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ROBIN ROCKS THE HOOD

ROBIN ROCKS THE HOOD

After four sold out performances, the verdict appears to be in: Robin Hood and His Merry Men (by Robin Bailes and Jonathan Hales) was the BEST PANTO EVER! Congratulations to director Miranda Holmes and the amazing cast. Another big shout out to the set designers and the costume queens.  And everyone else involved both on […]

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Let the pantomania begin!

Let the pantomania begin!

Tickets are now available for the 2015 Gabriola Players pantomime.

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Whitton bursary awarded to UVic student

Whitton bursary awarded to UVic student

In 2011, in memory of Don Whitton (one of the earliest and most active members of Gabriola Players), we established an annual bursary  to provide financial assistance to islanders pursuing the study of some aspect of theatre arts. In late September Don’s wife Sue presented a cheque to the parents of David Cosbey, who earlier […]

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Sounder: From fraught to farcical – something for everyone in Gabriola Players season

Sounder: From fraught to farcical – something for everyone in Gabriola Players season

Gabriola Sounder Tuesday, October 6 2015 The Gabriola Players 2015/16 season got off to a thrilling start last weekend with Canadian playwright Nicole Moeller’s award-winning drama An Almost Perfect Thing. Pitch perfect performances by Roger Carter, Donna Deacon and Drew Staniland kept audience members on the edges of their seats. From fraught drama, the gears have […]

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Sounder: Gabriola Players launches new season with dark drama

Sounder: Gabriola Players launches new season with dark drama

Wednesday, September 23 2015 Gabriola Players is proud to be launching its 2015/16 season with Canadian playwright Nicole Moeller’s dark psychological drama An Almost Perfect Thing. The three-character play was inspired by the story of Natascha Kampusch – a young Austrian girl who was kidnapped at the age of 10 and held captive for eight […]

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Thank you, Robert’s Place, and all the other businesses supporting theatre on Gabriola

Thank you, Robert’s Place, and all the other businesses supporting theatre on Gabriola

One of the many things that puts the “community” in community theatre on Gabriola is the support shown for the performing arts by our local businesses.   Gabriola Players would like to offer a huge thank you – for the third year running – to our season sponsor We would also like to thank the […]

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ROBIN HOOD AUDITIONS

ROBIN HOOD AUDITIONS

Auditions for ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRY MEN, this November’s panto, will be held immediately after Labour Day. There are 12 principal roles and 11 chorus roles (many of which may be doubled up). To find out who’s who in the panto see ROBIN HOOD ROLES TO BE CAST. Auditions for principal roles will be […]

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Sounder: “Gabriola Players present A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Sounder: “Gabriola Players present A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

© Derek Kilbourn, Gabriola Sounder, Tuesday, June 23 2015 This coming weekend, the Gabriola Players will be staging an open air version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream off Berry Point Road. Gabriolan Garry Davey, a long-time member of the Nanaimo theatre community, has adapted a shortened version of Shakespeare’s popular comedy for the Players. Lawrence […]

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Sounder: Gabriola Players present A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Berry Point

Sounder: Gabriola Players present A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Berry Point

(c) Derek Kilbourn, Sounder News, Tuesday, June 23 2015 This coming weekend, Gabriola Players will be staging an open air version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream off Berry Point Road.   Gabriolan Garry Davey, a long-time member of the Nanaimo theatre community, has adapted a shortened version of Shakespeare’s popular comedy for the Players. Lawrence […]

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Thank you, Gabriola!

Thank you, Gabriola!

We asked you to support your local playwrights and you did! Another sold out weekend of performances, thanks to your support. Kudos to playwrights Anne M. Holmes (That’s Nice), Dennis Johnston (Lemon Yellow Laces) and Mark Smith (Eyes of a Blue Dog). And bravos all round for the casts of the three plays. Back row, […]

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