of young Clara and her dream Prince incorporates Ukrainian traditions and symbols, grand orchestral versions of Tchaikovsky's legendary score, and lavish sets and costumes designed by National Opera of Ukraine’s Maria Levitska. Exuberant entertainment! Presented by Dance Victoria.

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Nutcracker with Ukrainian Shumka Dancers & Victoria Symphony

November 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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One event on December 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$49 – $104.50

Featuring principal dancers from the Kyiv Ballet (National Ballet of Ukraine) and the famed Virsky National Dance Ensemble. Shumka’s Nutcracker blends the grace and lyricism of classical ballet with the strength and power of Ukrainian folk and character dance. This classic tale of young Clara and her dream Prince incorporates Ukrainian traditions and symbols, grand orchestral versions of Tchaikovsky's legendary score, and lavish sets and costumes designed by National Opera of Ukraine’s Maria Levitska. Exuberant entertainment! Presented by Dance Victoria.

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December 2019

Nutcracker with Ukrainian Shumka Dancers & Victoria Symphony

December 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 30, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$49 – $104.50

Featuring principal dancers from the Kyiv Ballet (National Ballet of Ukraine) and the famed Virsky National Dance Ensemble. Shumka’s Nutcracker blends the grace and lyricism of classical ballet with the strength and power of Ukrainian folk and character dance. This classic tale of young Clara and her dream Prince incorporates Ukrainian traditions and symbols, grand orchestral versions of Tchaikovsky's legendary score, and lavish sets and costumes designed by National Opera of Ukraine’s Maria Levitska. Exuberant entertainment! Presented by Dance Victoria.

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O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy

December 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$19.50 – $49.50

Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss... Grab your Teacups! From the unbridled imagination of beloved British comedy duo James & Jamesy comes the rollicking holiday comedy O Christmas Tea. Reminiscent of classic British pantos, O Christmas Tea is rich with wordplay, comic physicality, and cleverly crafted interactive elements; however, it is James & Jamesy’s boundless imagination and endearing chemistry that bring to life the magic of this unique festive experience. Already a tradition for thousands of theatre-goers each year, O Christmas Tea will be…

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O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy

December 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$19.50 – $49.50

Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss... Grab your Teacups! From the unbridled imagination of beloved British comedy duo James & Jamesy comes the rollicking holiday comedy O Christmas Tea. Reminiscent of classic British pantos, O Christmas Tea is rich with wordplay, comic physicality, and cleverly crafted interactive elements; however, it is James & Jamesy’s boundless imagination and endearing chemistry that bring to life the magic of this unique festive experience. Already a tradition for thousands of theatre-goers each year, O Christmas Tea will be…

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Magic of the Holidays with the Victoria Symphony

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 15, 2019

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$33 – $85

Kick off your festive season with some holiday cheer! Join the Victoria Symphony and Vox Humana Chamber Choir for Magic of the Holidays, December 14 & 15 at the Royal Theatre. Celebrate the season with both holly jolly music and sentimental music including favorites like O’ Holy Night, the Nutcracker Suite and Music from Harry Potter. Handel’s Messiah, Canadian Brass and A Viennese New Year round out the Victoria Symphony’s holiday programs.

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Magic of the Holidays

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$33 – $85

Victoria Symphony presents Magic of the Holidays! Kick off your festive season with some holiday cheer! Soprano Betty Waynne Allison and Vox Humana Chamber Choir lend their talented voices to perform both holly jolly and sentimental songs including O’Holy Night, The Nutcracker Suite, Music from Harry Potter and more. Join Associate Conductor Maestro Pietraroia and the VS for a concert of holiday magic! Tickets are $33 – $85.

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Magic of the Holidays with the Victoria Symphony

December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - December 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 15, 2019

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$33 – $85

Kick off your festive season with some holiday cheer! Join the Victoria Symphony and Vox Humana Chamber Choir for Magic of the Holidays, December 14 & 15 at the Royal Theatre. Celebrate the season with both holly jolly music and sentimental music including favorites like O’ Holy Night, the Nutcracker Suite and Music from Harry Potter. Handel’s Messiah, Canadian Brass and A Viennese New Year round out the Victoria Symphony’s holiday programs.

