A theatre like no other.

28th season of Theatre Under the Stars:


July 24 to August 24, 2014
Tuesday through Sunday at 8pm.
Pay-What-You-Can Saturday and Sunday at 3pm.


Join us for a comedic fiasco of aristocratic rouges and scheming servants in an enchanted outdoor setting!


“The Financier is the best thing I have ever seen performed by Odyssey in its 28 years as Ottawa’s prime outdoor theatre troupe.” Paul Gessell, Ottawa Magazine

“Laurie Steven has done a wonderful job of choreographing the production’s stylized movement.” Patrick Langston, Ottawa Citizen

Pretty well everything about The Financier is impeccable. Allan Mackey, On Stage Ottawa

This is ridiculous, indulgent fun…”  Kevin Reid, The Visitourium

“The masks and choreography are beautifully done.” Jennifer Cavannagh, Sandy Hill Seen

SNEAK PEAK VIDEO of The Financier (Turcaret)

Images by Glen Hartle of this year’s production.




It’s back again!
Wednesday to Saturday,
July 30th to August 23rd,
for just $52 you can purchase a picnic and show ticket which includes a boutique bag from Signatures Restaurant at Le Cordon Bleu.

Your picnic includes:

  • Camembert cheese and baguette
  • Herb roasted chicken breast, roasted tomato Provençal, seasonal vegetables, and pasta salad
  • Fruit salad
  • Macaroon
  • Water



Check out our Silent Auction packages and current bids!{view}
1. La Maison de Campagne

1 Night Accomodation for two at The Brass Bell Bed & Breakfast in either the Sarah’s or Down East Room (Niagara-on-the-lake)
2 Tickets to either The Philiadelphia Story, The Sea or Juno and the Paycock at The Shaw Festival (Fall 2014)
1 Wine Tasting and Tour for four at Palatine Hills Estate Winery (Niagara-on-the-Lake)
Value: $385.00 Current Bid: $

2. Thé avec la Baronne

1 $50 Gift certificate to Holtz Spa
1 $50 Gift certificate to Santé Restaurant
1 Night Stay at Cartier Place Suite Hotel
2 Hand painted Lynn Kiel Silk Fashion Scarves, 1 Women’s shirt
Value: $320.00 Current Bid: $

3. Vouloir C’est Pouvoir

2 Tickets to the 2015 season of the Blyth Theatre Festival
1 $50 Gift certificate to Santé Restaurant
2 Rounds of Golf each at Emerald Links, Cloverfield Links and Anderson Links
1 VIP Tour for 4 to Beau’s All Natural Brewery, including a t-shirt and 20oz pint for each
Value: $506.00 Current Bid: $

4. Régimes et de Plaisir

4 Passes to Absolute Comedy
2 Passes for The Haunted Walk
2 Day Passes to The Coyote Rock Gym (including intro lesson and equipment)
2 Games for 4 at Laser Quest Ottawa
1 Family Admission Pass to the Canadian Museum of Nature (2 adults and 2 children)
Value: $248.00 Current Bid: $

5. La Conquête de Marquis

2 Orchestra Level tickets to the Canadian
Opera Company’s Falstaff performance (Fall 2014)
1 Family Membership to the Toronto International Film Festival’s Bell Lightbox Theatre (2 adults 2 children)
4 Toronto International Film Festival Bell Lightbox Screening Tickets
Value: $580.00 Current Bid: $

6. La Famille

1 Family Pass to the Science and Technology Museum (2 adults and 2 children)
1 Family Pass to the Agriculture Museum (2 adults and 2 children)
1 $50 Gift Certificate to Bonnechere Caves (Eganville)
2 Cinema tickets and concession vouchers to the Bytowne Cinema
1 DVD of the Lego Movie
Value: $230.00 Current Bid: $

7. S’Evader

1 Cessna 150 Intro Flight at the Ottawa Flying Club
1 Family Pass to the Canada Aviation and Space Museum (2 adults 2 children)
2 Passes to Absolute Comedy
1 Growler of Kichesippi Beer Co.’s
Natural Blonde or 1855 and 1 XL Kichesippi Golf Shirt
Value: $284.00 Current Bid: $

8. L’Amour

1 Night Stay at The Lord Elgin Hotel
1 50$ Gift Certificate to the 8 Locks’ Flat Canal Side Bistro
2 tickets to a French, English, or Dance National Arts Centre Performance
Value: $439.00 Current Bid: $

