With the Ottawa Fringe Festival’s 25-year bash on June 25 (at Arts Court), local writer McNally takes a look back at his own involvement with Fringe over the years.
Ottawa is on the edge of a beautiful spring—all we need after the recent rain (and snow!) is a bit of sunshine, which conveniently is in the forecast for this weekend.
In this Cart Before the Horse Theatre production, musician Martin Dawagne (aka Yarns) and actor Magan Carty join forces to present a musical storytelling experience in this unique performance of YARNS.
Exciting theatre news! Ottawa’s favourite indie theatre festival is returning live and in person this spring. Undercurrents: theatre below the mainstream will run from April 20–30 at Arts Court.
Apartment613 sits down with Ottawa Fringe’s director Patrick Gauthier to talk about this summer’s Fringe Fest—which will be Gauthier’s last as Director.
Welcome to your second weekend this week!
After a successful sellout run at Ottawa Fringe, Lungs is back.
Applications to the Open Doors Artistic Mentorship and Performance Opportunity are open until November 29, 2018.
The 22nd Ottawa Fringe Festival runs from June 13–24, 2018 at multiple downtown venues including Arts Court Theatre, ODD Box, La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins and the University of Ottawa.
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.
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 […]
Reviewed by Tania Levy 60 min | Comedy | Mature Two women walk into a Fringe venue. Beginning of a bad joke? Nah. But the backstory of why they walk into a Fringe venue is interesting. Female comics have it tough. No, seriously, hear me through. Club owners who vet your material for being too […]
Review by Devan Marr Drama, Dance, Comedy, Solo | 50 minutes Bulls Heart is a solid production. From the creator of the popular Under the Mango Tree from last year’s festival comes a piece about living for others, the meaning of success, and the compromises you make to get there. Solid is the best way to […]
40 min | Drama | Mature Oh, boy. OK. Let’s start with the basics. Blackout is a play by a contemporary Scottish playwright, Davey Anderson. It tells the story of a teenage boy who “has been pushed to the edge”, commits a terrible act of violence under the influence of several substances and lots of […]
Review by Barb Popel 45 min / Comedy, Musical, Physical, Puppetry / G Against Gravity is an unusual form of shadow puppetry. In other shadow puppet shows I’ve seen, the puppeteers manipulated their often quite elaborate silhouette cutouts from behind a backlit screen, often with a charming and beautiful effect. In the case of Against […]