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Planting seeds for kids theatre: the 17th annual Sprouts Festival

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca For 17 springs now, Concrete Theatre has planted new plays at their annual Sprouts Festival — and watered them for future seasons. The idea from the start was to stimulate growth in the Canadian theatre repertoire … Continue reading

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Defying the laws of gravity: Gravity, the cabaret of art and politics, is back Monday

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca What’s happened to the laws of gravity when the world seems upside down? Grave? SNAFU, now officially a verb, has gone TARFUN. Yes, Things Are Really Fucked Up Now. And Monday night at the Westbury Theatre, … Continue reading

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A diary, an inheritance, and a struggle come to life in Blood of Our Soil

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “How can our land not be fertile when so much blood, both Ukrainian and foreign, has seeped into it?” Five years ago Lianna Makuch discovered a handwritten book that would have a seismic impact on her … Continue reading

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The reigning monarch of the long title is back with a dance theatre season: Toy Guns’s Jake Hastey

By Liz Nicholls. 12thnight.ca The titles of are a tip-off. They float through the air, free-associating in a long, whimsical, adventurous accumulations. They’re not shackled by mere practical considerations. They’re ample, to say the least.  The titles of Toys Guns Dance … Continue reading

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