Great Canadian Theatre Company
Laura, now a grown woman of 25, has written a revealing memoir about the time she was an underage student experiencing a sexual and intellectual awakening in the thrall of her former English teacher, Mr. Wells. This gripping two-hander rewinds the clock by ten years, and explores the truth of what happened behind closed classroom […]
Mara’s life is normal. She lives in Ottawa, has a good government job, a handsome partner, a new baby boy, and everything appears fine on the surface. Appearances can be deceiving. A world premiere about sexual assault, political expediency, and the masks we wear to carry on as if everything is as it should be.
After delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. Martin Luther King retires to his motel amidst a raging thunderstorm. When a mysterious maid arrives at his door, political discussion ensues and Dr. King is forced to confront his legacy in a poetic reimagining of the events taking place on the night before […]
Brett and Drew are exhausted by living the life of their dreams in the big city. Opportunity knocks when Brett inherits a house in rural Ontario, prompting the decision to pack up, shift gears and open a B&B in a quaint little village. A heartwarming comedy about “being out” in small town Canada, skeletons in […]
The play is based on true story of the murders for insurance conducted by George Joseph Smith in the early 20th century.
A haunting play about three brides who share two things in common: they all married the same man, and they are all dead. Emerging from their clawfoot bathtubs, Bessie, Alice, and Margaret share evidence against a murderous man in a chilling ghost story that recounts the shocking crimes.
Apt613 has come up with a list of exciting shows to keep you busy this fall.
Canadian playwright Kate Hennig kicks off the Great Canadian Theatre Company season with The Virgin Trial, the second installment of a modern take on the Tudor family.
The juried prize is for the best anglophone and francophone theatre performed in Ottawa.
Raising Stanley / Life With Tulia is the Great Canadian Theatre Company until August 5. The show describes the journey from puppy to working guide dog for the blind using storytelling, painting and video.
Over the past 19 years, they’ve raised over $1,700,000 in support of GCTC productions and charity partners.
The Gladstone unveils 10th anniversary season filled with musicals, comedies, gripping dramas, and new works by Ottawa playwrights
An astonishing 24 shows by 12 independent companies have been announced for The Gladstone’s 10th Anniversary Season.
Courtney Merchand: “Finding oneself in the only life they’ve ever known, Gracie is not only a journey of a 15 year old girl questioning her place in her community and in her faith but of how each different character either accepts the role they’re given or fights their way to redemption. If your curiosity is piqued as mine was, I definitely recommend seeing the play.”
CTV News anchor Stefan Keyes talks about how he chose his career to be in a forum of the public eye in the latest of Apt613’s CityMakers column.
Six politically- and socially-charged plays are being presented on the GCTC’s main stage in the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre.