Monthly Archives June 2010

Tale Wagging Theatre debuts tonight at Ottawa Fringe

by Patrick Gauthier

June 18, 2010

Published June 17, 2010 by Dan Plouffe Orléans writer John Cook jumped off a building in an attempt to kill himself. Or at least that was the (untrue) rumour that inspired him to pen the script for The Rooftop Guy, the premiere production for his Tale Wagging Theatre company, which runs June 17-27 at the… Read More

Interview: Purely Cabaret

by Ottawa Fringe

June 18, 2010

by Andrew Alexander Lindsay Sutherland Boal of Purely Cabaret. The stars are aligning for Lindsay Sutherland Boal. Her show, Purely Cabaret, is (as the title suggests) a Cabaret performance of a collection of around fifteen songs from the “Weimar Republic” period of the genre, or Germany 1919-1933. “I’m telling stories – my stories, Hollander’s stories,… Read More

Share Your Fringe Photos

by Patrick Gauthier

June 17, 2010

Photo by greenlavender on Flickr The Fringe is looking for your photos.  If you’ve got your camera on site during the festival please add them to our 2010 Ottawa Fringe Festival Flickr Pool.  We’ll feature the best photos on our website throughout Fringe (but we’ll make sure to always credit you). Get snapping!  

Interview: Deliver’d From Nowhere

by Ottawa Fringe

June 16, 2010

The rehearsals continue in the University of Ottawa campus and space is a hot commodity. When I arrive early for my meeting with the cast of Deliver’d From Nowhere, another production is squatting in the space. They’re evicted by the arrival of Tim Ginley, his cast of three and his stage manager Erika, who all cart in a small load of props for their rehearsal.

Fringe Fest Sticks to Winning Formula

by Patrick Gauthier

June 15, 2010

Natalie Joy Quesnel is the director of the 2010 Ottawa Fringe Festival. Alan Dean Photography/Special to the Ottawa Sun by Dennis Armstrong Ottawa Sun June 15, 2010 The Ottawa Fringe Festival Where: Arts Court and the University of Ottawa When: June 17 – 27. Tickets are $10 per show, or five and 10-show passes going… Read More

Lessons From the Fringe

by Patrick Gauthier

June 15, 2010

Festival veterans discuss duct tape, packing light and seducing the audience By Patrick Langston, The Ottawa Citizen — Sharon Nowlan, performer, Toronto The play: Burlesque Unzipped On how to live in the moment: “You never know what the next city will be like, but you’ve paid your registration fee, so you make the most of… Read More

Catriona Grozier is a Scottish-Canadian actor, writer and director, bringing her first play to the 2010 Ottawa Fringe Festival Catriona Grozier – Underneath It All by Andrew Alexander With a week to go before the Ottawa Fringe opens, most of the local companies are in rehearsal overdrive. In the Séraphin Marion building at the University… Read More

Fringe fest always a surprise

by Patrick Gauthier

June 7, 2010

‘Absolutely different mix every year’ for theatre smorgasbord TRACEY TONG/METRO OTTAWA This year’s Ottawa Fringe Festival features a diverse lineup with dance, comedy, drama and even puppetry, said the festival’s executive producer, Natalie Joy Quesnel, at the festival launch yesterday. When you walk into an Ottawa Fringe Festival show, there’s a feeling of anticipation and… Read More