News: Citadel Theatre in Edmonton Announces 2013-2014 Season

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News: Citadel Theatre in Edmonton Announces 2013-2014 Season

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Citadel Theatre Artistic Director Bob Baker announced the plays of the 2013/2014 season on March 18 at a special season launch in the Club at the Citadel.  The event included live musical performances by The Be Arthurs, Réjean Cournoyer, Susan Gilmour and others.  The 2013/2014 season will once again provide Edmonton with a wide range of live theatre of the absolute highest quality, paired with an exciting mix of Beyond the Stage activities in the Club.  Beginning September 2013, the plays are:

LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
Classic American Drama
Sept. 21-Oct. 13, 2013
By Eugene O’Neill – Directed by Bob Baker
 
2 PIANOS 4 HANDS
Canadian Sensation
Oct. 26 – Nov. 17, 2013
Written, Starring & Directed by Ted Dykstra & Richard Greenblatt
Produced by Marquis Entertainment and Talking Fingers
 
CLYBOURNE PARK 
Contemporary Comedy
Jan. 25 – Feb. 16, 2014
By Bruce Norris – Directed by James MacDonald
 
Disney’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s
MARY POPPINS
Family Musical
Mar. 15 – Apr. 20, 2014
A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film
 
ROMEO and JULIET
Classic Romantic Tragedy
Apr. 5 – 27, 2014
By William Shakespeare – Directed by Tom Wood
Featuring the 2014 Participants of the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program
 
MAKE MINE LOVE
Screwball Comedy
May 10 – June 1, 2014
World Premiere
By Tom Wood – Directed by Bob Baker – Starring Rebecca Northan & John Ullyatt

In addition to the 6 plays in the Citadel Theatre Season, season ticket holders can add-on three additional plays for a reduced price:

THE DAISY THEATRE
A Modern Vaudeville
IN THE CLUB
Sept. 28 – Nov. 17, 2013
Presented by Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes – Starring Ronnie Burkett

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
An Edmonton Holiday Tradition
Nov. 30 – Dec. 23, 2013
Adapted by Tom Wood – Based on the story by Charles Dickens
Directed by Bob Baker and Geoffrey Brumlik

DO YOU WANT WHAT I HAVE GOT? A CRAIGSLIST CANTATA
Contemporary Comedy Revue – IN THE CLUB
Feb. 5 – 23, 2014
By Veda Hille and Bill Richardson – Directed by Amiel Gladstone
An Acting Up Stage Company & Factory Theatre Production

“The Citadel continues to grow in exciting, dynamic ways, opening its doors to new audiences and new experiences,” said Citadel Theatre Artistic Director Bob Baker.  “In addition to our main season of plays, we’ve had overwhelming success with our add-on productions and new Beyond the Stage programming here in the Club, enriching the live theatre experience for all.”

On top of the 2013/2014 season, the Citadel Theatre will continue to provide artist development opportunities through Robbins Academy programming, including the Eldon and Anne Foote Theatre School, the Young Companies, the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program and Play Development.

Season ticket packages for the 2013/2014 season are on sale now starting as low as $125 for all six main plays, and optionally all three add-ons for only $99.

For more information about the 2013/2014 season visit www.citadeltheatre.com or call the box office at 780.425.1820 and toll-free at 888.425.1820.