Monthly Archives June 2012

10 Days of Fringe Previews – Day 7: Wolves > Boys

by Patrick Gauthier

June 8, 2012

WOLVES > BOYS May Can Theatre Ottawa, Canada by Tony Adams and Cory Thibert 50 mins | Comedy, Drama | Mature $10 In a wolf pack there is the Alpha and the Beta male. If the Beta male dishonours the Alpha male it can result in a divide in the pack, or even in the…

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One Week to Fringe

by Patrick Gauthier

June 7, 2012

One week to go! Artists are arriving from out of town, posters are going up on the Arts Court Fence, and technical rehearsals are starting. And in only seven short days from now (168 hours) I’ll be sitting in a theatre at or around Arts Court, watching my first Fringe show of 2012 (and afterwards… Read More

100 FIRST KISSES Mark MacDonald Presents Ottawa, Canada by Mark MacDonald 55 mins | Comedy | General $10 A tale of stress-fully cheesy nuance that takes place inside a girl’s imagination. Join in the fast paced fun and watch some almost first kisses, some hardly first kisses, some barely first kisses, some near first kisses… Read More

Welcome CBC Ottawa

by Patrick Gauthier

June 6, 2012

The Ottawa Fringe and CBC Ottawa are happy to announce that CBC is a sponsor of the 2012 Ottawa Fringe Festival! Look and listen out for Fringe coverage on CBC, and keep a close watch around the festival, because you might just see a CBC personality or two when you least expect it.  And be… Read More

10 Days of Fringe Previews – Day 5: Dance!

by Patrick Gauthier

June 6, 2012

Like dance? You’re in luck. Besides the astounding number of musical comedies in this year’s festival (seriously, go look at the program. So. Many. Musicals.) the line up this year also features multiple dance shows (anyone remember the last dance show at Fringe? Was it The Duck Wife?), and here are previews for two of… Read More

VERNUS SAYS SURPRISE Emanate Productions Ottawa, Canada by Ken Godmere 55 mins | Comedy, Drama, Clown, Mime | General $10 In our busy, noisy world, sometimes it is the quietest characters who share the most. Vernus is an 89-year-old man who never gets the chance to speak. Today, he is determined to find the perfect… Read More

The Curry Cook Off is tonight!

by Patrick Gauthier

June 4, 2012

THE HEAT IS ON! I don’t know about you, but I like me some spicy food. Which is why tonight you’ll find me at the Great Curry Cook Off. Join us at the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre (1233 Wellington Street West; corner of Holland and Wellington) for a night of spicy competition and sample an… Read More

Happy Monday everyone! Hope everyone had a great weekend (I know those of you at AN EVENING WITH SCOTT THOMPSON on Friday night did. But I’ll never think of Centaur’s the same way again…). Only 10 days to Fringe, and we’ve got a more previews for you throughout the week…   THE FAT GUY SHOW… Read More

TONIGHT is an Evening with Scott Thompson

by Patrick Gauthier

June 1, 2012

Happy Friday! What better way to start your weekend than to see Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson performing his brand-new solo show? You just happen to be in luck, since tonight is AN EVENING WITH SCOTT THOMPSON – a fundraiser for the Ottawa Fringe Festival, sponsored by the Downtown Rideau BIA. This is a… Read More

10 Days of Fringe Previews – Day 2: Little Lady

by Patrick Gauthier

June 1, 2012

LITTLE LADY Sandrine Lafond inc Las Vegas, USA by Sandrine Lafond 45 mins | Physical Theater | General $10 The transformation of Cirque Du Soleil performer and Celine Dion dancer to performer generated theater artist is mirrored in this dark, comic and grotesque fable about our obsession with image. The exquisite movement skills of Lafond… Read More