Brian Carroll: “King Lear is often looked on as a bravura vehicle for the lead actor. But don’t just keep your eyes on Howarth. There are other estimable performances in this production.”
Jennifer Cavanagh: “This short one-woman play by George Brant explores the devastating impact of detached modern warfare on an air force combat pilot who is grounded to become part of the “chair-force” guiding unmanned drones from a windowless trailer in the Nevada desert.”
Barbara Popel: “All in all, if you love Leonard Cohen’s music, you’ll enjoy this show. And you’re sure to come away humming one of his wonderful songs.”
In short, The Gladstone is the busiest theatre in Ottawa. Resident companies and guests will produce 12 shows for their 2017–18 season.
The Glass Menagerie is Tennessee Williams’ most autobiographical play and, for my money, his best play. Warning: For those of you who aren’t familiar with the plot, this review contains a spoiler. Those of you who are familiar with the plot will likely know it from one of its several film or TV versions, or […]
In 1893, George Gissing published a novel called The Odd Women. The title derived from the fact that there were a million more women than men in Victorian England. These “odd” women weren’t able to land a husband, and this had a severe economic impact on women. Gissing’s story was of three impoverished sisters – Alice, […]