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25 at the Ottawa Fringe Festival

2 actors. 12 characters. 45 minutes. From the 19th arrondissement of Paris, 1919 is a fresh new theatre company that aims to bring contemporary theatre to a wide variety of audiences. Their first show 25 is an original production, accidentally created by Elliot Delage as he re-discovered and assembled various scenes from his past. 25 […]

#faustus

#faustus, a multimedia adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus, integrates live action with technological imagery. A classic made accessible and relevant; a Faustus for our time. The quest for ultimate power leads to an infamous deal with the devil. Faustus summons a 21st century Mephistopheles and sells his soul for twenty-four hours of power, knowledge […]

#faustus

#faustus, a multimedia adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus, integrates live action with technological imagery. A classic made accessible and relevant; a Faustus for our time. The quest for ultimate power leads to an infamous deal with the devil. Faustus summons a 21st century Mephistopheles and sells his soul for twenty-four hours of power, knowledge […]

#faustus

#faustus, a multimedia adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus, integrates live action with technological imagery. A classic made accessible and relevant; a Faustus for our time. The quest for ultimate power leads to an infamous deal with the devil. Faustus summons a 21st century Mephistopheles and sells his soul for twenty-four hours of power, knowledge […]

#faustus

#faustus, a multimedia adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus, integrates live action with technological imagery. A classic made accessible and relevant; a Faustus for our time. The quest for ultimate power leads to an infamous deal with the devil. Faustus summons a 21st century Mephistopheles and sells his soul for twenty-four hours of power, knowledge […]

#faustus

#faustus, a multimedia adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus, integrates live action with technological imagery. A classic made accessible and relevant; a Faustus for our time. The quest for ultimate power leads to an infamous deal with the devil. Faustus summons a 21st century Mephistopheles and sells his soul for twenty-four hours of power, knowledge […]

#faustus

#faustus, a multimedia spectacle adapted from Christopher Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus, integrates live action with technological imagery. A classic made accessible and relevant; a Faustus for our time. The quest for ultimate power leads to an infamous deal with the devil. Faustus summons a 21st century Mephistopheles and sells his soul for twenty-four hours of power, […]

Fringe Review: A Tension to Detail

60 minutes | Comedy, Solo | Mature Gerard Harris’s A Tension to Detail promises to be a play about stories, and it asks you to trust the tale but not its teller. The interesting thing about A Tension to Detail is that in just over an hour with the actor, I never once felt close to […]

Fringe Review: Magic Unicorn Island

By Julia Bueneman 65 minutes | Drama, Solo | PG Following a multitude of very different, very real characters, Jayson Mcdonald has created an absolute masterpiece. Flicking through half a dozen personas — both loveable and beautifully hatable — Mcdonald portrays each with a convincing newness, leaving all the various characters completely unique and individual […]

Fringe Review: Searching For Party

By Sandy Gibson 60 min | Comedy, Drama | PG The first question that will pop into one’s head when considering whether to see Searching for Party is: “Do I need to be a gamer to enjoy it?” I’m happy to report that as far as I’m concerned, the answer is no. Gamers may be […]

Fringe Review: Rideshares & Rope Swings

60 minutes | Comedy, Drama | PG I’ve got to be honest, I was excited for this show. But when I got there, my excitement totally paid off. Hah! Classic misdirect! Rideshares and Rope Swings is an absolutely astonishing comedy about life and death featuring the terrific pairing of Zoe Towne and Matt Hertendy. Matt […]

Fringe Review: Magic Unicorn Island

60 minutes | Comedy, Drama, Solo | PG Magic Unicorn Island sold out again and anyone who sees it can understand why. The horrors of war are so viscerally presented, so nuanced is the exploration of the theme and it is so artfully developed that the ending of this comedy had me in tears. That’s because Magic […]

Fringe Review: GET LOST jem rolls

By Julia Bueneman 55 minutes | Storytelling, Comedy, Solo | PG When was the last time you got lost or, better yet, lost yourself? Jem Rolls’s latest show is a fantastic reminder that when you are stagnant, you are stuck. A beautifully composed, captivating piece that is not only a commentary on the tourism industry […]

Fringe Review: Rideshares & Rope Swings

By Julia Bueneman 60 minutes | Comedy, Drama | PG Heartwarming, heart-wrenching, adorable and charming: Genevieve (Zoe Towne) and Reid (Matt Hertendy) have incredible onstage chemistry. Rapid-fire dialogue, hilarious one-liners, brilliant writing, and wonderfully elaborate characters: this is a show that has everything (and a little bit of unexpected more). Two strangers embark on a […]

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