Review of Bear & Co.’s No Way To Say Goodbye: Songs of  Leonard Cohen at The Gladstone 3

Bear & Co., you have a hit on your hands.  You need to promote it, tour it, get it out there and nudge this show toward the runaway success it’s poised to become. Your arrangement and production will grab the interest of theatre companies across North America…

Review of Maestro (English version) - Gladstone Theatre 4
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Maestro (English version) A Comedy about the off stage antics at the NAC Orchestra By Claude Montminy Translated by Nina Lauren and Danielle Ellen Directed by Gilles Provost Featuring Manon Lafrenière, Serge Paquette and David Whiteley   May 26-June 10, 2017 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at…

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

Theatre Preview: “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and  Living in Paris” at The Gladstone 1

Preview by Allyson Domanski It’s been nearly four decades since Jacques Brel was alive or well or living in Paris and nearly five decades since “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris” played in Ottawa. Stirred from sleep, the music of the Belgian…

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Yep, I’d never seen Oscar Wilde performed before. Luckily, though, I wasn’t alone — at the post-show talkback, the majority of the remaining audience (a good 90 per cent of whom were Algonquin theatre students) hadn’t ever seen The Importance of Being Earnest staged. And…

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The second “Radio Show” at The Gladstone opens December 9 for a 10-day run of a radio adaptation of “It’s a Wonderful Life”, the iconic story of George Bailey. With an authentic vintage-radio feel and live sound effects, you’ll be tempted to close your eyes…

The Andrews Brothers is only playing at The Gladstone until Saturday August 14th, and you’d be a fool to miss it. In the words of the show’s director Andy Massingham, “It’s a madcap romp, as light as a soufflé… pure escapist summer fun”. And he’s…