Tag Archives: Canadian Stage

A season on Edmonton stages: a look back

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In the opening scene of Jabberwocky, the latest from the Old Trout Puppet Workshop (at Theatre Network this past season), a drum roll announces the parting of a red velvet theatre curtain. Which opens to reveal … Continue reading

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In an uncertain world, The Humans takes us home for Thanksgiving dinner: a review of the Citadel/ Canadian Stage production

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “I wish you had more of a view,” says a mother to her irritated younger daughter in The Humans, surveying the alley from the sole window of a run-down duplex in lower Manhattan. Later in Stephen … Continue reading

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The terrors of family life: Jackie Maxwell directs The Humans at the Citadel

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “I thought I’d be settled by my age, but, man, it never ends…. Dontcha think it should cost less to be alive?” Now there’s an open-ended question for the angsty existentialists among you. It’s put to … Continue reading

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