Bed and Breakfast

Mark Crawford's comedy opens in August. The theatre’s newly renovated lobby will be unveiled on the Opening Night of Bed and Breakfast (August 10).

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 — Victoria, BC...From August 8 - 27, the Belfry Theatre will present Mark Crawford’s new comedy, Bed and Breakfast. Directed by Ashlie Corcoran (who was just named the next artistic director of Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre Company), Bed and Breakfast stars Mark Crawford (Belfry debut) and Paul Dunn (who starred in The Gay Heritage Project in the 2016 SPARK Festival).

Bed and Breakfast is a sweet summer comedy about finding your community. When Brett inherits his aunt’s house, he and his partner move out of Toronto to set up a B&B in a quiet little tourist town. Great idea. It never crossed either of their minds that being a same-sex couple would raise eyebrows and generate friction. This comedy about “being out” in a small town is a tour-de-force for two actors: they play the central couple plus all the characters they encounter, from contractors to relatives to the woman who runs the
coffee shop.

“It’s fun and funny and surprisingly moving. It’s a cleverly written comedy, in which the issue of sexual orientation adds heart and depth. Mark Crawford is a wonderful actor and a young playwright who keeps writing hit comedy after hit comedy! And just to make this show even sweeter, Mark will star as Brett, opposite his real life partner Paul Dunn as Drew – a cast made in (small town) heaven!” Michael Shamata on Bed and Breakfast.

Creative Team
Ashlie Corcoran (Director)
Dana Osborne (Designer)
John Gzowski (Sound Designer)
Rebecca Picherack (Lighting Designer)
Michael Barrs (Stage Manager)
Becca Jorgensen (Apprentice Stage Manager)

Show Sponsors
Bed and Breakfast is generously supported by Villa Marco Polo Inn and Charelli’s Cheese Shop and Delicatessen.

Season Sponsors
The Belfry is generously supported by The Times Colonist and Helijet.

Public Funders
The Belfry is funded by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Province of BC, BC Arts Council, CRD Arts Development and the City of Victoria.

Ticket Information
Tickets for Bed and Breakfast range from $20 to $53 (plus GST). Tickets are available at 250-385-6815 or online at tickets.belfry.bc.ca. Prices are subject to change.

Rush Tickets
For our weekday evening performances we offer a limited number of last minute rush tickets at a discount. Rush tickets are:

> available at the Box Office 30 minutes before each evening performance (Tuesday to Friday),

> in person only,

> subject to availability, and

> 40% off our regular Zone 2 (Yellow Section) and Zone 3 (Red Section) ticket prices.

Ticket Discount
High School Students – 50%
University / College / Post Secondary Students – 25%
Seniors – 10%
Members of the Military – 25%
Groups (10 or more) – 10%

Performance Schedule (August 8 - 27, 2017)
Tuesdays - Thursdays at 7:30 pm
Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm
Wednesday Matinees at 1 pm (August 23)
Saturday Matinees at 4 pm
Sunday Matinees at 2 pm

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Media Contact
Mark Dusseault
Director of Marketing & Communications
Belfry Theatre / 250-385-6835 / pr@belfry.bc.ca

Bed and Breakfast Trailer

Mark Crawford and Paul Dunn in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Mark Crawford and Paul Dunn in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Paul Dunn and Mark Crawford in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Mark Crawford and Paul Dunn in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Mark Crawford and Paul Dunn in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Mark Crawford and Paul Dunn in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Paul Dunn in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Paul Dunn and Mark Crawford in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Paul Dunn and Mark Crawford in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Mark Crawford and Paul Dunn in Bed and Breakfast / Photos by Andrée Lanthier
Ashlie Corcoran / Director
Paul Dunn / Drew
Rebecca Picherack / Lighting Designer
John Gzowski / Sound Designer
Michael Barrs / Stage Manager
Becca Jorgensen / Apprentice Stage Manager