“Karma Chamedian” Brings Strong Comedic Presence to the Ottawa Fringe

Karma Karma Karma Karma Karma Chamedian(Karma Chamedian) is a show that is just as ridiculous as its title. A new show from Australian comedian Josh Glanc, this is 60 minutes of knee-slapping sketch comedy that features clown, audience participation, and, one of my favourite 90s bands, Aqua. Glanc is a talented performer who knows how … Continue reading “Karma Chamedian” Brings Strong Comedic Presence to the Ottawa Fringe

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“Interstellar Eldar” is Out-of-This-World Good

Prepare yourself for an epic cosmic adventure with INTERSTELLAR ELDER Badass Grandma in Space presented by Ottawa Fringe favourite, SNAFU Dance Theatre. Blasting off into a (maybe not-so-distant) future where Earth is no longer habitable by humans and has, in fact, become overrun with swiss chard, our protagonist Kitt Peterson wakes up on board a … Continue reading “Interstellar Eldar” is Out-of-This-World Good

Not Oasis Shows Serious Comedic Chops with “Canada 151”

The team behind Canada 151 has come to the Ottawa Fringe with a strong reputation and an even stronger funny bone. Toronto-based Not Oasis Productions brings a smart and well-executed sketch comedy show that makes every minute a joy to watch. With clever sketches tackling politics, pop culture, and gender stereotypes, this production isn’t one … Continue reading Not Oasis Shows Serious Comedic Chops with “Canada 151”

“A Girl in the Fridge” is a Small Tasting of Dead Unicorn Ink’s Full Potential

The Ottawa Fringe Festival just wouldn’t feel like itself without an annual offering from local troupe Dead Unicorn Ink(DUI). Going on 7 years now with their first showing at the 2011 Fringe Festival where Playing Dead, a zombie puppet show, to the stage and captured audiences’ hearts and, since then, have been regularly producing new … Continue reading “A Girl in the Fridge” is a Small Tasting of Dead Unicorn Ink’s Full Potential

“Heirloom Toys Circus” Brings the Big Top to the Ottawa Fringe Festival

Heirloom Toys Circus, presented by Toronto’s Deflying Feets, combines several different types of acrobatics to tell a story of loss and finding love again when you least expect it. A lonely toymaker takes on a new employee, who quickly discovers that there’s more to the toys in the shop than meets the eye. Along the … Continue reading “Heirloom Toys Circus” Brings the Big Top to the Ottawa Fringe Festival