The Arts in VictoriaBook - 1994
Audrey Johnson was an observer and participant in the Victoria arts scene for nearly forty years. As a columnist for the Victoria Times and then the Times-Colonist , she covered the development of the arts from a unique vantage point. Intimately involved with the creation of the Langham Court Theatre, the New Bastion, the Phoenix Theatre and the Pacific Opera Society, Audrey knew the characters, the secrets, and the behind-the-scenes politics. This book is a personal history of the contemporary arts scene in Victoria and how it evolved. It looks at the ups and downs of the arts'theatre, music, visual arts and dance'in what was a critical time in Victoria's emergence as a city.