Festival News


Ottawa International Children’s Festival presents timeless story of Ebenezer Scrooge in a whole new way

[News Release]   The “Nearly World-Famous” DuffleBag Theatre Company is back by popular demand and is sure to get you into the holiday spirit with their rendition of A Christmas Carol on Saturday, December 6th, 1:00pm at the ... read more »


Celebrate this special time of the year with a classic– A Charlie Brown Christmas

[News Release] His tunes have been a part of Christmas tradition for North American families for the past forty-nine years, close as an old friend, comfortable as an old blanket. Jerry Granelli, as one third of the legendary San ... read more »


(un)Told and OttawaStorytellers present THE HORROR WITHIN

[News Release] (un)Told and OttawaStorytellers present  THE HORROR WITHIN Thursday, November 13, 2014. Featuring Dave Morris, Missie Peters, & Steven Ray Orr of Paper Street Theatre co. (Victoria, B.C.) Like improvised theatre? Like a scary ... read more »


GCTC and A Company of Fools unleash Pomme and ‘Restes: Shipwrecked! On the Tempestuous Lost Island of Never, a wacky world premiere just in time ...

[News Release] Great Canadian Theatre Company and A Company of Fools are seriously clowning around. Pomme and ‘Restes: Shipwrecked! On the Tempestuous Lost Island of Never is a rollicking comedy driven by Ottawa’s dynamic clowning duo Pomme ... read more »


Ottawa Classical Choir presents Finest Moments from Messiah with Soprano Ania Hejnar and Baritone Marc Boucher

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The Ottawa Classical Choir together with the choirs and orchestra of the New World Philharmonic Society under the direction of Maestro Michel ... read more »


Cracking-up the Capital reveals highlights of its 11th festival

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] The comedy festival which supports many mental health initiatives will run from Feb. 3 to 7. Over the years the festival has raised more than $150 000 and is now working with a national organization called Partners for ... read more »


Creative Mornings, featuring Joel Grenier, at Festival House this Friday

[News Release] When: Friday, November 7, 8:30am - 10:00am Where: Festival House, 450 Churchill Ave. N. Register here With over 13 years experience, Joel’s passion for experience design has driven him to produce a vast portfolio of ... read more »


Susie Arioli is retro but real

[Link: Ottawa Citizen] Susie Arioli at the Ottawa Jazz Festival’s annual benefit When: Thursday, Nov. 6, at 6:30 p.m. (reception, silent auction before concert) Where: Library and Archives Canada auditorium Tickets: $50, with a $30 tax ... read more »


Ottawa Storytellers present The Horror Within

[News Release: Ottawa Storytellers] "Searchers after horror, haunt strange, far places." - H.P. Lovecraft On Thursday, November 13, at 8 p.m., in the Arts Court Studio outside the 2nd Floor Theatre, 2 Daly Avenue, OST will present the last of ... read more »


Tone Cluster – quite a queer choir presents Quite a Queer Qhristmas

[News Release] When: Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 7:30 pm Where: Centretown United Church,  507 Bank Street (near Argyle St.), Ottawa Tone Cluster continues to come up with new ways of hearing familiar and favourite songs.  This holiday season, ... read more »