This might be the first weekend that we are suggesting you don’t get together with friends and, rather, that you stay home, or at least as far away from other humans as possible.
Barb Popel: “Witty word play. That’s what I expected from accomplished playwright and actor Pierre Brault, and that’s what I got in his second play about Will Somers.”
See five new shows at Fresh Meat before the festival closes on Saturday, October 19th.
Fresh Meat 8 is a feast of experimental theatre, comedy and performance art—10.10.19 to 10.19.19 at Arts Court
It’s a feast of short plays, and ideas for plays, and this year the festival is opening over Thanksgiving weekend at Arts Court.
Showtimes are at 7:30pm and 9pm both nights.
Theatre makers vie for title of “Ottawa’s best theatre company” at the annual Theatre Challenge—03.27.19
Each group is given only 48 hours to come up with an original idea, rehearse, and perform a new piece of theatre.
A show which earned tons of buzz at the Ottawa Fringe Festival is being remounted for two nights.
The juried prize is for the best anglophone and francophone theatre performed in Ottawa.
Brenda Dunn: “This one’s selling out due to much deserved buzz.”
David Currie: “Painfully funny… 70 minutes of uncomfortable delight.”
AL Connors’ new show premiered at the Ottawa Fringe Festival last weekend. DJ Detective is playing until Sunday June 18, 2017.
Brenda Dunn: “There’s a lot of happy head bobbing and not all of it due to the beats.”
Julia Bueneman: “It’s funny, quirky and awkward while simultaneously being informative and comically insightful.”
Ottawa’s largest theatre festival opens tonight. See our picks for opening night.
The 21st Ottawa Fringe Festival runs from June 7–18, 2017 at downtown venues including Arts Court Theatre, La Nouvelle Scène and the University of Ottawa.