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Lucila Al Mar album release party

Friday, April 21 at 9:30pm

A celebration of her new album, Nada es Para Siempre // Nothing is forever. Live performance by Lucila and her band; after-party DJ’d by Chico6Trece.

For more information:  https://www.facebook.com/events/261630054295646/

So what’s your story — workshop with Jacqui du Toit

Saturday, April 22 at 4pm

We all have a story to tell and usually we tend to write our stories down or share them with family and friends, but when we engage our body and the wisdom of our bodies to express them, there is another level of empowerment that occurs. We bring our stories to life! In this workshop, we will combine sacred theatre, creative writing, movement and voice. Exercises will be introduced to the participants that will have us loosen up, laugh, connect and remember how to play. So what’s your story is about… coming back to the circle… about… transformation.

To register, email Jacqui at jacquidt1@gmail.com

Now More Than Ever: Theatre & Politics

Monday, May 1

Is democracy in crisis? If so, what can theatre artists do to inspire, educate, and entertain in a new era of uncertainty? Laurie Fyffe (Evolution Theatre) & Bronwyn Steinberg (TACTICS) invite you to attend a reading of George Orwell’s 1984, followed by the fourth panel discussion in our series Theatre Matters, a community discussion between Ottawa based theatre artists on topics of interest to theatre professionals.

6pm Staged reading of George Orwell’s 1984, adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan and directed by Bronwyn Steinberg

8pm Theatre Matters community discussion

PWYC – all proceeds will benefit Refugee 613

Show Plates

Thursday, May 4 at 6pm

A multi-course pre-show meal created by some of Ottawa’s best indie chefs. Your $65 ticket includes admission to the 8pm performance of girls! girls! girls!

The meal is coordinated by chef Tarek Hassan of Gongfu Bao, who will create the amuse-bouche, followed by a delicious 4-course meal by:

• Shawn Chodat (Shawn & Alex’s Fried Chicken)

• Caroline Cichelli (Chico’s HipHop Brunch)

• Myke Frank (resident at Citizen)

• Matt Gardiner (Blue Grasso)

Limited tickets available here

Critics’ Salon

Thursday, May 4 at 9:30pm

The applause rings, and you find yourself wondering, What the heck was that? As humans, we ask ourselves this question often enough outside the theatre; it would be nice to come away from a play with some consensus and directions to explore. Luckily, the show doesn’t have to end once the curtain falls! Adopting the model of a traditional book club, the Critics’ Salon brings people together post-performance to talk about their individual experiences within the audience collective.

Join the New Ottawa Critics as they lead the discussion on theatre and production, while creating a safe space for spectators to express and discuss their experience of a performance we all witnessed together. A place to talk about art, to meet new people, and to stay engaged – if you’re constantly looking for somewhere to hang out and chat after a show, this event is for you!

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Saturday, May 6 11am-1pm

10 Playwrights meet 10 Dramaturgs/Directors in this free event in partnership with PGC and LMDA. To register, please contact Nicole at info@playwrightsguild.ca