Hi there, Ottawa! It is once again time for the Ottawa Fringe Festival. 59 shows presenting many hundreds of performances over the course of 11 days with the full box office going right back into the hands of the artists that have worked tirelessly to put themselves before you. With 59 shows, there is a lot of variety and literally something for everybody. Solo story-telling shows, sketch comedy, relationship drama, personal triumphs and tragedies, bio-dramas, war, sleeplessness, and an interactive survival guide to the near post-apocalyptic future are but a few of the things you’ll be able to find. Read the full review.
Blackout is Lolita Productions debut on the Ottawa theatre scene about a 15-year old boy who is charged with attempted murder, yet cannot seem to remember the event.Read the full review.
Cherry on Top is Les Cherries’ English debut show after many years as a successful Francophone act. Read the full review.
Trinity Pit Stop Theatre Co. presents William Shakespeare’s tale of jealousy, murder, racism, and betrayal in a post-apocalyptic steampunk world.Read the full review.
Shirley Kirchmann brings her stand-up routine and solo show Deranged Dating to Ottawa Fringe all the way from South Africa.Read the full review.
Third Wall Academy is comprised of young actors, ages 16-19, who train with Third Wall Theatre for half a year, then getting into rehearsal on a full production. This year, that production is Eclipse, by Simon Armitage. Read the full review.
A now elderly daughter lovingly shares the life stories of the women who raised her, and recalls what it was like to grow up influenced by such strong and sassy role models. Read the full review.
God Verbatim: Crafted from the words of 600 young adults, the cast and your txts in real time. Join the evolving investigation. Read the full review.
A couple on the verge of a life-changing moment. Their pasts laid our bare before us. Can the events that shape us be overcome or do they define us even to our detriment. Getting Through looks to answer those questions. Read the full review.
High Tide is a one-woman show about a woman and renowned scientist in love with the sea and her body of work dealing with the symbiotic nature we share with our environment. Read the full review.