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Cloudburst by Thom Fitzgerald

Stella and Dot, an elderly lesbian couple, have been together for 31 years and have faithfully accompanied one another through life’s ups and downs. Now in their seventies, Stella is hard of hearing and Dot is diabetic and legally blind. After Dot suffers a fall, her prudish granddaughter, Molly, decides the best place for Dot […]

Theatre Review: Grounded at The Gladstone

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.”

Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

Happy weekend folks! With lots of musical offerings this weekend, take your pick and enjoy a show or two. Don’t miss the fmen’s March on Ottawa, leaving from Parliament Hill at noon on Saturday. Thursday She Who Tells A Story is a photography exhibition that brings together more than 85 photographs taken by 12 women […]

Christmas Weekend Roundup: Quoi faire ?

Happy holidays Ottawa! Hopefully you have all your Christmas shopping done and can relax this weekend with family and friends. If you’re looking to get out of the house, why not try a trip to the museum or the theatre? Read on for more of what’s going on this weekend.

Theatre: Pierre Brault brings history to vibrant life

Pierre Brault has an excellent track record of writing and performing one-man plays based on historical figures.  First, there was Patrick Whelan, the man hung for assassinating D’Arcy McGee (Blood on the Moon).  Then Elmyr de Hory, the notorious art forger (Portrait of an Unidentified Man).  And then Lenny Breau, the guitar genius (5 O’Clock Bells). […]

Norman continues to conquer in Living Together

There’s a not-to-be-missed theatrical treat at The Gladstone! Living Together is the second of a theatrical triple-header called The Norman Conquests.  You can read my review of the first play, Table Manners here.  I’ve learned since then that Alan Ayckbourn wrote this brilliant trio of plays in a mere 10 days.  One patron on opening night […]

Comedy Explodes in Ottawa this Weekend

If you’ve ever found yourself walking about this city and thinking something the lines of, “I’m simply not laughing anymore,” you might be in for a surprise treat this weekend. Why? Because this weekend will see a veritable explosion of stand-up comedy in the form of Comedy Explosion, a pre-Ottawa Explosion explosion of comedy! Featuring […]

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