The Gladstone Theatre
Barb Popel: “Dief the Chief… is Pierre Brault’s best work as a playwright.”
Brian Carroll: “King Lear is often looked on as a bravura vehicle for the lead actor. But don’t just keep your eyes on Howarth. There are other estimable performances in this production.”
Listen to our interview with Ottawa folk duo Silent Winters. Their album release show for The Duke Hotel is coming up on February 26 at The Gladstone Theatre.
The Revolutionists By Lauren Gunderson February 13-23, 2019 Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday matinees at 2:30 p.m. “Sometimes, a revolution needs a woman’s touch.” – Marie Antoinette In this sassy, hold-on-to-your-seats theatrical adventure, four beautiful, badass women hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity of 1793 Paris. This grand and […]
The final event of the OttScot Festival will be the production of Weird: The Witches of MacBeth in a partnership with Gladstone Theatre and Theatre Kraken on January 30 and 31st. Based on Shakespeare’s MacBeth, Weird blends an original script with circus arts, stage combat, and original music, and it really should be quite a good show and we have […]
See the shows Apt613 contributors look forward to in the winter 2019 season.
This week on the show, we talk to creator/director Jessica Ruano and actor Leah Archambault from The Ghomeshi Effect, a new verbatim dance-theatre piece premiering January 19th at The Gladstone Theatre.
It is easy to think of A Christmas Carol as a seasonal classic – a traditional piece cast in amber, comfortable like an old sweater. But in the right hands, a contemporary production can give us new insights into an old text.
At the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee you’ll find a lovable crew of outcasts, overachievers, and general weirdos. You might see kids you knew growing up on that stage. And you might see yourself.
Apt613 is giving away two tickets to see Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at The Gladstone Theatre. The show runs until June 5 and the winner can attend a performance of their choice subject to availability. To enter, send and email with the subject header “Vanya” to email@example.com. A winner will be selected by […]
Divorce, so often an un-mined topic from the female perspective, is rich fodder for theatre and it was with anticipation that I headed to the Gladstone Theatre. A charming introduction from Director John P Kelly opened the evening and soon we were off on Geraldine Aron’s one-hander tale My Brilliant Divorce. Katie Hurman features as […]
Much Ado About Feckin’ Pirates! is at The Gladstone until March 29. The fun starts as soon as you enter the theatre lobby. One of the jolly staff (everyone associated with this production seems to be having a grand old time) directs you to a table where you must find your very own pirate name. […]
The 1950s were a time when it was easy to despair. To despair for the future, which seemed doomed to nuclear holocaust. The atrocities and horrors of WWII made it easy to despair about humanity. The McCarthy era trampled on hard-won liberties. That despair led some young people to unrest and dissatisfaction, which needed to […]
In 1893, George Gissing published a novel called The Odd Women. The title derived from the fact that there were a million more women than men in Victorian England. These “odd” women weren’t able to land a husband, and this had a severe economic impact on women. Gissing’s story was of three impoverished sisters – Alice, […]
The weekend’s almost upon us and Winterlude is in full swing. You might want to save your mandatory stop to look at the pretty sculptures for Sunday, because the weekend is chalk full with fun things to do. Start your Thursday evening early at the Ottawa Art Gallery with the dual exhibit of David R. […]