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.
Ten of Ottawa's freshest independent theatre artists present 20 minute original creations over the weekends of Oct 16-18 and 23-25. Support theatre in Ottawa, and see everything from clown, to wood working, to drama, to a real-life first birthday party. Doors at 7, shows at 7:30
A Super Secret Mystery Performance closes the show each Saturday followed by an after party.
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
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.
Singing In The Rain