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The Cirque du Soleil is back and the joint is bugged: OVO, a review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca At the outset, a giant egg sits onstage, full of mystery, ready for the hatching.  With OVO (Portuguese for egg), the Cirque du Soleil, a storied Canadian company fallen on hard times and dormant for two … 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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Getting your Gasp! back. The Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios: a cabinet of the curiouser and curiouser

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca A burnished antique music box opens, and suddenly, set in motion, is a trapeze act with no trapeze. A strong man plants his feet and flings a beautiful woman into the air again and again; she … Continue reading

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