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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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