The Spanish Tragedy is coming soon!


“Revenge is a dish best served cold.” – old Spanish proverb
The wheel of fate keeps turning, and the only constant is change as revenge cycles through darkness towards justice.

This November, The Villain’s Theatre brings THE SPANISH TRAGEDY to The Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen Street.


Tues Nov 15 – PWYC Preview performance
Wed Nov 16 – 2:30pm Matinee
Wed Nov 16 – 8pm Opening Night
*Opening night sponsored by performance patron Christina Luckyj*
Thurs Nov 17 – 8pm Performance
Fri Nov 18 – 8pm CHIP NIGHT
Sat Nov 19 – 2pm Matinee
Sat Nov 19 – 8pm Evening performance
Sun Nov 20 – 2pm Matinee
Sun Nov 20 – 8pm Closing night
*Closing night sponsored by performance patrons David Nicol and Roberta Barker*

Sarah Deller
Rachel Hastings
Colleen MacIsaac
Leah Pritchard
Madeleine Tench
Katherine Tufts

Dan Bray – Director, Adaptor
Kathryn McCormack – Assistant Director
Tessa Pekeles – Stage Manager
Olivia McGinn – Apprentice Stage Manager
Colleen MacIsaac – Production Manager
Thomas Kyd – Playwright
Matthew Downey – Design Mentor
Kelsey Stanger – Costume Designer
Patricia Vinluan – Set Designer
Olivia McGinn – Lighting Designer
Michael Robson – Composer / Musician/ MD
Claire Leger – Choreographer
Karen Bassett – Fight Director

This production is made possible thanks to Arts Nova Scotia, Business for the Arts, Theatre Nova Scotia, the Bus Stop Theatre, Good Robot Brewing Company, and our season sponsor Websavers Inc, the best darn folks for all of your website needs!

The Villain’s Theatre engages under the terms of the INDIE 2.2, professional Artists who are members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.

Villains Hallowe’en Costume Sale this week!


What do you do when you’re an early-modern theatre company with minimal amounts of storage? You go through your costume collection from time to time and release some beautiful pieces into the world!

On Fri Oct 14 8:30am – 5pm, drop by the Dal Student Union Building and pick up some very affordable duds for your Halloween costume, theatrical endeavours, or your new favourite casual around-the-house 15th-century gown!

There’s some really neat pieces, some surprises, and a whole lot of exciting finds! All proceeds go towards the Villains’ upcoming production of The Spanish Tragedy, play Nov 15-20 at The Bus Stop Theatre!


**We realize that the event is during business hours, so for those of you who aren’t free during the daytime, we’ll have a advance sneak-peek sale the night before, at 9pm on Thurs Oct 13 – email if you are interested in coming by and we’ll give you the location!**


(Photo by Zach Faye)