For those of you looking for something a little different this weekend, Red. Collective is presenting a mixed performance show for one weekend only down at Saw Gallery. Billed as Off the Cuff, the night is anchored by the presentation of an original play, Stillbirth, and also features musical and stand-up performances. Read the full review.
This show surprised me with how engaging it was. Even if you’re not a fan of heavy metal, this is a show worth checking out for its great performances, humour, and surprisingly well-done story.Read the full review.
Running in Academic Hall at the University of Ottawa is a sordid tale of beauty gone wrong and true colours bubbling to the surface. Are the pretty people really the ugliest people? Princess Ivona, directed by MFA candidate Ekaterina Shestakova, runs until March 9th. 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.
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.
Paul Rainville. Chris Ralph. Margo MacDonald. Catriona Leger. Evolution Theatre. MiCasa Theatre. These are names you’re likely to be familiar with if you’ve spent any time within the professional theatre scene in Ottawa. But there’s a new generation of talented kids ready to put their names out there. People and companies like Jonah Allingham, Tess Mc Manus, Dead Unicorn Ink, and May Can Theatre. Enter the Fresh Meat Theatre Festival, running at the end of September.
Jonah Allingham’s In Waves tell us of a sailor sailing for the Northwest Passage and despairing through his isolation.Read the full review.