Antigone Lives*

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

This avant-garde take on the Sophocles tragedy will shake even the most jaded theatre-goer out of their seat. Described as "more rave than play," this anachronistic update by playwright Susanna Fournier will feature techno music, mock gun shots, strong language, strobe and atmospheric haze. The suggested audience age for this show is 14+. Times: Tuesday to Saturday 7:30 p.m....

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

You may know the story of Shakespeare's character Hamlet, but what about Rosencrantz and Guildenstern? In Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead, the audience gets to see their side of the story as they travel to England with Hamlet and a dangerous letter in hand. And in a casting twist, both of the main characters are played by women in this particular production, which is a collaboration...

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Brave Girl

Oct 22, 2018 - Nov 10, 2018

The second show of Lunchbox Theatre's 2018-19 season is the world premiere of Brave Girl, a musical co-produced with Forté Musical Theatre Guild. Timed to match up with Remembrance Day, this show is the story of two sisters who enroll in the military after their father dies in the line of duty. It follows their journey together in training and looks at the challenges...

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Inner Elder

Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018

Inner Elder is ready for its second run of 2018 this October. It's no surprise the 2018 Betty Mitchell award-winning show, written and performed by Michelle Thrush, is in high demand. Thrush's storytelling about her life growing up in Calgary is touching while keeping humour in focus.  Times:  8 p.m. daily, plus 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday For more information,...

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Beautiful—The Carole King Musical

Oct 30, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This biographical musical dives into the life of singer-songwriter Carole King, whose songwriting and singing credits include hit songs like “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “You’ve Got a Friend.” The Broadway Across Canada production covers her personal journey and professional accomplishments over 13 years. Times: Tuesday to Friday 8 p.m....

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Town Hall Howler

Oct 31, 2018

Each Halloween, Fort Calgary hosts a murder mystery dinner theatre event. This year, a quiet community confronts jealousy and vendettas when they try to recruit Johnny Depp to star in their sequel to Sleepy Hollow. You can dress in costume or show up in business casual and you'll fit right in. You'll enjoy food and drinks as you try to solve the murder before it all wraps up at 10...

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Dracula: The Bloody Truth

Nov 10, 2018 - Dec 9, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Think you know the story of literature’s most famous vampire? In this Vertigo Theatre production, Dracula’s enemy Professor Abraham Van Helsing joins up with a trio of amateur actors to reveal the vampire’s real backstory, embodying 40 different characters in the process. For more information, visit: vertigotheatre.com

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Roméo & Juliette

Nov 17, 2018 - Nov 23, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

This adaptation on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has a powerful life of its own thanks to French master composer Charles Gounod. This fall, it is brought to life by Calgary Opera with assistance from the Alberta Ballet. If you haven't seen the titular star-crossed lovers at the opera before, you need to see this show. Times: 7:30 p.m.  For more information and...

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Zorro: Family Code

Nov 27, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Canadian director and actor Rebecca Northan directs Alberta Theatre Projects' latest adventure. In Zorro: Family Code, the masked crusader heads to a Spanish town in pursuit of Captán Juan Ramon, who has recently broken out of prison. But along the way, Zorro comes across something unexpected: another "Zorro."   Note:  There are no performances on...

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A Christmas Carol

Nov 29, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Charles Dickens' classic tale of redemption focuses on Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly business owner who abhors Christmas and all measures of sentimentality. But that all starts to change when he is plagued by ghosts and his own memories on Christmas Eve. Theatre Calgary's run of A Christmas Carol includes a special landmark this year: lead actor Stephen Hair is taking on the role of...

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