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Be very pumped: further thoughts on a big Fringe opening night

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Tonight’s the night: the biggest opening night in town, by a considerable margin. Come 8 p.m. Destination Fringe, with its 164 shows on 27 venues (artfully scaled down from the gargantuan 2019 edition) is up and … Continue reading

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Burlesque meets accordian: Squeezebox Cabaret, a Fringe review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Squeezebox Cabaret (Garneau Theatre) “We wrote a song about COVID for you…. Just kidding.” There is some mesmerizingly kooky about a burlesque cabaret that’s presided over by a flamboyant accordionist, doing squeezebox covers of pop songs, … Continue reading

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Fringe FOMO: House of Hush burlesque goes live

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Take it off! No, wait…. In the age of COVID, burlesque, a teasing vaudeville involving the playful progressive doffing of apparel, can remove just about everything — everything, that is, but the mask.  Masked showgirls: now, … Continue reading

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