Tag Archives: Follow the Signs Theatre
By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The production that opens tonight at the Citadel is in its own special way a groundbreaker. For the first time in its 58-season history a play by a Deaf playwright will occupy a stage at the … Continue reading
‘A lovely step back into live performing’: What was it like to be a Fringe artist in 2021? We asked.
By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca For artists, the Fringe has always been an experiment. Does their new show have potential? Will it attract an audience? How will the audience react? Will they get it? Laugh in weird places? In 2021, when … Continue reading
By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Deafy (Backstage Theatre) Then character we meet in Deafy is droll, wry, a master of the eye roll/shrug combo, a guy who’s in touch with the absurdities of his world. Nathan Jesper is Deaf. And his … Continue reading
By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca It was one of those theatre collaborations that start, like so many others, at a closing night party in the wee hours (after copious drinks). And like so many set in Edmonton, it included the fateful … Continue reading
By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In an age of probing questions about inclusivity in theatre, here’s a model of accessibility — forged in the fire of experience, years of it, of being marginalized, and finding alternate pathways to communicating. SOUND OFF, Canada’s … Continue reading