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Karaoke w/ China Doll

Fringe Courtyard | 8PM You asked for Fringe Karaoke to make a comeback, so it is! Hosted by Ottawa legend China Doll, come by the Fringe Courtyard to belt out your fave tunes.

(UN)TOLD: ORIGINAL STORIES, TOLD LIVE

Fringe Courtyard | 7:30PM (un)told:is a monthly Ottawa event for sharing true stories, told in 5-7 minutes, with no notes, props, or set. We are pleased to partner with Ottawa Storytellers for this special Fringe Fest edition titled In the Spotlight: Best and Worst Moments On Stage. Come by to see your fave Fringe artists bare […]

Sunday Morning Yoga

Fringe Courtyard | 11AM Fringe is busy and can get stressful. Take a moment to inhale and exhale. Both artists and patrons are invited to join us for outdoor yoga in the Fringe Courtyard. All-levels welcome.  Bring your water bottle, mat and good energy!

Lauren & Amanda Do It

Fringe Courtyard | 9PM Afternoon delight, hanky panky, souring the kraut. Doin’ It. Join Lauren, Amanda and musical guest Alli in a late night talk show all about sex positivity. Think The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, but with one hot lesbian as The Roots, and two rad babes as Jimmy. Let’s talk about sex, […]

Night Feed – a puppet play about motherhood

As an exhausted new mother nurses in the dark of yet another night, her apartment comes to life; possessions possessed with the demons of fear, self-doubt and anxiety, a chorus of objects and body parts. You know, standard parenting stuff. Fringe veterans-turned-mothers Sarah Joy Bennett and Ginette Mohr return to Toronto Fringe with CLUNK Puppet […]

Zattar @ Ottawa Fringe

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DOMINION CITY BREWING CO. Fringe Courtyard | 8PM Specializing in soul music from the past, present & future from the world over, Zattar has been moving soles since the dawn of the 21st century. Since his founding of Timekode in 2005, the nation’s capital has been moving to a different rhythm. Syncopated drums […]

Ottawa Fringe Festival

The Ottawa Fringe Festival provides all performing artists, both emerging and established, with the opportunity to produce their work – regardless of content, form or style – and makes the Festival as affordable and accessible as possible to the members of the community. The Ottawa Fringe Festival’s mission is to empower audiences and to encourage […]

Ottawa Fringe Preview Night

FEATURING TOP SHELF DISTILLERY Arts Court Theatre & Studio | 7PM Need help deciding which shows you’re checking out at this year’s Fringe? Join us at Preview Night where performers have two minutes to pitch their show. This event always fills up, so don’t delay on your arrival – doors and bar open at 7:00pm.

Fringe Encore; Spring Series

What’s a Fringe encore? A weekend double bill that milks the cow for shows THAT HAVE BEEN HIT AT FRINGE FESTIVALS, OTTAWA AND BEYOND. Fringe Encore is back, baby!  And we’re bringing you two hits from the past two years of Ottawa Fringe, April 26 & 27. Catch that show you missed, see your favourite […]

9th undercurrents theatre festival

9th annual: February 6-16, 2019 Produced by Ottawa Fringe, our winter festival showcases the best original, contemporary theatre created by local, national and international artists. Festival founders, The Great Canadian Theatre Company, originally hosted from 2011–2014.  Now, undercurrents takes place in Ottawa’s downtown core at Arts Court. Since 2011, undercurrents has has hosted 16 world premieres […]

Fringe Review: A Tension to Detail

60 minutes | Comedy, Solo | Mature Gerard Harris’s A Tension to Detail promises to be a play about stories, and it asks you to trust the tale but not its teller. The interesting thing about A Tension to Detail is that in just over an hour with the actor, I never once felt close to […]

Fringe Review: Magic Unicorn Island

By Julia Bueneman 65 minutes | Drama, Solo | PG Following a multitude of very different, very real characters, Jayson Mcdonald has created an absolute masterpiece. Flicking through half a dozen personas — both loveable and beautifully hatable — Mcdonald portrays each with a convincing newness, leaving all the various characters completely unique and individual […]

Fringe Review: Searching For Party

By Sandy Gibson 60 min | Comedy, Drama | PG The first question that will pop into one’s head when considering whether to see Searching for Party is: “Do I need to be a gamer to enjoy it?” I’m happy to report that as far as I’m concerned, the answer is no. Gamers may be […]

Fringe Review: Rideshares & Rope Swings

60 minutes | Comedy, Drama | PG I’ve got to be honest, I was excited for this show. But when I got there, my excitement totally paid off. Hah! Classic misdirect! Rideshares and Rope Swings is an absolutely astonishing comedy about life and death featuring the terrific pairing of Zoe Towne and Matt Hertendy. Matt […]