Sansei: The Storyteller

by Mark Kunji Ikeda

With Glowing Hearts

by Jennifer Wynne Webber

Welcome to TheatreOne



For 32 years, TheatreOne has presented a full slate of theatre offerings to residents and visitors to the region. Our upcoming season features Canadian content that will entertain, educate and enrich the mid-Island community. Our Mainstage presentations at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre offer challenging and dynamic performing arts events that celebrate Canada and our vibrant creative sector.

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Emerging Voices

Just Kidding for Kids

Fringe Flicks

Coming up!

God is a Scottish Drag Queen: The Second Coming

In one of the funniest stand-up routines ever, the omnipotent playwright as the Almighty returns to Nanaimo to confirm our misunderstanding of Him and what he really thinks about humanity.

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Sansei: The Storyteller

Cinderella’s life is storybook perfect. That is, until circumstances force her into a life of drudgery in the home of her wicked stepmother and stepsisters.  Is Cinderella destined for a “happily ever after”? If the shoe fits… literally!

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That's great art -- nothing is self-evident. I am made to laugh about those who cry, and cry about those who laugh.

Bertolt Brecht, on Theatre