All photos courtesy Allyson Domanski With no stage and no set except for big black cubes to serve as seats for three actors, the Chamber Theatre Hintonburg (CTH) team of Donnie Laflamme and Lisa Zanyk have pulled off another coup. Pull up a chair to a…

Blushing Brides and The Fenton Brothers at The Brass Monkey

The Blushing Brides invaded The Brass Monkey this past Saturday night. More on that later. The Brass Monkey is Ottawa’s best kept secret. Do these guys know how to run a live venue! Big and spacious with pool in the back they sport a huge…

A CUT ABOVE THE REST: Lynn Miles/Keith Glass "Road"

Music Review by Ian Boyd What can you say about Lynn Miles? Gracious, honest, talented, a great song writer, collaborative, front person, arranger, producer, a national treasure, diverse, entertaining, funny, multiple Juno award nominee and winner, or just plain Lynn. She is an Ottawa original…

Review of BURN, written and directed by John Muggleton 5

Review by Stacey Diffin-Lafleur Photos by Maria Vartanova John Muggleton has a sly sense of humour and he shows it off to perfection in his latest work, BURN, which I attended in December at the Avalon Studio on Bank Street. I didn’t really know what to…

The Maltese Falcon: The Radio Show will get you into the holiday spirit 1

By Allyson Domanski, Theatre Reviewer Poor weather proved no deterrent for the crowd who braved snow and wind to get to The Gladstone for opening night of “The Maltese Falcon: The Radio Show” by Dashiell Hammett. The packed house delighted in this year’s rendition of…

Review of GCTC’s “The Daisy Theatre” Pull Some Strings To See It 2

By Allyson Domanski, Theatre Reviewer They may be puppets but this ain’t The Muppets. Even brash Miss Piggy would blush watching The Daisy Theatre. That or bust a gut. Everything from cabaret to vaudeville to burlesque, it’s nothing but enjoyably inappropriate entertainment. If you love…