Musically, Sal Capone is a triumph. Sal Capone is a powerful play tackling the important issue of police violence against people of colour in Canada, delivered in a the form of an epic, 90-minute hip hop theatre production.
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet performs Dracula at the National Arts Centre from April 12–14.
Brian Carroll: “Blink is a charming enough tale, but the real reason to see this production is to see the talented Gadsby and her nuanced interaction with Ottawa veteran Whiteley. Ottawa is fortunate to have attracted such a talent to our stages.”
Betroffenheit is playing at the National Arts Centre for two nights April 6–7, 2018.
If you like your theatre strong, make sure to catch the Tennessee Williams classic A Streetcar Named Desire playing at the Ottawa Little Theatre through to April 7.
Playwright David Yee’s carried away on the crest of a wave is at the National Arts Centre from March 21 to April 1.
Six politically- and socially-charged plays are being presented on the GCTC’s main stage in the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre.
Barb Popel: “9th Hour’s production of Godspell, helmed by artistic director Jonathan Harris, is adapted for Ottawa in 2018. Their goal is to achieve contemporary relevance. I think they are successful.”
The 2018–19 season is an intriguing program of dance, theatre, and music, and will mark the National Arts Centre’s 50th anniversary.
Un duel tranchant et philosophique entre un dealer et son client interprété par les comédiens Sébastien Ricard et Hugues Frenette s’apprête à être débattu sur les planches du Centre national des Arts cette semaine. Après La nuit juste avant les forêts et Combat de nègre et de chiens de Bernard-Marie Koltès, la metteure en scène Brigitte Haentjens a cette fois-ci choisi de redonner vie au texte du même auteur Dans la solitude des champs de coton.
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.