The Great Canadian Theatre Company drives headlong into holiday season with a long-touring show (20th anniversary!) from Vancouver’s Axis Theatre that’s suitable for the entire family. Read the full review.
Fittingly, SevenThirty Productions opened a play set in the oval office at election time in an election year. Also, a Thanksgiving themed play on the week of American Thanksgiving. Also, a biting comedic satire written by David Mamet apropos of nothing except laughing at things you know you shouldn’t laugh at. Read the full review.
Orpheus Musical Theatre Society kicks off their 107th season with another iconic show that was also a movie. For the next couple of weeks, they want to take you into the town of Bomont and ask you to cut loose with them for their production of Footloose. Read the full review.
The Eumenides is the first production of the Ottawa Theatre School’s 3rd year Conservatory Program’s graduating class. It’s the third part of the Oresteia by Aeschylus – one of the big three ancient Greek tragedians. Yes, the Ottawa Theatre School went way back to the roots of theatre for this one. Read the full review.
Fly Me To The Moon is the second Irish comedy written by Marie Jones and directed by John P Kelly to hit Ottawa stages this season. The difference this time is it’s a two-woman show instead of a two-man show. Read the full review.
Agnes of God, produced by 9th Hour Theatre in the GCTC Studio, features a three-woman cast in a play about a young nun who may or may have a special connection to the divine and who may or may not have killed her newborn baby. Read the full review.
If We Were Birds is a production by the University of Ottawa Drama Guild, meaning a student production. It’s a mature content advisory play that’s a harsh re-telling of a Greek myth dealing with rape and other brutalities. There’s no kid gloves here, and it’s challenging material. Read the full review.
Running at the new studio in Centrepointe Theatre, the Ottawa Shakespeare Company makes full use of technology to enhance their production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Read the full review.
Who doesn’t love the fun of trying to solve a good mystery? The Hollow is the latest show running at the Ottawa Little Theatre. Written by Agatha Christie in the 50s, this production has been set into the 30s – an era known for it’s myseries and noire films. The only question more pressing than who did the deed is — Read the full review.
Salamander Theatre launches its new season, complete with a new artistic director, with a presentation of their adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which is now touring high schools. Read the full review.