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Women of the Fur Trade

iPhoto caption: Photo by Kate Dalton.

REVIEW: Women of the Fur Trade makes a heartthrob of Louis Riel

There’s a war going on out there somewhere, and Louis Riel isn’t here.

By Aisling Murphy / Apr 18, 2024
Black and white images of Joelle Peters (left) and Tara Sky (right) set over an image of the Stratford Festival Theatre. Sky wears a long dress, while Peters wears layers of scarves and furs. Peters holds a teacup in her right hand, and hand emerging from the left side of the photo pours coffee into the cup from above. Original images of Peters and Sky by Ted Belton. iPhoto caption: Joelle Peters (left) and Tara Sky (right). Original images of Peters and Sky by Ted Belton.

Change for the Better: On Indigeneity at the Stratford Festival

Both [Sky and Peters] want to honour the Indigenous artists who have worked with the [Stratford] festival for years, quietly carving out space for public and visual representation.

By Robyn Grant-Moran / Aug 4, 2023
iPhoto caption: Photo by David Hou

REVIEW: Women of the Fur Trade at the Stratford Festival

Louis Riel is SO dreamy. Tall. A little disheveled and unkempt, because he’s an introspective poet who’s busy fighting for social justice. And he wears glasses. He’s the total package.

By Robyn Grant-Moran / Jul 24, 2023
GCTC logo and posters of upcoming productions iPhoto caption: Show posters by Trish Lindstrom

Ottawa’s GCTC Unveils 2023-2024 Season

The Great Canadian Theatre Company has announced a full subscription season with five new mainstage productions.

By Aisling Murphy / Mar 16, 2023