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But soft, enter our first Winter Shakespeare Festival

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca As the playwright has said (zestfully, in Twelfth Night) “this is very midsummer madness.” Except that it’s in the bleak midwinter. Have a peek at Edmonton’s newest festival, the Winter Shakespeare Festival inside the vintage wooden … Continue reading

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The Malachite Macbeth haunts a church: a review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In this the mournful post-festive season, there is something more than a little unnerving about entering a vaulted dimly lit chamber, to the wail of a single violin. The shadows of a pale, spectral giant tree … Continue reading

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They rise again: The Malachites are back with Macbeth

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “When shall we three meet again/ In thunder, lightning, or in rain?” chant the Witches in the opening moment of Shakespeare’s fleet, dark, violent Macbeth.  Or in snow? Yes, Malachite Theatre, a London/Canada collective whose mission … Continue reading

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