Tag Archives: La Cité francophone

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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Wakey Wakey! Fringe tickets go on sale today at noon!

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “I have had a most rare dream….” –Bottom the stagestruck weaver, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Tickets go on sale at noon today for A Midsummer Night’s Fringe, the 36th annual edition of our summer theatre … Continue reading

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June is bustin’ out all over (two Carousels spin onto the stage this month)

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca It was never an easy musical — to cast, to act, to sing, to dance, to stage. And its dauntingly dark source, a 1909 play by the Hungarian Ferenc Molnár (Liliom), wasn’t exactly a natural for … Continue reading

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La Raccourcie: a father/son confrontation at L’UniThéâtre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca There are mysteries at the heart of La Raccourcie, the 1991 two-hander by Quebec writer Jean-Rock Gaudreault that opens at L’UniThéâtre this week, in French with English surtitles. It’s a father-son confrontation in the woods that … Continue reading

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