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Looking for Fringe Reviews? Look no further.

by Alain Richer

June 15, 2012

Fringe has officially begun! But with 52 shows, deciding what to see can be tricky. Luckily, I’ve put together a list of where you can find reviews for each and every show in the festival. Fully Fringed For the third year in a row Fully Fringed will be reviewing every show in the festival, and… Read More

Looking for Fringe reviews? Look no further…

by Alain Richer

June 22, 2011

Looking for Fringe reviews?  You’ve come to the right place. Since the beginning of the festival we’ve been archiving as many reviews as possible on our site at  Most of these come from mainstream media sources, as the sheer number of reviews being published this year precludes me from posting all of them, as… Read More

Ottawa Fringe Reviews: June 20, 2011

by Alain Richer

June 21, 2011

A brisk sucker punch and a dispiriting romp about infidelity by Patrick Langston, The Ottawa Citizen The Sucker Punch Stupid Gumball Dispenser Productions At SAW Gallery Reviewed June 18 Recently announced research at the University of Montreal suggests that the drug metyrapone may help ease painful memories by reducing the emotions associated with them. The… Read More

Reviews from Fringefest, June 18, 2011

by Alain Richer

June 19, 2011

The Ottawa Citizen – June 19, 2011 by Patrick Langston Last Gig of Lenny Breau Colin Godbout At Royal Oak Laurier, Saturday, June 18 Yes, there was his drug use, restlessness and eventual murder. But the late Canadian guitar legend Lenny Breau was, above all else, a musician, and that’s the focus of this fine show… Read More

Freaks and funnies at the Fringe

by Alain Richer

June 18, 2011

Ottawa XPress – June 16, 2011 by Jean-Thomas Tremblay Avant-garde and offbeat, the Ottawa Fringe Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary with a host of cutting-edge productions The Suckerpunch Actor, writer, director and singer Brent Hirose will take over the stage of the SAW Gallery with his latest solo show, The Suckerpunch. The Winnipeg artist has built… Read More

Reviews from Fringefest, June 17, 2011

by Alain Richer

June 17, 2011

The Ottawa Citizen – June 18, 2011 by Patrick Langston Every Story Ever Told Monster Theatre At Arts Court Theatre Ryan Gladstone is a very funny man. He’s also talented: he has to be, to try telling every famous story ever written – from the ancient Epic of Gilgamesh to War and Peace to Rocky (including… Read More

The Ottawa Citizen – June 17, 2011 by Patrick Langston Track shoes on? The marathon known as the 15th annual Ottawa Fringe Festival opened Thursday night and continues until June 26 with 60 companies delivering more than 300 performances in 15 downtown venues. Ottawa’s independent theatre scene is well-represented by both new and long-established companies offering… Read More

Volunteers are Lifeblood of Ottawa Fringe

by Alain Richer

June 16, 2011

JEN TRAPLIN METRO OTTAWA June 16, 2011 The Ottawa Fringe Festival is a festival like no other. For starters, it’s not based on just one art form, but brings together all sorts of different performers from all levels of artistic backgrounds. And 100 per cent of the box office revenue goes directly to those artists,… Read More

Ottawa Fringe Announces Line-up

by Alain Richer

June 1, 2011

by JESSICA SMITH METRO OTTAWA Published: June 01, 2011 5:31 a.m. The lineup of the 15th Ottawa Fringe Festival features plays as eclectic as ever, from traditional Shakespeare to off-beat, off-colour, truly “fringe” performances. Just introducing a selection of plays on Tuesday, organizer Kelly Rigole got a little risqué. “This is just a teaser, enough… Read More

Originally published in The Ottawa Citizen, June 1, 2011 The Ottawa Fringe Festival When & where: June 16-26; various downtown venues Tickets: In advance at the Fringe office, 200 Daly Ave., Suite 100; online at; and at the door. You’ll also need a $2 Fringe pin, available at the office and at the door… Read More