To speak about the importance of storytelling, the NAC brought in the multi-award-winning theatre, opera and film artist, Julie Taymor.
BFFs: “From the first meeting, to the first date, to their first kiss, the audience can see for themselves if things were set to fail from the beginning or if their divorice was all a big mistake.”
Based on the book by author Roald Dahl, Matilda the Musical tells the story of a special and talented girl stuck in a world where she is unnoticed and unappreciated.
Livia Belcea: “Hands down the best performance I’ve seen in 2019. What a trip.”
A tale of romance, status, and consistent misunderstandings Pride and Prejudice is a timeless story, and Elizabeth is still a pretty inspiring, bad-ass woman, even in the 21st century.
Jennifer Cavanagh: “Masterfully performed… Ho’s acting finesse and his accomplished skills as a musician weave an emotional backdrop that becomes utterly entrancing.”
David Currie: “They have transformed La Nouvelle Scène into a time machine, a time capsule, a laboratory, or possibly into something that has never existed before… It isn’t hyperbole to call it brilliant.”
Jeff Wright, Ottawa professional storyteller and podcaster, will perform in the Ottawa Storytellers’ Signature Series on November 21st at Arts Court Theatre.
Colin Noden: “You won’t be surprised by the melodramatic beginning. But that’s the end of the play’s predictability.”
Rent continues at the National Arts Centre until Sunday October 27th
For one night only, Ottawa will be treated to a rare and special evening of entertainment when the Autumn Melody Collective transports the guests of the Arts Court Theatre to the far away and ancient land of China.
Barb Popel: “Some people seated nearby on opening night commented that this performance was even better than the last time they saw it. One woman said it was her third time seeing Old Stock.”
See five new shows at Fresh Meat before the festival closes on Saturday, October 19th.
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.”