Eric Coates: “New work will only thrive as long as we celebrate the impulse to create it.”
Now a mainstay in the Ottawa theatre season, Fresh Meat has presented more than 50 world premieres of short plays. Fresh Meat 6 runs for two weekends from October 12–21 at the Arts Court Studio.
After reviewing every show, Apt613 contributors have selected the best shows, best new works, and best performances seen at the 2017 Ottawa Fringe Festival.
Julia Bueneman: “From beginning to end, this show was spectacular. Madeleine Hall has written a beautiful, eloquent and touching story.”
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.
57 shows are playing nonstop in the Ottawa Fringe Festival, June 8–18. Let Apt613 help you sort the best of fest from the rest of fest.
This year’s undercurrents festival, to be held in February, will be headlined by repeats, solo shows among an eclectic 8-show lineup.
This testing ground for indie theatre has seen more than forty short plays premiere since 2012. It’s a chance to see nascent ideas tested out before a live audience. And it’s that opportunity to explore potential, without the fear of failure, that makes Fresh Meat such a unique night out.
47 minutes | Clown | G A clown show about Alzheimer’s? Lucky me, I thought sarcastically about my assignment. But accurate first impressions aren’t always my forte. Academic Hall was abuzz last night ahead of Mitchel Rose and Madeleine Hall’s performance. Academically trained clowns – the former at the École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques LeCoq […]
By Jessica Ruano 60 minutes | Clown, Physical | G Even though I’d read the show description for Cardinal in advance, I had totally forgotten this clown show was about Alzheimer’s. As soon as I remembered that important detail five or ten minutes into the show, everything made a lot more sense. But before that, […]
“Theatre”, as we know it, will be turned on its head starting next weekend. Fresh Meat 4: DIY Theatre Fest runs from October 15-17 and 22-24 at Arts Court Studio. Ten local theatre companies including THUNK!theatre, Filament Théâtre, egodeath and more, will perform original, twenty minute works that test the limits of live theatre. Artists […]