The Great Canadian Theatre Company Unveils a Season of Heart and Humour


Presenting from the main stage, Great Canadian Theatre Company Artistic Director, Lisa Ann Johnson, unveiled the GCTC’s upcoming 2012/2013 season to a nearly full house. One she describes as full of both heart and humour.

Special Plans for Ottawa Little Theatre’s Centennial

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Ottawa Little Theatre is Ottawa’s oldest and longest running community theatre and has come a long way since it’s first night of shows in 1913. For this coming 100th season, they’ve chosen one of the best plays produced from every decade they’ve been in operation.

Three Big Events You’ll Kick Yourself For Missing this Weekend


Already seen Beyond a Joke and Death and the Maiden? Not interested? Just looking for something a little more original? Well then, sir or madam, you are in luck. This weekend(ish), there are three – yes, three – great events that are all a bit out of the ordinary. Let’s talk about The Extremely Short Play Festival, The Canterbury Children’s Theatre Festival, and SubDevision.

The OIFF presents the top ten from its 72-Hr Challenge

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Thursday, Feb 16th, the Lieutenant’s Pump was rocking with an assorted crowd from Ottawa’s independent film-making community. They gathered together for the screenings of the submitted films to the Ottawa International Film Festival’s recent 72 Hour Challenge. Twenty teams entered, nineteen crossed the finish line, ten were screened but only one took home the big prize that night.

Theatre Below the Mainstream

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Celebrating theatre below the mainstream, the second-annual Undercurrents festival presents six unique shows of all stripes over a nearly two week period at the Great Canadian Theatre Company. Learn about the Undercurrents festival on Production Ottawa.

The Zombie Apocalypse Comes to Ottawa

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Have you been noticing the smell of decaying flesh lately? That could be the sweet smell of all the zombies local director Brett Kelly is bringing to town. In an effort to raise funds for his latest movie, “My Fair Zombie”, Kelly has teamed up with the Mayfair theatre for a night of zombie-themed mayhem headlined by Kelly’s own 2005 cult-hit, “My Dead Girlfriend”. Learn more about the impending apocalypse on Production Ottawa.

Movie Making in the Fast Lane

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It takes a long time to make a movie, usually to the tune of years. Looking to test the limits of creation, ingenuity, and sheer ability-to-get-it-done-ness of Ottawa filmmakers, the offices of the Ottawa International Film Festival present their latest 72-hour Film Challenge. That’s right, three days.

A look into Wonderland

A look at Valley Wind Productin's latest project.

Ottawa production company, Valley Wind Productions is taking a reimagined and grown-up Alice from Lewis Carroll’s classic stories on a new adventure through the Looking Glass in their latest production, Legend of the Looking Glass. We look at the teaser-styled prologue they shot in late 2011