Tag Archives: physical comedy

Clowning around … online: the 5th annual Play The Fool Fest goes digital

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Clowns work as well as aspirin, but twice as fast.” –Groucho Marx And for the major migraine that is COVID, it’s high time we had some. Clowns, that is. The only thing is, clowns thrive on real … Continue reading

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Engaging comedy from Egypt! 7 Days, a guest Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

7 Days (Venue 36, La Cité Auditorium) By Alan Kellogg Clothes are scattered all over the floor and  two brothers are variously sacked out on a desk and a bed in their modest apartment. The door knocks a few times and … Continue reading

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Fringe review: Staycation

Staycation (Stage 2, Backstage Theatre) By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The good thing about being a career conspiracist with a specialty in apocalypses is this: it just takes one. The downside: being right and getting vindicated has a major built-in glitch.   … Continue reading

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Review: SwordPlay: A Play of Swords

SwordPlay: A Play of Swords (Stage 37, Suzanne Thibadeau Auditorium, La Cité francophone) By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca With SwordPlay: A Play of Swords, the Toronto comedy troupe Sex T-Rex delivers live theatre with something everyone secretly wants: a video game on … Continue reading

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