The festival was founded from a desire to see more women and non-binary artists on local stages.
Several elements conspired towards this difficult decision, including the sudden collapse of Maker Media in June, the parent company behind Maker Faire’s brand.
Admission to the grand re-opening celebrations is free of charge and open to all.
Showcasing original independent works from Ottawa-Gatineau and around the world, Mirror Mountain Film Festival screenings take place at Arts Court Theatre from July 26–27, 2019.
David Currie: Beyond the Pale delves into a family’s emotional struggle as some begin leaving their traditional homeland to seek out the promise of New York City and the American dream.
Jennifer Cavanagh: “These three are comics are undoubtedly talented, with a strong dynamic between them and very funny on their own but not all the bits land as they should”
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Livia Belcea: “Although the subject matter of the play makes it difficult to watch, the play itself is excellent.”
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.”
Mer Weinhold: “Since opening night very nearly sold out, interested festival-goers would be wise to see Bat Brains sooner rather than later.”
Barb Popel: “With all his acting training, I was a little surprised by several things happening on stage.”
Brian Carroll: “Every year I hope there will be a really good family show at the Ottawa Fringe. This year my prayers have been answered.”
Kate Carmanico: “Outrageous… Forget the old man with the white beard—I’d rather meet this firecracker in heaven.”
Helen Lam: This play seems to be more like a dramatized memoir than a theatre drama.