This year’s undercurrents festival, to be held in February, will be headlined by repeats, solo shows among an eclectic 8-show lineup.
It is easy to think of A Christmas Carol as a seasonal classic – a traditional piece cast in amber, comfortable like an old sweater. But in the right hands, a contemporary production can give us new insights into an old text.
The smash-hit musical Kinky Boots will be making its way to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre from December 27th to January 1st.
How do you say “Bah humbug” in ASL?
With snow in the forecast, this is the perfect weekend to adventure into a winter wonderland and take advantage of some holiday events.
Le Daisy Theatre est un spectacle de marionnettes pour adultes amusant, futé et torride. Il frôle la frontière de ce qui est politiquement acceptable et aborde des sujets pertinents et à propos, sans modérer l’opinion et le satire proposée.
Swordfighting, court intrigue, and a sprinkling of romance: the current Ottawa Little Theatre production of Ken Ludwig’s The Three Musketeers has everything an adventure seeker could hope for.
Courtney Merchand: “Everything Burkett did worked to shatter the illusion that you were watching wooden marionettes.”
Cette histoire, somme toute simple, est aujourd’hui un classique indétrônable des fêtes de fin d’année. Un soir de Noël, la famille de Klara est réunie pour donner une fête. Un peu de féérie qui permettra à chacun, petits et grands, de s’échapper de la réalité quotidienne pour plonger dans le monde merveilleux du Casse-Noisette.
On the Fringe is a loving tribute to the un-curated magic of Fringe festivals across the country.
On Wednesday morning, the National Arts Centre (NAC) invited their partners, stakeholders, Board Members and the media to its Theatre Salon, and revealed its 2017 performing arts lineup in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.
Fair is foul, foul is fair, and Lady Macbeth is wearing a bright red cocktail dress in the current production of Macbeth at Carleton University.
At the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee you’ll find a lovable crew of outcasts, overachievers, and general weirdos. You might see kids you knew growing up on that stage. And you might see yourself.
Courtney Merchand: “This play isn’t your average contractual romance, depicting the trials and tribulations of a modern day marriage. It surpasses that the minute your husband can have you beheaded with the snap of his fingers. There’s a power play at hand between women’s rights, politics and sex.”
Barb Popel: “His accompaniment of Brel’s songs is masterful; Richardson is one of the reasons to see this show.”