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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Edmonton.


Alberta Ballet Announces 2021-22 Season Photo Alberta Ballet Announces 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild on June 15, 2021 in Edmonton

Secure the best seats to Alberta Ballet’s anticipated return to the stage by purchasing a subscription. With packages starting at just $123 for three shows, it’s never been easier or more affordable to become a subscriber.
Shumka's ANCESTORS & ELDERS Will Get National Broadcast Photo Shumka's ANCESTORS & ELDERS Will Get National Broadcast
by Stephi Wild on June 15, 2021 in Edmonton

 In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, OMNI television will broadcast Shumka’s theatrical dance production Ancestors & Elders. On KONTAKT Ukrainian TV Network, the documentary Dancing on Eggshells: The Making of Shumka’s Ancestors & Elders will be featured.
Jubilee Auditorium Presents JUBEFEST Photo Jubilee Auditorium Presents JUBEFEST
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 14, 2021 in Edmonton

It's been a long intermission, but Alberta's Jubilees are back. Starting mid-June, audiences can experience unique outdoor events including Drive-In Backlot Music in Calgary and Drive-In Rooftop Comedy in Edmonton in family cohorts from the comfort of their vehicles.
Jenn Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events - June 14 - 20 Photo Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events
by Team BWW on June 14, 2021 in Edmonton

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home! This week includes Jenn Colella on The Seth Concert Series and our 54 Below On Demand offerings!
VIDEOS: Get Ready For Matthew Morrison on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday Photo VIDEOS: Get Ready For Matthew Morrison on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday
by Team BWW on June 10, 2021 in Edmonton

Matthew Morrison is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
VIDEO: Check Out a New Teaser Interview With Angelo On Upcoming Release 'Houston Photo VIDEO: Check Out a New Teaser Interview With Angelo On Upcoming Release 'Houston Texas'
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 09, 2021 in Edmonton

It is not common to find this level of sophistication and storytelling in one song, but the award-winning international hip hop artist Angelo has achieved it in 'Houston Texas.'
YouthWrite Summer Camps 2021 Announced Photo YouthWrite Summer Camps 2021 Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 09, 2021 in Edmonton

Celebrating 25 years, YouthWrite is back this summer in-person and online, inspiring kids who love to write... just about anything! YouthWrite is an inclusive, multi-disciplinary writing camp that offers young writers the chance to work with superbly talented instructors from many facets of the performing.
Laura Bell Bundy Joins Our June Stage Door Masterclass Lineup Photo Laura Bell Bundy Joins Our June Stage Door Masterclasses Lineup
by Team BWW on June 09, 2021 in Edmonton

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Wicked) will join the BroadwayWorld Stage Door masterclass lineup in June!
Workshop West Announces Possible Worlds Program Photo Workshop West Announces Possible Worlds Program
by Stephi Wild on June 08, 2021 in Edmonton

A practical, five-week course for creators at all levels of development that uses ‘world creation’ techniques from game development as a starting point to realize the landscape of an imaginary world, its inhabitants, and places where drama begins.
Edmonton International Street Performers Festival 2021 Postponed Photo Edmonton International Street Performers Festival 2021 Postponed
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 27, 2021 in Edmonton

It has been announced that the Edmonton International street performers festival has been postponed by decision of its staff and board.
Mayfield Dinner Theatre Launches Las Vegas-Inspired Wedding Chapel Photo Mayfield Dinner Theatre Launches Las Vegas-Inspired Wedding Chapel
by Stephi Wild on May 25, 2021 in Edmonton

Mayfield Dinner Theatre has launched its own Las Vegas-inspired wedding chapel, called the Little Vegas Wedding Chapel. The chapel will offer couples the Vegas experience right in Edmonton. It features everything from a “Tunnel of Love” to cardboard cutouts of Marilyn Monroe and James Dean. Couples can also include a special guest appearance by Elvis.
What Questions Do You Have About Live Theater's Return? Photo What Questions Do You Have About Live Theater's Return?
by Alan Henry on May 24, 2021 in Edmonton

