How to Disappear Completely is playing in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Theatre until February 17, 2018.
Little Boxes is playing until Saturday February 17 at Arts Court Theatre.
New Play Tuesday played in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Studio (2 Daly Avenue) on Tuesday February 13. The festival continues until February 17.
The Shit Show is playing in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Studio until February 10, 2018.
The Pipeline Project is playing in the undercurrents festival at Arts Court Theatre until February 10, 2018.
Little Boxes is playing in the undercurrents festival at the undercurrents festival until February 17.
The 8th undercurrents festival is running from February 7–17 at Arts Court Theatre and the National Arts Centre. Tickets cost $20–25 and admission to some shows is on a pay-what-you-can basis.
This personal story cum TEDtalk raises universal questions about aging and eldercare that are provocative and timely. Milner’s work is well-timed with law makers currently struggling to legislate Canada’s 2015 Supreme Court ruling on the right to assisted suicide.
This year’s undercurrents festival, to be held in February, will be headlined by repeats, solo shows among an eclectic 8-show lineup.
This testing ground for indie theatre has seen more than forty short plays premiere since 2012. It’s a chance to see nascent ideas tested out before a live audience. And it’s that opportunity to explore potential, without the fear of failure, that makes Fresh Meat such a unique night out.
There’s a quote I’ve seen kicking around a lot recently, usually attributed to Margaret Atwood, though there’s some controversy about its exact origin and wording; it goes something like “Men are afraid women will laugh at them. Women are afraid men will kill them.” Whoever said it and however it was said, the sentiment hits […]
Listen To Me is speed dating as theatre, with the stated goal of attempting to tear people away from their phones long enough to make a genuine face to face connection with another human. In the Arts Court Studio, a total of eight ticket holders per performance are given a name tag and assigned a […]
Moonlodge – part of the undercurrents festival of new plays – is a reworking of an Aboriginal Canadian classic by playwright Margo Kane. As part of the festival, it was workshopped at the NAC Fourth Stage on February 12 and 13. This is the NAC’s first participation in undercurrents; here’s hoping it’s not the last. […]
undercurrents has built a reputation as a forum for “theatre below the mainstream”, a place where artists and audiences are encouraged to take chances with original contemporary theatre. Since 2011, it has brought 12 world premieres to stage. Kristina Watt and Martha Ross’s Particle is one such premiere. Particle has a pedigree. Ottawa audiences know […]
Miscegenation (noun): the interbreeding of people considered to be of different racial types. Sarah Waisvisz travels a murky, muddled and miss-remembered heritage in Monstrous a world premiere performance at undercurrents that blends storytelling to dance in Waisvisz search for cultural belonging. Premiering during Black History Month this work comes at an opportune moment offering insight […]