Nanaimo Events – South Island Zone Theatre Festival

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Monday, May 4 to Sunday, May 10, 2015 – South Island Zone Theatre Festival – 8pm at the Cedar Community Hall in Nanaimo, BC  

Yellow Point Drama and Theatre BC join forces to bring the South Island Zone Theatre Festival to Vancouver Island. Catch over four nights’ worth of live theatre performances in Cedar, a short drive from Nanaimo.

This event is one of 10 regional festivals held in BC where the best of the best performances are selected to compete at Theatre BC’s “Destination Mainstage” event in July. Five different theatre groups from the South Island Zone will be performing popular plays that are among their season’s best from the fourth of May to the seventh. Shows will range in theme and atmosphere, from the Gothic chills to quirky comedy and Shakespearean romance.

On May 10 is the awards gala event, where dinner will be held and provided by Nanaimo’s The Thirsty Camel Café. There will also be a classical dance performance by Roberta Taylor Dance, as well as music from the Bowen Park Swing Band.

For a full schedule of shows being held by each South Island Zone theatre group, please visit Theatre BC’s official website.

Don’t miss out on these great theatrical events!

Nanaimo Event Details: 

Event: South Island Zone Theatre Festival

Date: Monday, May 4 to Sunday, May 10, 2015. 8pm. Gala Night: 6pm.

Location: Cedar Community Hall (2388 Cedar Road), Nanaimo, BC

Prices: $20.

Contact: Email: or phone: 250-245-7516 

Official websites:,

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