Articles tagged with: Great Canadian Theatre Company
If Canada has a debilitating form of tribalism, the sides are represented by management and labour. Management has had a big head start on becoming intractable, but unions have worked hard to catch up. In most cases today, each side has spiraled into binary thinking: if you win, I lose. Opportunities for flexibility get squashed by big bellies of ego.
Nick Di Gaetano calls them dramaturges, the two women who now define Ottawa theatre: Lise Ann Johnson and Emily Pearlman. The awards they won last night at The Rideau Awards at De La Salle High School weren’t for a dramaturge’s mentoring, rather an indication of how engaging the local stage is becoming under the influence of superb storytellers.