Live Events

Live & Virtual Events – The Unplugging

Our round-up of events that are happening at the theatre over the next four weeks. 

B4PLAY (In-person + Online) 
Saturday, February 4 at 11 am 
BMO Studio, 1291 Gladstone Avenue 

Our live talk show hosted by CBC Radio’s Gregor Craigie and featuring artists from the upcoming show, along with experts from the community, has been designed to provide insight into each Mainstage production. 

Panellists include Reneltta Arluk (Director), Marsha Knight (Elena), Brendan Dacontie (Ursa Creative, an Indigenous technology company on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen people, the Esquimalt and Songhees nations) and Melina Laboucan-Massimo (Founder of Sacred Earth Solar, co-founder and Senior Director at Indigenous Climate Action and Host of a new TV series, Power to the People). 

Each event is held the Saturday before Opening, is free to attend, live-streamed on Facebook, and is available as a podcast on our website. 

B4Play will have ASL Interpretation. 

To reserve your free tickets, please call our Box Office 250-385-6815 or click here.

The Flame: Storytelling Event 
Monday, February 13 at 7 pm 

Award-winning actor and one of the creators of Mom’s the Word, Deborah Williams, is bringing the hit storytelling event, The Flame, back to the Belfry.  

The Flame is a storytelling series that features real people, sharing their personal true stories in front of a live audience.  

Tickets for this event are PAY WHAT YOU CAN. Online prices are suggestions only. For more pricing options, call the box office (250-385-6815). A $2.00 CIF + GST will be added to the price of each ticket. 

TALKBACK THURSDAY (On Stage + Online / Hybrid) 
Thursday, February 23 following the performance 

On the third Thursday performance during the run of each show, most (usually all) of the actors return to the stage to answer your questions and provide insight into the play you have just experienced. These Q & A sessions last approximately 20 minutes. 

VocalEye The Unplugging 
Wednesday, March 1 

For patrons with low or no vision, this season we will offer online VocalEye performances. 

For The Unplugging, the virtual lobby opens at 6:30 pm for socializing, the official welcome at 6:45 with an intro to the show and then the show starts at 7:00 pm. Afterwards, we have a Q and A and a prize draw. 

During VocalEye performances, trained Audio Describers provide descriptions of the visual elements of the show, allowing people with low vision to enjoy the theatrical experience without missing any of the details. 

Please visit the Box Office for details.  

Live Streaming PerformancesThe Unplugging 
February 21 – 26 

All our performances of The Unplugging during the week of February 21 – 26 will be live-streamed. 

We are offering Pay What You Want live streams this season.