‘The Mummy’ emerges from his tomb to take stage in third New Opera Lyra ‘gothic’ production
New Opera Lyra, a local opera company, is putting on an original production entitled “The Mummy” just in time for Halloween.
Yes I Can!: Michelle Obama’s inspiring story comes to the musical stage at Centrepointe
Yes I Can! is a new musical featuring the life of Michelle Obama, tells a story about family sacrifice, love and determination.
Bear Grease: An Indigenous take on an American musical classic comes to the NAC
As Bear Grease comes to Ottawa, the audience is not just Indigenous people. However, for those who do come from Indigenous communities, the show’s meaning is palpable.
All the world’s a stage as Carleton’s Sock ‘n’ Buskin turns to Shakespeare’s Macbeth to open their new season
The pandemic over, Sock ‘n’ Buskin turns to its 2023-2024 season starting with a classic version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
City builder: Kevin Loring is revolutionizing Indigenous theatre in Canada
Loring is best known as the Artistic Director for Indigenous theatre at the National Arts Centre. Recently, he had his term extended into the 2026-2027 season. The Indigenous theatre program at the NAC provides a platform for Indigenous artists to have their work staged and produced.
A ‘youthful engine:’ NAC reaches out to young audiences with adaptation of acclaimed novel Fall on Your Knees
A theatre adaptation of ‘Fall On Your Knees’ is coming to Ottawa, 27 years after the book was first published.
In Focus: The Nutcracker brings holiday magic back to the National Arts Centre
The Nutcracker returned to the NAC stage this holiday season and Capital Current had a chance to get behind the scenes for a sneak peek of the dress rehearsal by Les Grand Ballet Canadiens.
Anastasia’s journey: Musical offers a much needed message of hope and courage
Musical tells the story of the woman pretending to the the last Romanov princess to enjoyable life.
Dear Evan Hansen: A well-meaning musical with an unsatisfying ending
Capital Current’s Rodaina Ibrahim reviews the well-produced show, Dear Evan Hansen, that left some questions unanswered.
Broadway Across Canada brings Dear Evan Hansen to Ottawa
Hit musical Dear Evan Hansen makes its Ottawa debut Aug. 9.
You Oughta Know: Jagged Little Pill on new season of Broadway Across Canada shows
Jagged Little Pill is one of five musicals in the 2022-23 season presented by Broadway Across Canada in Southam Hall at the National Arts Centre.
Ottawa Fringe Festival returns in person to celebrate 25th anniversary
Ottawa Fringe Festival is returning in person after two years to celebrate 25th anniversary.