Tag Archives: Dammitammy Productions

And put your hands together for … Jesus Teaches Us Things, a Fringe review

Jesus Teaches Us Things (Stage 16, Sue Paterson Theatre, Campus Saint Jean) By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca You’ve got to hand it to Jesus. He’s more famous for his exits, right? (well, exit singular really). But the guy really knows how … Continue reading

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Be very pumped: further thoughts on a big Fringe opening night

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Tonight’s the night: the biggest opening night in town, by a considerable margin. Come 8 p.m. Destination Fringe, with its 164 shows on 27 venues (artfully scaled down from the gargantuan 2019 edition) is up and … Continue reading

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A play date with … us: Merk du Solapocalypse, a Fringe review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Merk du Solapocalypse (Westbury Theatre) In this latest instalment of Dammitammy Productions’ loopy Merk du Soleil series, the twin concept goofy/giddy really comes into its own. There is no real way to explain the nutbar down-at-heel … Continue reading

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The Fringe returns to its experimental roots: tickets go on sale Wednesday at noon

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The name of this year’s edition of the Edmonton Fringe is itself is a spirit-lifter, par excellence: Together We Fringe. It’s a salute to live gathering — in a nutshell exactly what we’ve been missing in … Continue reading

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‘Just write your truth’: Songs To No One, a new audio song cycle from Dammitammy Productions

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In one way, of course, it’s been a suffocating year for artists. In another, an invitation to unusual breakout pathways of creativity. “It feels like I’m holding my breath,” Chariz Faulmino sings in the Rebecca Merkley … Continue reading

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The letters you wrote and never sent: Letters To No One, a new show from Dammitammy

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Everyone has a stash. You know, the letters you wrote and you didn’t send. Letters in which you confess your long-hidden love (possibly in free verse). Or your rage (likely in stinging prose). Or reveal your … Continue reading

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Eager-beaver thespians at the manger: two Christmas shows from Dammitammy and Whizgiggling Productions

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Holiday shows come in all shapes and sizes (and degrees of fa-la-la-la-la and levity), as well you know. And since this year you’ll be home decking the  halls (and not your irritating second-cousins, after 3 eggnogs), … Continue reading

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