“Needles and Opium” Creates a Spectacular Journey

In a haunting encounter with the infinite void, Robert Lepage’s masterpiece pierces the skin of the psyche. Needles and Opium opens Canada’s Magnetic North Theatre Festival providing a hypnotizing entry into the extraordinary potentials of festival theatre. An established centerpiece on the international circuit, Lepage’s 2013 remount of the 1989 play is a reminder to … Continue reading “Needles and Opium” Creates a Spectacular Journey

Festival Theatre at uOttawa

A University of Ottawa class offers its critical perspectives on Canada’s 2015 Magnetic North Theatre Festival. You’ll see some unfamiliar bylines on a number of reviews of productions in this year’s Magnetic North Theatre Festival posted here at New Ottawa Critics. These reviews were written by students in an intensive course at the University of Ottawa solely … Continue reading Festival Theatre at uOttawa