Press Room

2016 Festival

CBC Arts – Whitehorse’s theatre community: a place where people make things happen – June 8, 2016
What’s Up Yukon
– It’s Not All Greek: Zuppa Theatre’s Pop-Up Love Party offers a tasty new take on a classic philosophical text – June 2, 2016
Yukon News – Arm yourself! The world is in need of a hero – June 1, 2016
What’s Up Yukon – Who’s Out There – A Halifax solo show at Magnetic North will probe UFO beliefs – May 26, 2016
What’s Up Yukon – Life, Love and Trevor – May 12, 2016
Whitehorse Daily Star – Magnetic North Theatre Festival looms in June
What’s Up Yukon
– National Theatre Festival Comes to Whitehorse
CBC Yukon
– Magnetic North Theatre lineup released – March 22, 2016
Yukon News – Trevor the dog takes centre stage – March 9, 2016
The Whitehorse Star – National theatre festival to visit Whitehorse – October 2, 2015
The Whitehorse Star – Magnetic North Festival makes its way north – Feb 19, 2016

2015 Festival

The Ottawa Citizen – Pay-What-You-Can Shows -March 10, 2015
National Arts Centre Stories – Bringing together Canadian artists – March 10, 2015
Basement 819 – Canada’s Magnetic North Theatre Festival – March 11, 2015
Apt 613 – Festival Preview – May 25, 2015
Basement 819 – Interview with Brenda Leadlay – May 28, 2015
The Ottawa Citizen – Arts Best Bets, June 4-10 – June 4, 2015
Nancy Kenny – So long and thanks for all the theatre – June 16, 2015

RE:UNION

Ottawa West News – Local theatre company to appear at festival – May 11, 2015
The Ottawa Citizen – The politics of theatre in a political town – June 2, 2015
CHUO On-Demand – Interview with Mitch Caplan (at 22:59) – June 3, 2015
The Ottawa Citizen – Political piece with a warm heart – June 6, 2015
Apt 613 – Inside the mind of a martyr – June 8, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – RE:UNION completely compelling – July 4, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – RE:UNION compels audience to think – July 4, 2015

Needles and Opium

The Star – Needles and Opium in new NAC season – March 11, 2014
Metro News – Lepage’s Needles and Opium in NAC season – March 11, 2014
The Ottawa Citizen – Needles and Opium mixes… – May 24, 2015
CBC All in a Day – March Labrèche straps on harness again…- May 25, 2015
The Ottawa Citizen
– Needles and Opium delightfully playful – May 29, 2015
On Stage – Needles and Opium Review – May 31, 2015
Apt 613 – Needles and Opium is a triumph – June 1, 2015
North County Public Radio – Needles and Opium at the NAC- June 1, 2015
Stage Door – Review: Needles and Opium – June 1, 2015
Capital Critics Circle – A hypnotic Needles and Opium – June 1, 2015
Capital Critics Circle
– Magic and malaise meet in this revival – June 4, 2015
Capital Critics Circle – A wondrous, magical mystery tour – June 5, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – Creates a spectacular journey – July 4, 2015

Up to Low

The Ottawa Citizen – Building a play one donation at a time – March 17, 2015
The Ottawa Citizen – Women of Stage sweep Ottawa Arts Awards – April 20, 2015
Ottawa Community News – Carp actor in premiere of Up to Low – May 7, 2015
On Stage – Review: Up to Low – May 23, 2015
The Ottawa Citizen – A dark, funny tale – May 25, 2015
Apt 613 – Up to Low is a joy to watch – May 26, 2015
Capital Critics Circle – A magical oratorio – June 8, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – A moving piece of Ottawa Valley lore – July 6, 2015

Fiamma! An Operascape

Apt 613 – Opera carnival comes to canal – June 4, 2015
Metro News – What’s On in Ottawa – June 5, 2015

The Global Savages

OttawaStart – A unique storytelling experience – May 27, 2015
CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Interview with Joe Osabawine – June 8, 2015
Apt 613 – A meaningful performance – June 10, 2015
Ottawa Life Magazine – Native history with pulse – June 22, 2015

Through the Gaze of a Navel

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Interview with Emelia Symington Fedy – June 8, 2015
CBC All in a Day – Interview with Emelia Symington Fedy – June 9, 2015
Apt 613 – Through the Gaze of a Navel Review – June 19, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – Through the Gaze of a Navel a standout – July 4, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – Andre Haroutounian Vlog Review – July 6, 2015

What Happened to the Seeker

CBC All in a Day – Interview with Nadia Ross & Sarah Conn – June 5, 2015
CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Interview with Nadia Ross – June 9, 2015
Apt 613 – What Happened to the Seeker Review – June 11, 2015
Nancy Kenny – I am the Seeker – June 12, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – A risk well worth taking – July 4, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – Leaves you searching for more – July 6, 2015

Young Drunk Punk

The Ottawa Citizen – Talking to Bruce McCulloch – June 7, 2015
CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Interview with Bruce McCulloch – June 10, 2015
Apt 613 – Young Drunk Punk Review – June 11, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – Young Drunk Punk is a bumpy ride – July 4, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – A tired regurgitation of comedy – July 4, 2015

Small Stage Canada

The Georgia Straight – Dances for a Small Stage prepares – May 27, 2015
MetroNews – Music and dance make interesting pairing – May 27, 2015
North Shore News – Production travelling to Ottawa – May 29, 2015
The Ubyessy – Taking cues from 1920s cabaret – June 4, 2015
CBC News Ottawa – Feature with Sandra Abma – June 8, 2015
The Globe and Mail – CDF takes work to unusual places – June 12, 2015
Apt 613 – Modern cabaret revival – June 16, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – Valérie Pariseau reviews en français – July 6, 2015

The Public Servant

The Ottawa Citizen – Out of the cubicle – June 1, 2015
On Stage – The Public Servant Review – June 5, 2015
CBC Our Ottawa – The Public Servant is pretty perfect for Ottawa – June 6, 2015
Capital Critics Circle – Entertaining staging and good performances – June 8, 2015
Apt 613
– Not safe for young professionals? – June 9, 2015
Capital Critics Circle – Bureaucracy meets physical comedy – June 17, 2015
Ottawa Life Magazine – The Public Servant serves up satire – June 18, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – The Public Servant gets the pink slip – July 4, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – Showcases a team of talented women – July 4, 2015
Ottawa New Critics – Seems questionable for international audiences – July 4, 2015

Don’t Quit Your Day Job

The Ottawa Citizen – Hidden talents revealed – March 9, 2016
CBC News Ottawa
– Laurence Wall & Teri Loretto (10:40) – February 11, 2015
Centretown News – Theatre Fundraiser Signs Up Local – February 7, 2015
Kitchissipi Times – Don’t Quit Your Day Job – February 5, 2015
The Ottawa Citizen – Around Town – February 13, 2015