Storytelling and Poetry
Jessica Ruano: “For those of you who have experienced Dockery’s performances, all you need to know is that the quality of this show is perfectly consistent with his previous ones. In other words, engaging, invigorating, gripping, and life-affirming.”
Julia Bueneman: “Go see this absolute powerhouse of a man and show. You won’t regret it.”
Martin Dockery is performing Delirium at the Ottawa Fringe Festival from June 14–18, 2017.
To help you make your choices, Apt613 has assembled a crackerjack team of reviewers.
Brenda Dunn: “If there is such a thing as a Fringe award for best tech, I’d like to put this show forward.”
In the midst of all this excitement, the Ottawa premieres of two shows could go under the radar.
Nicholas McBurney: “The show makes for a fun, weird mixture of TV’s Sliders, David Bowie’s Space Odyssey, and Mystery Science Theatre 3000 special effects.”
Julia Bueneman: “From beginning to end, this show was spectacular. Madeleine Hall has written a beautiful, eloquent and touching story.”
Brenda Dunn: “This is a heartwarming and genuinely funny show that takes an honest look at the impact of ADHD without coming off as too much of an after-school-special.”
Day 3: Despite a packed schedule at 12 venues, not every show has opened yet. Which is remarkable. That’s just how many many productions are at the Fringe Festival. By today, 45 shows have opened and will run until June 18, at the latest. 12 more shows have yet to be seen, and six of […]
Nick Bachusky: “Even though it is only 30 minutes, every second is used wisely and The Sink is very quick-paced. You will leave with a smile on your face just like the rest of the crowd did tonight. I highly recommend.”
David Currie: “It’s unusual to walk into a room and experience beauty, but Do You Want To Live Forever? is an exercise in the sublime. A lady walked out five minutes in but I was captivated.”
Brian Carroll: “The Inventor of All Things is headed for more sellouts. Get your tickets early.”
Brenda Dunn: “Harris’s narrative has some great lines and moments of real clarity and sincerity. But the show, like Harris, is distracted and wandering in places. “
Our show picks for Day 2 of the Ottawa Fringe Festival. Fringe runs until June 18 at a dozen venues. Tickets cost $12 and artists keep 100% of their ticket sales.