After the House Lights

A blog about theatre in Edmonton, by Jenna Marynowski

Recent Blog Posts

A wild romp in Hawrelak: But Hark, A Voice!
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If you’ve attended the Freewill Shakespeare Festival in Hawrelak Park in recent years, you’ve probably heard about the Thou Art Here...
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NextFest 2018: The Gooseberry
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Juniper Wisniewski’s The Gooseberry is quite simply a dinner party from hell.  Playing off the saying that marriage is hard,...
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NextFest 2018: Where Do We Begin?
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NextFest 2018: Where Do We Begin?
I kicked off my NextFest 2018 journey with Lady Vanessa Cardona and Joanna Simon’s Where Do We Begin?  with sound design by...
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The complexity of families: Terry and the Dog
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They say the third time is the charm. At least Terry Mire hopes it is as he waits for his...
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Riches of all types abound in The Silver Arrow
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Riches of all types abound in The Silver Arrow
An embarrassment of riches closes out Daryl Cloran’s first season of programming at the Citadel Theatre: The Silver Arrow: The Untold...
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You’ve never seen Robin Hood like this: The Silver Arrow
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Aerialists and archery and sword fights — oh my! Get ready for the spectacle that will be the world première...
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Choices of love and time in Hannah Moscovitch’s Infinity
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For theatre-goers, the contradictory ideas that time is both real and a construct are on display every time we’re at the...
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Pretty Goblins, ugly addictions in latest Beth Graham première
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Playwright Beth Graham always seems to have a lot of unanswerable questions on her mind. In 2014, with The Gravitational Pull...
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Love is in the air with Company this spring
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Ahhh, spring is (almost) in the air. What better time for Foote in the Door Productions to bring Stephen Sondheim and...
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Slut walks the tightrope between virgin and whore
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Slut walks the tightrope between virgin and whore
SLUT. I’ve said it to insult, to joke, to shame, to celebrate, and as a political act of reclamation. I...
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