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.”
Évitons-nous la peine de la rédaction (pour moi) et surtout de la lecture (pour vous) d’un (trop) long article dans lequel l’avis de l’auteur arrive seulement dans la conclusion et disons-le tout de suite : j’ai adoré ! L’entrée dans la salle annonce la couleur : petite capacité (une centaine de personnes) qui favorise la proximité avec la […]
Brian Carroll: “The audience was abuzz at intermission and after the show. I haven’t seen such excitement and so many smiles in the NAC Theatre audience for many a moon.”
Greg Guevara: “The monologues hit quick and hard, touching on a range of emotions as wide as the human experience.”
Barb Popel: “Let’s hope we see Beddoe, Scott, Richards, Adams and especially Lefebvre cast in other plays soon.”
This testing ground for indie theatre has seen more than forty short plays premiere since 2012. It’s a chance to see nascent ideas tested out before a live audience. And it’s that opportunity to explore potential, without the fear of failure, that makes Fresh Meat such a unique night out.
After only a few short days back at it, we once again welcome the weekend.
Les 14 et 15 octobre prochains, le Théâtre du Trilium proposera un spectacle décalé et donc particulièrement intéressant!
Brian Carroll: “Let no one say that Plosive Productions doesn’t take chances. Starting with the draped white tunnel leading from the foyer to the theatre, there is the promise of a new and different experience.”
Line up your pumpkins, turkeys and cozy sweaters, folks, because it’s Weekend Roundup: Thanksgiving Edition! The city is brimming with harvest-related activities.
What draws one to a play about Alzheimer’s with a massively long title? Well it’s topical, relevant to the daily lives of many, and offers precisely what theatre does best: challenging subject matter served up with a healthy dose of entertainment.
Barbara Popel: “It’s rare for a play to have neither empathetic nor sympathetic characters.”
Is it still funny when vicious and insulting tweets are leveled at those actively trying to champion feminist causes and awareness in their community?