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Weal Thyman The Third: a bouffon clown show to provoke you at Nextfest

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca When you’re creating a bouffon clown show about a grotesque filthy-rich capitalist with businesses, land, money, possessions, sycophants,  and an insatiable appetite for more more more, it’s not as if you have to rack your brains … Continue reading

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The fine art of foolery: the return of Play The Fool, E-Town’s “festival of clown and physical comedy”

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Foolery, sir, doth walk about the orb like the sun; it shines everywhere.” – Twelfth Night III, i. Edmonton, we are about to have an outbreak — an eruption? an infiltration? invasion? effervescence? collision? conflagration? — … Continue reading

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Breaking the rules of love, Red Bastard: Lie With Me. A guest 12thnight Fringe review by Todd Babiak

Red Bastard: Lie With Me (Stage 11, Nordic Studio Theatre) The Red Bastard is a white-faced, red-eyed beast in a unitard with a balloon-stuffed midriff. He jumps, dances, slurps, spins, shouts, cackles, and snorts across the stage trying to understand … Continue reading

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