Barbara Popel: “It’s a rare play that elicits sympathy for all its characters. The Clean House, however, achieves this. All the more remarkable a feat, since it is an amalgam of comedy, drama, and surrealism.”
How to Disappear Completely is playing in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Theatre until February 17, 2018.
Little Boxes is playing until Saturday February 17 at Arts Court Theatre.
New Play Tuesday played in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Studio (2 Daly Avenue) on Tuesday February 13. The festival continues until February 17.
The Shit Show is playing in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Studio until February 10, 2018.
The Pipeline Project is playing in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Theatre until February 10, 2018.
Little Boxes is playing in the undercurrents festival at the undercurrents festival until February 17.
Forstner & Fillister Present: Forstner & Fillister In: Forstner & Fillister is playing in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Theatre until February 17.
The 8th undercurrents festival is running from February 7–17 at Arts Court Theatre and the National Arts Centre. Tickets cost $20–25 and admission to some shows is on a pay-what-you-can basis.
Theatre Kraken’s Othello is at the Gladstone Theatre from February 2-10.
Jennifer Cavanagh: “This short one-woman play by George Brant explores the devastating impact of detached modern warfare on an air force combat pilot who is grounded to become part of the “chair-force” guiding unmanned drones from a windowless trailer in the Nevada desert.”
Courtney Merchand: “Moscovitch has presented us with startling piece of theatre based in working-class Ottawa in the 1920s but the implications of how far our society has left to go is the plays most unexpected twist. So what is it exactly a young wife ought to know? You’ll have to go see to find out.”
Danny Globerman: “Unless you know what to look for, it’s unlikely you’ll spot the line between truth and fiction in 887. It’s well concealed by the dazzling stagecraft and disarming performance Lepage so magically executes.”
This personal story cum TEDtalk raises universal questions about aging and eldercare that are provocative and timely. Milner’s work is well-timed with law makers currently struggling to legislate Canada’s 2015 Supreme Court ruling on the right to assisted suicide.
Jennifer Cavanagh: “Skillful lighting casts shadows speaking to the subterfuge and deception within the text while the music and spotlights create a dreamlike thrall as the piece explores where deception ends and blissful ignorance led by a master performer begins.”