Tag Archives: New York Theatre

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: theatre magic in New York

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca NEW YORK — “Keep The Secrets” say the little buttons you get handed out when you leave the Lyric Theatre near Times Square. I’m pretty sure that doesn’t apply to the golden star-studded blue ceiling in … Continue reading

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Haunted by the past: The Ferryman in New York

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca NEW YORK – It’s a chilly winter’s night in New York (that’s “chilly” not “arctic”). And the mid-town working population — hotel bellpersons to parking valets to ticket takers to Sabrett’s hot dog vendors — seem … Continue reading

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Adventures Off-Broadway in New York

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca NEW YORK — On a sultry Monday night at 2nd Stage, a signature non-profit Off-Broadway company, the packed house is full of actors, directors, agents. They’ve stepped through the spicy scent of lilies (courtesy of a corner … Continue reading

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“The Great Work begins” … again: Angels in America in New York

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca NEW YORK — It’s one of those grand, visionary plays that change the way you think about everything  — including theatre. At least that’s how it was for me. And so last week in New York … Continue reading

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A direct link between theatre and our shared history: Indecent in New York

  By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “There is a story we want to tell you….” There is no shortage, in the theatre archive, of plays about plays, the writing of them, the putting on of them, the view of them from … Continue reading

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Bringing Canada to New York: Soulpepper on 42nd Street

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Last week in New York I had the excitement of seeing what a top-drawer Canadian theatre company, venturing forth, can bring to the stage in a highly demanding world theatre capital.    Coming from away for … Continue reading

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