Moonfruits & Montreal’s own Kyra Shaughnessy invite you to The Gladstone Theatre on Sunday, October 29th for a bilingual double-bill of songs and stories. Both artists will perform with a full band to delight and transport the listener. 6:30pm doors // 7:30pm show General Admission // $20 Students / Seniors / Artists / Fixed income […]
Barbara Popel: “All in all, if you love Leonard Cohen’s music, you’ll enjoy this show. And you’re sure to come away humming one of his wonderful songs.”
When Gilles Provost was approached to direct Claude Montminy’s Maestro in French and English, he took a break from writing his memoir and tackled the challenge. Gilles had seen and enjoyed the play before and he understood that directing it in two languages was risky but worth pursuing.
David Currie: “Watching Maestro feels less like live theatre and more like live television.”
Talented actors made a positive impression on our theatre reviewer for Outside Mullingar, on now at The Gladstone Theatre.
After two years of prep work plus a consistently growing audience and repertoire, the pair are now slated to perform at The Gladstone this Wednesday, March 15. They’re also prepping to perform in the Ottawa Fringe Festival in June of this year.
A hub for independent theatre, The Gladstone has hired its first manager. The venue – which had long been run by volunteers – is entering an exciting period of growth and looking toward its 10th anniversary season.
This week we talk with local playwright Lawrence Aronovitch about Ottawa’s vibrant theatre scene and his new play, Finishing the Suit, which runs until March 11 at The Gladstone Theatre.
As you may have surmised, the production mashes up the dark, romantic tale of the Phantom of the Opera with country music comedic hijinks.
The play is created and directed by Jessica Ruano. It has nothing to do with Ghomeshi’s trial or case, but rather with the aftermath and with the influx of individuals sharing their stories about rape and how the justice system has utterly failed them.
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.
Barb Popel: “His accompaniment of Brel’s songs is masterful; Richardson is one of the reasons to see this show.”
Barb Popel: “Let’s hope we see Beddoe, Scott, Richards, Adams and especially Lefebvre cast in other plays soon.”
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.”
Barbara Popel: “It’s rare for a play to have neither empathetic nor sympathetic characters.”