Swedish Furniture takes the audience into the bedroom of a modern day, millennial couple; their frustration with each other, gender constructs and expectations, the economy, education and entering the workforce all boil to a head as they face the fiercest challenge a couple can face – assembling an IKEA bed. Part lampoon, part pointed exploration of […]
After a successful sellout run at Ottawa Fringe, Lungs is back.
Travis Facette: “it’s messy and real, and very funny.”
The indie theatre series runs from April 19 to May 6 at Arts Court Theatre (2 Daly Ave).
In Judith Thompson’s Perfect Pie, Patsy and Marie meet as children in a small drive-through town in Ontario in a time when children from what were considered good families shared bathwater once a week . Despite major differences in class and social status they become fiercely loyal friends, remaining so until their teens when they […]
Set in 1950 and based on the popular book by Ottawa author Brian Doyle, this great production tells the story of how Young Tommy (played very well by Lewis Wynne-Jones) takes a life-changing trip from Ottawa to his grandparents’ cottage in Low, Quebec.
“I want to go home and cry. That’s the saddest thing EVER!” says a sweet young thing after leaving the Avalon Studio. “No dear, it isn’t.” I think to myself. “It ain’t Auschwitz!” But then I think of Stanley Milgram. In 1997, fourteen-year-old Reena Virk was surrounded and beaten by seven girls and one boy. […]