Barb Popel: “What an interesting play! That’s what my guest and I agreed upon after we saw the world premiere of Jacob Berkowitz’s new play, The Anniversary.”
Barb Popel: “Theatre 4.669’s production of Un-Countried has restored my faith in Canadian theatre. It’s not often Ottawa audiences get to see a world premiere of such a well-crafted play. Rarer still that the playwright is a local.”
This year’s undercurrents festival, to be held in February, will be headlined by repeats, solo shows among an eclectic 8-show lineup.
Bankrupt is a very enjoyable – and slightly smutty – comedy by Ottawa playwright Stéphanie Turple. Her 2011 French play, Banqueroute, was translated into English and workshopped in 2013, and has now been brought to The Gladstone by Plosive Productions. It’s a dandy bedroom farce/musical mashup with some great comic moments. Judging from the laughter during the […]