Is the Christian church the root of all evil or the root of all good? Megan Piercey Monafu explores this complicated question, verbatim theatre-style, in 9th Hour Theatre Company’s first original work.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.
During the 100 years war, newly minted monarch, Henry V, launched an invasion that led to the particularly bloody Battle of Agincourt. Some time later, a playwright of some repute, William Shakespeare, as part of a series of historical plays, wrote about that event. Some time later still, Ottawa’s twenty-years-running professional Shakespeare company, A Company of Fools, gives that play their particular treatment in a parks tour around the city. Read the full review.
Two clowns –Pommefrites and Restes– quest for ice cream in a gorgeous winter wonderland when they get caught up in a Shakespearean-styled drama in the Fairy Kingdom dealing with adultery, revenge, and monsters. It sounds dark but its fairies and clowns — so it’s actually hilarious. Read the full review.