Venue 1 – Arts Court Theatre

METRO BEST OF FEST – 6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation

Tim Motley

6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation (original show listing includes reviews)

On closing night, the Festival’s most popular shows stage a round of encore performances. One show from each of the Festival’s five official venues. All five performances serve as a fundraiser for the Ottawa Fringe, with proceeds split 50-50 between artists and the Festival.

From 8 time Fringe Fest Award Winning Magician Tim Motley, 
creator of 2 Ruby Knockers, 1 Jaded Dick…
★★★★★ “Spellbound.” -Australian Stage.

A mind blowing mentalist collides with thrilling danger in an ALL NEW nail-biting film-noir murder mystery adventure. Featuring unbelievable magic tricks to confound the senses and a rapid fire comedy to fracture the funny bone, this hilarious psychic detective with the winning smile puts on a killer show… literally.

★★★★★ “Incredible mental abilities” -Edmonton Journal
★★★★★ “Dry wit and slick delivery” -Vancouver Sun

“A mind blowing mentalist show. Perfectly executed.” – The Revue
Ottawa Winner: “FUNNIEST SHOW”
London Fringe Festival Winner: “BEST OF FEST”
Edmonton Fringe Festival Winner: “PICK OF THE FRINGE”
Victoria Fringe Festival Winner: “PATRON’S PICK”
Winnipeg Fringe Festival Winner: “CRITIC’S PICK” Cincy Fringe Festival

The Sink

The Alley Brats

The worker lives in an industrial nightmare.

His days filled with the machine and his nights are dreams of a better world.

Join his rhythmic journey of self discovery.

Winner of the 2015 “Judges Choice Award” at the Ottawa Fringe Festival.

Come see it if you missed it the first time around.

Three to Leave

Sofie Milito, Sadie Laflamme-Snow, Aurel Pressat & Franco Pang

Blissfully bold, painfully shy.

Three to Leave explores the depths and complexities of change and looking back at ourselves through three teenagers deciding to leave their homes. With a series of vignettes, Three to Leave looks at vulnerabilities ranging from the fears of being laid bare and the courage that is necessary to do it.

NEW WORK

Unbridled Futurism

Nick Di Gaetano with Teddy Ivanova

Nick Di Gaetano is an inter-dimensional refugee. He is also an astronaut whacked out on light speed and a corporate spokesperson for Google. He is also one of the Eight Raccoon Kings of Great Garbage Land and a Cat who is also a Wizard. Join him for songs, comic monologues and video sketches in this space-time odyssey through the multiverse.

NEW WORK

6 Quick Dick Tricks: A Dirk Darrow Investigation

Tim Motley

From 8 time Fringe Fest Award Winning Magician Tim Motley, creator of 2 Ruby Knockers, 1 Jaded Dick…

★★★★★ “Spellbound.” – Australian Stage.

A mind blowing mentalist collides with thrilling danger in an ALL NEW nail-biting film-noir murder mystery adventure. Featuring unbelievable magic tricks to confound the senses and a rapid fire comedy to fracture the funny bone, this hilarious psychic detective with the winning smile puts on a killer show… literally.

★★★★★ “Incredible mental abilities” -Edmonton Journal

★★★★★ “Dry wit and slick delivery” -Vancouver Sun

“A mind blowing mentalist show. Perfectly executed.” – The Revue

Ottawa Winner: “FUNNIEST SHOW”, London Fringe Festival Winner: “BEST OF FEST” Edmonton Fringe Festival Winner: “PICK OF THE FRINGE” -Victoria Fringe Festival Winner: “PATRON’S PICK”, Winnipeg Fringe Festival Winner: “CRITIC’S PICK” Cincy Fringe Festival

HOOTENANNY!

Kate Smith & Will Somers

Famed Australian children’s entertainers HOOTENANNY! have been touring the world together for the last decade, but it sure hasn’t been easy. Full of catchy songs, video segments and dance breaks, Hoot and Annie grit their teeth as they hurtle toward the final curtain.  

“[They] are absolutely to die for…” ★★★★ -On Stage Magazine

WINNER Outstanding Ballyhoo Award, 2016 London Fringe Festival

Space Jameration: A Stand-up Special

Greg Houston

Space Jameration: A Stand-up Special! Produced by Slippery Slope Productions.

Some people found movements; Greg Houston founded a generation. Somewhere between Gen X and the Millennials (and not the Pepsi Generation) is a silly, quirky group, known as the Space Jameration.

“Houston is definitely funny – great laughs.” -New Ottawa Critics
“Houston earns many laughs with his self-deprecating sense of humour.” -On Stage

Every show Houston will be joined by a special guest: Deborah Ring, Lauren and Amanda Do It, Crush Improv, Tavis Maplesden, Laura McLean, and more!

NEW WORK

Your Princess is in Another Castle

Wes Babcock & Nancy Kenny

A workshop presentation. Princess Polly loses the popular vote to be Miss Leader of the Free World to a Department Store Mannequin. A Prince Charming Type knows he can save the day, if only people would listen. In this dark comedy of errors, Polly learns what it takes to change the world, and it’s less funny than she thought. A brand new show from the creators of Roller Derby Saved My Soul and Everybody Dies In December.

NEW WORK

Don’t See This Show

Greg Guevara

Spoken word. Rap. Song.   

Repression. Depression. Obsession.

Cardboard. Boxes.

Conversations with God. Being seen-zoned by God.

Meta humor. Short sentences. Vague concepts. Meta-meta humor.

A show. You. Me. Your friends. Too forward? We could get coffee first.  

Reverse-psychology. Reverse-reverse-psychology. Psychology?  

Commands: C’man. C’maaaaaan.

See this show.

Don’t See This Show.

NEW WORK