Student Production Sees Success With ‘Legally Blonde’

The University of Ottawa’s Musical Theatre Society has just served up what might be the most fun production of January. If you missed this sold out show, I can understand your feelings of FOMO. It’s been just over a week and I’m still thinking about this production. Legally Blonde: The Musical (book by Heather Hach … Continue reading Student Production Sees Success With ‘Legally Blonde’

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God of Carnage: A Seemingly Strange Play for Students

Sometimes our best intentions don’t always make for the best results. Ottawa’s most recent production of God of Carnage, presented by Sock ‘n Buskin, has a good heart behind it, but suffers from issues that mainly stem from it being a rather unusual choice to produce given that its content suggests little relevance to a … Continue reading God of Carnage: A Seemingly Strange Play for Students

Macbeth: an Exercise in Feminist Theatre

Sock ‘n’ Buskin’s season opener of Macbeth is something of a mixed bag. With performances by some promising newcomers and a troubled relationship with a bold directorial choice, this student production has lots of ambition but lacks real follow through. Macbeth is certainly an alluring programming choice for a few reasons, not least of which is … Continue reading Macbeth: an Exercise in Feminist Theatre