Posts By Patrick Gauthier

2014 Ottawa Fringe Applications… coming soon

by Patrick Gauthier

September 12, 2013

As we roll towards fall (and I settle in to my new job) it’s time to start planning the 2014 Ottawa Fringe. First item on the agenda: getting our 2014 applications ready, and (of course) planning to Lottery Party! Take note of these important dates, boys and girls, you may be tested on them: September… 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…

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

Tweet a Review, Win a Pizza Winners – June 27

by Patrick Gauthier

June 27, 2013

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 of ZaZaZa Pizza. How can you win a pizza?  It’s as easy as tweeting… #mysecondsmile… All I did was smile.. And laugh… And cry. Beautiful performance. #ottfringe… Read More

Fringe Lookahead: Thursday, June 27

by Patrick Gauthier

June 27, 2013

Big day at the Fringe! We’ve got readings of bad books, a free concert, and lots and lots of shows on tonight as well. No time for small talk, let’s get right to it… WHAT’S HOT More sellouts last night from The Bureau of Bat Shit Crazy, We Glow, The Bike Trip, and Sappho…in 9… Read More