A Nightmare for Oberon is a sequel of sorts to three of Shakespeare’s most (in)famous female characters, Lady Macbeth, Ophelia & Titania who happen upon each other in the magical forests of A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Ophelia is convinced that she is in heaven, having believed that she had drowned, Lady Macbeth, crazy as ever, still can’t wash that damn blood off her hands and Titania, slightly perplexed by these oddities, takes charge and command over these new fellows who happen upon her forest.
Around Miss Julie is a brand new Canadian play brought to Ottawa Fringe by a group of Concordia grads. It takes a look at the uncertainty of being in your early twenties, at the hilarious and sometimes manic process of putting on a play, and the relationships we develop or destroy along the way. Read the full review.
Hopegrown Productions presents Around Miss Julie, a play about a group of actors who come together to rehearse and perform a pulpy, purple-prose adaptation of Miss Julie with the “guidance” of a young director who feels that she has something to prove. Coming in hot from Montreal Fringe, Around Miss Julie garnered two award nominations for Best English Theatre Performance & the Beyond the Mountain Award. Read the full review.