“Educating Rita” is Relevant but Unfocused

Ottawa Little Theatre kicks off its 105th season with Willy Russell’s Educating Rita. The play centres around themes that are just as applicable to Ottawa in 2017 as they were when it first premiered in London in 1980, but the details of the script, such as the cultural references and English dialect, feel dated and … Continue reading “Educating Rita” is Relevant but Unfocused

“Home in Time”: Neatly Written Script, but Lacks Direction

Home in Time is a neatly written script that is done a decent service by its performers although the production lacks solid direction. Martha works in her sister Mary’s café, and as they prepare to close up one night Martha encounters a stranger with an unusual proposition. Fred has in his possession the Book of … Continue reading “Home in Time”: Neatly Written Script, but Lacks Direction