The Improv Embassy is having an open house at 176 Rideau Street this Saturday—and you’re invited to improve your improv.
Happy weekend, Ottawans!
There were a lot of laughs in Strathcona Park on the opening night of Odyssey Theatre’s fantastically funny The Servant of Two Masters.
Odyssey Theatre is kicking off the 31st season of Theatre Under the Stars in Strathcona Park with a brand new adaptation of Carlo Goldini’s The Servant of Two Masters.
A day trip to Perth yields opportunities to learn about local history through a “walking play”.
The GCTC’s Irving Greenberg stage will be a place of flipping, tumbling, spinning, and otherwise moving improbably until Sunday night.
Go play outside.
Macbeth: Now with fire-dancing witches!
By David Currie 60 minutes | Comedy, Solo | Mature Gerard Harris’s A Tension to Detail promises to be a play about stories, and it asks you to trust the tale but not its teller. The interesting thing about A Tension to Detail is that in just over an hour with the actor, I never once […]
By Julia Bueneman 65 minutes | Drama, Solo | PG Following a multitude of very different, very real characters, Jayson Mcdonald has created an absolute masterpiece. Flicking through half a dozen personas — both loveable and beautifully hatable — Mcdonald portrays each with a convincing newness, leaving all the various characters completely unique and individual […]
By Sandy Gibson 60 min | Comedy, Drama | PG The first question that will pop into one’s head when considering whether to see Searching for Party is: “Do I need to be a gamer to enjoy it?” I’m happy to report that as far as I’m concerned, the answer is no. Gamers may be […]
What are the first things that come to mind when you think of popular classical music? Waltzes. Epic movie scores. Broadway show-tunes. Circus acts. Wait, what? That was kinda my reaction when I found out about Cirque de la Symphonie, which opened last night at the National Arts Centre. According to the website: “Gasp at […]
By David Currie 60 minutes | Comedy, Drama | PG I’ve got to be honest, I was excited for this show. But when I got there, my excitement totally paid off. Hah! Classic misdirect! Rideshares and Rope Swings is an absolutely astonishing comedy about life and death featuring the terrific pairing of Zoe Towne and […]
By David Currie 60 minutes | Comedy, Drama, Solo | PG Magic Unicorn Island sold out again and anyone who sees it can understand why. The horrors of war are so viscerally presented, so nuanced is the exploration of the theme and it is so artfully developed that the ending of this comedy had me in tears. […]
By Julia Bueneman 55 minutes | Storytelling, Comedy, Solo | PG When was the last time you got lost or, better yet, lost yourself? Jem Rolls’s latest show is a fantastic reminder that when you are stagnant, you are stuck. A beautifully composed, captivating piece that is not only a commentary on the tourism industry […]