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Robin Hood and his Merry Men and Women are coming back – yes they all are!

Robin Hood and his Merry Men and Women are  coming back – yes they all are!

Robin Hood and his Merry Men and Women are  coming back – yes they all are! Robin Bailes does it again with a little help from a great cast of Gabriola Players.  Friday and Saturday November 25,26 at 7pm. Saturday and Sunday November 26,27 at 2pm. Community Hall. Tickets on-line on gabriolaplayers.ca and at North […]

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‘Heart in the Ground’ at the Vancouver Island One Act Play Festival November 6th

‘Heart in the Ground’ at the Vancouver Island One Act Play Festival November 6th

Gabriola Players once again entered the Vancouver Island One Act Play Festival in 2016 with Heart in the Ground by Douglas Hill. The play was chosen from the Three One Act plays which were performed earlier this year on Gabriola, where stars Christine McKim and Dean Clark were given a well-deserved standing ovation for their heartbreaking performances […]

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A big thank you to our 2016/17 season sponsor and advertisers

A big thank you to our 2016/17 season sponsor and advertisers

Gabriola Players would like to offer a huge thank you – for the fourth year running – to our season sponsor We would also like to thank the following businesses and individuals for supporting our 2016/17 season. We could not do what we do without them. Please let them know that you, too, appreciate their […]

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See you at the Theatre Festival!

See you at the Theatre Festival!

Gabriola Players will have a table at the Street Fair in Lockinvar Lane on Sunday, August 21. Drop by, say hello and learn more about our 2016/17 season. And while you’re there, enter our draw to win a pair of tickets for opening night performances. THE LARAMIE PROJECT Please note there was an error in […]

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Summer 2016 newsletter

Summer 2016 newsletter

Check out our Summer 2016 newsletter for all the latest from Gabriola Players. Mark your calendars for audition and performance dates for The Laramie Project and The Return of Robin Hood. Click on the link for a pdf copy Summer 2016 newsletter

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Laramie Project auditions

Laramie Project auditions

On 12 October 1998 university student Matthew Shepard was beaten, tortured and left to die near Laramie, Wyoming. Shepard was gay and his vicious murder shocked the nation.  Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project travelled to Laramie to talk to the residents. Gabriola Players is proud to be launching its 2016/17 season with […]

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Thor sends Twelfth Night indoors

Thor sends Twelfth Night indoors

Last night’s spectacular visit from Thor, god of thunder and lightning (whilst it might have been an amazing backdrop for a nighttime performance of King Lear) has left the parking field beside 775 Seagirt Road saturated. As a result, the director and producer of Twelfth Night have decided it would be safer for everyone (and […]

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Sounder: “Once more unto the beach, dear friends!”

Sounder: “Once more unto the beach, dear friends!”

Gabriola Sounder 5 July 2016 Well, close to a beach. That’s right – Shakespeare returns to Gabriola’s shore with the second “Bard by the Bay” performance by Gabriola Players. Following last year’s successful and enormously popular staged reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Players are back with another much-loved comedy: Twelfth Night. Gabriola Players […]

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RAIN OR SHINE, THE BARD IS BACK THIS WEEKEND!

RAIN OR SHINE, THE BARD IS BACK THIS WEEKEND!

After three summers of almost unrelenting sunshine from May to September, it seems the weather gods have returned to normal service on Gabriola. For everyone who already has tickets or plans to attend one of this weekend’s performances of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy Twelfth Night, fear not! The show will go on. If it rains, the […]

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Brush up your Shakespeare! Auditions for ‘Twelfth Night’ on June 5

Brush up your Shakespeare! Auditions for ‘Twelfth Night’ on June 5

After the success and popularity of our 2015 al fresco reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Gabriola Players was thrilled when Garry Davey agreed to help us make “Bard by the Bay” an annual event. This year Garry will be tackling Shakespeare’s much-loved Twelfth Night. He will be leading a five-week workshop, beginning on Sunday, […]

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