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Magic of the Holidays

December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$33 – $85

Victoria Symphony presents Magic of the Holidays! Kick off your festive season with some holiday cheer! Soprano Betty Waynne Allison and Vox Humana Chamber Choir lend their talented voices to perform both holly jolly and sentimental songs including O’Holy Night, The Nutcracker Suite, Music from Harry Potter and more. Join Associate Conductor Maestro Pietraroia and the VS for a concert of holiday magic! Tickets are $33 – $85.

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Ballet Victoria’s “The Gift”

December 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 29, 2019

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$30.00

Live Orchestra Ballet Victoria’s holiday tradition - the same theme but always very different. Accompanied by the Victoria Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, this modern take on The Nutcracker follows Clara on a reimagined Christmas classic journey filled with wonderful new characters. From Harlequin dolls to dragons and fairies, a few mice and a Nutcracker ballerina, it’s an amazing holiday performance for the whole family. Royal Theatre Friday, December 27 at 7:30 pm - 9:30;  Saturday, December 28 at 2:00…

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Ballet Victoria’s “The Gift”

December 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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Starting at $30

With Live Orchestra! Ballet Victoria’s holiday tradition - the same theme, but always very different. Accompanied by the Victoria Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, this modern take on The Nutcracker follows Clara on a reimagined Christmas classic journey filled with wonderful new characters. From Harlequin dolls to dragons and fairies, a few mice and a Nutcracker ballerina, it’s an amazing holiday performance for the whole family. Friday, December 27 at 7:30 pm Saturday, December 28 at 2:00 pm Sunday, December…

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Ballet Victoria’s “The Gift”

December 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 29, 2019

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$30.00

Live Orchestra Ballet Victoria’s holiday tradition - the same theme but always very different. Accompanied by the Victoria Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, this modern take on The Nutcracker follows Clara on a reimagined Christmas classic journey filled with wonderful new characters. From Harlequin dolls to dragons and fairies, a few mice and a Nutcracker ballerina, it’s an amazing holiday performance for the whole family. Royal Theatre Friday, December 27 at 7:30 pm - 9:30;  Saturday, December 28 at 2:00…

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Ballet Victoria’s “The Gift”

December 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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Starting at $30

With Live Orchestra! Ballet Victoria’s holiday tradition - the same theme, but always very different. Accompanied by the Victoria Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, this modern take on The Nutcracker follows Clara on a reimagined Christmas classic journey filled with wonderful new characters. From Harlequin dolls to dragons and fairies, a few mice and a Nutcracker ballerina, it’s an amazing holiday performance for the whole family. Friday, December 27 at 7:30 pm Saturday, December 28 at 2:00 pm Sunday, December…

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Ballet Victoria’s “The Gift”

December 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 29, 2019

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$30.00

Live Orchestra Ballet Victoria’s holiday tradition - the same theme but always very different. Accompanied by the Victoria Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, this modern take on The Nutcracker follows Clara on a reimagined Christmas classic journey filled with wonderful new characters. From Harlequin dolls to dragons and fairies, a few mice and a Nutcracker ballerina, it’s an amazing holiday performance for the whole family. Royal Theatre Friday, December 27 at 7:30 pm - 9:30;  Saturday, December 28 at 2:00…

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Ballet Victoria’s “The Gift”

December 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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Starting at $30

With Live Orchestra! Ballet Victoria’s holiday tradition - the same theme, but always very different. Accompanied by the Victoria Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, this modern take on The Nutcracker follows Clara on a reimagined Christmas classic journey filled with wonderful new characters. From Harlequin dolls to dragons and fairies, a few mice and a Nutcracker ballerina, it’s an amazing holiday performance for the whole family. Friday, December 27 at 7:30 pm Saturday, December 28 at 2:00 pm Sunday, December…

