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Miss Bennet gets a romantic comedy to call her own: Jane Austen revisited at the Citadel in a delightful holiday show

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In the charmer of a holiday show up and running (well, alighting gracefully) on the Citadel’s Shoctor stage, characters are startled when they notice the live tree in the drawing room. In the course of Miss … Continue reading

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“My first happy play…” Nancy McAlear makes her Citadel directing debut with Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “It makes me … happy,” says Nancy McAlear, with a tiny hesitation and a smile of musing wonder — maybe about using that word.  Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, the larky romantic comedy of the holiday … Continue reading

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The forgotten sister comes into her own: meet Mikaela Davies, star of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “I grew up with the kindest, cleverest, and most beautiful elder sisters in the country; and with the loudest, silliest, and prettiest younger sisters in the country,” says Mary, in the romantic comedy that brings a … Continue reading

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Romance in the Regency: One Man Pride and Prejudice, a guest Fringe review by Marc Horton

One Man Pride and Prejudice (Stage 19, Sugar Swing Ballroom) By Marc Horton It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single actor in possession of a good story must not mess it up. Victoria actor Charles Ross has a … Continue reading

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Keep making sense: Sense and Sensibility at the Citadel, a review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In the Citadel of an evening, you can overhear talk of annual incomes, real estate and mortgages, annuities and entailments, wills and estates, pre-nups. And, of course, renos.  And no, gentle reader, it isn’t in the … Continue reading

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The world of Jane Austen comes to the stage in Tom Wood’s new adaptation of Sense and Sensibility

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca With Sense and Sensibility, premiering on the Citadel MainStage Thursday in a Bob Baker production, playwright Tom Wood returns to the small-town Regency life into which he first tumbled, without Jane-ite baggage (even carry-on), in 2008. … Continue reading

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