A jem rolls performance is something everyone needs to experience at least once in their life. A legend of the Fringe Festival circuit, rolls is back at the Ottawa Fringe with his newest, and quite possibly his funniest, work I, IDIOT. A production that is both quintessential jem rolls and like nothing you’ve seen from … Continue reading Don’t Skip Out on “I, IDIOT”!
In Get Lost, Fringe veteran Jem Rolls explores the special place outside our comfort zones where life actually happens, if only we can get out of own way and get lost in the unknown-unknown. Jem Rolls travels a lot, Jem Rolls talks a lot, and Jem Rolls gets lost a lot – and all … Continue reading “Get Lost” is Hilariously Dynamic While Riveting the Audience Together on a Great Journey
What does it mean to ‘get lost’? Do you merely step off the beaten track, realize your mistake, and step back on, or do you luxuriate in the uncertainty of your circumstances and explore? Jem rolls, you can tell from this show, has been to a lot of places, and seems to have gotten … Continue reading “Get Lost” is a great Fringe find
I fell in love with the city of Montreal a few years ago when I decided to spend a week there experiencing the highly acclaimed Festival Transamériques (the shows I saw, by the way, gave me new life as a theatre critic). A couple weekends later I found myself travelling back, this time to visit … Continue reading NOC does MTL: A Fringe Experience in Review
Review: Jem Rolls One Man Traffic Jam Brianna McFarlane What I know about Jem Rolls is that he’s a bit of a big deal around the Fringe circuit. A renowned performer of spoken word poetry, his promotional flyer touts that he is the “lovechild of Eminem and John Cleese.” This is what sold me … Continue reading Review: Jem Rolls One Man Traffic Jam