Amanda Armstong: “Awkward Hug is heartfelt, entertaining, and a piece of impressive storytelling.”
Amanda Armstrong: “Crippled is an absolutely masterful piece of writing that we are fortunate to have had shown here in Ottawa.”
BFFs: “Kanata Theatre really surprised us because we weren’t expecting a local production to be able to provide the same level of staging as a professional production—but they more than met the challenge.”
Ottawa’s undercurrents festival has a new play development program that grants local artists a year-long residency at Arts Court.
Barb Popel: “Thibert’s story is touching and engaging.”
BFFs: “Crippled definitely wasn’t what we were expecting—it was so much more.”
Orpheus still has two shows left in their current season. Rock of Ages in early March and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder in May.
BFFs: “Based on the book by Michael Ende, fans of the original story or the 1984 film adaption will not be disappointed.”
BFFs: “Filled with drills, stretches and chats about politics, periods, competition, pettiness, jealousy and family struggles, the team often borders between innocence and naivety, and hardcore passion and depth.”
Ryan Pepper: “One question this show raises is: why does it have to be performed by two people? And more importantly, why couldn’t it just have been an Inuit show? The answer to that actually lies in the show.”
Broadway Across Canada Ottawa season tickets are now available. Last year’s subscription pass holders have until February 27, 2020 to renew subscriptions with guaranteed seats.
This epic play is not performed very often but is regarded as one of the great plays of the last thirty years.
Barb Popel: “Witty word play. That’s what I expected from accomplished playwright and actor Pierre Brault, and that’s what I got in his second play about Will Somers.”
Highlighting diverse companies and northern artists, Unikkaaqtuat is an impressive, unprecedented and fully captivating collaboration that deserves the widest of audiences.
Unikkaaqtuat runs at the National Arts Centre’s from January 9–12 before embarking on a Canadian tour.