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Little Shop of Horrors Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken April 13–22, 2017 The Gladstone Theatre 910 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario   Little Shop of Horrors is a musical that’s based on a movie that based on a musical that’s based…

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Theatre Kraken presents Little Shop of Horrors Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman Music by Alan Menken April 13–22, 2017 The Gladstone Theatre 910 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario “A send-up of science fiction, the Faust legend, and classic B-movie horror.”   Come on down to…

#Fringe20 Series April 2017: Double Bill -The Root Of All Squares and An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein
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Third Wall Theatre Company Presents An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein By Shel Silverstein Originally produced in New York City by Atlantic Theater Company, 2001-02 65 minutes An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein is “adult” in the sense that it’s mature, rather than XXX. That…

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The monthly Fringe 20th Anniversary Series continues this week with two shows running from Thursday, April 06 until Saturday, April 08, 2017. #Fringe20 is part of the festival’s celebration of twenty years of the Fringe in Ottawa, running until the 21st Ottawa Fringe Festival begins…

Theatre Review: Finishing the Suit at The Gladstone 1
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“sometimes love is incompatible with one’s duties” I loved this play’s premise. Skilled playwright Lawrence Aronovitch stitches a piece so fine that its touch to your skin is that of raw silk: coarse yet pleasing. Its plausibility came on to me as would a lover,…

Review of GCTC’s Les Passants 5
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Un peu d’histoire s’est produit à Ottawa récemment. It’s not every day that the usually staid capital launches a World Premiere, no less. Ce n’est pas tout, il y en a d’autre à dire. When GCTC in conjunction with Théâtre la Cutapulte launched Les Passants…

Undercurrents 2017: free events 1
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  Undercurrents 2017 (February 8-18, 2017) enters its second week following a successful opening weekend of sell out shows and big crowds. As part of Undercurrents mandate to foster local and new talent, the festival is hosting a number of free events including scripted readings…

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With seven productions, including two world premieres, the 2017 Undercurrents theatre festival kicks off Wednesday February 8 at Arts Court in downtown Ottawa. Running until Saturday, February 18, Undercurrents is the winter festival of the Ottawa Fringe, who have been presenting it since 2011. Undercurrents…

Comments Off on Review of “At Home at the Zoo” at the Carleton Tavern Chamber Theatre Hintonburg’s Current Production

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…