Tag Archives: Whizgiggling Productions

‘A lovely step back into live performing’: What was it like to be a Fringe artist in 2021? We asked.

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca For artists, the Fringe has always been an experiment. Does their new show have potential? Will it attract an audience? How will the audience react? Will they get it? Laugh in weird places? In 2021, when … Continue reading

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A fizzy offshore reunion: Destination Wedding, a Fringe review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Destination Wedding (Westbury Theatre) Like the drinks at a tropical all-inclusive — where you have no serious cultural obligations except buying jewelry with seashells in it and having fun — the clues keep coming in this … Continue reading

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It’s Fringe Eve, the moment to consider intriguing prospects in a year to experiment

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca It’s Fringe Eve (the night the green onion fairy leaves a special stay-awake pill under your pillow). And lordie lordie, our giant summer alternative theatre extravaganza is turning 40. The big four-oh? During a pandemic? A … Continue reading

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Give yourself a festive treat: Holiday shows on E-town stages this week

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Like socks with reindeer antlers and figgy puddings, festive holiday shows are definitely not one-size-fits-all. They come in every pattern, every size, every budget from lavish to cash-strapped ingenuity. And, for that matter, every gradation of … Continue reading

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Abandon your grinch, all ye who enter here: holiday shows on E-town stages this week

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Give yourself a holiday treat this week. This week on E-town stages, you can feel the holiday spirit in a live radio play (It’s A Wonderful Life), a Christmas panto (Little Red Riding Hood), or a … Continue reading

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Merry Merry quite contrary: the Christmas spirit up against resistance, 4 festive shows on E-town stages this week

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca Merry Merry quite contrary. Some are born with the festive spirit; some achieve it, and some have it thrust upon ’em. And sometimes, as you know, seasonal high spirits have to be released (or wrestled down) … Continue reading

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Away (far away) in a manger: The Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant returns to the Varscona this week

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca “Don’t get just anyone’s baby for Jesus Christ. Get a quiet one….” That’s the sage advice from the usual director of the small-town Newfoundland Christmas pageant to her temporary replacement. What Mrs. O’Brien inherits is a … Continue reading

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