The Great Canadian Theatre Company presents Fly Me To The Moon

Frances and Loretta in Fly Me To The Moon

John P. Kelly brings more Irish comedy to another Ottawa stage as Marie Jones’s latest opens at the Great Canadian Theatre Company.

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: Stones In His Pockets

Production Ottawa reviews Stones in his Pockets, a play by Marie Jones, directed by John P Kelly

Stones In His Pockets is a comedy with two actors and dozens of characters. Irishmen Jake and Charlie find themselves working as extras and navigating their way through a big budget Hollywood movie set that invades their small town in Ireland. Should you see it?

Fly With Stones; A Night of Irish Fun

Fly With Stones, celebrating two Irish plays.

What happens when two of Ottawa’s professional theatre companies both happen to have Irish plays going up written by the same playwright and directed by the same director? Well they throw an Irish themed shindig, naturally.

SevenThirty Productions presents Stones In His Pockets

Stones In His Pockets, presented by SevenThirty Productions at The Gladstone.

Director John P. Kelly has been waiting eight years to direct Marie Nolan’s most popular play about two Irishmen who find work as extras on a movie set when the Hollywood engine rolls into a small Irish town. It opens September 7th at The Gladstone - officially kicking off the 2012/2013 season.

Even more theatre at the Gladstone for the 2012 season.

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Plosive Productions and SevenThirty Productions increase the collaborative spirit which has managed The Gladstone since 2011 and welcome back Black Sheep Theatre and Bear & Co to their stage. The 2012/2013 season will see eight shows produced by the four companies.

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.

REVIEW: The Comunication Cord

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REVIEW: Deceptions run amok in The Communication Cord when Tim starts with a simple lie to his prospective father-in-law -that he owns a house in a quaint little Irish hamlet- that quickly spirals completely out of his control. Should you see it?

SevenThirty Productions presents The Communication Cord @ The Gladstone

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In Translations, Brian Friel explored cultural assimilation in British-occupied Ireland and here in The Communication cord, Friel takes those themes for a spin in an Irish farce about the challenges of communication, understanding, and deception. Learn more about The Communication Cord, presented by SevenThirty Productions at The Gladstone.