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.

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