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100 Watt Production STUFF: A Heartfelt Comedy Exploring the Impact of Overconsumption

Review by Emma Peterson  On Wednesday, May 1, I had the honour of watching 100 Watt Productions’ brand new play, “STUFF”, at the GCTC. The play is directed by Kristina Watt Villegas and has a cast of lively and talented actors that make up the 100 Watt Youth Ensemble, who have been artists in residence […]

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M’appelle Mohamed Ali is a great play in either official language

Review by Ben Peterson The play M’appelle Mohamed Ali was first written by Congolese author Dieudonné Niangouna more than ten years ago, but was given new life in Montreal in 2022 with Théâtre la Sentinelle and Théâtre Quat’sous’ adaptation of the text. Now, in April 2024, the touring show was brought to La Nouvelle Scène

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Paying it forward

Julia Zuppa was a shy six-year-old when she first came to Ottawa School of Theatre. Over the following ten years, she has gained confidence, friends, and countless memories. Now, at 16, Julia has decided to pay it forward.  In 2023, Julia founded Kids in the Spotlight, a fund which will award five students ages 6-12

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Histories entwined

On Sunday September 10, during this year’s Annual Historical Walk, Beechwood Cemetery celebrated its 150th anniversary by honouring five individuals who were integral in making Beechwood what it is today. From Joseph Currier donating the land in 1873, to James Mather’s contribution to designing Beechwood buildings, to the Macoun Marsh’s namesake, to celebrating more recent

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