“Generous” Pulls a Strong Production out of a Tame Text

There couldn’t be a better time in Ottawa to stage politically flavoured theatre, and the Great Canadian Theatre Company is no stranger to producing shows about the statecraft in their own backyard. Two years ago Michael Healey’s Proud, a play that takes a look at the backroom of a Conservative Prime Minister’s office in 2011, … Continue reading “Generous” Pulls a Strong Production out of a Tame Text

SubDevision: A Veritable Buffet of Theatrical Performance

If you (somehow) haven’t heard of subDevision yet, you’re going to want to look it up. A veritable buffet of live performance played in unconventional spaces, subDevision is a three day theatrical affair now in its third year running. The idea is that the location inspires the artists, so over the past two years audiences … Continue reading SubDevision: A Veritable Buffet of Theatrical Performance

Some awkward direction ‘Eclipse’d by the talent at TWA

Some awkward direction 'Eclipse'd by the talent at TWA Brianna McFarlane           Third Wall Academy is at it again and this year they’re back with Simon Armitage’s Eclipse, a decidedly dark tale about the interrogation of a group of teens after one of their members goes mysteriously missing during a solar eclipse. Having seen last … Continue reading Some awkward direction ‘Eclipse’d by the talent at TWA