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by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2024

Bringing together actors of all ages (from 20 - 90), GeriActors & Friends will present a double-bill for their summer production, The Atto Street Gang and Now That We're Older.

Edmonton Jazz Society Presents YARDBIRD SUITE in June 
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2024

Discover the exciting lineup at Edmonton's premiere jazz venue, YARDBIRD SUITE, this June. Enjoy a variety of performances from talented jazz musicians in a historic setting established in 1957.

THE OCULIST'S HOLIDAY Comes to Teatro Live! This Month
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2024

 Teatro Live!’s season of travel and discovery will resume with the first-ever revival of Stewart Lemoine’s award-winning play The Oculist’s Holiday.

COME FROM AWAY to Return to Edmonton in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 07, 2024

The national tour of Come From Away will return to Edmonton in September. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Crow's Theatre Reveals 2024-25 Season Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 06, 2024

Crow's Theatre has announced its 41st season, the largest and most ambitious season in the company's history. Learn more about the season here!

Cast Set For THE WRONG BASHIR at Crow's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 02, 2024

Crow's Theatre's 40th anniversary season will come to a close with the Toronto premiere of Zahida Rahemtulla's THE WRONG BASHIR, directed by Paolo Santalucia, May 21 to June 9 in the Guloien Theatre.

Review: THE THREE MUSKETEERS Closes Out the Citadel Theatre's 2023/2024 Season
by Sarah Dussome - April 27, 2024

Comedy, friendship, and romance combine in this swashbuckling adventure.

The Citadel Theatre Appoints New Executive Director
by A.A. Cristi - April 23, 2024

The Citadel Theatre Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Jessie van Rijn as the theatre's new Executive Director. Ms. van Rijn currently serves as the Citadel's Producer, and will be joining Artistic Director, Daryl Cloran, on the executive leadership team, starting May 13th, 2024.

Edmonton Jazz Festival Society To Present JazzFest Marque Winspear Event
by A.A. Cristi - April 22, 2024

Discover the fusion of Edmonton Jazz Orchestra and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at the JazzFest Marque Winspear Event.

Review: THE SWEARING JAR Opens at Edmonton's Walterdale Theatre
by Sarah Dussome - April 20, 2024

What did our critic think of THE SWEARING JAR at Edmonton's Walterdale Theatre?

Kappella Kyrie Slavic Chamber Choir to Present Alleluia CD Release Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 17, 2024

In celebration of their first recording, Kappella Kyrie Slavic Chamber Choir will present Alleluia CD Release Concert at St. Josaphat Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral.

Ballet Edmonton's UNIR Brings The Music Of John Estacio To Life
by Stephi Wild - April 17, 2024

Ballet Edmonton’s 2023-24 season closes with a dynamic triple bill on the Triffo Theatre stage May 3rd and 4th.

IMPROVISED DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS Comes to Rapid Fire Theatre This Week
by Stephi Wild - April 16, 2024

Rapid Fire Theatre has announced the return of Improvised Dungeons and Dragons, running from April 19th to May 4th at the Rapid Fire Exchange! Join in for a hilarious journey through the realms of comedy and fantasy!

Review: THE MOUNTAINTOP Opens at Edmonton's Citadel Theatre
by Sarah Dussome - April 07, 2024

Patricia Darbasie directs this gripping 2009 drama.

Rapid Fire Theatre to Present BONFIRE FESTIVAL This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 01, 2024

Rapid Fire Theatre will present the return of its annual celebration of innovation and hilarity, the Bonfire Festival! Learn how to purchase tickets.

Review: HAIRSPRAY Delights Edmonton at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
by Sarah Dussome - March 29, 2024

Caroline Eiseman stars as the lovable Tracy Turnblad in this crowd-pleasing musical.

THE THREE MUSKETEERS Comes to the Citadel Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - March 29, 2024

The Three Musketeers, the final Mainstage show in the 2023/24 Season is about to begin at The Citadel Theatre.

Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Delights Edmonton
by Sarah Dussome - March 11, 2024

Rachel Peake directs this family-friendly classic.

Northern Light Theatre Launches 2024-25 Season
by Stephi Wild - March 06, 2024

Last night Northern Light Theatre launched their new 2024-2025 Season. The new season, titled Making A Monster, will include three plays, including a world premiere. Learn more about the lineup here!

THE MOUNTAINTOP Comes to the Citadel Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - March 06, 2024

The Mountaintop by Katori Hall is a historical fiction retelling of the events surrounding the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shadow Theatre Presents ROBOT GIRLS By Trevor Schmidt This Month
by A.A. Cristi - February 29, 2024

Robot Girls Shadow Theatre will conitinue its 30th season with a world premiere, ROBOT GIRLS by Trevor Schmidt this month.

ANTHEM OF LIFE Returns to Theatre Prospero This June
by Stephi Wild - February 29, 2024

Edmonton's Theatre Prospero is premiering a production of their engaging Zulu Epic, adapted by Edmonton Playwright Tololwa Mollel. Starting June 21 at Alberta Avenue Community Centre, witness South African Poet Laureate Mazisi Kunene’s Anthem of the Decades: A Zulu Epic.

Review: RUBABOO Delights Audiences at Edmonton's Citadel Theatre
by Sarah Dussome - February 20, 2024

This 95-minute production is a whimsical blend of music and storytelling. There’s nothing more comforting than a home-cooked meal. In this case, it’s a rubaboo- a hearty stew simmering over a glowing campfire. The founder of the feast is Andrea Menard, a Métis singer-songwriter hailing from Flin Flon, Manitoba (Treaty 1 Territory). Her colourful cabaret, Rubaboo (the Michif word for “leftover stew”), is a whimsical, 95-minute musical feast steeped in storytelling, dance, and culture. 

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts' To Present Online Exhibit MOMENTS FROM THE BATTLEGROUND: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF MAXIM DONDYUK
by A.A. Cristi - February 16, 2024

Explore the powerful and moving Ukraine Battlefield Photo Exhibit, showcasing the realities of war through captivating images.

Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to the Citadel Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - February 14, 2024

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music opens in early March on the Shoctor Theatre stage.


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