ENCOUNT3RS, on now at the National Arts Centre, highlights the diversity of ballet and orchestral music, and how the two interact with each other to create something beautiful.
Pour la huitième fois depuis 2003, le Centre national des Arts proposera son Festival Scène du 15 juin au 23 juillet.Pendant près de six semaines ce seront 1 000 artistes qui viendront présenter quelques 100 évènements culturels au public de la région. De quoi passer un bel été. À condition de ne pas se perdre dans une programmation pléthorique !
The indie theatre series runs from April 19 to May 6 at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Ave).
After two years of prep work plus a consistently growing audience and repertoire, the pair are now slated to perform at The Gladstone this Wednesday, March 15. They’re also prepping to perform in the Ottawa Fringe Festival in June of this year.
A hub for independent theatre, The Gladstone has hired its first manager. The venue – which had long been run by volunteers – is entering an exciting period of growth and looking toward its 10th anniversary season.
For more of what’s going on around town, take a look at our event calendar. Don’t forget to tag your photos from this weekend with our #apt613wknd hashtag for a chance to be featured on our Instagram feed!
This week we talk with local playwright Lawrence Aronovitch about Ottawa’s vibrant theatre scene and his new play, Finishing the Suit, which runs until March 11 at The Gladstone Theatre.
Livia Belcea: “Immediately I knew that I would leave the show with more questions about time, love and death.”
Hometown favourites, an adult-only dating adventure, millennial comedies… Last weekend, Great Canadian Theatre Company unveiled its 2017–18 season during a subscribers event at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre. Programmed by Artistic Director Eric Coates, the company’s 43rd season is dominated by female playwrights – young female playwrights. “This is partly due to our commitment to gender equity, […]
Infinity by award-winning Ottawa playwright Hannah Moscovitch is on at the National Arts Centre until March 11.
Barb Popel: “Some folks in the opening night audience laughed at some of the lines. I’m not certain this was always Aronovitch’s intent, given the subject matter – how to cope with grief after losing loved ones.”
Récipiendaire du Prix Jacques-Poirier-Outaouais 2017 pour son livre Pour l’hiver, Lisa L’Heureux connaît présentement un succès éclatant.
The 2017–18 National Arts Centre season is an exciting lineup of dance, theatre, and music, and will feature the NAC’s new performance spaces being unveiled this year.
Après avoir figuré à titre de première production de l’année au Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, l’oeuvre a généré une série d’éloges de la part de la critique. À notre grand bonheur, La bonne âme du Se-Tchouan s’inscrit au programme du Théâtre français du Centre national des Arts, du 1er au 4 mars.
As you may have surmised, the production mashes up the dark, romantic tale of the Phantom of the Opera with country music comedic hijinks.