Monthly Archives: July 2018

Settle down class: the teacher is back, in a new version of Miss Katelyn’s Grade Threes Prepare For The Inevitable

By Liz Nicholls, Imagine: someone loony enough to believe that some unobtrusive terrorist gunman could go into a school and …    It doesn’t exactly take a paranoid with an apocalyptic persecution fantasy to imagine “a worst-case scenario.” Reality … Continue reading

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The importance of being Oscar: a comic masterwork finds a home at Teatro La Quindicina: a review

By Liz Nicholls, It has been called the most perfectly constructed comedy in English theatre. And it’s certainly one of the funniest. Funny, then, how The Importance of Being Earnest is full of serious people. That’s the hard, crucial … Continue reading

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An all-Canadian trio of mainstage productions for season 44 at Theatre Network

By Liz Nicholls, At the centre of Theatre Network’s all-Canadian upcoming three-production mainstage season announced this week is a new play inspired by a remarkable life — and a life-changing moment in our collective history. In The Empress & … Continue reading

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Leona Brausen plays Lady B: The Importance of Being Earnest at Teatro La Quindicina

By Liz Nicholls, There will be a moment this evening when an actor who has spent a great deal of time in her career providing perfectly vintage handbags to the casts of period comedies will get the ultimate pay-off. … Continue reading

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Found Festival 2018: surprising finds, unexpected encounters

By Liz Nicholls, Found, the festival that’s all about the find — art and artists in places you never expected to run into them — is back this weekend in Old Strathcona for a seventh annual edition. It’s all about … Continue reading

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