Colin Noden: As the last scene faded to black, I heard a man behind me say “Are they going to leave us with that?”
We’ve found ourselves at the end of another rollercoaster week, and nothing warms the spirits (or your hands) like a jam packed weekend of events, shows, and laid back hangs with your nearest and dearest.
Colin Noden: “You won’t be surprised by the melodramatic beginning. But that’s the end of the play’s predictability.”
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.
On top of this beautifully written story the performances will leave you in awe.
Laura, now a grown woman of 25, has written a revealing memoir about the time she was an underage student experiencing a sexual and intellectual awakening in the thrall of her former English teacher, Mr. Wells. This gripping two-hander rewinds the clock by ten years, and explores the truth of what happened behind closed classroom […]
Maria-Helena Pacelli: “As long as a play like this one can be written and performed, its urgent cry must be heard.”
This week, Great Canadian Theatre Company revealed five plays in their next season, as well as a festival which kicks things off in September 2019.
Travis Facette: “It’s a phenomenal, hilarious show… that you shouldn’t be scared of it.”
Mara’s life is normal. She lives in Ottawa, has a good government job, a handsome partner, a new baby boy, and everything appears fine on the surface. Appearances can be deceiving. A world premiere about sexual assault, political expediency, and the masks we wear to carry on as if everything is as it should be.
Ottawa’s new FemmeVox songwriting workshop + concert series kicks off on Sunday, February 24.
The Mountaintop plays at GCTC until February 10th.
See the shows Apt613 contributors look forward to in the winter 2019 season.
The play is based on true story of the murders for insurance conducted by George Joseph Smith in the early 20th century.
Lamenting the end of summer? This weekend goes to show that fall is just as fun!