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January 2020

Half Moon Run – A Blemish in the Great Light World Tour

January 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$36.75 – $51.75

Formed in 2010, Half Moon Run is a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec, known for their heavy use of percussion, group harmonies, and for playing multiple instruments during live performances. Back with their long-awaited third studio album A Blemish in the Great Light, their first since 2015's Sun Leads Me On, the four-piece are embarking on an extensive tour in 2020! Supporting Act: Taylor Janzen

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Legends of Motown

January 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$54.50 – $72.50

Legends of Motown is a 16-piece cast of singers and musicians performing live look-a-like/sound-a-like tributes to The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Jackson 5, Martha and the Vandellas and more and features all your favourite songs of the Motown era. With dazzling choreography, authentic costumes, stunning vocal performances and a fabulous live band, this high-energy show with the most timeless music of our lives is not to be missed!

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Snowed In Comedy Tour

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$25 – $45

The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story, celebrating its twelfth year. The tour has now grown to be the largest in Canada with 70 cities from Coast to Coast. The tour has now performed in Australia, The US, France, and Switzerland. The 2019 tour received numerous Standing Ovations and was the most successful to date. Without major TV credits, the growth of the tour is all attributed to word of mouth from delivering knockout…

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It’s Just Drag at Royal Theatre

January 23, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$30 – $100

TFD Presents: It's Just Drag Starring from Rupaul's Drag Race: Brooke Lynn Hytes & All Stars 4 winner, Monet X Change featuring Canadian touring cast: Priyanka, Tynomi Banks, Juice Boxx, Justine Tyme, Kendall Gender, Gia Metric, PM, Continental Breakfast, Bibi SouPhresh &Tiffany Ann Co., with performances by local drag stars Henrietta Dubet, Lola Maneata, Persi Flage, Shelita Cox, Vivian Vanderpuss.

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Victoria Symphony Presents: Shaken, Not Stirred

January 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$18 – $85

Just as synonymous with James Bond as the smoking gun, Aston Martin and shaken, not stirred martini is the stunning Bond music. From Russia with Love, Skyfall, Goldfinger, and Thunderball are just a few of the classics that you’ll hear in this spy-themed performance with tenor, David Curry, and Maestro, Sean O’Loughlin. Other notorious spy anthems from Mission Impossible and The Pink Panther are also on the program.

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Victoria Symphony Presents: Shaken, Not Stirred

January 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on January 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$18 – $85

Just as synonymous with James Bond as the smoking gun, Aston Martin and shaken, not stirred martini is the stunning Bond music. From Russia with Love, Skyfall, Goldfinger, and Thunderball are just a few of the classics that you’ll hear in this spy-themed performance with tenor, David Curry, and Maestro, Sean O’Loughlin. Other notorious spy anthems from Mission Impossible and The Pink Panther are also on the program.

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National Geographic Live – On the Trail of Big Cats

January 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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Tickets starting at $37.50

On the Trail of Big Cats with Photographer Steve Winter From trekking India’s Himalaya in search of rare snow leopards and stalking the elusive jaguar through Latin American jungles to chronicling the nocturnal activities of the “American lion” or cougar, award-winning photographer Steve Winter ventures far and wide to come face-to-face with his subjects. This is no easy task: many big cat species are in danger of extinction, so they have good reason to avoid humans. Endangered, wild, and unpredictable,…

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February 2020

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

February 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$36 – $136

Dance Victoria presents the world’s foremost all-male comic ballet company for one night only! Playful and entertaining, this skewed view of traditional ballet is a perfect, polished parody of the highest order. The TROCKS’ inspired blend of their loving knowledge of dance, their humorous approach, and the astounding fact that men can, indeed, dance en pointe without falling flat on their faces, has made them loved around the globe.

