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Canterbury High School presents Schoolhouse and Ten Lost Years

Canterbury High School's Ten Lost Years

This week, the graduating students in Canterbury High School’s drama program present two Canadian, community-themed plays straight from the 30s. We’ve got a detailed look at this double header produced by what are bound to be some of Ottawa’s (and Canada’s) next generation of performers.

Bear & Co. presents The Taming of the Shrew

Bear & Co.'s Taming of the Shrew

One of William Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, this play focuses on the battle of the sexes, this time with a twist: True to the original period, the Bears have opted to make this an all-male production.

Talking Youth Infringement

Talking Theatre, starting the discussin about theatre in Ottawa

In this 16th episode of Talking Theatre, Allan sits and talks to Lily Sutherland, junior producer of the upcoming 15th Youth Infringement festival, as well as Jeremy Piamonte and Ryan Nadon, two of the young directors directing shows for the festival.

REVIEW: Murder at the Howard Johnson


The Phoenix Players present their second show of the season at The Gladstone. In the fall they brought out The Death of Dracula and now they’re travelling back to the 70s with a murderous comedy. Should you see it?

Algonquin College Theatre Arts Program presents the Laramie Project (show 3 of 3)

Laramie Project

After a successful run with their last season, including a Capital Critics Circle nomination for Best Community Production (for Actor’s Nightmare, directed by Mary Ellis), Algonquin College returns with three exciting shows (plus a bonus performance!) UPDATE: Show #2 starts this week! Check inside to see reviews for the first show.

REVIEW: The Edward Curtis Project

Todd Duckworth in the Edward Curtis Project, presented at the Great Canadian Theatre Company

After far too long a break, the Great Canadian Theatre Company continues its season with a visual and poetic journey in partnership with the National Arts Centre. It’s a blend of narrative and visual that tells the story of a 19th century photographer and a modern day journalist. Should you see it?

The Savoy Society of Ottawa presents H.M.S. Pinafore


Ready for a fresh start after successfully finding a beautiful new venue (Algonquin College’s new Commons Theatre), the Savoy Society celebrates their 38th year of presenting Gilbert and Sullivan shows with H.M.S. Pinafore.

REVIEW: Deathtrap

Production Ottawa review for Deathtrap, running at the Ottawa Little Theatre

Ottawa Little Theatre continues celebrating their 100th season with Ira Levin’s Deathtrap. Produced by Ottawa Little Theatre previously in the 70s and turned into a movie starring Michael Caine in the 80s, Deathtrap is the longest running thriller-comedy on Broadway. Should you see it?

The Great Canadian Theatre Company presents MERZ


Concurrent with the Edward Curtis Project opening this week, the GCTC will be featuring a three-night run of MERZ, a fundraiser for the GCTC’s Capital Campaign Building Fund.