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.”
Brian Caroll: “This is your chance to see a bravura performance that has attracted hundreds of audiences, with many people coming back year after year.”
Livia Belcea: “Mimi was charming and welcoming, which made performing in front of hundreds of people for the first time, with no script, no preparation and no knowledge of where the play was going, a little bit less overwhelming.”
Colin Noden: “The National Arts Centre’s A Christmas Carol is fast paced and clever, and as tight a production as I’ve ever seen. I simply couldn’t pull out one outstanding element in the play.”
This weekend has something for everyone: from skating to Christmas lights to an art draw to a repair cafe, you’re sure to find something up your alley. Enjoy!
David Whiteley, producer of Basket of Deplorables, calls the staged reading of Tom Rachman’s audiobook “an antidote for our times”. Decide for yourself December 7 and 8 at the Gladstone Theatre.