Tag Archives: Wayne Paquette

The Citadel’s A Christmas Carol: a new addition to the Scroogian gallery

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca When a frozen man declares, with some heat, that “Christmas, sir, is a cheat!” you’re in the presence of a Christmas tradition. And there’s magic to it: Ebenezer Scrooge, the poster boy for last-minute heart thaws, … Continue reading

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Fringe review: The Small Things

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The Small Things (Stage 37, Suzanne Thibadeau Auditorium) An old man and an old woman, the two old characters in this chilly 2005 play by the Irish playwright Enda Walsh, sit separately onstage, lost in their … Continue reading

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Fringe review: The Superhero Who Loved Me

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca The Superhero Who Loved Me (Stage 28, The Playhouse) “Nobody expects an extra-dimensional portal to open in the world.” Generally true. And nobody expects to go home with a superhero, drink too much vino, and hear … Continue reading

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Review: Slack Tide

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Slack Tide (Stage 8, Old Strathcona Performing Arts Centre) In the mysterious first moments of Slack Tide, a man (the excellent Chris W. Cook) arrives on a rocky ocean beach clutching a bouquet of roses. He … Continue reading

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