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News: Downstage announces 2012-2013 Season

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News: Downstage announces 2012-2013 Season

Downstage Announces
Our 2012-13 Season!

We’re thrilled to announce the lineup for our 2012-13 Season, featuring five outstanding local works as part of our biennial festival, a remarkable French-Canadian play in translation and the World Premiere of an award-winning play by a Calgary playwright. Read on for a glimpse of what we’re up to, or visit our website to read all about the shows in our 2012-13 Season. Tickets for our entire season are on sale now; we look forward to seeing you at the theatre.

Downstage and Magnetic North
Theatre Festival present
June 14-22, 2012

Five diverse performances by Calgary artists that dynamically engage with social issues.

In the Wake by the Downstage Creation Ensemble
produced by Downstage
Marg Szkaluba (Pissy’s Wife) by Ron Chambers
produced by Verb Theatre
Raunch by Alice Nelson & Jacqueline Russell
Council of Community Conveyors conceived and facilitated by Eric Moschopedis, Mia Rushton
and Sharon Stevens
The Magpie Treasure Talks conceived and facilitated
by Col Cseke and Ellen Close

Downstage proudly presents
Bashir Lazhar
by Evelyne de la Chenelière
translated by Morwyn Brebner
Oct 24-Nov 3, 2012

One man’s quest to find a home in his new land, confront the pain of loss and embrace the power of imagination.

The acclaimed play adapted for the screen as the Oscar-nominated and Genie-winning film Monsieur Lazhar.

Downstage and Hit & Myth Productions
proudly present the World Premiere of
by Arun Lakra
Feb 20-Mar 2, 2013
Big Secret Theatre

A stunning new work that playfully dives into questions of science, luck, faith and the necessity of order.

Winner of the Grand Prize in the 2011 Alberta Playwriting Competition and a Finalist in the 2012 STAGE International Script Competition.

Ticket information and show descriptions are available on our website at We hope you’ll take a few minutes and visit to read more about what we’ve got in store for our 2012-13 Season!

For actors, our audition call is also available on our website, with information about available roles for the upcoming season.

Simon, Ellen & Tuled

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