“Sparks Street Ballad”: An Ambitious Undertaking with Modest Success

Fiddleheads Musical Theatre’s Sparks Street Ballad blends theatre for young audiences with fiddle music, Canadian history, and the need to teach this history to young Canadians in a way that addresses the historical wrongs perpetrated against certain segments of the population. It’s an ambitious undertaking that they achieve with modest success. The story concerns Mrs. … Continue reading “Sparks Street Ballad”: An Ambitious Undertaking with Modest Success

Floral Theatre Excites with “Three to Leave”

Three to Leave, produced by Floral Theatre, fills one of two youth spots at the Ottawa Fringe this year- meaning they only have two performances in the whole festival and if you missed yesterday’s performance you only have one more chance this coming Saturday the 17th at 2:00pm. I think it’s always incredibly important to … Continue reading Floral Theatre Excites with “Three to Leave”

“39 Blyth Boulevard”: Killing the Game?

By Natalie V. Creating a world with morbid humour, captivating plot and conniving characters, 39 Blyth Boulevard, written by Cullen McGrail and directed by Izzy Solis Lozano at the 2017 Youth Infringement Festival, is sure to draw you in. As the cryptic Mrs. M and determined detective N. (Sarah Thuswaldner and Andrew Foster) tell their … Continue reading “39 Blyth Boulevard”: Killing the Game?