Robin Phillips’ finale production at the Citadel in 1995, after four-and-a-half years and 38 shows, was a cheeky and inventive version of the world’s first musical comedy… 1,061 more words
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The most eccentric of awards shows, and probably the most fun, is the Sterling Awards gala. A selection of choice observations from last night:
– “I proclaim it thus!” Mayor Don Iveson, from his table, declared The Be Arthurs the official ukelele cover band of the capital and the greater Edmonton region. 529 more words
1. There are not one but TWO Kander and Ebb musicals to choose from this weekend. At the Mayfield, it’s the team’s 1966 groundbreaker hit… 664 more words
For 40-year-old Bereket Al-Azar, hearing of the atrocities in his birth country Eritrea is sometimes too difficult to stomach.
After immigrating to Canada at the age of 17, Al-Azar said he hasn’t returned to the Horn of Africa country since 2004, because he’s become critical of his government and it’s become too dangerous. 148 more words
A Meditation on Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia", and a slight review of Edmonton's Citadel Theatre's production of same
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No poet, no artist of any art, has his complete meaning alone. His significance, his appreciation is the appreciation of his relation to the dead poets and artists.