Insight Theatre’s In the First Place is a charming and empowering look at you people’s first relationships, kisses, and sexual encounters. In this day and age, it’s great to hear a group of people discuss both their good and bad experiences in a constructive way.
The Bureau of Bat Shit Crazy is filled with zany and fast-paced humour while also being one of the most technically ambitious shows at this year’s Fringe. If you’re into nerd culture at all, you should check this one out. Even if you’re not, there’s still plenty of solid laughs and performances for you to appreciate. Read the full review.
Happiness™ is wonderful experience. Hilarious with some surprising (in a good way) darker moments, this is one of the best plays showing at the Fringe, hands down. It’s also organized in a way that features some very enjoyable audience interaction. You need to get out and see this show, now! Read the full review.
Starring Fringe veterans Martin Dockery and Vanessa Quesnelle, The Pit is a dreamlike look at relationships, responsibilities, and finding happiness in a world that is incredibly enticing and terrifying all at once. Read the full review.
Discover and celebrate the biggest aspects and deepest secrets of men’s lives in this series of sketches written and performed by RibbitRePublic from Edmonton’s Black Sheep Theatre. From sex to hockey to shaving, Be A Man will leave you with a greater appreciation for what makes men tick.Read the full review.
Caithream Celtic Dance Fusion’s Passages tells the history of Scots being forced off their homeland and journey to Canada in the 1700s through Highland dancing and dramatic performances. This piece will open your eyes to the hardships the Scots faced from the English and during their journey across the Atlantic.Read the full review.
Red Bastard features Eric Davis as the titular scoundrel bent on teaching his audience to better appreciate life. Not only are the attendees the targets, but their participation is an absolute necessity in this outlandish yet charming and engaging piece. Enter if you dare.Read the full review.
Who hasn’t Goggled themselves at least once? Well, when Kurt did, he found a website proclaiming he would die in a place called Cathedral City. But is Cathedral City a physical location, or something else? Come see Kurt Fitzpatrick take the audience on a journey through one man’s subconscious. Directed by Ottawa-based Alison Cousins.Read the full review.