Tag Archives: Edmonton theatre

New faces in theatre: meet creator/performer/producer/activist Sue Goberdhan

They’re young, bright, and unstoppably creative. And, pandemic be damned, their adaptable, flexible talents are already lighting up the Edmonton theatre scene. In this 12thnight series you’ll meet some of E-town’s sought-after up-and-comers, artists whose work, on- and backstage, is already … Continue reading

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Préparez vous, mes amis: Lucy Darling is back — with a bilingual magic/comedy show livestreaming from L’UniThéâtre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “What I love about magic as an art form,” declares magician Carisa Hendrix at a non-magical hour of the morning earlier this week, “what magic is really about, is the feeling that anything is possible.…” The … Continue reading

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The Edmonton Fringe bids farewell to Executive Director Adam Mitchell

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Edmonton Fringe Theatre is bidding adieu to its Executive Director. After five years in the demanding administration job atop the company that presents Edmonton’s giant International Fringe Theatre Festival (the country’s oldest, largest, and most influential … 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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New faces in theatre: meet playwright, dramaturge, theatre scholar Mūkonzi wā Mūsyoki

They’re young, bright, and unstoppably creative. And, pandemic be damned, their adaptable, flexible talents are already lighting up the Edmonton theatre scene. In this 12thnight series you’ll meet some of E-town’s sought-after up-and-comers, artists whose work, on- and backstage, is … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s weekend: have some theatre with your champagne

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Let’s try to ignore for the moment the origins of Valentine’s Day as a feast day in honour of a martyr, and, more recently, a massacre. Or the source of a bottomless supply of gummy limericks, … Continue reading

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Fun with Greeks: Orestes, “a live online mythic adventure” from Tarragon Theatre. A review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Home Sweet Homepage.” In a new and witty Orestes, premiering in a livestream production by Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre, the House of Atreus, world’s most famous dysfunctional family is online with you (hey, just like your own … Continue reading

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New faces in theatre: smile, here’s sketch and improv star Sydney Campbell

They’re young, bright, and unstoppably creative. And, pandemic be damned, their adaptable, flexible talents are already lighting up the Edmonton theatre scene. In this 12thnight series you’ll meet some of E-town’s sought-after up-and-comers, artists whose work, on- and backstage, is … Continue reading

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The Situation We Find Ourselves In, and other theatrical possibilities for your weekend

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca And for your cold winter weekend … theatre to the rescue. Yes, there are plays, two-minute films, a new book club — all online, from Punctuate! Theatre, Northern Light, Theatre Network, Play The Fool Festival, Catalyst.  … Continue reading

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The play that haunts Darrin Hagen: the debut edition of Theatre Network’s new online book club (for plays)

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In February of 1983, a kid from Rocky Mountain House, newly arrived in town, went with a pal to the theatre. The play Darrin Hagen saw that winter night would linger in his mind over the … Continue reading

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