Festival News


The Ottawa Fringe will host a winter festival

[Press Release: Ottawa Fringe Festival] undercurrents: theatre below the mainstream is Ottawa's winter festival of independent theatre, showcasing the best indie theatre from Ottawa and across the country. The festival is crossing town from ... read more »


From Bach to tango and back, Chamberfest’s 20th anniversary edition to feature 120 concerts

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Roman Borys is a patient hunter. The artistic director of Ottawa’s Chamberfest, one of the world’s largest festivals of its kind, sometimes waits for years before he lands his prizes — great artists in high ... read more »


The Outsider: Danish writer stays on the fringes in his novels

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Once upon a time there was a 25-year-old Dane named Jonas who lived in comfortable Copenhagen. Despite the fact that he lived in a comfortable country in comfortable surroundings, Jonas was not happy and he made bad ... read more »


Puppets Up! Rod Puppet Workshop for Kids

[News Release: Puppets Up!] John Nolan and Kathy MacLelland of Ottawa's Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre will host a Puppets Up! workshop, "Make A Puppet Show in a Day" on April 26th, in Almonte, Ontario, for kids aged 6-11 years. Contact ... read more »


Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau 2014 theme & Open Call to artists!

[Press Release: Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau] When artists like Genevieve Thauvette tell the region The World Is Yours, we at Nuit Blanche HQ identify. That is exactly how we feel as creative individuals in the city. When the rain battered down ... read more »


New works lead the way in GCTC’s 2014-15 season

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Classic Canadian plays are decisively not on the bill for the 40th season of The Great Canadian Theatre Company. The enticingly varied 2014-2015 lineup was announced Tuesday by artistic director Eric Coates. “There’s ... read more »


Kiwanis Music Festival – Special MC announcement for Music Theatre Trophy Night

[Announcement: Kiwanis Music Festial] Dear Friends, We are extremely excited to have past Kiwanis Music Festival star Steffi D as our Master of Ceremonies at this Saturday's Music Theatre Trophy Night taking place at Glebe St James United ... read more »


GCTC Artistic Director takes to the mainstage to present new plays and new partnerships for 2014-2015

[Press Release: Great Canadian Theatre Company] At 7:30 pm Artistic Director, Eric Coates took to the mainstage at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre to host a lively presentation introducing the new plays and new partnerships for the 2014-2015 ... read more »


Canadian Tulip Festival returns to where the flowers bloom

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The Canadian Tulip Festival returns next month to Queen Juliana Park with a full slate of programming that will include a floral fireworks show, a midway and food concessions. After a two-year absence, the festival is ... read more »


Nuit Blanche reveals theme for artists 2014

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The theme for Ottawa-Gatineau’s third Nuit Blanche will go straight to the heart of the one-night festival of art on the streets. The official theme for artists in Nuit Blanche 2014 will be “Bypass,” an allusion to ... read more »