The Screwtape Letters shows us the unique challenges demons face trying to corrupt humans and the consequences that arise when they fail. Read the full review.
The Great Divorce explores the concept of Heaven, Hell, and morality in a series of vignettes and casual conversational debates. Read the full review.
Nicholas Amott plays Todd, an insomniac who can never fall asleep, yet seems to be living in a dream in Wake.Read the full review.
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 Wake, presented by Fireflood Theatre. Read the full review.
A scheming magician sends two children into different universes, leading to adventures involving evil queens, talking animals, and worlds old and new. 9th Hour Theatre brings the origin story of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia Chronicles to life as the first Narnia-themed production in their 2014 season. Read the full review.
Two gladiators prepare for their 1,000th battle – against each other – and reflect at how they got there in Nicholas Amott’s The Fight. It’s a blend of stage-combat and storytelling. Read the full review.
From Vanity Project Productions and writer/director Tim Oberholzer, The Vanity Project is an original musical that questions if Narcissus’s reputation for vanity might not be all there is to the story. Or even true at all. Read the full review.
The first thing that jumped into my head as The Vanity Project stated its motto (a cautionary tale for an isolating age): is this supposed to be a metaphor for the Facebook generation?Read the full review.
The Vanity Project is an ambitious project. It’s a re-telling of the Greek classical tale of Narcissus who was so in love with his own reflection that Nemesis ultimately brings along his downfall. Tim Oberholzer is behind the writing, directing and even puts himself in one of the roles in this musical adaptation. Read the full review.