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: The Secret Mask

Review: The Secret Mask, presented by the Great Canadian Theatre Company

The Great Canadian kicks off it’s 2012/13 season with, The Secret Mask, a play about a reconciliation between an estranged father and son after the senior has a stroke and is left with aphasia. Should you see it?

The Great Canadian Theatre Company presents The Secret Mask

The Secret Mask, running at the Great Canadian Theatre Company in September.

Written by by Rick Chafe, The Secret Mask kicks off the Great Canadian Theatre Companies 2012-13 season. It’s a play about an estranged father and son who get to know one another after the father has a stroke. The Secret Mask runs until September 30th. Check out the full preview, including photos and video.

REVIEW: Death and the Maiden

Death and the maiden review

In Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden, being presented by Plosive Productions at the Gladstone, a man stranded on the side of the road is help by a good Samaritan and invites him home for a drink. The next morning the man’s wife has the Samaritan tied up in his kitchen at gun point. Should you see it?

Plosive Productions presents Death and the Maiden at the Gladstone


In Plosive Production’s Death and the Maiden, a good Samaritan helps a man with a flat at the side of the road, but the last thing he expects is to wake up the next morning tied to a chair and accused by the man’s wife of having tortured and raped her fifteen years ago. Check out our photo/video preview.

REVIEW: Whispering Pines

REVIEW: Whispering Pines

The Great Canadian Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Whispering Pines. Written by Ottawa native and former resident playwright Richard Sanger, Whispering Pines explores a series of themes that range from love and loss to governmental control and betrayal. Should you see it?