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7eventy 7even


7eventy 7even

7eventy 7even, a new play by Charles Tidler

Produced by Theatre SKAM

Directed by Pamela Bethel

Featuring hands-on sculptures by Monkey C Interactive

February 12 - 24, 2019

849 Fort Street

General Admission: $20

First Preview: FREE - to reserve a seat, click here.

Second Preview: $10 - to book a ticket, click here.


February 14 is Sold Out!

Ages 13+ (Coarse language and mature subject matter.)

Aprox 60min running time.

Join Theatre SKAM for a night of overheard conversations and interactive art installations, featuring the world premiere of Charles Tidler’s new play 7eventy 7even. Help us launch our new, downtown, store-front creation space at 849 Fort Street with this engaging site-specific event!


7eventy 7even is 77 found micro dramas from the streets, squares and markets of Victoria BC brought to life by nine professional actors. A mosaic of overheard and invented words, lines and conversations, 7eventy 7even works like a 'cledon,' an ancient form of divination where the answers to private dilemmas may be found by public chance.

Come to the show and you may hear your own words being spoken!

Featuring the acting talents of Aisha Haq, Mark Hellman, Anders Jenstad-Fritz, Grace Le, Sarah Murphy, Monica Ogden, Kathryn Popham, Carey Wass.

And the design talents of Rebekah Johnson, Aidan Dunsmuir, Delaney Tesch, Shayna Ward.


Charles Tidler is a playwright, novelist and poet. Born in Ohio, he grew up in Tipton, Indiana, and earned a B.A. from Purdue, studying literature and philosophy. A Vietnam War draft resister, Charles became a Canadian citizen on the 4th of July, 1976. His writing has won many honours and awards. His most recent work is the novella Useless Things [Redacted], published by Ekstasis Editions in 2016. He lives in Victoria, B.C., and is the father of two sons. 


Monkey C Interactive is the interactive work of artists David Parfit and Scott Amos. Whether it’s a strange and whimsical musical instrument like the Bubble Organ, a giant motion-responsive LED cube sculpture, a tech-house-looping mutant cash register, or a 5-story-tall musical stairwell, Monkey C Interactive’s public art installations and interactive sculptures have amused and delighted countless people in their hometown of Victoria, BC, and at numerous festivals and events.

We acknowledge the financial support of CRD Arts, The BC Arts Council, The Province of BC, The Victoria Foundation and The Canada Council for the Arts.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: This venue has gender neutral washrooms. A current accessibility assessment is in progress for those with mobility issues. Stay tuned for updates!

Theatre SKAM is grateful to live and create on the Traditional Territories of the Lekwungen Peoples, now known as the Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations.

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