“The Twilight Parade”: Looks Cool, but Comes On a Little Strong

IAN: STO Union’s The Twilight Parade is a genuinely impressive undertaking: a 70-minute hand-animated film entirely put together by local community members, while 8 voice actors provide live voiceover. This family-friendly (for the most part) show follows a young fairy-like creature and the residents of a small town as they address the lack of love … Continue reading “The Twilight Parade”: Looks Cool, but Comes On a Little Strong

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“The Doll’s House” is Fun for Everyone

Rag and Bone’s The Doll’s House makes excellent use of a Brechtian staging that works extremely well as a children’s show but could very easily be adapted into a fantastic horror show. A small collection of dolls owned by two little girls live in a shoebox, longing for a proper dollhouse. When the girls inherit … Continue reading “The Doll’s House” is Fun for Everyone

Master of Puppets: Ronnie Burkett Brings “The Daisy Theatre” to Ottawa

This isn't your average puppet show! A Canadian theatre legend in his own right, Ronnie Burkett brings his virtuosity back to Ottawa stages once more with The Daisy Theatre, playing until December 18th at the Great Canadian Theatre Company. This NSFK (not safe for kids) show is laugh-out-loud funny and full of surprises given its mostly … Continue reading Master of Puppets: Ronnie Burkett Brings “The Daisy Theatre” to Ottawa