Tag: Theatre

Theatre review: The Bone Wars

Theatre review: The Bone Wars

The tap-dancing T-Rex is worth the price of admission alone. Because, honestly, how can you not find that delightful? Delightful is an apt word to describe The Bone Wars: The Curse of the Pathological Palaeontologists, the newest show from Punctuate! Theatre, written by Matthew Mackenzie. 

Theatre review: 9 Parts of Desire

Theatre review: 9 Parts of Desire

It’s strange and deeply uncomfortable to burst into tears during a theatre performance. It’s also wonderfully cathartic. After all, isn’t that the whole point of art: to make you feel things so deeply, to empathize with the material to the point that the pain and 

Musings on A Christmas Carol and theatre coverage in Edmonton

Musings on A Christmas Carol and theatre coverage in Edmonton

I saw A Christmas Carol at the Citadel last week and guess what: it was my first time. Yeah, that’s right: I had never seen the longest-running theatre show in town, which has been going on for 15 years. I’ve previewed the show – twice 

Edmonton Fringe: Star Rankings

Edmonton Fringe: Star Rankings

I just finished up my busiest Fringe Festival ever. This was my seventh year reviewing Fringe shows; it’s actually what got me started writing about theatre, way back when I was just a budding, overly snarky wine columnist for the now-defunct SEE Magazine. This year