Tag Archives: Rebecca Merkley

‘Just write your truth’: Songs To No One, a new audio song cycle from Dammitammy Productions

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca In one way, of course, it’s been a suffocating year for artists. In another, an invitation to unusual breakout pathways of creativity. “It feels like I’m holding my breath,” Chariz Faulmino sings in the Rebecca Merkley … Continue reading

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The letters you wrote and never sent: Letters To No One, a new show from Dammitammy

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Everyone has a stash. You know, the letters you wrote and you didn’t send. Letters in which you confess your long-hidden love (possibly in free verse). Or your rage (likely in stinging prose). Or reveal your … Continue reading

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Joining the circus: Merk du Soleil, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

Merk du Soleil (Stage 21, El Cortez Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar) Well, one thing about this show is its wonderful venue, the downstairs mine/vault of El Cortez, one of the city’s hippest, best-designed restaurants. There’s a bar down there and … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes in Bountiful, a guest 12thnight Fringe review by Alan Kellogg

Bountiful (Stage 35 L’Unithéâtre at La Cité francophone) Surely there is a compelling theatre piece to be written and staged surrounding the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints community in Bountiful, B.C. For years, Warren Jeffs — the American “Prophet” of the … Continue reading

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Toodle-oo to high school: Rivercity, a new musical premiering at the Fringe. A review.

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Rivercity The Musical (Stage 26, L’UniThéâtre) “You’re like the sister I never had,” says a certain familiar freckle-faced carrot-top to a certain familiar pony-tailed blonde in Rivercity The Musical. Geez Louise, guys can be such blockheads. … Continue reading

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