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.”
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.