The Capital Critics Circle Announces Nominees!

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The Capital Critics Circle recently announced the nominees for their English theatre awards, including both professional and community theatre, for plays presented in the 2011-2012 season.

REVIEW: Macbeth (Salamander Theatre)

Salamander Theatre presents Macbeth

Salamander Theatre launches its new season, complete with a new artistic director, with a presentation of their adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which is now touring high schools. Should you see it?

Salamander Theatre presents Macbeth

Salamander Theatre for Young Audiences

Salamander Theatre specialized in theatre for young audiences. Opening on Sunday October 14th, for three public performances only, they’re putting up Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

REVIEW: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Titania, Bottom, and the Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

The second show, or first depending how you count, of the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival is A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a comedy wherein some fairies screw around with some humans and with each other. Should you see it?

St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival presents Othello / A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Queen Titania, her fairies, and her donkey-headed lover.

What better time than summer for a road trip? Starting with beautiful Prescott for the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival. This year, two very different productions - are you in the mood for comedy or tragedy? We look at Othello and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in our latest preview.

Highlights from the Fringe 2012 Media Launch

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Now that we’ve previewed Ottawa Fringe 2012, it’s time to preview Ottawa Fringe 2012. That’s just how we roll. This time we’re backing it up a bit to bring you the highlights from the Ottawa Fringe Festival 2012 media launch that happened on May 29th at the Lunenburg Pub & Bar. Just another look at what this year’s fest is all about.

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.