Tag Archives: Daryl Cloran

Igniting connections: a review of Ubuntu at the Citadel

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca A son dreams nightly of his father. That’s how it starts. But what sets Ubuntu: The Cape Town Project on its zigzag course through two time periods 30 years apart is an inspired perpetual motion scene, … Continue reading

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Embracing the other: Ubuntu’s cross-cultural journey at the Citadel

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The play that opens on the Citadel’s Maclab stage Thursday wasn’t born, like other plays, in a story, a character, an image. Ubuntu would end up with all of the above, unspooling in dance, movement, music, … Continue reading

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In love with Shakespeare: the Citadel’s season-opener is a sumptuous love letter to theatre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In the entertainment world there’s no shortage of movies transformed into stage extravaganzas (thank Disney for a slew of them). It happens all the time, with motives no one would call pure. So it’s a special … Continue reading

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From Romeo to Shakespeare: meet Andrew Chown, the actor who plays the mystery man

By Liz Nicholls 12thnight.ca So who is William Shakespeare anyhow? The world has always wondered. And in the romantic comedy that opens the season Thursday on the Citadel mainstage, we meet the mystery man himself — as a young working … Continue reading

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“We’re all in this together” forsooth: the spirit of inclusion in the Citadel season opener

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Shall I compare thee to a … sum … a sum … a something, something… Damn it.” In the opening scene of the play that launches the new Citadel  season Thursday, we meet an up-and-coming playwright … 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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Fun with the famiglia: Farren Timoteo talks about Made in Italy

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca When Farren Timoteo was seven years old, he arrived home from school one day to be greeted by his dad with the following (delivered in a portentous tone): “I think you’re old enough now.”  Luigi was … Continue reading

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