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Theatre Alberta’s Playbill is the province’s most comprehensive source of theatre production information and plays in Alberta. Listings include professional, community, and post-secondary theatre productions and festivals.

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Beauty and the Beast

Churchmice Players
Camrose

Churchmice Players presents:
Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Playing at the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Centre
for 10 shows February 3 through February 12, 2022
Opening Night "Belle of the Ball" Gala:
Thursday, February 3, 2022
Tickets: Adult: $38;
Students/seniors $33;
Children (under 12) $22

Genres: Musical
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Summer of 69

Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Edmonton

Jubilations Dinner Theatre Edmonton Presents...

Summer of 69
Playing Feb 4 - Apr 3, 2022

Show Synopsis:
"I got my first real six string, I bought it at the five and dime… or maybe it was actually Woolco? Either way… it was in the Summer of 69’ and my life would never be the same. Yep… Me and some guys from school, we had a band, and we tried real hard. But then Jimmy quit, Jody got married… man that Jimmy was such a quitter. Let me take you back to that summer, and tell you the story of peace, love, long hair and music that would change the world."

Jubilations Dinner Theatre has been a staple of the Alberta theatre scene for over 20 years. Our talented cast takes on the best in pop culture, crafting hilarious parodies of the biggest names in movies, music, and TV for an altogether unforgettable show. Take in the excitement (and the stunning live vocals) while you enjoy a delicious three-course dinner served by our character servers.

Break from your routine and immerse yourself in a totally unique, truly Canadian experience – we guarantee a good time (and we know all your favourite songs).

It’s a live show, so anything could happen. Play along, and the actors might just include you in the act!
Our cast never breaks character and audiences always have a good time. Each show features classic hit songs – we dare you not to sing along.

Genres: Comedy, Musical, Immersive
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The Royale

Citadel Theatre
Edmonton

Jay "The Sport" Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. But it is 1905, and in the racially segregated world of boxing, his chances are as good as knocked out. Inspired by the life of Jack Johnson, the first Black heavyweight world champion, The Royale brings to explosive life the ultimate fight for a place in history.

Genres: Drama

Sphinxes

Rapid Fire Theatre
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Rapid Fire Theatre is proud to present SPHINXES: a showcase of the unstoppable talents of the female and non-binary cast of RFT!

SPHINXES aims to explore the spaces where gender and improv intersect. Devised by performers who identify as women or gender non-conforming, our show hopes to challenge audiences’ assumptions of their stories and explore femininity as a concept. Plus, it’ll be effing hilarious. Bechdel and Sphinx test approved. Can you answer the riddle of The Sphinx?

Ticket Information
Advance Ticket Price: $15
Door Ticket Price: $18
Student tickets are available at the door for $10 with a valid student ID.

Genres: Comedy, Improv/Sketch/Variety
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Communion

Fire Exit Theatre
Calgary

COMMUNION
Three short stories by Krista Marushy, Alithea Davis, Czarina Zoleta
An evening of story and food

The act or instance of sharing, thanksgiving. An exchange of thoughts, emotions. Possession or sharing in common; participation.
A communion is an intimate connection. The Latin root of communion is communionem, meaning "fellowship, mutual participation, or sharing".

As we emerge from a season of isolation and seperation, and of communicating outside of community, how do we truly reconnect with each other?

Genres: World Premiere, Dramedy, Storytelling
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THE one-act PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

RuminariLive Arts
Beaumont

This play within a play is about a theatre troupe who are putting on a murder-mystery production. They are hoping the show will be a great success, but no matter how hard they try, they simply can't get anything right. Everything that can go wrong in their play DOES! This hilarious farce is sure to have the audience smiling long after the last curtain call - if the troupe can make it there...

A delicious meal makes this an even more memorable evening for you and your guests.

This evening of entertainment is not to be missed!

Genres: Comedy
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Disney's Descendants: The Musical

StoryBook Theatre
Calgary

Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney's Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical comedy featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the films! Starring Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos amongst other Disney heroes and villains, this show is sure to be a hit amongst fans of the films.

Performed LIVE onstage, the show is planned to be presented at 50% capacity in the Beddington Theatre Arts Centre space. Should provincial restrictions be lifted, more seats may be made available.

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Theatre for Young Audiences, Musical
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The Valentine’s Day Improv Show

Rapid Fire Theatre
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Hey Lovers! Join Rapid Fire Theatre for the ultimate date night. This completely improvised show will have fun with dating, relationships and romance. Who knows – you might even have a chance to get on stage!

Ticket Information
Advance Ticket Price: $15
Door Ticket Price: $18
Student tickets are available at the door for $10 with a valid student ID.

