It’s a long weekend for many and there is plenty taking place all weekend long. Whether you’re celebrating with friends, exploring the city with family, or enjoying a special night with a loved one, here are some ways to make the most of this weekend.
BFFs: “Kanata Theatre really surprised us because we weren’t expecting a local production to be able to provide the same level of staging as a professional production—but they more than met the challenge.”
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.
Joseph Hutt is a freelance writer and editor living in Ottawa. You can find him on tumblr and Twitter. Radium Girls is based upon a real-life group of women that history has come to know by that very name. These women were employed in factories that paint luminescent watch faces for the war effort, with […]
First produced in New York in 1966, The Lion in Winter by James Goldman is the story of one family’s very dysfunctional medieval Christmas. Plots are hatched, found out, amended and re-hatched. Loyalties are tested and broken and forged again and all sorts of dark, long buried secrets come out, some for the first time […]
It’s a tale as old as time, the battle and balance between good versus evil that pits temptation against weakness, and it takes center stage in Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at the Kanata Theatre. The play is a reworking of the 1886 novella, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and […]
Straight up, this is not a production geared to me as an audience. It’s a 1950’s play revival for my grandparents’ generation. It has all the trappings of a noir play, with its stiff front-man sheriff, hidden secrets in a small town, shadowy lighting, and a femme fatale with a past and a shiny gold […]