The festival was founded from a desire to see more women and non-binary artists on local stages.
Barb Popel: “Magnificence is Keir Cutler’s bouquet to his beloved, talented mother, who died in 2011.”
Brian Carroll: “Pomerant has played class clown to a limited audience until now. But stand-up comedy is the big league. He needs better material, something more for the audience to sink its teeth into.”
Helen Lam: This play seems to be more like a dramatized memoir than a theatre drama.
Brian Carroll: Being a science junkie, I found the train of events in Meitner’s life intriguing.
Fringe Review: I Am The Most Unfeeling Doctor In The World (And Other True Tales From The Emergency Room)
Barb Popel: “If I ever go to the Emergency Room, I hope I get Dr. Melissa Yuen-Innes.”
Laura Gauthier: “You’ll be on the edge of your seat for the whole show.”
Jennifer Cavanagh: “My Good Friend Jay was a rare and unexpected experience at the Fringe”
To help you make your choices, Apt613 has assembled an experienced team of volunteer reviewers:
Andrea Gibson is at the National Arts Centre Monday April 15, 2019.
Shane Koyczan is performing at First Baptist Church on Wednesday January 30th.
Are our artists influencing our thought, or reflecting it? Is art a social barometer? And if so, what is today’s art telling us about wars in our future? The Canadian War Museum hosted the 2018 BBC Reith Lectures: The Mark of Cain by Margaret MacMillan, C.C. and brought these questions to the mind of attendees.
The 22nd Ottawa Fringe Festival runs from June 13–24, 2018.
Jennifer Cavanagh: “With nothing on the stage and few light cues Rolls fully commands the space with his loud proclamations and exuberant movements.”
Brian Carroll: “Languedoc fills the entire stage with his performance and characters.”