Martin Dockery tells you all about his trip to Switzerland to recreate the first ever LSD trip – with some pit stops in India, San Francisco and a middle school dance along the way.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.
Moby Dick: A Story-Telling Adaptation is a one-man show by Dean Verger who steps into the shoes of Ishmael and recounts the events as they play out chronologically in the novel Moby Dick. For those of you who have never read Moby Dick, to make a long story short, a whaling captain, Captain Ahab, battled a great white sperm whale that some other sailor had named Moby Dick, the whale took his leg, and so he decided he would dedicate the rest of his life to finding the whale and killing it. Read the full review.
GrimProv Presents has a special treat for all Ottawa Fringers. 9 completely new and unique shows, each show based on a different movie or theatrical device. From James Bond to Requiem for a Dream, to a Silent Movie, one with puppets, and one that is fully the audience’s choice. Each and every show is guaranteed to be improv gold. Read the full review.
Morning Star is a one-woman show featuring Lucifer, welcoming the audience to Hell. Lucifer, upon setting the stage, then proceeds to regale the audience with a sympathetic plea to remember him as they leave prepare to leave Hell for Heaven. Read the full review.
Chase Padgett embodies six musical styles and creates six completely different characters to explore what these genres have in common. The most amazing part is that he does it using only his voice, face and guitar.Read the full review.
Prepare yourself for an intense hour at Imprisoned; this very dark show doesn’t shy away from heavy issues and will probably make your skin crawl. Read the full review.