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REVIEW: The Comedy of Errors

Review: The Comedy of Errors, presented by Bear & Co.

Summetime is outdoor theatre time in Ottawa. And you really can’t argue when the theatre comes to you. Bear & Co toured parks around Ottawa this summer with Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, given the wild west treatment. Should you see it?

Bear & Co. presents The Comedy of Errors

A look at Bear & Co.'s The comedy of Errors

Bear & Co. is heading back to the wild west this summer as they set Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors out west and take it out into parks around Ottawa. One of Shakespeare’s earliest works, The Comedy of Errors (as the title might suggest) is also one of his funniest and most farce-like. Learn more about The Comedy of Errors, including photos and video.

VALERIE’S REVIEW: Windfall Jelly @ Ottawa Fringe 2013

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Eleanor Crowder’s new show focuses on a marriage in trouble, and all the people revolving around it. They’re all connected to a pot of apple jelly one of the characters makes as the action happens, seemingly trying to recapture the family’s happiness through a recipe. Should you see it?

Windfall Jelly @ Ottawa Fringe 2013


Apples rot unless you use them. When the roof caves in, you’ve got no choice. How does love survive marriage? And when do the gods take a hand? Join Bear & Co. as the newest black comedy from Ottawa playwright Eleanor Crowder takes an unexpected turn. Be prepared for lightning bolts.

Chamber Theatre Hintonburg presents Edmond


Chamber Theatre’s next show is a controversial and at times violent and racially-charged play about loneliness and sexual identity.

Chamber Theatre Hintonburg presents Tongue and Groove

Tongue and Groove

Chamber Theatre Hintonburg returns with Tongue and Groove, and continues the precedent set with their past production, Mechanicsville Monologues, by presenting their shows in an intimate and non-traditional setting - in this case a popular Hintonburg bookstore.

REVIEW: Agnes of God

Agnes of God, produced by 9th Hour Theatre

Agnes of God, produced by 9th Hour Theatre in the GCTC Studio, features a three-woman cast in a play about a young nun who may or may have a special connection to the divine and who may or may not have killed her newborn baby. Should you see it?

9th Hour Theatre presents Agnes of God

Agnes of God, produced by 9th Hour Theatre

A young nun is suspected of murdering her own newborn baby in Agnes of God, being presented by the 9th Hour Theatre Company in the Great Canadian Theatre Company studio starting November 1st.

REVIEW: As You Like It

Anna Lewis in Bear & Co's As You Like It

After a successful Fringe Festival run with Tis Pity She’s a Whore, newly founded Bear & Co. holds their first full summer production with Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a story about love with a hint of mistaken identity. Should you see it?

Bear & Co. presents As You Like It

Bear & Co. presents As You Like It

William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, presented by Bear & Co. is one of Shakespeare’s most enduring pastoral comedies. Bear & Co. has updated the setting and select characters for a more modern context, including making the Dukes female.