Colin Noden: “What a romp! Satire as it should be. All fun and no snark. I’m glad someone found a way to squeeze some laughs out of the past few years.”
Apartment613 sits down with Ottawa Fringe’s director Patrick Gauthier to talk about this summer’s Fringe Fest—which will be Gauthier’s last as Director.
Skeleton Key Theatre produces original Canadian work that creates an immersive theatrical experience outside of traditional theatre spaces. Artistic Director Kate Smith shares her love of imaginary worlds and the “limitless” potential for creative collaboration during COVID-19.
Brian Carroll: “Often laugh out loud funny, combining dance, live music, giant shadow puppetry and live video wizardry, Kitt & Jane also has touching moments where these two middle-schoolers reveal depths of feeling that they would rather we not see. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but you won’t know unless you try.”
This testing ground for indie theatre has seen more than forty short plays premiere since 2012. It’s a chance to see nascent ideas tested out before a live audience. And it’s that opportunity to explore potential, without the fear of failure, that makes Fresh Meat such a unique night out.
As surely as buds bloom so too at this time of year are Ottawa lawyers found limbering up to break some legs. Not those of disgruntled clients but of the theatrical nature as they come together for the annual “Lawyer Play”. This yearly fundraiser brings together legal eagles of all stripes: criminal, corporate, civil, family, […]
55 minutes (no intermission) | Drama | G Brian Fidler has dramatized his memories of his grandfather from when Fidler was around 10, and his grandfather came to live in Fidler’s parents’ basement. As Fidler points out early in the show, some of the props are real and some are stand-ins for what used to […]
It is rather rare, I am glad to say, that I have nothing good to say about a play. Sometimes, however, it happens. SNAPSHOT, written by Karen Balcome and directed by Patrick Gauthier, unfolds roughly as follows: After the death of his wife Leona, Dalton (Peter Froelich) has an unexpected visitor: his teenage granddaughter Charlie […]