Adrian Chamberlain is a Victoria journalist who covered arts and entertainment for the Victoria Times Colonist for 30 years. He previously wrote about theatre and classical music for the Winnipeg Free Press and has a master's degree in journalism from the University of Western Ontario.
In the Canadian theatre world, the original play Mom’s the Word was a barn-burning success. Debuting in 1995, the comedy about mom-hood — translated into 14 languages — was staged more than 10,000 . . .
Are creative artists merely highfalutin con men and women? In his edgy show True Crime — now at the Belfry Theatre’s Spark Festival — actor-playwright-musician Torquil Campbell makes the case for . . .
Jane Austen’s enduring popularity is reflected in the countless adaptations of the novelist’s work. The pop-culture cornucopia includes films, TV shows, comic strips — there are even references to . . .
If there ever was a greatest hit in opera, La bohème is surely it. Puccini’s 1896 creation, an audience favourite, is in constant rotation — the Metropolitan Opera has performed it more than 1,200 . . .