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What lies Beyond The Stage at the Citadel next season?

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca One of the most playful and subversive theatrical experimenters in the world is coming to the Citadel’s alternative Beyond The Stage series next season. You’ll find the Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour turning the pages of his … Continue reading

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Remembering dad: Empire of the Son is an artful memoir of a tempestuous father-son relationship. A review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “For a long time I did not like my father,” says the puckish, elegantly moustached figure before us in Empire of the Son. Like? Hmmm.… Who among us hasn’t felt the disconcerting ripple of a thought … Continue reading

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The complex lives of fathers and sons: Empire of the Son comes to the Citadel Club

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In the hit touring show that arrives Thursday in the Citadel Club, a son tells the story of a remote, unapproachable father: his own.  Countries get adopted, and left behind; continents get crossed — and so, … Continue reading

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Holiday traditions in every size and shape

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Edmonton theatre knows that holiday traditions come in every size and shape, layer on layer, reimagined or reinvented. Have a gander at these:  PANTO AND POST-PANTO PANTO At Fort Edmonton, starting tonight in the vintage Capitol … Continue reading

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Music, stories, cabaret, ‘infotainment’, opera, and plays: a weekend of trick and treat on Edmonton stages

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca It’s a musical journey that cuts to the soul of a turbulent history. In Freedom Singer, which arrives at the Citadel Club starting tonight as part of a cross-country tour, the Detroit-born Canadian musician Khari Wendell … Continue reading

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The Citadel’s Beyond the Stage, where theatre, dance, and music collide: the 2017-2018 lineup announced

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca At the centre of the Citadel’s upcoming Beyond The Stage series, a quartet of innovative mash-ups of theatre, music and dance, is a startling, multi-award-winning production that goes directly to the heart of trauma, shock, grief.  … Continue reading

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The fine art of the spontaneous: Improvaganza invites the world

    By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca True fact about the big wide world of improv comedy: it’s smaller than you think. It’s the eve of an international comedy festival that will demonstrate this, in ways you didn’t see coming. Rapid … Continue reading

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Prima viene la famiglia! Farren Timoteo’s Made In Italy, a review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The centrepiece of Made In Italy is a long wooden dining room table. In the course of the funny, touching, many-character solo play by Farren Timoteo, its agile creator and star will sit behind it and … Continue reading

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