We sat down with any company/artist presenting at Ottawa Fringe (starting June 19th!) who wanted to chat about their upcoming shows. We gave them three minutes (approximately) to make their best case as to why we should pick them. We called it speed dating. From now through the day before Fringe starts we’re choosing one local, one national, and one international artist from those we talked to and previewing them here. Today’s international pick is The Surprise, presented by Martin Dockery. Read the full review.
The Pit is a funny, absurd look at what happens to a couple when their relationship becomes too routine. It’s delivered with energy and has an emotional core that may take you by surprise. Read the full review.
Martin Dockery made a splash at Ottawa Fringe last year, bringing his one man show, Wanderlust, to Arts Court Theatre and handily winning best of venue. This year, he brings another of his one man shows to Ottawa. The Bike Trip is the true story is Dockery’s recreation of history’s first true LSD experience. Read the full review.
Martin Dockery’s one-man shows are almost the stuff of legend. Wanderlust was gangbusters at last year’s Fringe, winning best of venue at Arts Court theatre, and The Bike Trip, running in the Arts Court Courtroom this year, has been seeing huge numbers. The Pit is his first attempt at a purely fictional two-hander. 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.
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.
Martin Dockery tells stories from his five-month trip into West Africa, looking for wisdom. Read the full review.