Monthly Archives June 2011

Interview: Vagabond, by Duncan Cameron

by Ottawa Fringe

June 19, 2011

by Andrew Alexander “I feel like in my own life, I’m feeling like a vagabond,” says Duncan Cameron, an elf-like young man dressed in one of the most colourful vests I’ve ever seen. “I just graduated from high school, I’m moving to France to continue studying, I feel like I don’t really have a home…. Read More

Reviews from Fringefest, June 18, 2011

by Patrick Gauthier

June 19, 2011

The Ottawa Citizen – June 19, 2011 by Patrick Langston Last Gig of Lenny Breau Colin Godbout At Royal Oak Laurier, Saturday, June 18 Yes, there was his drug use, restlessness and eventual murder. But the late Canadian guitar legend Lenny Breau was, above all else, a musician, and that’s the focus of this fine show… Read More

Freaks and funnies at the Fringe

by Patrick Gauthier

June 18, 2011

Ottawa XPress – June 16, 2011 by Jean-Thomas Tremblay Avant-garde and offbeat, the Ottawa Fringe Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary with a host of cutting-edge productions The Suckerpunch Actor, writer, director and singer Brent Hirose will take over the stage of the SAW Gallery with his latest solo show, The Suckerpunch. The Winnipeg artist has built… Read More

Reviews from Fringefest, June 17, 2011

by Patrick Gauthier

June 17, 2011

The Ottawa Citizen – June 18, 2011 by Patrick Langston Every Story Ever Told Monster Theatre At Arts Court Theatre Ryan Gladstone is a very funny man. He’s also talented: he has to be, to try telling every famous story ever written – from the ancient Epic of Gilgamesh to War and Peace to Rocky (including… Read More

Ottawa Fringe Green Screen Contest!

by Patrick Gauthier

June 17, 2011

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY, JUNE 24, AT 11:59 PM If you followed the 15 Days of Fringe Previews we ran on this site in the days leading up to the festival, you may have seen the preview video Piece O Pie Productions put together for their show, eXs and Ohs. Watching that video – and… Read More

Interview: Dying Hard, Mikaela Dyke

by Ottawa Fringe

June 17, 2011

“I’m the straightest Dyke you’ll ever meet,” says Mikaela Dyke of her name – it’s clearly something she’s had to tackle head on. Humour is her tool of choice, braced by warmth and modesty, making her very easy to talk to. Mikaela is performing in a one-woman show, Dying Hard, at the Club SAW venue… Read More

The Ottawa Citizen – June 17, 2011 by Patrick Langston Track shoes on? The marathon known as the 15th annual Ottawa Fringe Festival opened Thursday night and continues until June 26 with 60 companies delivering more than 300 performances in 15 downtown venues. Ottawa’s independent theatre scene is well-represented by both new and long-established companies offering… Read More