9. Au Clair de la Lune

2 pairs of tickets for two to the performance of Perils of Persephone at the Ottawa Little Theatre (Sept. 16)
2 tickets to Odyssey Theatre’s 2015 Production
1 $50 Gift Certificate to The Fish Market Restaurant
1 Copy of Brian Doyle’s “Up to Low” book
Value: $323.00 Current Bid: $

10. Soirée with a Financier

1 Night Stay for two in a Superior Room at the Swiss Hotel
1 $50 Gift Certificate to The Courtyard Restaurant
2 tickets to a French, English, or Dance National Arts Centre Performance
Value: 367.00 Current Bid: $

11. Belle Musique

2 Seasons subscriptions to the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
1 Orchestra CD “A Cello for Chelsea”
Value: $525.00 Current Bid: $

12. Le Lever de Roi

2 Night Stay with free parking (for one car) at the Toronto Holiday Inn Bloor Yorkville (in 2014)
2 Tickets to a performance in the 2014/2015 season at Tarragon Theatre (Toronto)
4 General Passes to the Art Gallery of Ontario
Value: $584.00 Current Bid: $

13. Mascarade et de Mystère

1 Night Weekend Stay at Novotel Ottawa Hotel (including breakfast buffet for two)
2 Certificates to dinner and a show at Eddie May Mysteries
1 $50 Gift Certificate to the Adult Fun Superstore
Value: $370.00 Current Bid: $

14. De Mme. Jacob

1 Scarf, 2 Unisex shirts by Lynn Kiel Fashion Design
2 Rounds of golf (including golf cart) at Falcon Ridge Golf Course
1 Selection of DAVIDsTEA (including 50g of Pink Lemonade, 100g of Lime Gelato and 20 tea bags)
2 Tickets to a Double Decker City
Tour with the Lady Dive
Value: $302.00 Current Bid: $

15. Bon Voyage

2 Tickets to a performance in the 2015 season at the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival (Prescott)
1 Night Stay at the Ashbury Inn on the River Bed & Breakfast (Prescott)
1 $50 Gift Certificate to the Adult Fun Superstore
1 $50 Gift Certificate to Il Primo Ristorante
Value: $271.00 Current Bid: $

16. Vin et Du Théâtre

2 Tickets to a performance in the 2014/2015 season at the Great Canadian Theatre Company
2 Tickets to the performance Famous PEOPLE Players: Good Old Rock and Roll at Centrepointe Theatre (November 2014)
1 Certificate for a wine tasting seminar for two at DiVino Wine Studio
Value: $332.00 Current Bid: $

17. C’est la Vie

2 Passes for 2 persons to the National Gallery of Canada Collection
2 Tickets to a performance in the 2015 season at Classic Theatre Festival (Perth)
2 Half-hour private sessions, 1 40 minute group session, and 2 1 1/2 hour club party sessions at Fred Astaire Dance Studio
1 Individual Portrait Session with Alan Dean Photography
Value: $485.00 Current Bid: $

18. Je Suis Sous Le Charme

2 Tickets to Venus in Fur at Centaur Theatre (Montreal)
2 Tickets to the 2014 Summer or Christmas Shows at the Upper Canada Playhouse (Morrisburg)
1 $50 Gift Certificate to Baker Street Café
2 Passes to Absolute Comedy
Value: $236.00 Current Bid: $

19. Voyages à Montréal

1 Year Membership to the Montreal Museum of Fine Art
2 Tickets to the 2015 performance of We are Not Alone at Segal Centre for the Performing Arts
1 Year Membership and 1 Gift Basket for the Ottawa Art Gallery
Value: $263.00 Current Bid: $

20. Les Meninas

1 Private session at Live by Pilates
2 Unlimited passes for a month at Pure Yoga (Ottawa)
1 $25 Gift Card to the Wine Rack
Value: $392.00 Current Bid: $



For our youngest audiences, we are presenting a special treat by Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre, The Wind in the Willows. This show is based on Kenneth Grahame’s classic story that inspires children to read, write, value friendship, love nature, and explore the world around them.
Join us in wonderful adventures on
August 6th and 13th
at 11 am and 1 pm.

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Odyssey offers theatregoers a magical experience. Tales of the trials and triumphs of the human spirit are brought to life with masks, pageantry, original music and humour. We create critically hailed Canadian plays and dynamic adaptations from the international repertoire. Join us—and enter a world of laughter, intrigue and enchantment.

Theatre under the Stars summer productions in Ottawa’s Strathcona Park appeal to a broad audience. Periodic indoor performances feature edgier themes. Odyssey supports new play creation, artist training and youth programs that draw Canadian and international theatre artists to work with us. Be sure to check those sections for public participation options.


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