Undercurrents is a non-mainstream theatre festival in the heart of downtown Ottawa.
“For me, as for many others, the program was truly a defining moment in my life.”
The play is inspired by Milner’s experience with his mother’s decision to pursue assisted suicide after getting a lung infection at 94-years-old that left her with no chance of recovery. After telling Milner about her decision, it sent him on a journey to learn about death and assisted suicide. When she passed away, he decided to write a play about his experience.
In a world where the traditional act of dating is becoming dated, Catherine Ballachey and Stephanie Henderson are bringing Listen To Me, a dynamic and nontraditional play, to Ottawa’s theatre scene. Listen To Me allows audience members to interact with performers in a “speed dating” setting where delving deeper than smalltalk, without the distraction of technology, is the ultimate goal.
How a new show in town explores if money truly does buy happiness.
A City of Ottawa development committee has recommended that council approve plans for a new $100 million arts complex, part of which will be used by the University of Ottawa’s theatre department.