After the House Lights

A blog about theatre in Edmonton

Come Visit the Ghosts of Block 1912 at Dead Centre of Town

Catch the Keys’ annual Dead Centre of Town returns October 29 – 31 for it’s sixth year of spooking Edmontonians, even to the point of making a grown man faint! Over the … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a Comment


This week is going to be amazing! Wednesday, October 16, Dracula opens at Walterdale Playhouse. Dracula, in October… I don’t need to convince you to join me. The cast and crew features many familiar … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Impurities at Fringe 2013

I was instantly intrigued when I read the line “the consequences that arise when our society fetishizes the notion of virignity” in the press release for Impurities, playing at this year’s Fringe Theatre … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Fringe 2013 – Tell Me About Your Show

By my count, we’ve only got 11 more sleeps until the 2013 Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival kicks off ten days of theatre madness. Fringe is by far my favorite … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Play Development Readings at NextFest!!

I don’t know why or how I didn’t notice this before, but there are EIGHT play readings at NextFest? Have a bit of time? Get yourself to reading! My first … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Out & About: June 14 – The Full Monty

Unemployment! Male striptease! Mental health! Social issues! What’s not intriguing about The Full Monty, mounted by Two ONE-WAY Tickets to Broadway and playing June 14 – 30 at La Cite Francophone (8627 … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Out & About – June 12 – Lessons on Humanity

There’s something wonderful about going to a show whose description admits that you could love it or hate it. Being a marketer by day, most of what I read and … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Out & About – June 11 – Seven Steps to Success

The first NextFest show I can catch – and review – is Seven Steps to Success. To be honest, I’m seeing this show because Nikki Shaffeeulah – someone I’ve recently had … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Out & About May 20

The UofA Studio Theatre is mounting The Last Days of Judas Iscariot May 16 – 25 at the Timms Centre for the Arts. The jury is out in this riotously funny, coarse … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Out & About – May 17

Northern Light Theatre’s season closes with An Accident – opening May 17 @ 7:30 at the (newly renamed) ATB Arts Barns. I’ve been really impressed with Northern Light Theatre’s season … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a Comment

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