19th Ottawa Fringe Festival has closed on a record high
Final box office tallies are expected to confirm record-breaking numbers:
- 40 sold out performances
- Artists paid more than $107,000
- Attendance over 13,500
Two world premieres by Ottawa artists sold out their entire runs. Plus their Metro Best of Fest performances on closing night. Those are I think my boyfriend should have an accent by Emily Pearlman and The Elephant Girls by Margo MacDonald. Martin Dockery’s Bursting Into Flames is the third show to have sold 100% of its available tickets.
A full list of sold out performances is available at www.ottawafringe.com/soldout
MacDonald’s play The Elephant Girls has been held over for two additional performances at Arts Court Theatre, July 9 and 10. Tickets are available at www.artscourt.ca. Tickets are $15, or $12 with a Fringe Pin. Unused 5-show and 10-show passes will be accepted at the door.
On closing night, The Elephant Girls was awarded with the Critics’ Pick Award as well as the award for Outstanding Production. A full list of award recipients is here.