Ottawa Fringe Favourite Returns to 2017 Undercurrents Festival

Since stampeding onto the Ottawa Fringe scene in 2015, Margo MacDonald’s The Elephant Girls has gone on to see great success with audiences in both Canada and the UK. With another month long tour planned to England this coming April, company Parry Riposte show no signs of stopping this momentum any time soon. Getting your … Continue reading Ottawa Fringe Favourite Returns to 2017 Undercurrents Festival

Blog Post: Missing the Fringe and Other Reviews

It’s been almost two weeks now since the 2015 Ottawa Fringe Festival wrapped up over 50 performances and closed out the new Courtyard outside SAW Gallery and I have to admit: I am still feeling the post-Fringe blues pretty hard. What is it about the Ottawa Fringe that feels so, for lack of a better … Continue reading Blog Post: Missing the Fringe and Other Reviews

UNDERCURRENTS 2015: Yarr! “Pirates” Sets Sail From Clichéd Territory

Finishing up my Friday night at Undercurrents, I was treated to the opening performance of Ottawa’s own Much Ado About Feckin’ Pirates, presented by Parry Riposte Productions. I missed it when it originally premiered at the Gladstone because, honestly, I was skeptical about this show. I really wondered how interesting could an improv show about … Continue reading UNDERCURRENTS 2015: Yarr! “Pirates” Sets Sail From Clichéd Territory

Clowns and Children’s Literature: Laughter! During a Cold Holiday Season in Ottawa

Clowns and Children’s Literature: Laughter! During a Cold Holiday Season in Ottawa Ian Huffam A Company of Fools can add another feather to their cap with their latest creation, Pomme and ‘Restes: Shipwrecked! On the Tempestuous Lost Island of Never, co-produced with and presented at the Great Canadian Theatre Company. Shipwrecked! is the third play … Continue reading Clowns and Children’s Literature: Laughter! During a Cold Holiday Season in Ottawa