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Apt613 review opening weekend of the 20th Ottawa Fringe Festival

By François Levesque on June 17, 2016

For the fifth consecutive year, Apt613 will be reviewing all Ottawa Fringe plays on their first night (as much as humanly possible). Every published review is linked below. You can also find these on our Fringe page.

A huge thanks to all of our 30 volunteer contributors and to all, enjoy Fringe’s 20th anniversary!

#Staystrong
$12 | 50 min | PG | Comedy, Drama, Multimedia, Solo
Review by Sandy Gibson

2 For Tea
$12 | 60 min | G | Comedy
Review by Samantha Richarz

A Room of Wolves
$12 | 60 min| PG | Comedy
Review #1 by Mer Weinhold
Review #2 by David Currie

A Tension to Detail
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy, Solo
Review #1 by Kenneth Ingram
Review #2 by David Currie

Alpha Delta 86
$12 | 55 min | G | Clowm, Comedy, Family
Review by Sandy Gibson

Ananta
$12 | 55 min | Mature | Musical, Stand Up, Slam
Review by Vanessa Turpin

Angels & Aliens
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy
Review by David Currie

Arboramor
$10 | 30 min | G | Comedy, Clown, Family
Review by Amanda Dookie

Art Class in Session. Nude Model. Please Knock.
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy, Drama, Inter-Arts
Review #1 by Brenda Dunn
Review #2 by Lars van Tol

As Rome Burns
$12 | 63 min | Mature | Drama
Review by Barbara Popel

Best Picture
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy, Parody
Review #1 by Nick Bachusky
Review #2 by Brenda Dunn

BLINDSIDE
$12 | 60 min | G | Comedy Solo
Review #1 by Devan Marr
Review #2 by Samantha Richarz

Bride or Die
$12 | 50 min | PG | Dark Comedy, Solo
Review by Samantha Richarz

C-
$12 | 50 min | PG | Comedy, Drama, Solo
Review by Vanessa Turpin

Cardinal
$12 | 47 min | G | Clown
Review #1 by Jessica Ruano
Review #2 by François Levesque

Cold Open
$12 | 50 min | PG | Comedy, Improv
Review by Sandy Gibson

Dissidents (en français)
$10 | 60 min | Mature | Drama, Psycho-drama/Drame, drame psychologique
Review by/Critique par Sous-Sol 819

Division 161
$12 | 40 min | PG | Mystery, Sci-fi
Review by Mer Weinhold

Drinksitter: The Irresponsible Adventures Of A Well-Paid Failure
$12 | 55 min | PG | Comedy, Solo
Review by Julia Bueneman

Duet, or: Pas de deux
$12 | 60+ min | PG | Comedy
Review by David Currie

Everybody Dies in December
$12 | 55 min | PG | Dark Comedy, Drama, Solo
Review #1 by Barbara Popel
Review # 2 by Devan Marr

Fugee
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Drama
Review by Mer Weinhold

GARY
$12 | 54 min | Mature | Comedy, Drama
Review #1 by Julia Bueneman
Review #2 by Mer Weinhold

GET LOST jem rolls
$12 | 59 min | PG | Comedy, Performance Poetry, Solo
Review # 1 by Brian Carroll
Review # 2 by Julia Bueneman

Grade 8
$12 | 60 min | PG | Spoken Word, Drama
Review by Jessica Ruano

Home in Time
$12 | 40 min | PG | Drama
Review by Lars van Tol

How to be a Gentleman
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy
Review by Nick Bashusky

I’d Snap That: The Scandal That Rocked Hometown
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy
Review by Arthur K.

In Waking Life
$12 | 60 min | PG | Comedy
Review by Jennifer Cavanagh

Jesus Christ Private Investigator
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Clown, Comedy, Drama
Review by Matthew Stella

Lara Loves Lightfoot
$12 | 60 min | PG | Solo, Musical
Review by Helen Lam

Laser Kiwi
$12 | 55 min | Mature | Circus, Comedy
Review by Philip Caunter

Love and Loathing : The Gritty Truth About Mothers
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy, Drama, Solo
Review by Josh Lemoine

Love Is A Battlefield
$12 | 60 min | PG | Drama
Review by Philip Caunter

Lovely Lady Lump
$12 |73 min | PG | Comedy, Clown, Solo
Review by Brian Carroll

Magic Unicorn Island
$12 | 60 min | PG | Comedy, Drama, Solo
Review by David Currie
Review #2 by Julia Bueneman

May I Have This Dance?
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy, Drama
Review by Kat Fournier

Miss Bruce’s War
$12 | 80 min | G | Canadian, Family, Historical
Review by Josh Lemoine

Next Thing You Know
$12 | 90 min | Mature | Comedy
Review by Matthew Stella

Norman Bisbee Goes To War
$12 | 52 min | PG | Comedy, Drama, Solo
Review by Travis Facette

On Demand
$12 | 60 min | PG | Comedy
Review by Brenda Dunn

Raw Footage
$12 | 40 min | PG | Dance, Solo
Review by Alex Katayama

Rideshares & Rope Swings
$12 | 60 min | PG | Comedy, Drama
Review # 1 by Julia Bueneman
Review # 2 by David Currie

Saor (Free)
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Adventure, Comedy, Solo
Review by Josh Lemoine

Searching For Party
$12 | 60 min | PG | Comedy, Drama
Review by Mer Weinhold

Sh!t I’m In Love With You Again
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy, Musical, Storytelling, Solo
Review #1 by Travis Facette
Review #2 by Sandy Gibson

Shakespeare Crackpot
$12 | 45 min | PG | Comedy, Solo
Review by Barbara Popel

Small Creatures Such As We
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Drama
Review by William Kutarna

Something More Glamorous: Shell Shocked, Burned Out, … And Now The Weather
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Comedy, Drama, Cabaret
Review #1 by Jessica Ruano
Review #2 by Brian Carroll

The Actor’s Nightmare
$12 | 55 min | G | Comedy
Review by Phlip Caunter

The Exclusion Zone
$12 | 60 min | G | Comedy, Solo, Travelogue
Review by Helen Lam

The Heavy Weight
$12 | 40 min | PG | Comedy, Drama
Review by Lars von Tol

The Red Shoes
$12 | 60 min | PG | Circus, Comedy, Drama, Spellcasting
Review #1 by Alex Katayama
Review #2 by David Currie

The Triangle
$12 | 37 min | PG | Comedy, Drama
Review by François Levesque

V.R. Dunne
$12 | 60 min | PG | Drama, Solo
Review by Travis Facette

Victory For The Recycled Virgin
$12 | 60 min | Mature | Solo
Review by David Currie

Well Isn’t This Super … (Marvellous Man IV: The Return of Marvellous Man)
$12 | 60 min | PG | Comedy, Play
Review by Jennifer Cavanagh