“I want to go home and cry. That’s the saddest thing EVER!” says a sweet young thing after leaving the Avalon Studio. “No dear, it isn’t.” I think to myself. “It ain’t Auschwitz!” But then I think of Stanley Milgram. In 1997, fourteen-year-old Reena Virk was surrounded and beaten by seven girls and one boy. […]
For the past several years, Janet Irwin has worked towards bringing an Ottawa literary classic to the stage. Fast forward to today, and the playwright’s vision is now a reality with her adaptation of Up to Low, which is playing at Arts Court until June 6 as part of the Magnetic North Theatre Festival. Set […]
In Judith Thompson’s Perfect Pie, Patsy and Marie meet as children in a small drive-through town in Ontario in a time when children from what were considered good families shared bathwater once a week . Despite major differences in class and social status they become fiercely loyal friends, remaining so until their teens when they […]
The indie theatre series runs from April 19 to May 6 at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Ave).