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Held Over at the Varscona: hit Fringe shows continue con brio next week!

The Varscona Theatre (aka Stage 12) is holding over four of its hot-ticket shows next week, Tuesday through Saturday. There’s Stewart Lemoine’s A Lesson in Brio, of course; it’s part of Teatro La Quindicina’s summer season. There’s also Gordon’s Big … Continue reading

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“Ludicrously entertaining” and at the heart of Fringehood: Gordon’s Big Bald Head, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Todd Babiak

Gordon’s Big Bald Head: New World Hors d’oeuvres (Stage 12, Nordic Studio Theatre) It’s mysterious why Edmonton and its promotional machines have not sold the Fringe Festival more passionately outside the city’s borders. This local invention is the biggest and … Continue reading

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Gordon’s Big Bald Head unleashed on any play: a review of improv comedy at its most deluxe

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Gordon’s Big Bald Head: The Play’s The Thing (Stage 12, Varscona Theatre) There is a trio of performers at this Fringe who do something insanely difficult better than anyone else anywhere. Armed only with a Fringe … Continue reading

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Random thoughts for your Edmonton Fringe adventure

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Hard to imagine now, but there was a time (I’m pretty sure) when this fair hinterland burg was Fringe-free, Strathcona had greasy spoons and parking spaces, and theatre companies didn’t have names like SquirrelSuit, Moose Bite, … Continue reading

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