To commemorate the beginning of the First World War, the award-winning Canadian musical – Billy Bishop Goes to War – returns to Ottawa audiences. Chris Ralph stars as the war hero, Billy Bishop, and plays 18 different characters over the course of the evening. James Caswell acts as Narrator and Piano Player – and the production is directed by Teri Loretto.
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…
Based on The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, this musical adaptation is fun for the whole family, featuring unforgettable songs and popular characters. The story begins with the land of Narnia frozen in a perpetual winter of darkness and despair, seemingly all under the dominion of the White Witch, including the intelligent talking animals once ruled by the great and majestic lion Aslan. Though Aslan is often absent from the land (so that his very existence is doubted by some), he returns when the need for him is greatest, bringing with him an end to the long winter, and making an ultimate sacrifice of love, culminating in a battle between good and evil. Entering at a moment of high adventure in the story are four children, transported from our world through a magical wardrobe.
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
Theatre Wakefield is very excited to present the bilingual play “Balconville” by Canadian Playwright David Fennario, directed by Claude Laroche. The story takes place in the late 70’s in Pointe-Saint-Charles, one of Canada's first industrial slums in Montreal.
"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