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Fringe review: Prophecy

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Prophecy  (Stage 31, Strathcona Baptist Church) “Ignorance can be bliss, but knowledge is not power,” Prophecy tells us in this vivid meditation on a violent male world seen through the eyes of women. They see destruction … Continue reading

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The Fringe is back, bigger than ever! So … what looks promising?

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The rumours are true: the Fringe is back, larger than life,  in the theatre town where the continent’s fringe phenom began. Fringe ‘O’ Saurus Rex, the 37th annual edition of Edmonton’s full-bodied summer theatre bash, starts … Continue reading

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The Sterling Awards celebrate the season in Edmonton theatre: Onegin, Métis Mutt, Terry and the Dog lead the way

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca A Canadian indie-rock musical hit that played its hot-blooded operatic passions with an irreverent light touch scored top musical production honours from jurors at the 31st annual Sterling Awards gala Monday night. And a solo coming-of-age … Continue reading

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The year onstage in Sterling Award nominations

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca An original folk opera/ musical that took us to hell and back was the top choice of jurors as the 31st annual Sterling Award nominations were announced Monday at Fringe Theatre Adventures headquarters. The awards, to … Continue reading

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O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo? Kill Your Television returns with Shakespeare’s R&J

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Meet Daphne.” A quartet of Edmonton’s hottest young actors, all in their early 20s, did the introductions last week at the end of a rehearsal day at the Roxy. Their director was amused.  In the course … Continue reading

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Play the Fool sends in the clowns

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Those that are fools, let them use their talents….” — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night An outbreak of clowns is at hand in this theatre town. And, as you’ll see at Play The Fool, the “festival of clown … Continue reading

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Dream on! A Midsummer Night’s Fringe has holdovers!

  It’s not time to wake up yet. Some of the hottest shows at A Midsummer Night’s Fringe, the 36th annual edition of our summer theatre bash, are being held over. FRINGE THEATRE ADVENTURES: At Fringe headquarters, the ATB Financial … Continue reading

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