Cirque du Soleil’s latest show VOLTA continues their winning, if anticipated, format of narrative blended to dazzling physical performances. The adrenaline, execution, finesse and elegance will leave you breathless as Cirque du Soleil delivers a fast-paced evening under the big top that is nothing short of incredible.
This weekend isn’t only about the giant monsters of La Machine, although we are pretty excited to check them out. With lots happening in the city and on the outskirts (we’re looking at you, MayoFest!), grab your friends and have a blast.
Motown The Musical is an epic journey into the history of motown music. From the talented cast, to the classic hits, to the stage and lighting; everything about the show will transport you to the heyday of the music that influenced America.
Odyssey Theatre returns to Strathcona Park for another season of theatre under the stars.
This week on the podcast, we’re chatting with actors Phillip Merriman and Zoe Georgaras, who play the title characters in Bear & Co’s outdoor production of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ currently touring around parks in Ottawa until July 30th.
This past weekend, Theatre in the Bush brought Northern culture with a spirit of adventure to Canada Scene for a three-night, sold-out run at Mackenzie King Estate.
Let us begin with a bit of good news: this weekend promises a little nugget of sunshine and a whole lotta great things going on to compensate for the rain drops and grey skies. From there, we jump head first into this weekend’s goings on.
How things are made, shapes what it is made. This is the philosophy that Floral Theatre, a young Ottawa theatre troupe, practiced during their preparations for their first Ottawa Fringe Festival performance of Three to Leave and hopes to foster through all their future endeavours.
Pour la deuxième année consécutive, un collectif de théâtre créatif et audacieux revient en force cet été pour offrir du Molière en plein air dans le Vieux-Hull. Du 20 au 29 juillet, sera présentée La Jalousie du Barbouillé, une toute nouvelle mouture de l’ingénieux et indémodable Molière.
E T E R N I T Y : a theatre and production company at the crossroads of art, politics and social innovation
Through a multidisciplinary approach, Kelsey brings a holistic vision to her theatre and production company and created a unique artistic hub. The three pillars of the company, artistry, education and innovation, aim at connecting and highlighting literary work, artistic performances, self-expression and creating a dialogue to address modern-day issues such as oppression, violence and the environment.
A Company of Fools is bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream to a city park near you. That’s not an exaggeration—with shows ranging from Navan to Stittsville to Manotick to Wakefield, everyone in the greater Ottawa area has a chance to see it.
Apt613 contributor Jessica Ruano is joined by a member of the local theatre community, Arden Usin. They share their thoughts on some of the shows seen recently at the Canada Scene Festival (running June 15 to July 23).
It may be one of the rainiest summers we’ve had in a while, but don’t let that stop you from getting out and enjoying all the activities this weekend! Summer favourites like the light show at Parliament Hill are back, it’s the final weekend of Bluesfest, and Canada Scene has shows aplenty! Enjoy!
Born out of a collaboration between luminary playwright Hannah Moscovitch, larger-than-life musician Ben Caplan and director Christian Barry, Old Stock blends music, theatre, and storytelling to tell the story of Moscovitch’s great-grandparents who arrived in Canada in 1908 as refugees fleeing the pogroms.
Apt613 got in touch with Hannah Moscovitch to learn more about the inspiration for Old Stock and how it came together.