Julia Bueneman: “To use one word to describe this show, I would say volatile.”
Nick Bachusky: “An interesting performance and it was nice to move around and talk to the actors and other patrons as part of an immersive performance.”
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.
Brenda Dunn: “The buzz is well deserved.”
Barb Popel: “Don’t See This Show may be the fringe-iest performance I see at this year’s Fringe Festival.”
Barb Popel: “It took me a while to figure out…”
Helen Lam: “Randy Ross’s solo show contains a catalogue of sexual misadventure that would rival any Reddit thread.”
The national arts festival will feature more than 1,000 artists at 100 events in June and July.
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When Gilles Provost was approached to direct Claude Montminy’s Maestro in French and English, he took a break from writing his memoir and tackled the challenge. Gilles had seen and enjoyed the play before and he understood that directing it in two languages was risky but worth pursuing.
June is here and with it comes double digit temperatures. Slap on your sunscreen and go find a patio because summer is here!
The festival takes place from June 15 to July 23 at numerous venues. Prices vary and a great deal of the programming is free or pay-what-you-can.
David Currie: “Watching Maestro feels less like live theatre and more like live television.”