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REVIEW: Ottawa’s undercurrents festival explores a vast sea of emotions and styles

Curated by Ottawa Fringe, the 14th rendition of undercurrents festival has concluded, having brought fresh, fiery theatre productions to audiences in Canada's capital.

By Amira Benjamin, and Aisling Murphy / Feb 21, 2024
iPhoto caption: Courtesy of Ottawa Fringe

undercurrents festival brings two world premieres to Ottawa this February

Produced by the Ottawa Fringe to showcase contemporary work from local and national creators, the festival is a label-defying feast of the freshest theatre Canada has to offer.

By Eve Beauchamp / Feb 7, 2024
Logo for Ottawa Fringe's undercurrents festival. iPhoto caption: Logo courtesy of Ottawa Fringe

Inside the 2024 undercurrents festival

Whether you’re looking for work by up-and-coming local playwrights, interested in how AI can be integrated into theatre-making, or wanting to walk the halls of a high school at night, Ottawa’s undercurrents festival offers much to discover.

By Liam Donovan / Jan 31, 2024
Undercurrents festival logo. People's profiles in pale purple and pink overlaid with the undercurrents festival logo. iPhoto caption: Poster courtesy of undercurrents festival.

Bringing Bilingualism to undercurrents festival: In Conversation with Alain Richer

For its thirteenth season, this beloved Ottawa festival is just getting sweeter: undercurrents has gone bilingual.

By Aisling Murphy / Feb 8, 2023