Lysistrata and The Temple of Gaia is playing at Strathcona Park until August 26, 2018.
A Company of Fools is bringing A Midsummer Night’s Dream to a city park near you. That’s not an exaggeration—with shows ranging from Navan to Stittsville to Manotick to Wakefield, everyone in the greater Ottawa area has a chance to see it.
This testing ground for indie theatre has seen more than forty short plays premiere since 2012. It’s a chance to see nascent ideas tested out before a live audience. And it’s that opportunity to explore potential, without the fear of failure, that makes Fresh Meat such a unique night out.
Either you love Toronto playwright George F. Walker’s gritty dramas with their oh-so-dysfunctional characters or you hate his pitch-black works littered with f-bombs, guns and booze. Personally, I can’t get enough – there aren’t many other writers who explore the underbelly of Canadian society with so much empathy. And humour. So I was thrilled that […]
Kinky? Serious? Dramatic? Comic? Suspenseful? Warped? Disturbing? Playful? Political? Role-bending? All of the above? Venus in Fur is a sex comedy turned on its birch-switched bottom. Don’t come expecting a frothy farce like Noises Off. Yes, there’s a scantily clad attractive woman. Yes, there’s a pedantic tight-assed frumpily dressed man. Yes, there’s a play within […]