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Saturday's letters: Citadel Theatre put spotlight on Komagata Maru 40 years ago

Playwright Sharon Pollock’s “The Komagata Maru Incident” was directed by James DeFelice at a newly opened Citadel Theatre in its 1976-77 season. All of us who saw the production were moved by this portrayal of injustice — an unresolved error of our nation’s evolution that was absent from our studies of Canadian history. 691 more words


West Side Story owns the streets, at Edmonton's Citadel Theatre

“You hoodlums don’t own the streets!” snarls the racist cop as bodies hurtle by him on all sides near the start of West Side Story. 885 more words


West Side Story: the finale to the Citadel's 50th anniversary

“Something’s coming, don’t know when but it’s soon/ Catch the moon, one-handed catch….”
— Something Coming, from West Side Story

Maybe you don’t need an elaborate rationale for producing “arguably the best musical ever written, not really like any other,” as the Citadel’s musical director Don Horsburgh describes West Side Story. 911 more words


Celebrate Shakespeare and shop local: 10 things to do this week in Edmonton


Vancouver-based electro-poppers Rococode are in town with their sophomore effort, the four-years-in-the-making Don’t Worry It Will Be Dark Soon. The duo haven’t been sitting around twiddling their thumbs in the interim, however. 1,219 more words


The stakes are everything in Other Desert Cities

Most people know that the best way to recover after a traumatic event is not to pretend it never happened, however, that doesn’t always stop a person from seeing if maybe that tactic will work after all.  1,192 more words

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Citadel's Other Desert Cities a comedy with heft

There’s a place in contemporary life where guilt meets secrecy, ghosts refuse to stay buried, and projectiles inevitably find soft targets.

It’s called the family. … 830 more words


All Out War: Family & Politics Mix in Citadel Theatre’s Other Desert Cities

Christmas Eve morning, 2004.

Palm Springs, California

Only three years have passed since the September 11 attacks, one of the most tragic events in American history. 975 more words

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