Brian CarrollTheatre Reviewer
Brian Carroll has written theatre reviews for Apartment 613 since 2010. As well, he writes articles about local astronomy events. He also interviews storytellers and theatre professionals for previews and profiles. You can follow him on Twitter @BrianMCarroll.
Brian Carroll: “Cassandra Mentor and Brad Long put in such complex, nuanced and intense performances that I expect Rideau Award or Capital Critics Circle nominations for both of them.”
Canadian astronomers from across the country are gathering for the annual General Assembly of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
The Ottawa Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) is hosting the 2017 General Assembly (GA) from June 30 to July 3. Canadian astronomers from across the country are presenting cutting edge information to their colleagues.
Brian Carroll: “The satirical Ten Little Sinners doesn’t take itself too seriously. This is cotton candy summer theatre. It’s an excuse for dreadful puns, fake blood, kinky costumes, outrageous over-acting, and even furry puppets. “
A grand structure, the Dominion Observatory, commands high ground at the Central Experimental Farm near Carling Avenue. Sharon Odell explains why this building was constructed (1902-5) and how one of the astronomers, Mary Grey, saved the heritage architecture of the building and the scientific instruments it contained.
The indie theatre series runs from April 19 to May 6 at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Ave).
Brian Carroll: “The soundscape of Tomorrow’s Child is rich and lush. From the first scenes of the playground and the helicopter, the soundscape is immersive and enveloping… Ray Bradbury would probably have liked this sonic adaptation of his story. “
Brian Carroll: “Crimes of the Heart is the darkest comedy I’ve ever laughed at.”