Barbara PopelTheatre Reviewer
Barb Popel is a frequent film-goer (hooray for the ByTowne Theatre!) and avid theatre-goer (almost 100 plays per year). She also attends quite a few classical music concerts. Not sure when she sleeps. Quoting a friend, she says, “I don’t support the arts; the arts support me.” Photo by Andrew Alexander.
This is a wonderful opportunity to hear the “the royal family of guitar” perform in Ottawa.
“The script explores what it’s like to be middle-aged artists who realize they’ll never achieve success. Even if you’re not an artist, it’s a relatable condition.”
See the shows Apt613 contributors look forward to in the winter 2019 season.
9th Hour Theatre Company’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is at the Richcraft Theatre in the Shenkman Centre until December 16. It then moves to the Meridian Theatre at Centrepointe December 19 to 23.
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Barbara Popel: Three Sisters Theatre Company seem to have a knack for picking good female-centric plays by female playwrights, as they’ve returned to The Gladstone with Miss Shakespeare (book and lyrics by Tracey Power, music co-written with Steve Charles).