Past Productions

She's Not Him and He's Not Her

Andrew Erskine 

Fringe 2019

“Damned funny…the actors’ facial expressions are priceless as the scenario spirals out of control.” – Janet French, Edmonton Journal (4.5/5 stars)

“[A] tight, silky smooth, romantic farce…She’s Not Him and He’s Not Her is full of amusing and titillating moments guaranteed to brighten a rainy day.” -Anna Borowiecki, St. Albert Gazette 

“Full of poise and panache…this is exactly the kind of small gem the Fringe exists to discover.” – Beer Tent Review magazine

Creatures of Impulse

W. S. Gilbert

Christmas Show 2018

“A young indie collective with a bent for witty, original contemporary reinventions, Empress of Blandings returns to the scene trailing laughter [and] sold-out houses.” – Liz Nicholls, 12th Night

Named one of the Top Ten Things To Do in Edmonton by the Edmonton Journal 

The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde

Fringe 2018

“Crisp, quick, and winning, with a uniformly excellent cast.” – Todd Babiak for 12th Night

“Talented cast…seamless staging…a delight to watch.” – The Gateway

“Guaranteed to make you smile.” – The Edmonton Journal (4/5 stars)

“Funny and sure to delight.” – Vue Weekly (4/5 stars)

Photo credit: Émanuel Dubbeldam

Onions and Garlic

Book and Lyrics by Paula Simons and Celia Taylor 

Music by Dave Clarke 

Fringe 2017

“It’s a tale as old as Zion and as warm as the Sea of Galilee and certainly worth 45 minutes of your time. And, yeah, be sure to bring the kids.” – Colin MacLean for GigCity (4/5 stars)

“Onions and Garlic jumps with tap dancing, musical numbers, funny accents, a fine collection of Yiddish insults, and gratuitous references to the green onion cake. Like a well-spiced dish it finds a magic place that works for five year-olds, tweens, and parents who are occasionally wounded by children’s theatre.” – Todd Babiak for 12thNight

Photo credit: Alodie Larochelle

The Flying Doctor

Molière

Translated and adapted by Celia Taylor

Fringe 2016

“A hilarious comedy….Snappy witticisms and cutting jabs fly back and forth across the stage like gunfire at a spaghetti Western.” -The Edmonton Journal (4/5 stars)

“The future of theatre is here!” – Bridget Ryan, Dinner Television

“Laughs and smiles from the top of the play to the curtain call.” – Marty Chan (Edmonton playwright)

“Dynamic cast and superb adaptation of Moliere.” – Randy Boissonault (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage)

Photo credit: Brianna Kolybaba

 

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