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…

  The Fringe festival closes today. Congratulations to all the volunteers, artists, and organizers for making it such a success! For those of you who still want to catch a show, it’s not too late. Along with the regularly scheduled shows, at 9:00 p.m.tonight there will be…

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…

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….

–by Ken Godmere [Ken Godmere is a freelance theatre professional based in Ottawa and offers his theatre reviews as an unbiased professional appraisal.] I was invited to attend the Thursday, October 28th performance of Jeffrey Hatcher’s The Turn of the Screw. I say “invited” because,…

–by Ken Godmere Hello, readers. Welcome to “APPRAISE of the Theatre”. This column is written by a theatre professional described by colleagues as a consistent voice of honest, productive, progressive professionalism and integrity (kengodmere.com). My 30 years in the industry will not be a conflict…