More Highlights of the 2012-2013 Theatre Season

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The 2012-2013 Ottawa theatre season is well underway and there’s much to choose from. You know what to expect from some of the big players - don’t miss out on your season tickets - but here’s some of the highlights outside the big three you can look forward to in Ottawa over the next year.

REVIEW: How It Works

Review for Plosive Production's Presentation of How It Works

Plosive Productions investigate the power of healing through storytelling with Daniel MacIvor’s How It Works, directed in this production at The Gladstone by Stewart Matthew. Should you see it?

Plosive Productions presents How It Works

How It Works, presented by Plosive Productions at The Gladstone

Daniel MacIvor’s How It Works is the second show to open at The Gladstone this season, and the first from Plosive Productions. Directed for Plosive Productions by Stewart Matthews, How It Works is a touching drama bout the healing power of storytelling. more Read the preview, complete with photos and video.

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.

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: Cyrano de Bergerac

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Hercule Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac is a classic tragic hero. Master swordsman and master wordsmith alike with no shortage of panache and bravado. Hercule Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac is also a classic man in the friend-zone when the woman he loves, Roxanne, asks him to take the man she loves under his protection. Should you see it?