Tag Archives: Matthew MacKenzie

Nature at risk: Bears, Matthew MacKenzie’s “dark comedy about pipelines” is back to provoke

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Three years ago Edmonton audiences found themselves in the presence of the season’s (make that the decade’s) only “multi-disciplinary comedy about the Northern Gateway Pipeline.” And they watched, spellbound, as a man on a flight through … Continue reading

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O those dancing bones and the story of Alberta: The Bone Wars, a review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca There’s something pretty wacky and exhilarating about catching a musical comedy about warring palaeontologists any time — but especially on Earth Day and the March For Science weekend. Take it as a sign of global heartwarming. But … Continue reading

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Battle of the bone hunters: The Bone Wars is Punctuate!’s biggest show yet

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The Bone Wars wasn’t always going to be theatre for grown-ups to take kids to. Far from it.    Punctuate! Theatre, after all, got its raison d’être, and exclamation point, tackling plays about the conflicted descendants … Continue reading

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