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Connie Meng's reviews of Canadian productions now appear also on the Capital Critics Circle site in Ottawa.

Theatre Calendar

3/18-4/6 Dancing with Rage, Great Canadian Theatre Co. Ottawa, ON
3/26-4/12 Seeds, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON
4/2-4/27 The Glass Menagerie, Syracuse Stage
4/23-5/11 The Quarry, Vermont Stage Company, Burlington, VT
4/29-5/10 huff, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, ON


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Apr 14, 2014 — Steven Soderbergh's new play confronts the topic of school shootings head on, peering into the shattered lives of the survivors and the stories they tell.
Apr 8, 2014 — Leon says he likes to attract diverse audiences, so different cultures rub together in the crowd. This spring, he's directing a revival of A Raisin in the Sun and a new musical inspired by Tupac.
Apr 7, 2014 — The 5-foot-3 dynamo poured his uncanny energy into a lifetime of roles alongside Hollywood's biggest stars. Rooney, whose sunny portrayals of youth earned him an honorary Oscar, died Sunday.
 



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Mackenzie Barmen and James Patterson  Photo: Pendragon
Mackenzie Barmen and James Patterson Photo: Pendragon

Theatre Review: "The Last Five Years" at Pendragon Theatre

The Last Five Years is running in rep at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake through September 2. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
NCPR theater critic Connie Meng

Pleasant surprises on Broadway

NCPR's resident theater critic Connie Meng spends a lot of time on the road around the region during the theater season. Just before the Tony awards were announced last weekend, Connie was in New York City taking in some of the best music and drama that Broadway is offering this summer.

So, if you're visiting the city this season, Connie has some theater recommendations. Five of the Tony winners for acting were in the four shows she saw recently: Nice Work if You Can Get it, Peter and the Starcatcher, Other Desert Cities, and One Man, Two Guvnors.  Go to full article
<em>Circle Mirror Transformation</em> Cast  Photo: GCTC

Theatre Review: "Circle Mirror Transformation" at the Great Canadian Theatre Company

Circle Mirror Transformation is running at the Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa through June 10. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review.  Go to full article
Little Sisters of Hoboken Photo: 1000 Islands Playhouse

Theatre Review: "Nunsense II" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

Nunsense II is running at the 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque through June 16. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
Simon Bradshaw as Rudi  Photo: GCTC/Andrew Alexander

Theatre Review: "East of Berlin" at the Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa

East of Berlin is running at the Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa through April 8. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this...  Go to full article
Jeffrey and Penny Plain  Photo: Trudie Lee

Theatre Review: "Penny Plain" at the National Arts Centre

"Penny Plain" is running at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa through April 1. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
Greta Oglesby (Caroline), Séamus Gailor (Noah Gellman).  Photo: T. Charles Erickson

Theatre Review: "Caroline, or Change" at Syracuse Stage

The musical Caroline, or Change is running at Syracuse Stage through February 26. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng attended a recent performance and has this...  Go to full article
Credit: NAC

Theatre Review: "Creation" in the Studio at the National Arts Centre

Creation is running in the Studio at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa through February 20. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review.  Go to full article
Photo: Peter Puna

"Blood on the Moon" at the Great Canadian Theatre Company

Blood on the Moon is running at GCTC in Ottawa through February 5. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng has this commentary.  Go to full article
Ted Dykstra & Richard Greenblatt, the writers and stars of 2 Pianos 4 Hands. Photo courtesy of Canada's National Arts Centre.

Review: "2 Pianos, 4 Hands" in Ottawa

The Canadian play, 2 Pianos, 4 Hands, has played on five continents and in more than 150 cities since it first opened 15 years ago. Its success worldwide is due to...  Go to full article

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