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Kidd Pivot in Revisor

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29 – $95

The newest work by the creators of the international sensation Betroffenheit. Written by Jonathon Young who adapted Nikolai Gogol's 1836 play (The Inspector General) and choreographed and directed by Crystal Pite, Revisor satirizes the greed, pettiness and corruption of the citizens of a small town who mistake a low-level clerk for a high-ranking government inspector from the city. Soon the entire community is wining, dining, and bribing him with wads of cash. Eight dancers embody the recorded dialogue of some…

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Kidd Pivot in Revisor

February 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29 – $95

The newest work by the creators of the international sensation Betroffenheit. Written by Jonathon Young who adapted Nikolai Gogol's 1836 play (The Inspector General) and choreographed and directed by Crystal Pite, Revisor satirizes the greed, pettiness and corruption of the citizens of a small town who mistake a low-level clerk for a high-ranking government inspector from the city. Soon the entire community is wining, dining, and bribing him with wads of cash. Eight dancers embody the recorded dialogue of some…

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March 2020

Ballet BC in Romeo + Juliet

March 13, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29 – $95

Romeo + Juliet by Medhi Walerski A first for Ballet BC’s repertoire, Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliethas inspired many artists with its tragic tale of “star-crossed lovers.” Compelling in its timelessness, the work captures audiences with its deeply human story and enduring themes of love, fate and family. Reflecting on the divisions that persist in today’s world, Ballet BC will offer a fresh and thought provoking retelling of the classic set to Sergei Prokofiev’s original score,that profoundly resonates today. Presented by…

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Ballet BC in Romeo + Juliet

March 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$29 – $95

Romeo + Juliet by Medhi Walerski A first for Ballet BC’s repertoire, Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliethas inspired many artists with its tragic tale of “star-crossed lovers.” Compelling in its timelessness, the work captures audiences with its deeply human story and enduring themes of love, fate and family. Reflecting on the divisions that persist in today’s world, Ballet BC will offer a fresh and thought provoking retelling of the classic set to Sergei Prokofiev’s original score,that profoundly resonates today. Presented by…

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Paris! The Show

March 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$63.50 – $73.50

PARIS! THE SHOW - Celebrating the best of post-WWII French musical répertoire! A sensational new show, bringing us the best repertoire of French music in the world! Paris! The Show is a spectacular evening of music and dance, and a vibrant tribute to the greatest French songs of the post-WWII era. It beautifully captures the essence and charm of Paris for the whole world to enjoy. An exceptional cast, spectacular live band, original storyline and scenic design transport audiences from…

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Ballet Victoria’s “The Little Prince and other works”

March 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$16 – $82

Three vignettes in one performance! Artistic Director Paul Destrooper, inspired by Saint Exupéry’s brilliant book about the story of a grown-up meeting his inner child, has created this exciting new one-act ballet. Following will be two new creations from international choreographer Peter Quanz to Rachmaninov’s Vocalise, and from BV’s Destrooper, based on the life of Elinor Dunsmuir, a fascinating character from Victoria’s past with incredible artistic talent and passion. Presents by Ballet Victoria at the Royal Theatre Saturday, March 21 at…

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Ballet Victoria’s “The Little Prince and other works”

March 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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$16 – $82

Three vignettes in one performance! Artistic Director Paul Destrooper, inspired by Saint Exupéry’s brilliant book about the story of a grown-up meeting his inner child, has created this exciting new one-act ballet. Following will be two new creations from international choreographer Peter Quanz to Rachmaninov’s Vocalise, and from BV’s Destrooper, based on the life of Elinor Dunsmuir, a fascinating character from Victoria’s past with incredible artistic talent and passion. Presents by Ballet Victoria at the Royal Theatre Saturday, March 21 at…

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April 2020

National Geographic Live – When Women Ruled the World

April 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1E5 Canada
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Tickets starting at $37.50

When Women Ruled the World with Egyptologist Dr. Kara Cooney When it comes to women in power, we’ve come a long way...right? Join Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology, for a look at a time in ancient history when women ruled the world. Often neglected in the history books, these women were considered exceptions to the rule, political pawns in a patriarchal society, but their power and influence is undeniable. Cleopatra used her sexuality—and her money—to build alliances with warlords…

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