To celebrate the August holiday, Chamberfest packed Monday with an astounding array of concerts, celebrating both the old and the brand-new. Drew Jurecka and Rebekah Wolkstein returned for an intimate concert tailored to neurodivergent folks, while the Midday Matinée saw Chamberfest-favourite Hinrich Alpers perform a selection of Beethoven’s piano sonatas. But the centrepiece of Day […]
La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins
Dance lovers—have you been missing live performances? Then don’t miss the chance to see two new modern dance pieces this week at La Nouvelle Scène from Nov. 11 to 13, 2021.
For over 40 years, VOX Théâtre has been a vast playground for young audiences. Stories take on a unique theatrical form with voices singing words and sounds to express ideas and emotions. Actors, music, sets, and puppets animate stories and characters that strike the imagination.
Well it’s not quite December, but we’re firmly into holiday events. With so many of our favourite annual events online, it’s easier than ever to take them all in.
Livia Belcea: “Hands down the best performance I’ve seen in 2019. What a trip.”
David Currie: “They have transformed La Nouvelle Scène into a time machine, a time capsule, a laboratory, or possibly into something that has never existed before… It isn’t hyperbole to call it brilliant.”
Welcome to the first snow covered weekend in the city. If the cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks aren’t enough to make you think like a bear and hibernate this weekend, there is plenty to do out and about in Ottawa. So get bundled up and get out there. We promise you it’ll be worth it!
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.
The 8th annual Winter Jazzfest is happening at La Nouvelle Scène from February 7–9, 2019.
Jennifer Cavanagh: “This is an entertaining and thoughtful piece that any woman, and hopefully man, can relate to.”
The 22nd Ottawa Fringe Festival runs from June 13–24, 2018.
Content warning: alcoholism, substance abuse, sexual violence, and spousal abuse.
Barb Popel: “Impeccable… This is a very polished show.”
Colin Noden: “These actors/acrobats are such likable people with warm personalities. I found myself wanting them to succeed. But concern and worry get in the way of enjoyment.”
Barb Popel: “Agent Madeleine is an intriguing play about World War II. It’s based on the life of Britain’s first Muslim war heroine… and I bet you’ve never heard of her.”