Sights & Sounds
Theatre makers vie for title of “Ottawa’s best theatre company” at the annual Theatre Challenge—03.27.19
Each group is given only 48 hours to come up with an original idea, rehearse, and perform a new piece of theatre.
The Tea Party plays the first of two shows in Ottawa on March 25. A handful of floor tickets were released recently. They return April 9.
Brian Carroll: “King Lear is often looked on as a bravura vehicle for the lead actor. But don’t just keep your eyes on Howarth. There are other estimable performances in this production.”
John 5 brought his Thrills and Chills collective of characters to the Brass Monkey on Friday night, full of costume changes and lighting techniques.
This week, Great Canadian Theatre Company revealed five plays in their next season, as well as a festival which kicks things off in September 2019.
Mushy Gushy, Sparklesaurus, and Expanda Fuzz are playing at The Commons in Mediastyle (131 Bank St, 3rd floor) which is a beautiful space located in an historic building.
Wintersleep is playing Bronson Centre Theatre this Saturday March 23.
It’s technically the first weekend of spring, so the sun should be shining, the puddles will be forming, and Ottawaians (Ottawans?) may start to feel like spring will actually happen!
Ballet BC brings its creation-based contemporary ballet to the NAC on March 23.
Perhaps the most remarkable baroque orchestra in the world will perform at Southam Hall this month.
Baltic-Nordic Film Festival 2019 screenings will take place March 20-24 at the Alma Duncan Salon.
Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath is a retrospective of a troubled street photographer considered by many to be one of the greatest of his generation.
Travis Facette: “It’s a phenomenal, hilarious show… that you shouldn’t be scared of it.”
Jennifer Cavanagh: “Strong performances from Rainville, MacDonald and Rose are magnetic…”
Ending the night with a 3 song encore, Marianas Trench reminded Ottawa why they are still one of the biggest Canadian pop rock acts.