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Ottawa: Odyssey Theatre cancels its Theatre Under The Stars this summer

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

With deep regret, Odyssey Theatre has made the difficult decision to cancel our Theatre Under the Stars production this summer, due to the global health crisis. The health and safety of our audiences, artists and staff is our number one priority. We never want to disappoint our audiences and supporters, and this isn’t how we envisioned spending our 35th anniversary.  We hope you understand that this was a difficult but unavoidable call. 

BUT, now for some exciting news!  You can still enjoy Odyssey from the safety of your own home.  See Odyssey like never before with A Virtual Odyssey – a rich new online theatrical series of podcasts, readings, webinars and workshops that offer a little something for everyone.

Odyssey’s Wondrous Tales Podcast  Tricksters and sages, villains and heroines will transport you into far away worlds!  Find out more.

Live Readings of Plays in Progress  Get a sneak peek on what’s in the works. Join actors and writers for live online readings of scripts in development.

Youth Apprentice Online Workshops  An extraordinary and fun way for youth with a creative flair to learn what it takes to create theatre from professional artists.  Apply now. 

Mask-making @ Home   We’ve been making masks for 35 years!  Join our mask designer and learn to turn everyday household objects into beautiful theatre masks.

CommediaTalks Webinar  A journey into Commedia dell’Arte.  Discover the masks, movement, and comic routines behind this unique art form that inspires our award-winning work. Learn more.

Share the news with your friends and family on your favourite social media platform.  Drop by on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and tell us what you are doing to keep yourself engaged and inspired.

Donors get advanced access to online events and more.  Support A Virtual Odyssey – Donate Now.

We will do our best at this difficult time to stimulate and lighten your days with creative and fun theatre programming.  Please stay safe, stay well.