New Theatre of Ottawa is proud to announce that it has won two 2012 Capital Critics’ Circle Awards. The Award for Best Director went to John Koensgen for “The Extremely Short Play Festival” by 10 authors and “The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare” by Brian K. Stewart. The Award for Best Male Actor went to Greg Kramer for his outstanding work in “The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare”. We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of the playwrights, our stage manager Jim Fritz and all of the cast, designers and crews involved.
“Facts” will be presented in Britain early in the new year at the Finsborough Theatre in West London! It’s very exciting. We want to pass on our congratulations to Arthur Milner who wrote “Facts” and look forward to it’s future productions around the world. Here is a link to the theatre’s website http://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/productions/2013/facts.php.
New Theatre of Ottawa has been nominated for 3 different Capital Critics Circle Awards but for four things. Greg Kramer for Best Actor in The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare, The Extremely Short Play Festival for Best Production, and John Koensgen for Best Director for his work on The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare and The Extremely Short Play Festival. The winners will be announced on Monday, November 26 at the awards ceremony, to be held at Orpheus House, 17 Fairmont Avenue from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
On October 26th and 27th you can see our acclaimed production of The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare by Brian K. Stewart, starring Greg Kramer, in Prescott at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Doors open at 7:30. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience what critics have called the best show to come out of Ottawa’s independent theatre scene! Tickets are a steal at $25 and are available online at http://www.stlawrenceshakespeare.ca/ticket-select-page.aspx?id=3266 and at the door.
Hope to see you there.
“New Theatre of Ottawa Finally Announces What We’re Doing This Season!”
We’re presenting “The Second Annual Extremely Short New Play Festival” between April 10 and April 20, 2013 at The Arts Court Theatre in Ottawa and we are looking for plays. Do you have a piece that’s 10 minutes or less, has 4 characters or less and requires minimal set and props? We want to read it!!
Send your submission to email@example.com . Make sure it’s either a Word document or PDF so we can open it. The deadline is December 31, 2012. The jurors will pick the pieces to be presented by the end of January.
Last year’s inaugural festival was a smash critical success and we can’t wait to do it again!
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The Player’s Advice to Shakespeare
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