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10 Days of Fringe Previews: Day 7 – Cathedral City

by Patrick Gauthier

June 11, 2013

Veteran Fringers will remember Kurt Fitzpatrick‘s  The Last Straight Man in Theatre (along with a slew of other solo shows). He hasn’t been at the Ottawa Fringe in a few years, but he’s back in 2013! CATHEDRAL CITY Kurt Fitzpatrick · Brooklyn, USA by Kurt Fitzpatrick Kurt Fitzpatrick explodes on stage with an original mind-bending… Read More

After a weekend off we’re back with Day 6 of our 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival previews. Miss last week’s? They’re here and here and here and here (and this one too). Happy Monday! EMISSIONS: A CLIMATE COMEDY ShipBrecht Productions · Ottawa, ON by Ann Cavlovic An intelligent satire about the human dynamics behind climate change… Read More

In more cynical circles, one might say that creating art of any kind is a work of vanity. Local actor Tim Oblerholzer takes it one step further this Fringe…. THE VANITY PROJECT Vanity Project Productions · Ottawa, ON by Tim Oberholzer Twas writ’ Narcissus’ vanity Was that which sealed his fate, But maybe Ovid got… Read More

It’s appropriate, I think, after yesterday’s post about Fringe For Families that we follow up with a show appropriate for ages 1+ (all you newborns can take your business elsewhere!). You may have seen Ottawa’s Rock The Arts performing in the Courtyard in the past, or maybe you caught them at the Ottawa Theatre Challenge,… Read More

10 Days of Fringe Previews: Day 3 – HAPPINESS (TM)

by Patrick Gauthier

June 5, 2013

May Can Theatre is the subject of our third preview, back at the Fringe to follow up on their past hits Sounds from the Turtle Shell and Wolves > Boys. HAPPINESS TM May Can Theatre · Ottawa, ON by Tony Adams & Cory Thibert Peter Barrel and James Lemon host a conference on the behalf… Read More

Our second preview comes to us all the way from the UK, though some of you may know the play’s director, Jessica Ruano, from her days running the Ottawa Arts Newsleter. These days Jessica has exported herself to London (the bigger one) and she’s back for Fringe with a new show. SAPPHO… IN 9 FRAGMENTS… Read More

10 Days of Fringe Previews: Day 1 – Chesterfield

by Patrick Gauthier

June 3, 2013

Fringe is less than a month away, and to whet your appetite for Ottawa’s Largest Theatre Festival, we’re going to spend the next 10 (week)days previewing some of the shows you’ll be lining up to see from June 20-30. Up first are Fringe Favourites Dead Unicorn Ink. You probably saw Space Mystery… FROM OUTERSPACE (winner… Read More

Seen our YouTube Channel?

by Patrick Gauthier

May 30, 2013

With yesterday’s official launch of the 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival I officially declare Shameless Self Promotion Season – OPEN! This blog, of course, will be a big part of that. We’ll begin our 10 Days of Fringe Previews on Monday. But for the keeners among you (you know who you are) why not spend the… Read More

Playlist: Stiff Quickies

by Amanda Logan

April 20, 2013

A thousand thank yous to those who joined last night’s Ottawa Fringe fundraiser.  In all, Stiff Quickies raised over $1500 for the non-profit Festival (and no one has even found the key to count that Tip the Fringe! box yet…) For that drunk curious man shouting “IS THIS ON YOUTUBE?” in a dark theatre: here’s where you can find the filmmakers online…. Read More