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.

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.

3 Guys Talking Theatre, The Beginning

We talk about theatre.

In the first episode of 3 Guys Talking Theatre, Allan, Kevin, and Andrew talk about what Ottawa can expect in the upcoming theatre season. Talk focuses on the upcoming seasons of The Gladstone, the Great Canadian Theatre Company, and The Ottawa Little Theatre including what’s got our antennae raised.

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.

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: 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?