It was an emotional finale to an emotional show. And it came as the coda to Friday’s opening night performance of Elephant Wake, Joey Tremblay’s immensely resonant solo show about memory, nostalgia and loss – revived after 19 years by Catalyst Theatre in a production directed by its visionary designer Bretta Gerecke. 499 more words
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November 14 at C103 was an evening of openings and closings. Of course, Elephant Wake - Catalyst Theatre’s first international critical success – opened to a full audience. 965 more words
If there’s a man of many faces in Edmonton, it has to be John Ullyatt.
From tackling huge dramatic roles in King Lear, Long Day’s Journey into Night and Billy Bishop Goes to War, to strutting his stuff in heels and full makeup as Dr. 234 more words
Ronnie Burkett is a masterful puppeteer whose show, The Daisy Theatre, is a skit and improv show where the sole performer is Ronnie who has access to a cast of 40 marionettes, each with their own personality, voice and history. 728 more words
I was completely charmed by Kim’s Convenience, a Soulpepper Theatre production that’s the first play in the new Citadel Theatre season. The Shoctor stage was filled with an extremely detailed accurate reproduction of an independent convenience store, from the wall of hidden cigarettes to the trays of scratch lottery tickets, the cartons of extra random things by the cash register for impulse purchase, and the various signs crowded on to the wall. 492 more words