News (Edmonton): The Citadel Theatre announces 2014-2015 season

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News (Edmonton): The Citadel Theatre announces 2014-2015 season

For tickets, please call The Citadel Theatre box office:
780-425-1820 (in Edmonton)
1-888-425-1820 (toll-free)

Citadel_logoEDMONTON  Citadel Theatre Artistic Director Bob Baker announced the plays of the 2014/2015 season at a special season launch in the Club at the Citadel on March 24.  The event included live musical performances by The Be Arthurs, Raoul Baneja and Graham Guest.  The 2014/2015 includes a wide variety of live theatre experiences for Edmontonians, paired with exciting Beyond the Stage programming in the Club.  Beginning this September, the plays of the 2014/2015 season are:

KIM’S CONVENIENCE
Award-Winning Canadian Play
Sept. 20 – Oct 12, 2014
By Ins Choi, Directed by Weyni Mangesha (Original Production),
Albert Schultz (Tour Director), Produced by Soulpepper Theatre

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS
International Hit Comedy
Oct. 25 – Nov. 16, 2014
Written by Richard Bean, Based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni,
Songs by Grant Olding, Directed by Bob Baker

VENUS IN FUR
Seductive, Kinky Comedy
Jan. 17 – Feb. 8, 2015
By David Ives, Directed by James MacDonald

VIGILANTE
World Premiere Musical Drama
March 7 – 29, 2015
A Catalyst Theatre Production; Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Christenson

ARCADIA
“Perhaps the Greatest Play of its Time” – The Independent UK
Mar 21 – Apr 12, 2015
By Tom Stoppard, Directed by Tom Wood
Featuring the 2015 Participants of the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program 

AVENUE Q
A Broadway Sensation
April 25 – May 24, 2015
Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, Book by Jeff Whitty, Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Directed by Dayna Tekatch

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

THE DAISY THEATRE
More Characters, New Stories
Oct. 15 – Nov. 2, 2013
Presented by Ronnie Burkett Theatre of Marionettes – Starring Ronnie Burkett 

PLAYING WITH FIRE: The Theo Fleury Story
Where Art and Hockey Collide
Jan. 28 – Feb 15, 2015
A Co-Production with Prairie Theatre Exchange
By Kirstie McLellan Day, Based on the Book by Theo Fleury and Kirstie McLellan Day
Directed by Ron Jenkins, Starring Shaun Smyth

LIFE, DEATH AND THE BLUES
Canadian Theatre/Concert Hybrid
Feb. 11 – March 1, 2015
By Raoul Bhaneja
Created and Performed by Raoul Bhaneja, Directed by Eda Holmes
A Theatre Passe Muraille Production in Association with Hope and Hell Theatre Co.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
An Edmonton Holiday Tradition
Nov. 29 – Dec. 23, 2014
Adapted by Tom Wood – Based on the story by Charles Dickens
Directed by Bob Baker, Starring James MacDonald

On top of the 2014/2015 season, the Citadel Theatre will continue to bring in new programming and new audiences as a part of the Beyond the Stage series, with details to be announced in the following months.

The Citadel Theatre is also dedicated to providing 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 2014/2015 season are on sale now starting as low as $135 for all six main plays, with discounts available on all add-ons.

For more information about the 2014/2015 season visit www.citadeltheatre.com or call the box office at 780.425.1820 and toll-free at 888.425.1820.