Monthly Archives: March 2022

Shoring up the world against cosmic chaos: the fun of Peter Pan Goes Wrong, a review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “All the world is made of faith and trust and pixie dust.”  True, J.M. Barrie, the creator of the boy who wouldn’t grow up, was not actually alluding to the world of live theatre in this … Continue reading

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The healing touch of humour: Drew Hayden Taylor’s Cottagers and Indians at Shadow Theatre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Humour is the WD-40 of healing.”  That’s what an elder from the Blood Reserve in southern Alberta once told Drew Hayden Taylor. “I liked that. So cool. Almost T-shirt-worthy,” says the well-travelled Ojibwa playwright/ filmmaker/ TV … Continue reading

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Theatre rooted in the land: Ayita, premiering at SkirtsAfire. Meet creator Teneil Whiskeyjack

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The mainstage centrepiece of the 10th anniversary edition of SkirtsAfire — the multidisciplinary arts festival devoted to celebrating and showcasing women and non-binary artists — is a new play. Distinctively Indigenous in its inspiration, creation, and … Continue reading

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