Monthly Archives June 2009

Fringefest kicks off 11 days of fun

by Ottawa Fringe

June 18, 2009

By Aedan Helmer, Sun Media Last Updated: 18th June 2009, 7:16am Fire-eating jugglers, macabre stiltwalkers and the theatre of the truly absurd — get ready for life on the Fringe. The Ottawa Fringe Festival returns for its lucky 13th season, bringing the best — and sometimes the worst — of alternative theatre to a dozen… Read More

Ottawa Fringe Festival in the News!!!

by Ottawa Fringe

June 17, 2009

Ottawa Fringe In The News! AChannel’s A Morning this morning featured Major Payne Productions (Save Point), THEATrePUBLIC (Spiral Dive) and Ottawa Fringe Executive Producer Kevin Waghorn Roger’s Daytime will feature iMi CasaI (Countries Shaped Like Stars) CHUO’s Audio Visual at noon today will have peeps from mutatis mutandis, Crush Improv, Jem Rolls, and Scratchcard productions CBC All in a Day – Adrian Harewood interviews Fringe… Read More

Theatre enthusiasts in Hintonburg and Wellington Village have been spoiled for play-going choice for the past nine months with no less than three professional companies running full seasons all within four block radius around the Irving Greenberg/GCTC anchor at Holland and Wellington. But with Chamber Theatre, GCTC, and Third Wall “put to bed” for the… Read More

Financing the fringe habit

by Ottawa Fringe

June 15, 2009

Performers raid their piggy banks to pay festival registrations, but reap artistic rewards When Amy Salloway hits the fringe theatre circuit each summer, it’s not for the culinary experience. “I just assume I’m going to be eating crap,” says the ebullient Minneapolis, Minnesota-based playwright/actor/storyteller. Salloway’s one-woman comedy Heebs and Dweebs is on the Ottawa Fringe… Read More