The first weekend of December in Petrolia is set to be full of Christmas spirit.
The Victoria Playhouse will be premiering their annual Christmas show, Starbright Christmas, on November 29. The ten show production will feature a theme of love, peace and joy.
Next year marks Canada's 150th birthday, and the Victoria Playhouse wanted to help celebrate by dedicating their entire season to the country they are proud to call home.
The Petrolia Community Theatre will be bringing audiences a refreshing comedy next month at the Victoria Playhouse. Mrs. Parliament's Night Out, written by Canadian Playwright Norm Foster, will feature Bonnie Harris as Mrs. Parliament. The play offers audiences a series of hilarious one liners as well as life lessons.
The Victoria Hall Art Committee is holding it's fourth annual juried art show this weekend. Art will be officially debuted on the afternoon of October 15 from 2 – 4 p.m, and will be on display for one month, until November 15.
A successful month at Victoria Playhouse saw box office records broken after The Men of Country sold out. The final show was Sunday, but both the men and women of country will be joining forces in October for a fundraiser — “Achy Breaky Seats” — for the Petrolia theatre to buy new seats.
Walking into the Victoria Playhouse, there is an instant country vibe, taking you to a barn dance or party simply through an immaculate stage setup. The house is packed as expected, and some guests have even worn their best country attire, from plaid shirts to bolo ties.
Two sisters, Carmon Broadbent and Fern Whiting will have their artworks on display at Victoria Hall this month, with their official debut on the afternoon of September 9.Broadbent, also known as “Carmon of Canada”, has been painting and drawing since she was a little girl, even before she started school.
The Men of Country: From the Heart debuts at the Victoria Playhouse on September 7. After last season's Women of Country saw huge success with sold out shows, it was decided that the men should have a shot at showing off their own country music talents.