Tag Archives: Lodestar Theatre

Portrait of an artist: putting time on hold in Dead in the Water, a new solo play (with music). A review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In the opening moment of Dead in the Water, an exuberant woman bursts through a door and onto the stage. She’s dressed for showbiz, white silk suit and red lipstick but minus shoes, oddly. And she … Continue reading

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Spring up and out, to E-town theatre this weekend

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Spring forward (and out) to the theatre this weekend. You’re in the right city for that…. See a new play (with music). See a Broadway musical (two different vintages, two different stages). See a See a … Continue reading

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A new play and a new chapter for Theatre Yes: Dead in the Water at the Varscona

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “There are things that need to be said. And I’m going to say them,” says Ruth Alexander, who has the kind of husky laugh people notice right through Saturday din at an Italian cafe. The actor/ musician/ … Continue reading

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Live theatre: has it found a footing on a platform instead of a stage in Zoom-laden times?

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca A lifetime ago (March 25, 2020 to be precise), Malachite Theatre’s resourceful artistic director Benjamin Blyth explained to me that the company had borrowed an interactive online platform from the business world for a new venture. … Continue reading

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The spirit of mirth, brought to you live: Lodestar Theatre’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “I have had a most rare vision,” says Bottom, a stage-struck weaver with boundless enthusiasm for theatrical pursuits, late in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I had one of those, too. Friday night I dreamed I found … Continue reading

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