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THE SHADOW IN THE WATER
February 26, 2022 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM$10.00 – $14.00
8THE SHADOW IN WATER
To reserve for this date & time go to the TICKET BOX at the bottom of the page.
This play by local award-winning playwright David Elendune – and directed by award winning-director Ian Case – was a recent sold-out hit at the Victoria Fringe Festival. It is a highly personal and poignant tale of love, loss, and sharks… for the event that simmers under the surface of the play, and drives its themes, is the 1916 Jersey Shore shark attacks (long reputed to be the inspiration for the movie Jaws). As Mary nears the end of her life, she immerses herself in a retrospective journey, guided by Sharon; a mysterious presence, and necessary witness. The Shadow in the Water reminds us that our experiences, for better or worse, are what have made us who we are. Will Mary embrace her experiences and come to terms with a life full of both rewards and regrets? David Elendune – with great empathy – helps us to understand the complexity of life lived.
“So, smile in the room, and cry in the corridor, for it’s another beautiful day in Hell.” (from the play)
David’s play, Good Night Uncle Joe is playing in England and Sweden this year, and his play, The Day Before Tomorrow has recently be awarded mentorship at the Belfry Theatre.
Directed by Ian Case
Starring – live – (alphabetically): Rosemary Jeffery, Wendy Magahay
Video sequence actors – Cam Culham, David Elendune, Nolan Fidyk, Janine Fitzpatrick, Connie McConnell, Tenyjah McKenna, Christina Patterson, Vuk Prodanovic, Melissa Taylor, Kenneth J. Yvorchuk
Feb 22 – 8pm (Preview)
Feb 23 – 8pm
Feb 24 – 8pm
Feb 26 – 2pm
Feb 26 – 8pm
Mar 2 – 8pm
Mar 3 – 8pm
Mar 4 – 8pm
Mar 5 – 2pm
Mar 5 – 8pm
Mar 9 – 8pm
Mar 10 – 8pm
Mar 11 – 8pm
Mar 12 – 2pm
Mar 12 – 8pm
Reservations and Ticket Sales
To reserve and pay immediately for this date & time go to the TICKET BOX at the bottom of the page.
14 regular, $10 seniors (60+) /students/unwaged
Tuesday Feb 22 is half-price ($7) preview
Wednesday Mar 2 is Pay-What-You-Wish admission
The show is about 70 minutes long, with no intermission.
Until further notice, we will be following COVID-19 safety protocols. You will be required to wear a mask and provide proof of identity along with either your BC or Canada Vaccine Card.
Theatre Inconnu is located in the Paul Phillips Hall at 1923 Fernwood Road (across the street from the Belfry Theatre).
We are wheelchair accessible but you must let us know beforehand to so we can make accommodation.
Theatre Inconnu is located on the traditional lands of the Lekwungen peoples, also known as the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.