Monthly Archives: September 2019

It’s show time in Edmonton theatre: what to not miss this season on E-town stages

By Liz Nicholls, “That was what had been missing from his life all these years. His career, his city, this bonehead province. Mythic Power.” — The Garneau Block. In Todd Babiak’s wry and funny novel The Garneau Block, reborn … Continue reading

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In a lather at Big Little Lake: the 27th annual Die-Nasty Soap-A-Thon

By Liz Nicholls, Funny how a charming resort village like Big Little Lake, where the  well-toned meet the well-heeled over white wine spritzers, can turn suddenly … well, sinister. Murder has a way of doing that. It populates the … Continue reading

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A whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on: Million Dollar Quartet at the Mayfield. A review

By Liz Nicholls, Every once in a blue moon history serves up one of those those born-to-be-mythology moments where the greats happen to converge behind the scenes (and give the entertainment industry something juicy to speculate about). One of … Continue reading

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A new season at Theatre Network, and 3 Canadian plays

By Liz Nicholls, Three Canadian plays, two by star playwrights and one by a hot up-and-comer, are the 2019-2020 lineup Theatre Network announced this week. There will be a moment (more than one) in this upcoming 45th season that … Continue reading

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“There’s only now”: the eternal present of Rent. A review

By Liz Nicholls, In one of the anthems to outsiders in Rent, the characters pay tribute to their gritty low-rent East Village world of starving artists, junkies, dealers, the homeless, the destitute, the marginalized of every sexual persuasion, “anyone … Continue reading

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