Odyssey Cancels 2020 Theatre Under the Stars … Join us online for A Virtual Odyssey!






Odyssey Theatre has cancelled our 35th season of Theatre Under the Stars this summer, due to the global pandemic. The health and safety of our audiences, artists, staff and volunteers is our number one priority. 

But we are very excited to announce A Virtual Odyssey – a rich new online theatrical series of podcasts, readings, webinars and workshops that offer a little something for everyone. Join us on our virtual stage from the comfort of your own home and enjoy Odyssey Theatre like never before! Don’t miss our exciting line-up of online events throughout the year:

Strathcona Park Diaries – Join us for our new community arts project featuring stories and secrets about our home on the Rideau River. Starting July 6th catch two new video episodes each week with artists, historians, naturalists and more. Share your favourite Park story with us on Facebook. You can also enter a photo and art competition this August! Click here to see our newest episodes and to find out more!

Puppet & Mask Making Workshops   No one does masks and puppets like Odyssey! Don’t miss these two special workshops for youth with our mask designer and learn to create beautiful puppets and masks.  Click here for more information.

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. Find out more!

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

New Readings of Plays in ProgressGet a sneak peek on what’s in the works. Join actors and writers for live online readings of scripts in development. Learn more.

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.

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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.


Our heartfelt thanks to all our supporters who are standing strong behind the arts during this difficult time.  Your unwavering support is crucial to helping us launch this totally new online program and will also help us do what we can to support artists in our community who work gig to gig to stay afloat.
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