After the House Lights

A blog about theatre in Edmonton, by Jenna Marynowski

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Examining the creation of truth in The Testament of Mary
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Examining the creation of truth in The Testament of Mary
The thing with stories is that there’s always another side. And usually, one side is more often heard or believed...
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Spooky performances: Edmonton’s Halloween shows
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Spooky performances: Edmonton’s Halloween shows
Now that we’re all full of pumpkin-spiced everything, my attention starts turning towards Halloween about this time of year. I’ve...
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The dark side of passion: Jekyll and Hyde in concert
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The dark side of passion: Jekyll and Hyde in concert
Musical horror isn’t a genre that’s often on stage in Edmonton, but thinking of the story of ‘The Strange Case...
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Quick thoughts on The Aliens at The Roxy on Gateway
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Earlier this week, I made my way over to The Roxy on Gateway to check out What It Is Productions’ The...
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Cross-cultural production Ubuntu transcends borders
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“For the first time in human history, our paths are taking us back towards each other… we’re walking home.” It’s...
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Dead Centre of Town 2017: Midway Monstrosities
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Back again, kittens? The leaves are yellow, there’s a chill in the air, it’s getting dark earlier… Halloween must be...
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Misunderstood modern classic A Doll’s House at Walterdale Theatre
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It’s 1879 in a Norweigan town. Nora Helmer has navigated a situation where she was damned if she did, damned...
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The Aliens touch down in Edmonton
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Not much happens in Annie Baker’s The Aliens. And yet somehow everything changes. The Aliens centres around three very human men –...
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Citadel/Theatre Yes partnership to produce a new, site-specific work next season
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Citadel/Theatre Yes partnership to produce a new, site-specific work next season
At the Citadel Theatre‘s 2017/2018 season launch announcement, new Artistic Director Daryl Cloran revealed his vision for the Citadel as...
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Shakespeare in Love welcomes audiences back with an ode to theatre
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Shakespeare in Love welcomes audiences back with an ode to theatre
Hark! The 2017/2018 Edmonton theatre season is upon us. And there’s nothing like opening up the theatre season with an...
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