A woman tries to reconnect with her mother through Irish folklore and gruesomely romantic tales in Tess Mc Manus’s one-woman show.Read the full review.
Sixty shows will be a part of the Ottawa Fringe Festival this year. There is no possible way to see them all. How to choose, then? We put out a call to presenting artists with a challenge. We’ll meet with all those interested. We’ll give you three minutes (roughly). You convince us why we see should see your show. Kind of like speed dating. In fact, that’s what we called it. In this case, everybody we selected got a literal calendar date. Every day from now til the start of the festival, we’re publishing a profile on one selected show. Today, that show is Little Green Hat’s Tales She Tells.Read the full review.
What happens when a fair-sized group of Ottawa’s emerging artists decide it’s time to showcase their talents? An evening of theatre, six-micro-shows long, with each one being as different from the others as the artists themselves. Read the full review.
Paul Rainville. Chris Ralph. Margo MacDonald. Catriona Leger. Evolution Theatre. MiCasa Theatre. These are names you’re likely to be familiar with if you’ve spent any time within the professional theatre scene in Ottawa. But there’s a new generation of talented kids ready to put their names out there. People and companies like Jonah Allingham, Tess Mc Manus, Dead Unicorn Ink, and May Can Theatre. Enter the Fresh Meat Theatre Festival, running at the end of September.
Tess Mc Manus’ one-woman show is an anecdotal look at life in Letterkenny County, Donegal (Ireland) through the eyes of a young woman who has been entered in the county’s annual Donkey Derby.Read the full review.