Tag Archives: Shadow Theatre

The Shadow knows: Collin Doyle’s Slumberland Motel premieres next season

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Stellar news for Edmonton theatre-goers! After 11 years of being an “exciting prospect,” Collin Doyle’s long-awaited Slumberland Motel will actually arrive on stage next season — at Shadow Theatre. Billed as “a road-weary comedy,” the 2006 … Continue reading

Posted in News/Views | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Hey, emerging audience! it’s a weekend to go out to the theatre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca There’s always anticipation in theatre, as there should be, about  “emerging” playwrights, directors, actors. There are whole festivals devoted to them, like the upcoming 2017 edition of Nextfest. Leave aside for another day the tricky question … Continue reading

Posted in Features | Tagged , , , , , ,

Art: is the price right? A review of the Shadow season finale

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The centrepiece of Art, the Shadow Theatre season finale, is the quintessential modern provocation/sight gag: a big-ticket white-on-white painting by someone famous. “Modern art” is a perennially combustible subject. Trust me, you can’t be a reviewer … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , ,

But is it Art? three guys sitting around discussing a painting at Shadow Theatre

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Scene: Three guys in a room discussing a play about three guys in a room discussing a painting. The play under discussion is Art, the elegantly minimalist 1994 play by Parisian actor/playwright Yasmin Reza that’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Previews | Tagged , , , ,