Our favourite Fools are back! After receiving praise for its 2020 tour, A Company of Fools’ show Love from Afar has been reimagined for a wider outdoor audience.
Company of Fools
The live reading takes place on Thursday, April 23 at 1pm. The stream will run 30 minutes including a live Q&A.
This week on Apt613 Live, our contributor Chrissy Steinbock, chats with The Company of Fools director Catriona Leger. Catriona tells us about how their current play, The Comedy of Errors makes Shakespeare accessible and the inspiration behind the colourful set and costumes. Click here for a rundown of outdoor theatre in Ottawa this summer. We […]
Ah, summer in the city and the event listings are bursting with an embarrassment of riches. In the coming weeks there is not one but three theatre shows playing in the parks. We’ve rounded up the details for you in this handy list. A Company of Fools brings Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors to a […]
Review by Brian M. Carroll 175 minutes (including one intermission) | Historical Drama | G Like Shel Silverstein’s poem Hamlet as Told on the Streets, the Company of Fools’ street smart production of Hal and Falstaff is aimed at the rabble: the types of folks who paid a penny to stand in the pit of the original Globe […]
As always, an enjoyable evening of the silly side of Shakespeare, plein air, with The Fools. This production of Shakespeare’s comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor clips along at a fine pace, ably directed by Catriona Leger. All the actors (save Matthew John Lundvall as Falstaff) play multiple roles, and do a fine job of differentiating their […]