Pandemic Playhouse series set for Pavilion Theatre

Western Canada Theatre will soon kick off its Pandemic Playhouse performance series.

The series will feature "innovative, edgy and experimental" artists of Kamloops showcasing one-act performances, music, comedy and other talent.

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Limited audiences can see the performances in-person at the Pavilion Theatre from Nov. 5 to Nov. 28.

The series begins with Dr. Sketchy's Anti Art School by Kamloops Burlesque. The show is "an eclectic mix of drinking, debauchery and drawing," according to WCT. Its first and only performance is on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m.

Kamloops Burlesque returns with Risque Cabaret on Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The show will feature a lineup of "luscious locals" performing new and classic songs.

Tonight's the Night with Zorblax, Destroyer of Worlds is a late night talk show hosted by a purple alien, featuring jokes, games and music. Catch the show on Nov. 6, Nov. 13 and Nov. 27 at 9:45 p.m.

A multimedia musical exploring the Berlin Wall will be presented in Berlin Waltz by Kamloops musician Devon More. It will be at the Pavilion on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m.

Local pop singer Madison Olds will perform at the Pavilion on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. Olds had a Top 10 song in CBC's Searchlight music contest in 2019.

The Freudian Slips will perform improv comedy on Nov. 14, Nov. 21 and Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. Their show will present dramatized versions of audience members' lives.

Jessica Buchanan is behind an improvised show called What's On!?, a half-hour of improv comedy. Shenanigans: For the Love of Chadwick will follow, by Banshee Productions. WCT calls Shenanigans "a fast-paced, song-filled soapy tale of two rivals." Catch the two shows on Nov. 14, Nov. 21 and Nov. 28 at 9:45 p.m.

Spitting Slag, by Mansel Robinson is a poetic story of a hard rock miner who has survived a catastrophic cave-in. Catch it on Nov. 18 and Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.

Local psychedelic pop band Mother Sun will perform on Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. The four-piece band has two full-length albums out, released in 2018 and 2020.

Cvetozar Vutev and Curtis Howell will perform as Leopold Mozart and C.P.E. Bach, who will "present in authentic manner" the works of J.S. Bach and G.P. Telemann for viola, violin and harpsichord in Partners in Crime on Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 at 2 p.m.

Push Up Bar by the Break A Leg Collective is a show that promises to break all the rules. Catch it on Nov. 25, Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. with a matinee on Nov. 28 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $20 plus fees, available online at wctlive.ca.

COVID-19 precautions will be in place. For more information, go online to wctlive.ca/covid19.htm.

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