The Gladstone launches their newest season with Moliere's hilarious comedy! Our hero thinks he has concocted an ingenious plan to create the woman of his dreams. He is afraid a smart woman will cheat on him so he enlists the help of a local convent to raise a pretty girl in ignorance and isolation. In his mind she will be docile, adoring, amorous on demand. The perfect wife. Or is she?
The Boy in the Moon is based on Ian Brown’s powerful, honest, and emotionally moving memoir of raising his son. Walker’s abilities are extremely impaired due to a rare genetic condition that challenges the family at every turn. The play captures the difficult but joyous journey to understand and care for Walker.
Two friends find themselves tumbling through time and space after discovering a time machine disguised as an outhouse...Every move they make could alter the fate of the entire universe...
Follow George and Lucas as they encounter world famous historical figures and try not to screw the whole thing up.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch follows the journey of "internationally ignored" East German rock-goddess Hedwig Schmidt on a gender-bending quest for "The Origin Of Love", after a botched sex change operation raises questions about identity and individuality. This powerful and thought-provoking rock musical will prove that "to be free, one must give up a little part of oneself."
Meet Meena and Naz who are Bollywood-style dancers in the suburbs of Port Moody, B.C. Negotiating cultural traditions and dealing with imposing mother figures, both yearn for romance and escape. Join Anita Majumdar as she dances you into their lives with heart and humour.
Cinq personnages avides d’être vus, entendus, reconnus. Chacun est prêt à tout pour exprimer ses difficultés, mais surtout son désir d’exister. Prêt à ouvrir les portes, même illicites, de son subconscient. À remplacer des milliers d’insultes par autant de compliments. À transformer son agressivité en symbole tatoué. À jouer les aveugles. Prêt à tout remettre en question à cause d’une lasagne au sable.
Love and desperation drive the fortunes of the Wingfield family in this modern American classic. Tennessee Williams turns the warm lens of memory on the tender savagery of maternal love as broken dreams of the Old South struggle with the gritty reality of the industrial heartland. Tim Oberholzer and Rachel Eugster star in this perennial favourite.
Ottawa’s A Company of Fools are back! In their latest comic escapade, the clowns, Pomme and ‘Restes are working on a cruise ship that runs aground on a desert island. The ship’s magician, along with an assortment of other hilarious misfits, discover that the island is home to literary island figures from Anne of Green Gables to Captain Hook ...a recipe for a romping good time. This is raucous holiday fun for everyone!
Dans un quartier populaire de Montréal, durant les années cinquante, s’est formée une bande d’adolescents. Limités et étouffés par leurs origines très modestes, Tarzan, Moineau, Tit-Noir, Passe-Partout et Ciboulette cherchent à conjurer leur sort et à accéder à une meilleure situation en faisant de la contrebande de cigarettes américaines. Mais voilà qu’un jour, Tarzan, le chef de la bande, est surpris par un douanier au moment de passer illégalement la frontière. Pris par la peur et la panique, Tarzan perd ses moyens et tue le douanier…
Tina and Bobby, with baby in tow, struggle to make ends meet. With no prospects and no money, Bobby and Tina go head-to-head in a last-ditch attempt to map out their future. In this fast-paced dark comedy, Bobby’s plans for big money collide with Tina’s dreams of home sweet home. Funny, touching and raw, Moss Park finds hope in unlikely places.
Hamilton and Kyle have lost their mother to a comically gruesome accident at the Gay Pride Parade. As they come to grips with their mother’s untimely demise, the brothers must contend with sibling rivalry, decades of buried resentment and custody of their hairy brother, Enzo. A bittersweet and comic reflection of love and family.
Don’t dream it... Be It! From the company who brought you last season’s smash hit musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, comes the ultimate cult rock musical experience, The Rocky Horror Show! A raucous tribute to the B movie phenomenon, a young couple caught in a storm arrive at the home of a mad transvestite scientist eager to unveil his newest creation.
Amsterdam, 1942. Anne Frank a treize ans. Pour échapper aux persécutions qui frappent les Juifs, la famille d’Anne et la famille Van Pels se cachent dans un appartement secret, surnommé l’Annexe, jusqu’à ce qu’on les dénonce et les envoie dans les camps de la mort. La pièce commence après la guerre, lorsque le père d’Anne, seul survivant de la famille, se voit remettre le journal intime de sa fille ; bouleversé par sa lecture, il revit à travers les yeux d’Anne ses années de clandestinité.
Community & Student Theatre
Set in present-day cottage country, The Lights of Shangri-La takes its audience on an emotionally heightened magic carpet ride, first to the lofty stages of Broadway and network television news, then down to earth where, sooner or later, the touchstones of childhood have a way of calling us all back home.
Through a mosaic of interrelated scenes – some funny, some touching, some rueful – Gurney creates a portrait of the upper-middle-class. Journeying through the decades, the actors change roles, personalities and ages as they portray a variety of characters, from little boys to stern grandfathers, and from giggling girls to Irish housemaids.
By the playwright of the hugely popular Wingfield series, this gentle satirical comedy set in Persephone Township pits a canny farm family against government "suits" bent on cover-up after a truckload of nuclear waste land in their swamp.
Still running in London after a record smashing 60+ years, the most popular play of all time hasn't lost its power to thrill! The Queen of Mystery is at the height of her "whodunit" skills in this scary delight about assorted guests trapped in a snowbound inn with a crazed killer on the loose.
A delightfully “Downtonesque” period piece, full of colour, wit and romance. One of Somerset Maugham’s earliest plays, Jack Straw was first produced in 1908. With a plot that focuses on romantic disguises and dialogue that takes sharp aim at social pretension, Jack Straw more than fulfils Somerset Maugham’s intentions. “The aim of the drama,” he wrote, “is not to instruct but to please. Its object is delight.”
Five Southern “Belles”, members of their college swim team in the early ‘50’s, share a weekend every August at the Outer Banks, N.C. Free from family, work and routine they catch up, laugh, and meddle in each others lives! We experience four of these weekends, beginning 23 years after graduation and ending 33 years later. With shared strength, raucous repartee, and a lot of love, they help each other get through the challenges life flings at them. A hilarious and touching comedy about friendship that lasts forever!
"This musical is about tradition, joy, heartache, change, faith, family, and most of all...LIFE!”- broadwayworld.com Fiddler on the Roof is a musical theatre tradition, winning 10 Tony Awards when it debuted in 1965. Touching audiences worldwide with its humor, warmth and honesty, this universal show, now in its 50th year, is a staple of the musical theatre canon!
Perfect holiday fare for all ages! This international hit based on the book by E. Nesbit follows the adventures of three children forced by family circumstances from comfort in Edwardian London to the countryside where for a summer they become The Railway Children.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Play, this biting satirical comedy takes two looks -50 years apart - at race relations in a Chicago neighborhood.
The enchanting story that inspired two Sabrina movies. A 20th century fairy tale of a chauffeur's daughter who comes home to the Long Island mansion of her childhood transformed by five years in Paris attracting the attention of both upper class sons.