Tag Archives: Capitol Theatre

Theatres are haunted places. A ghostly meet-and-greet in Dead Centre of Town XIII

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Imagine, if you will, a place where where live people are haunted by imaginary people. Where they inhabit the lives of others, and stories come to life when the lights are out. A place of strange … Continue reading

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Let the spirits move you: Dead Centre of Town returns to Fort Edmonton to haunt a theatre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Every good theatre has its ghosts,” says playwright Megan Dart, an intrepid explorer of haunted terrain over the  past dozen years. Which is why it was only a matter of time till Catch The Keys Productions … Continue reading

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New faces in theatre: six up-and-comers you’ll be watching when the doors open. Here’s actor Josh Travnik

They’re young. They shine brightly. And their talents are already lighting up the Edmonton theatre scene. 12thnight talked to six starry and sought-after up-and-comers, artists whose work, on- and backstage, will have a big impact on theatre here when the … Continue reading

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New faces in theatre: six bright newcomers. The series continues with triple-threat Bella King

They’re young. They shine brightly. And their talents are already lighting up the Edmonton theatre scene. 12thnight talked to six starry and sought-after up-and-comers, artists whose work, on- and backstage, will have a big impact on theatre here when the … Continue reading

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From beyond the grave, a ghostly contact and a paranormal thriller: Séance at Fort Edmonton

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Here’s a clammy thought for a winter night: the boundary between this world and the one beyond the grave is porous.    In Séance, the paranormal thriller that comes to the vintage Capitol Theatre at Fort … Continue reading

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Give yourself a festive treat: Holiday shows on E-town stages this week

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Like socks with reindeer antlers and figgy puddings, festive holiday shows are definitely not one-size-fits-all. They come in every pattern, every size, every budget from lavish to cash-strapped ingenuity. And, for that matter, every gradation of … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s champagne and a show: where to take your date to celebrate

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Of all the high holidays, the one that shares a name with a variety of massacres and martyrdoms is coming up. It’s also the ultimate date night. So in order to celebrate romance, there are a … Continue reading

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Abandon your grinch, all ye who enter here: holiday shows on E-town stages this week

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Give yourself a holiday treat this week. This week on E-town stages, you can feel the holiday spirit in a live radio play (It’s A Wonderful Life), a Christmas panto (Little Red Riding Hood), or a … Continue reading

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Unlacing Shakespeare’s women: the Bard goes burlesque at the Capitol Theatre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Think of them as the ultimate theatre buffs: reveals are their speciality. Send In The Girls Burlesque comes to the stage of Fort Edmonton Park’s vintage Capitol Theatre Friday and Saturday, in honour of Alberta Culture … Continue reading

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Things I learned at the Sterling Awards gala: a coda

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Thoughts from the Sterling gala (directed by Kate Ryan and written by Shannon Blanchet and Belinda Cornish). •For openers: Co-hosts Rachel Bowron and Hunter Cardinal were sparklers. They opened the show with Beauty, a witty and … Continue reading

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