Apt613 reviews five shows on opening weekend of Fresh Meat 8. Five new shows run next weekend, October 17–19.
“For the last week we have been talking non-stop about how excited we were to get to see this show on stage and couldn’t wait for opening night.”
Fresh Meat 8 is a feast of experimental theatre, comedy and performance art—10.10.19 to 10.19.19 at Arts Court
It’s a feast of short plays, and ideas for plays, and this year the festival is opening over Thanksgiving weekend at Arts Court.
Théâtre Rouge Écarlate and Great Canadian Theatre Company win Prix Rideau Awards for show of the year
The juried prize is for the best anglophone and francophone theatre performed in Ottawa.
Barb Popel: “Plosive Production’s The Ugly One is a fine start to The Gladstone’s theatre season. It has an interesting script, an excellent cast, and good direction.”
The Prismatic Arts Festival is a multidisciplinary roundup of culturally diverse Canadian artists which was launched in 2008.
A Comedy of Tenors is a farce revolving around miscommunication, assumptions and mistaken identities. When a huge concert is being staged to feature three famous tenor singers, we quickly find the show unravelling—merely hours before it is set to begin.
Barb Popel: “This local gem deserves to be seen!”
With the entire book of the show being sung, and no spoken dialogue, Falsettos is definitely not a mainstream show. But we know musical lovers (nerds?) like us won’t want to miss their chance to see such a rare production of a more indie style show.
A heart wrenching story, full of loss, fear and despair shows how kindness, and coming together can impact the lives of the people around you.
The festival was founded from a desire to see more women and non-binary artists on local stages.
And just like that, it’s August! Welcome to another exciting long weekend. Read on for some of our picks.
Odyssey Theatre returns to Strathcona Park this summer to present The Bonds of Interest by Jacinto Benavente.
Bear & Co. presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream at a park near you.
Celebrating 25 years since its original debut, Alegría not only helped define the company’s signature style, it also paved the way for its worldwide expansion.