Monthly Archives: October 2022

Fending off the weasel en route to the stage: Weasel, noun, verb, and now Beth Graham play, premiering at Studio Theatre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The Beth Graham play that premieres Thursday on the Timms stage takes us into the heart of a mysterious world that is collaborative but hierarchical, creative but rule-bound, populated by high-octane people pretending to be someone … Continue reading

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The soccer field and the planet of teenage girls: The Wolves at the Citadel, a preview

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The Wolves, opening the Citadel’s Highwire Series Thursday, does something no production has ever done at the big brick-and-glass playhouse downtown. It turns the Rice, the smallest of the Citadel’s theatres, into an indoor soccer field, … Continue reading

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Let the spirits move you: Dead Centre of Town returns to Fort Edmonton to haunt a theatre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Every good theatre has its ghosts,” says playwright Megan Dart, an intrepid explorer of haunted terrain over the  past dozen years. Which is why it was only a matter of time till Catch The Keys Productions … Continue reading

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Hey, Old Friend! The Janes and the Varscona toast Sondheim

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “But us, old friends, What’s to discuss, old friends? Here’s to us! Who’s like us? Damn few!” — Merrily We Roll Along, Stephen Sondheim  Edmonton’s top musical theatre artists gather on the Varscona stage Oct. 8 … Continue reading

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