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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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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…

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[Ken Godmere is an Ottawa-based freelance actor/director with 35 years experience and offered his theatre reviews as an unbiased professional appraisal. www.kengodmere.com] It was quite a year for Ottawa theatre and quite a year for me in the role of a reviewer. And now, as this new…

[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] * Opening Night, Tuesday July 19, 2011 * Agatha Christie novels are often material for other playwrights. This script for Spider’s Web was…

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[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] * Opening Night, Saturday July 16, 2011 * It’s big. It’s bold. And it’s blatant. The first few lines of credits in the…

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[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] * Opening Night, Friday June 3, 2011 * Dirty Rotten Scoundrels‘ book by Jeffrey Lane and music and lyrics by David Yazbek are…

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)…

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– 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] * Thursday May 5, 2011 * Thank you. Those are my first words to playwright Lawrence Aronovitch. His two…