Plosive Production’s Billy Bishop Goes to War is a one man, one pianist, show about the Canadian World War I flying ace and cultural hero, Billy Bishop. It’s a big piece of Canadian history from a time where Canada was just starting to grow into the independent nation it is today. Read the full review.
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is celebrating it’s 200th anniversary. Ottawa Little Theatre is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary. Coincidence? Probably. Originally produced by OLT in the 30s, they’ve brought it back to the stage as the next installment of their 10 plays from 10 decades. Read the full review.
God of Carnage is a hugely successful French play by Yasmina Reza about a group of adults who meet to discuss a dispute in a civil manner but whose meeting quickly devolves into total anarchy. Translated to English, God of Carnage has seen huge success in both London and New York. Now Third Wall Theatre has brought it home to Ottawa and into the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre. Read the full review.
The Servant of Two Masters is the first of three shows being put on by the graduating class of Algonquin College’s Theatre Arts program (i.e., Ottawa’s next generation of creative professionals) over in Algonquin’s black box studio. It’s a comedy, and there are masks. Read the full review.
All right, Ottawa. There’s still one week left for you to catch any or all of the six shows running at the Great Canadian Theatre Company as part of their Undercurrents: Theatre Below The Mainstream Festival. If you’re not sure what you want to see yet, here’s what you can expect from this line-up. Read the full review.
The Great Canadian Theatre Company is heating up a chilly Ottawa January with a show about love and revolution. Carmen Aguirre’s Blue Box is their second show in a row that’s touring the country and originates from Vancouver. Read the full review.
From tabloid folk tale to cult musical, thus is the story of Batboy. It’s the story of one of society’s outcasts just trying to fit in. Something we can all relate to. At least that’s the theory. Having opened yesterday at the Gladstone and running until February 2nd, Black Sheep Theatre puts that theory to the test. Read the full review.
Ottawa Little Theatre’s recently opened All My Sons kicks off 2013 with the fourth show of their ten shows from ten decades 100th season. The award-winning, Arthur Miller penned drama is set shortly after the end of WWII and was previously produced by Ottawa Little Theatre in 1949 and then again in 1984. Read the full review.
The Gladstone Theatre’s annual radio play has become a holiday tradition, and this year’s offering is a classic Christmas tale suitable for the entire family.Read the full review.
Continuing their celebration of their 100th season, ten plays from ten decades continues with a play brought from up from the roaring 20s. Mr. Pim Passes By, written by famed author A. A. Milne. Read the full review.