GCTC announces great stories, innovative concepts and two world premieres at third annual undercurrents: theatre below the mainstream festival
Today, the Great Canadian Theatre Company proudly presented an exciting line up for the 2013 undercurrents: theatre below the mainstream festival. Now in its third year, the festival has become one of the most anticipated events of Ottawa’s theatre season.
\”Ottawa audiences and artists have truly embraced undercurrents - with ticket sales increasing 25% year over year,” says Festival Director Patrick Gauthier. “The third edition of the festival promises to follow in the footsteps of its predecessors.\”
The festival showcases six productions – plus an audience participation installation – created and produced by independent theatre companies from Ottawa, Toronto and Victoria, BC. The 2013 line up was announced today by festival Director Patrick Gauthier and GCTC Artistic Director Eric Coates. Three of the six are Ottawa productions and two of those are world premieres.
“This year’s Festival showcases creators who are taking risks and challenging the medium,” says Gauthier. “All tell great stories and tell them in innovative ways.” Read the rest of this entry →