We sat down with any company/artist presenting at Ottawa Fringe (starting June 19th!) who wanted to chat about their upcoming shows. We gave them three minutes (approximately) to make their best case as to why we should pick them. We called it speed dating. From now through the day before Fringe starts we’re choosing one local, one national, and one international artist from those we talked to and previewing them here. Today’s local pick is Filament Théâtre’s L’Araignée. Read the full review.
Like Wolves is a play about choice and regret. Closing out the GCTC’s 2012/2013 season (the last programmed by former Artistic Director Lise Ann Johnson), it is a world premiere written by local playwright, Rosa Laborde. 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.
Celebrating theatre below the mainstream, the third annual Undercurrents festival recently announced its line-up and solidified the Great Canadian Theatre Company as the place to be for innovative and original theatre in February. Read the full review.
One half of the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival sees prominent a General fall from grace through the machinations of a supposed friend in William Shakespeare’s Othello. Read the full review.
The second show, or first depending how you count, of the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival is A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a comedy wherein some fairies screw around with some humans and with each other. Read the full review.
An immortal Mary Magdalene, drunk and homeless, stumbles into an AA meeting to clean up her act? A geneticist wakes up one morning with a box on his head and decides to clone himself to get to the bottom of it? Yes, indeed. Those are the premises of the two plays that make up Evolution Theatre’s double bill. Read the full review.