Monthly Archives: April 2022

The Power of the Drum, a dance theatre adventure into the spiritual heart of the Afro-Cuban experience

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The show that opens Saturday on the Westbury stage takes us on a dance theatre adventure deep into the spiritual heart and traditions of the Afro-Cuban experience.  The Power of the Drum, a creation of the … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre lives in a haunted world: Erin Shields’ new adaptation at the Citadel. A review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The opening image of Jane Eyre, currently premiering on the Citadel’s Maclab stage through Sunday, is a solitary little girl reading in a pool of light, enclosed in space by blank window frames. The orphan heroine … Continue reading

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An Indigenous prophecy and a rare birth: The Herd premieres at the Citadel. Meet playwright Kenneth T. Williams

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The Herd, premiering this week at the Citadel, is powered by the rarest of rare events: the birth of twin white buffalo calves on a First Nations ranch. It comes attached to a sacred Indigenous prophecy … Continue reading

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A comedy set in Kelowna? Teatro La Quindicina turns 40 with Caribbean Muskrat, a review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca It’s telling that the oddball 2004 comedy launching Teatro La Quindicina’s return-to-live 40th anniversary season seems to wriggle out of every known category of their specialty. I refer of course to comedy. Teatro, after all, is … Continue reading

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