Genres: Comedy, Improv/Sketch/Variety
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Off Book: The Improvised Musical

Rapid Fire Theatre
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Rapid Fire Theatre’s brilliant ensemble needs only one thing to create a brand new musical from scratch right in front of your eyes: a suggestion from the audience. Witness spontaneous songs, choreography and scene work that will never be the same twice! OFF BOOK was created in 2010 and has had 9 sold-out runs at the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival.

Ticket Information
Advance Ticket Price: $15
Door Ticket Price: $18
Student tickets are available at the door for $10 with a valid student ID.

Genres: Comedy, Musical, Improv/Sketch/Variety
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Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Citadel Theatre
  • Arts Club Theatre Company
Edmonton

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF THE WORLDWIDE HIT MISCHIEF THEATRE PRODUCTION
North American Premiere of the Worldwide Hit Mischief Production The Cornley University Drama Society tries to mount a production of J.M. Barrie’s fantastic tale Peter Pan but anything that can go wrong, well, does. You’ve never seen anything like this brilliant display of sheer comedic mayhem. NOMINATED FOR AN OLIVIER AWARD FOR BEST NEW COMEDY

Genres: Comedy
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Snow Angel

Quest Theatre
TBA

Snow Angel is a story about the ripple effect of kindness set in a Canadian community during winter. It is a story told with movement, using masks and music. This story is told without words and is accessible to children of all backgrounds. Snow Angel confirms the benefit of living in a community and how kind acts can have a positive effect on all of us. This play is appropriate for families with children ages 5 and up and has a running time of approximately 55 minutes.

Themes: Community, Kindness, Forgiveness and Family Relationships.

For children aged 5 - 11 | 60 minutes | Maximum audience size 400

Price for School starting at:

1 Performance $900 + GST

2 or 3 Performances $1500 +GST

**Travel costs will be added to Schools outside Calgary

Genres: Theatre for Young Audiences

Alberta Kitchen Party

Alberta Theatre Projects
  • Produced in association with Forte Musical Theatre Guild
Calgary

A spirited musical celebration, Alberta Kitchen Party, is woven together with a candid, personal look at the unique journey each artist has taken to a life on the stage. A group of friends share stories of their experiences growing up in Calgary, finding their ways as humans and artists, and celebrating their emotional connections to the city and the province. Experience an intimate evening with these multi-talented performers as they raise their voices, sharing their hopes, fears, struggles, and victories. A World Premiere commissioned by Alberta Theatre Projects as a joint initiative with Forte Musical Theatre Guild.

Genres: World Premiere, Dramedy, Musical, Storytelling
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Ayita by Teneil Whiskeyjack

SkirtsAfire Festival
SkirtsAfire Festival
Edmonton

World Premiere of Ayita by Teneil Whiskeyjack
SkirtsAfire Festival MainStage Production

"Ayita" by Teneil Whiskeyjack is a calling back to one’s spirit and voice. It is a modern-day creation story meets Indigenous realities that are told through text and movement. This show is a fusion of theatre and Indigenous contemporary dance following three Cree women. Each in a different cycle of their womanhood, yet seamlessly interconnected to one another, these women navigate through their own stories of sovereignty, breaking free from and transcending past personal pain, stepping into their healing and liberation, awakening to their medicine.

Showtimes:
March 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 @ 7:30pm
March 6 and 13 @ 1:30pm

Tickets:
Adults $27, Students/Seniors $21 (plus applicable fees). 10 PWYC tickets/performance.

*We are pleased to have complimentary tickets available for Indigenous folks that would like to attend. Please book in advance by calling the Fringe Theatre Box Office at 780-409-1910 or emailing [email protected]
*Pay-What-You-Can & Panel Discussion | March 8 (Following the 7:30pm performance)
*Group discounts for 6 or more
*Festival Passes: https://skirtsafire.com/festival-passes/

Genres: Storytelling, Physical/Movement-based, Other

9 to 5 The Musical

Manluk Theatre / Waterworks Players
Wetaskiwin

Three unlikely friends take control of their office and learn there is nothing they can't do, even in a man's world. Based on the hit movie set in the late 1970's, this hilarious story of friendship and revenge is outrageous, thought-provoking and even a little romantic.

Genres: Comedy, Musical
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Steel Magnolias

Theatre Calgary
Calgary

All the ladies who are “anybody” come to gossip and have their hair done by Truvy in her Chinquapin, Louisiana salon. Sharing their stories, laughs and tears, Steel Magnolias is the much-loved hit play featuring six amazing women who draw upon their strength and love to meet the challenges of life. Part comedy of manners, part heartfelt tearjerker, and featuring non-stop banter and wisecracks, this play about friendship, community, and the power of the human spirit is what we all need right now.

Genres: Drama

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