Tag Archives: Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival

Portrait of an Indigenous artist in a Fringe-less summer: Todd Houseman

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca A summer without Fringes? Without real live audiences to test new material? “It’s been a deeply reflective time,” says Todd Houseman thoughtfully, of the four months-plus since in-person performances suddenly vanished from the land. “A time … Continue reading

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FringeLiveStream: a new Fringe season venture in bringing live performances direct to your screen

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca A summer without Fringes? It’s a strange and defoliated calendar for us audiences — and a daunting one for theatre artists, already struggling to survive the shutting down of the performing arts industry. Fringe veteran Jon … Continue reading

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Theatre heartbreak: a summer without the Edmonton Fringe

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Here’s the saddest of theatre news: brace yourself, Edmonton, for a summer without the Fringe. The upcoming 39th edition of our mighty Fringe, slated for Aug. 13 to 23, has been cancelled. The (250) shows cannot … Continue reading

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The lost dreams of Roseglen: One Polaroid, the last of the trilogy. A Fringe review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca One Polaroid (Stage 9, Telus Phone Museum) What happens to golden moments and lost dreams anyhow? Judging by Michele Vance Hehir’s Roseglen plays, they linger in in the air of small prairie towns, contribute to sunsets, … Continue reading

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