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It ends in tears (and a minor key): The Legend of White Woman Creek, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

The Legend of White Woman Creek  (Venue 3, Walterdale Theatre) By Alan Kellogg Fringe favourites New York’s The Coldharts – Katie Hartman and Nick Ryan – return to Edmonton reprising this song cycle that has played here twice before. Clever … Continue reading

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And the dinos sing and dance: Triassic Parq, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

Triassic Parq (Venue 17, the Roxy on Gateway) By Alan Kellogg Among other winning attributes, the Edmonton Fringe affords audiences the chance to witness previously produced shows unlikely to be staged here during the regular theatre season (if there is … Continue reading

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Tea and the end of the world: Escaped Alone, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

Escaped Alone (Stage 9, Telephone Museum) Director Amy DeFelice has a keen eye for terrific theatre (runs in the family!) and has bestowed another gift to Edmontonians by staging this mysterious 2016 Caryl Churchill gem, which has dazzled Royal Court and … Continue reading

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Welcoming presence, great story: Evacuated! A guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

Evacuated! (Stage 10, Acacia Hall) Multi-threat American heartland talent Erika Kate MacDonald is back on the circuit with another winning solo show. Sometimes when you hear “memory play” invoked (not that she does, directly), a deep inner cringe is un-tethered. Then … Continue reading

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The Coldharts are back, with another shivery show: Eddie Poe, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

Eddie Poe (Stage 37, Auditorium at Campus Saint-Jean) Brooklyn-based “minimalist music theatre artists” The Coldharts (Katie Hartman and Nick Ryan) are back with the second instalment of a triptych of their shows inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe semi-autobiographical doppelganger short … Continue reading

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The fun of deduction in the theatre: 2 Sherlock Holmes Mysteries, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

2 Sherlock Holmes Mysteries (Stage 14, Holy Trinity Anglican Church) Don’t want to be a grouch, but among other things, the Fringe is supposed to be a theatre festival, remember? And sometimes it’s more than satisfying to simply witness a couple … Continue reading

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A multi-cultural collision as comedy: FOB, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

FOB (Stage 10, Acacia Hall) One of the valuable aspects of any Fringe worth its salt is offering younger, less experienced — or locally less known — performers and creators the opportunity to strut their stuff (or at least try … Continue reading

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