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What’s On Stage: Brad Long, a trial in passion

Brian Carroll of Apartment613 interviewed actor Brad Long. You’re nominated as Outstanding Actor for the Prix Rideau Awards for Re:Union. How did you get involved in this production? Brad Long: Sean Devine, who is the writer/director of Re:Union, and Artistic Director of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Theatre, came and saw a performance of We Glow that we did here in Ottawa […]

Q&A with veteran storyteller Kim Kilpatrick

Storyteller Kim Kilpatrick, actor Emily Pearlman and harpist Lucile Brais Hildesheim will be performing A Winter Tale: the Journey of the Blind Harper at the NAC Fourth Stage. It’s about a famous Irish musician whose music is still performed today. Kilpatrick is a veteran storyteller whose repertoire includes her one-woman show Flying in the Dark, […]

I think my boyfriend should have an accent

60 min | Storytelling, Solo | PG While the title and the online Fringe description may prepare you for something else entirely, Emily Pearlman’s I Think My Boyfriend Should Have An Accent is an insightful and expertly crafted collection of tales, sporting an incredible juxtaposition of deeper meaning and whimsy. She takes us along to […]

Telling the tales + ticket giveaway

Post by Nicole Milne, Associate Producer for Tale of a Town. By now most of you have heard about The Tale of a Town, the unique (and uniquely Canadian) multi-media performance piece generated from real life stories told by local residents in cities all across the country. The Ottawa contingent is in full creation mode, […]

Prix Rideau Awards 2013 – Showcasing the stars of local theatre

On Sunday evening a cavalcade of theatre luminaries gathered in Bates Hall, Sandy Hill to honour the brightest amongst their ranks. The Prix Rideau Awards founded in 2006 celebrates locally produced professional theatre and artists in both French and English. It is inspiring to see categories, including best male and female performers, best director, emerging […]

We Glow

Review by Allison Vanek 70 min | Comedy | R Fringe shows are generally very simple affairs. Most are are low-budget and be can easily adapted to fit any space. But once in a while, a show comes to Fringe and sets up at a BYOV as if it had explicitly been conceived and created […]

The Fresh Meat Theatre Festival in Review

As I was on my way through the crowd to my comfortable front-row couch seat, May Can Theatre’s Madeleine Boyes Manseau approached me with a fan of folded construction-paper cards. “Do you believe in fate?” she asked. I won’t tell you what my answer was, or what was written inside the card I chose.  That […]

Local theatre companies staging Homegrown to support Toronto’s SummerWorks Festival

Many readers likely followed the controversy at the SummerWorks Festival in Toronto last year over their presentation of the play Homegrown. According to Sun Media, here’s what a spokesperson for the PMO said at the time about Catherine Frid’s play about the relationship between a writer and a terror suspect: We are extremely disappointed that […]

Fringe 2015

  Since 2009, Apartment 613 has been offering well-written, independent reviews of each and every one of the productions in the Ottawa International Fringe Festival. This year’s festival runs from June 17 to 28, and we’ll be posting all our reviews for each play within 24–48 hours of opening night. Click here for reviews from 2014. Search […]