Drama

Ethel

Madeleine Hall

From the producers of Cardinal (“Powerfully affecting.” Ottawa Citizen, “Brilliant.” New Ottawa Critics, WINNER Emerging Artist Award).

A unique blend of storytelling and movement, inspired by the profound hugeness of one tiny person.

“Language and movement oscillate between moments of controlled chaos and precise finesse.” -New Ottawa Critics

“Phenomenal.” -On Stage

“Beautiful.” -Capital Critics

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Delirium

Martin Dockery

The ridiculous, true story of a search for meaning amidst love, loss, and butterflies at The Top of the World.

“A deliriously good show.” -Winnipeg Free Press

“Shout-it-from-the-rooftop acclaim for Delirium! A beautifully written, deftly performed, bruisingly intimate outing that offers humour and an emotional punch.” -Fresno Bee

“A master storyteller.” -CBC

House Show

Two Second Push Up

Every room has a story. Every house has its secrets. How does time affect the memory of a home? Walk through the rooms of 328 Besserer, and witness the lives of past, present, and future tenants.

A collaboration between the creators of 2016 Fringe hits: Division 161, In Waking Life and Prix Rideau Award winning Outstanding New Creation Rideshares & Rope Swings.

Created by Monica Bradford-Lea, Caterina Fiorindi, Even Gilchrist, Matt Hertendy, Cullen Elijah McGrail, Franco Pang, Cullen Petersen, Sam Randazzo, Olivia Tilley, Matthew Venner, Lauren Welchner.

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Tiny Dynamite

Abi Morgan

From falling sandwiches to falling in love, Tiny Dynamite is a story of personal responsibility in a universe ruled by chance.

After years of witnessing the tragic suicide of a woman they both loved and lost, lifelong friends, Lucien and Anthony meet up for their annual summer vacation…only this summer they encounter Madeleine, a woman who bears unusual resemblance to the woman they lost.

The Inventor of All Things

jem rolls

So Leo Szilard is a Jewish Hungarian on the run from the Nazis in London in 1933.
When he has the single scariest idea any human being has ever had.
The Atomic Bomb.
Even worse, the home of Physics then is Berlin.
Which has just become Nazi Berlin.
It is what happens next.
It is a true story.
He was very funny.
And prize-winningly eccentric.
And pretty much no-one has ever heard of him.
Smash hit FringeTour 2015.
“Terrific ” ★★★★★ – StarPhoenix
“Superb” ★★★★ 1/2 stars – Edmonton Sun.
“Magnetic, mesmerising” – CBC
“The unbelievable true story of Hungarian-American physicist and inventor Leo Szilard… Jem Rolls is dynamic, funny, and passionate …proves that truth is stranger than fiction in this incredibly entertaining and engaging story … reminiscent of a party guest telling a story over dinner… It is my belief that his story has enriched my life.“ – Apartment 613, June 2015
“A Gem of a performance!… Rolls turns the life story of this incredible human being, who escaped the Nazis, into the masterful adventure of a superhero. The range of his delivery is enormous and it is this playful delivery that stimulates our attention and keeps us glued for a whole hour.” -Alvina Ruprecht, Capital Critics Circle, June 2015.
“Beloved performer” – Montreal Gazette, June 2015
A big story of a little man in big times.

Luna

Vanessa Quesnelle

Following the mysterious loss of her sister, Luna journeys through a strange and shadowy world to try and make sense of what remains. An otherworldly trip of darkness and delight from the co-creator of the critically acclaimed hit Moonlight After Midnight.

“Quesnelle’s strengths and subtleties are absolutely captivating.” -CBC

“Quesnelle is spellbinding.” -Pioneer Press, Minneapolis

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Sparks Street Ballad: A Canadian Tale of Thomas D’Arcy McGee

Cynthia Sugars

From the producers of Gatineau River Reel and A Fiddlers’ History of Canada! History comes alive when Thomas D’Arcy McGee moves into Mrs. Trotter’s boarding house on Sparks Street. There to help forge a vision of Confederation, McGee is horrified to learn that his new lodgings are home to a boisterous group of young fiddlers who meet for their weekly practices. As he learns to appreciate their music and energy, the children offer McGee an important lesson about the real meaning of community. Blending history and fiction, music and drama, this play will have your toes tapping and heart singing.

Perfect for all ages!

Do You Want to Live Forever?

Allison Elizabeth Burns

“I was just living a normal life until he came along. Now it’s been three hundred years since I abandoned my plans. It’s fun living in the company of hedonists, but…. Should I keep living forever? How long is that? Will I exist forever? I don’t know. Maybe I’ll just join some cosmic dream soup.”

From the producer of the award winning, The Duck Wife, a story told through dance, poetry, and magic.

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Dicky Dicky Dream Factory

Ray Besharah & David Brown with help from Kevin Orr & Theatre 4.669

We make dreams come true (maybe even yours!) in this one-of-a-kind Fringe experience. Submerge yourself in a dark new theatrical experiment, and discover true connection. This show will leave a lasting impression. Never the same show twice, and highly interactive (if you want). You will sign multiple waivers. You will be hooded and handcuffed. This show is not for kids or the faint of heart.

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The Sellout

Curtis Gough

Starring:
Andrea MacWilliams as Sam
Victoria Elizabeth Luloff as Christina
Rebecca Laviolette as Charlie
Curtis Gough as Emmett (has replaced Karim Rostom)
Written by Curtis Gough
Directed by Kevin Da Ponte
Stage Managed by Irfan Manji
With a cast of four talented musicians, this not-quite-a-musical follows Sam, a young singer-songwriter trying to survive. She has lost her boyfriend, her job, and her dignity, but she lies on a sofa day-dreaming about how life could have been. Her sister Charlie, a producer, hires Christina to help produce Sam’s music. It turns out: Sam dated Christina too. Though Sam and Christina try to work together, their past comes back to haunt them, everything goes wrong. Through a maze of lies, betrayal, murder, and unrequited love, Sam tries to put her life back together by becoming the thing she hates most of all.
Come see violence, seduction, and live music at this world premier written by local artist Curtis Gough. Starring Fringe veterans and up-and-coming Ottawa actors Victoria Elizabeth Luloff from the acclaimed 2017 Ottawa production of Little Shop of Horrors and Rebecca Laviolette from the acclaimed 2016 Ottawa production of The Three Musketeers. Also starring local Ottawa musicians Andrea MacWilliams from Grace Note and Karim Rostom from The White Lighters.

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