Monthly Archives June 2013

2013 awards

by Gregg Clark

June 30, 2013

Congratulations to the following performers and companies, who after deliberation by the Ottawa Fringe jury panel, have been recognized for their exceptional productions and performances. Capital Critics’ Choice: La voix humaine (Opera 5) Honourable mentions: 6 Guitars (Chase Padgett); The Show Must Go On (Random Samples Collective) Outstanding overall production: We Glow (Theatre 4.669) Outstanding ensemble performance: Passages (Caithream Celtic Dance… Read More

Closing night awards

by Gregg Clark

June 30, 2013

Seems impossible that, grooving to The PepTides, this Ottawa Fringe kicked off a distant 11 nights ago. And with closing night upon us, I couldn’t help but wish for 11 more. Having not had the opportunity to catch a handful of shows on my initial wishlist (and several more added), I’ll live with more regret… Read More

Thank you Volunteers!

by Patrick Gauthier

June 30, 2013

It’s been said before but it bears repeating: the Fringe couldn’t wouldn’t happen without the hard work and dedication of our fantastic volunteer base. If you see a volunteer around today, give them a big hug and a thank you!

Metro BEST OF FEST Winners Announced!

by Patrick Gauthier

June 29, 2013

The numbers have been crunched, and we’re ready to announce the 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival Metro BEST IN FEST winners. The top selling show in each of the four main venues will receive an extra performance at 9:00 (for venues in Arts Court) or 9:30 pm (for venues in the Department of Theatre at the… Read More

Metro BEST IN FEST announcement TONIGHT!

by Patrick Gauthier

June 29, 2013

Just over 24 hours left to Fringe. But we have one more piece of business to attend to before we say goodbye to 2013: the Metro BEST IN FEST announcement. Come down to the Courtyard tonight at 10:00 pm to hear the news…

Sunday June 30th, the Festival’s top selling shows stage a round of encore performances.  One company from each venue, Metro Best of Fest artists will be announced online and in the Fringe Courtyard, the night of Saturday June 29th.  Based solely on box office sales, the Metro Best of Fest is essentially decided by the… Read More

Tweet a Review, Win a Pizza Winners – June 28

by Patrick Gauthier

June 28, 2013

Summer long weekends are for drinking beer. And what goes better with beer than a pizza? And what’s the best kind of pizza? FREE PIZZA! Congratulations to the following Fringers, all of whom tweeted reviews and through a very detailed, rigorous, and well thought our process (read: randomly selected) have each won a pizza, courtesy… Read More

Fringe Lookahead: Friday, June 28

by Patrick Gauthier

June 28, 2013

Friday! Friday! (fun fun fun fun) Last weekend of Fringe. One more chance to cram in all those great shows you’ve been hearing about. Time to make some tough decisions on what you won’t be able to see. Also: partying partying. (yeah!) WHAT’S HOT Hot shows and sell outs last night included the final performance… Read More