Thursday, May 24, was the opening night for the GCTC’s production of Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation at the Irving Greenberg Theatre. Baker’s script has received high praise from critics and won an OBIE award for best new American play in 2010. I was curious to…

Article by Wayne Current Last year, the Undercurrents festival launched at the GCTC and was one of the theatrical highlights of the year. The festival’s aim is to promote independent boundary pushing theatre or “theatre below the main stream.” Last year’s line up was terrific and I…

Review by Wayne Current Last Thursday, I set off to see Sleeping Dog Theatre’s (in association with the National Arts Centre English Theatre) Blood on the Moon  at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre (GCTC).  Written by Pierre Brault, this show was selected as a last-minute replacement…

*AL and HM are married, and as such are completely incapable of having a serious conversation HM: AL Connors. First of all, I would like to thank you for joining me in the house that we both live in. AL: It is a pleasure to…

A Review by Heather Marie Connors On the surface, not much happens in “Whispering Pines”. The first act shows us the past: a couple, Bruno (played by Paul Rainville) and Renate (Tracey Ferencz) meet Thomas (Kris Joseph) a Canadian scholar doing research in East Germany….

Ken Godmere [Ken is an Ottawa-based freelance actor/director with 35 years experience and offers his theatre reviews as an unbiased professional appraisal. www.kengodmere.com] * Opening Night, Thursday May 26, 2011 * In 2007, Daniel MacIvor, actor and playwright (The Soldier Dreams, Cul-de-Sac, House, and Monster)…

– by Ken Godmere [Ken Godmere is an Ottawa-based freelance actor/director with 35 years experience and offers his theatre reviews as an unbiased professional appraisal. www.kengodmere.com] My favourite moments of time occur when the house lights fade out in a theatre. After that, anything is…