Plosive Productions investigates the power of healing through storytelling with Daniel MacIvor’s How It Works, directed in this production at The Gladstone by Stewart Matthews. Read the full review.
What happens when a fair-sized group of Ottawa’s emerging artists decide it’s time to showcase their talents? An evening of theatre, six-micro-shows long, with each one being as different from the others as the artists themselves. Read the full review.
Gruppo Rubato is celebrating their 10th anniversary down in the GCTC Studio with the world premiere play from an emerging local playwright. It’s the story of an man and his granddaughter trying to make sense of life following the death of the man’s wife. Read the full review.
Red. Collective’s latest presentation over in the Saw Gallery is Dog Sees God, a foray into the world of the comic strip Peanuts with the characters now in their troubled teen years. Read the full review.
For Ottawa Little Theatre’s 100th season, they’re digging into their history and drawing one (presumably successful) play from each decade they’ve been around. First up, pulled straight from the roaring 20s: Hay Fever. It opened, September 18th and runs through October 6th. Read the full review.
The Great Canadian kicks off it’s 2012/13 season with The Secret Mask, a play about a reconciliation between an estranged father and son after the father has a stroke and is left with aphasia. Read the full review.
For four nights only, in Southam Hall at the National Arts Centre, Opera Lyra is presenting Giacomo Puccini’s opera, Le Bohème. Set in late 18th Century paris, and as the inspiration for many a contemporary work (most notably, Jonathon Larson’s Pullitzer Prize winning musical RENT), La Bohème is the story of great love and great tragedy. Read the full review.
Written by playwright Marie Jones, and directed in this production at The Gladstone by John P. Kelly, Stones In His Pockets is a comedy with two actors and dozens of characters. The central characters of Stones In His Pockets are a pair of Irishmen named Jake and Charlie and the story is about them working as extras and navigating their way through a big budget Hollywood movie set that invades a small town in Ireland.Read the full review.
One show takes you into outer space and pays homage to 50s sci-fi and noir tropes. The other brings an alien to Earth in a parody straight out of the 80s. They both had successful runs at Ottawa Fringe 2012 before their Summer Fling remount. Read the full review.
In this musical by renowned playwright Norm Foster, five strangers come to Jasper Station on one random night to buy a ticket to their future. It’s the 2nd play of Ottawa Little Theatre’s Summer season. Read the full review.