More like APE-ril, am I right? Yes, yes I am. Here’s why…
THE HAIRY APE at the Carleton Tavern, from Chamber Theatre Hintonburg. From the 2nd to 18th. It’s finally here! Eugene O’Neill’s 1922 monster about the forgotten victims of the Industrial revolution bursts to life on the Carleton Tavern Stage in a show you won’t soon forget. Directed by Lisa Zanyk and starring Donnie Laflame as Yank, with a mighty ensemble cast around him. See you there!
TAKE ME BACK TO JEFFERSON at the NAC Theatre. Family drama, with floods. Until the 11th.
GOODBYE PICCADILLY at the Ottawa Little Theatre. More goodness from the OLT gang! Until the 11th.
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at the Gladstone Theatre, from Vanity Project. Don’t have your ticket yet? Then start your envy, because this hotly anticipated musical is sold out for all seven shows, the 1st to 4th! If you stand outside the theatre, maybe you can hear the Time Warp…
PARFUMERIE at the GCTC. The lawyers are at it again, acting and playing and generally being unlawyerlike. Yay! The15Th (preview show) to 18th.
DIRTY DANCING at NAC Southam Hall. Live adaptation of the famous movie about the improper placement of babies, or something. The 14th to 19th.
THE BROTHERS GRIMM SPECTACULATHON at Algonquin College Studio Theatre (Building N), from Algonquin Theatre Arts. The 15th to 19th. And don’t miss FLYING SOLO, the Gonqs’ end of year monologue ceremony, on the 23rd.
YOUPPI CLUB at somewhere, from Ottawa Stilt Union. An event so mysterious I still don’t know where it is! On the 20th.
THE DOUBLE at NAC Studio. A man and his cello. 21st to May 2nd.
ONTARIO SCENE the 29th to May 10th. Too much to list here, but includes Daniel MacIvor and much more at a multiplicity of locales! Check their website for all the details!
– THEATRE FRANCAIS
LA SOUPE DE KAFKA at Theatre de L’ile. Until the 11th!
NOUEDS PAPILLON at the NAC Studio. Written and Directed by Marie-Eve Huot. The 11th and 12th.
RICHARD III at the NAC Theatre. Major Franco-Shakespearean production that I really wanna see. The 21st to 25th.
LE REVE TOTALITAIRE DE DIEU L’AMIBE at Studio Leonard-Beaulne, from Theatre Tremplin and Theatre la Catapulte. The 30th to May 9th.
– IMPROV AND OTHER STUFF
‘BOUT TIME at the Pour House, from Crush Improv. Crush’s legendary 3 on 3 battle improv show temporarily moves digs to this spot while their regular stage undergoes renos. Monday the 6th, Don’t miss out!
GRIMPROV at the Cock’n’Lion, first and last Wednesday of the month.
EFT-UP COMEDY SHOW at Pressed Cafe, from Experimental Farm Theatre. April 9th!
STAKEOUT at the Lunenburg Pub, from Hall of Justice Improv. On the 12th.
SUNDAY NIGHT FANFICTION at the Lunenburg Pub, from Morning Person Theatre. All the Paul Piekoszewski you can handle in one month! On the 19th.
Always more to come…See you at the Theatre. Peace, love and soul,
Kevin Reid (and Winston)