What do you want to know about live theater's return? Let us know and our industry experts may answer your question in our next article!
Tarragon Theatre Announces Plans For its 2021-22 Season Photo Tarragon Theatre Announces Plans For its 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild on May 24, 2021 in Edmonton

Artistic Director Richard Rose and Managing Director Andrea Vagianos today announces Tarragon Theatre's plan for the 2021-22 season, first featuring Tarragon Acoustic Reboot.
THE UGLY DUCHESS to Close Out Northern Light Theatre's Streaming Season Photo THE UGLY DUCHESS to Close Out Northern Light Theatre's Streaming Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz on May 12, 2021 in Edmonton

Can you judge a book by its cover? Margaret Maultasch, the last Countess of Tyrol and princess of Carinthia, was reputedly the ugliest women in history. The Ugly Duchess by Janet Munsil, receives its World Premiere with Northern Light Theatre, streaming as finale to the 2020-2021 45th season. The Ugly Duchess features Lora Brovold.
StoryBook Theatre Presents THE SMATEST GIRL IN THE WORLD Photo StoryBook Theatre Presents THE SMATEST GIRL IN THE WORLD
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 05, 2021 in Edmonton

To wrap up their 44th season, StoryBook Theatre is presenting one last heartfelt show, jam-packed with imagination, creativity and family values. The Smartest Girl in the World will run from May 21 to June 13, 2021.
The Citadel Presents The 1st Annual COLLIDER FESTIVAL Showcasing Large-Scale New Photo The Citadel Presents The 1st Annual COLLIDER FESTIVAL Showcasing Large-Scale New Works
by Alexa Criscitiello on April 26, 2021 in Edmonton

The Citadel Theatre will debut the Collider Festival, a new play development festival that celebrates and helps bring to life new stories and scripts for larger stages, showcasing a mix of local artists, artists from across the country, and beyond.
Edmonton's Freewill Shakespeare in the Park Announces Summer Programming Photo Edmonton's Freewill Shakespeare in the Park Announces Summer Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz on April 23, 2021 in Edmonton

They will be pivoting from the event in its usual form: amphitheatre seating, drinks, snacks, and big Shakespeare cast and crew wandering in and out of audiences. They will be offering outdoor & physically distant  opportunities to experience Shakespeare in true Freewill style later in the summer when, hopefully, COVID-19 restrictions are eased.
Workshop West Announces Liam Salmon as a WWPT Playwright In Residence Photo Workshop West Announces Liam Salmon as a WWPT Playwright In Residence
by Stephi Wild on April 23, 2021 in Edmonton

Workshop West has announced Liam Salmon as a WWPT Playwright In Residence.
Get the Most Out of Your Theater Content with BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Photo Get the Most Out of Your Theater Content with BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Pro!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on April 22, 2021 in Edmonton

There are now more ways than ever to enjoy the Broadway content you love, the way you want it! BroadwayWorld has not one, but two new ways to stay up to date on all things theatre- BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Pro.
Top Performing Arts Schools in Edmonton, Canada Photo Top Performing Arts Schools in Edmonton, Canada
by BWW Special on April 20, 2021 in Edmonton

BroadwayWorld rounds up the top performing arts schools in Edmonton.
Ballet Edmonton's Digital Debut of PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY to be Presented by Bria Photo Ballet Edmonton's Digital Debut of PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY to be Presented by Brian Webb Dance Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz on April 14, 2021 in Edmonton

Brian Webb Dance Company will present Ballet Edmonton's digital debut of Persistence of Memory, a new work by Wen Wei Wang, online May 3 - 8. It has been a challenging year, to say the least, but Ballet Edmonton is poised to finish their season with a stunning new digital work by Artistic Director, Wen Wei Wang. 
Alberta Theatre Projects Presents STEALING SAM Photo Alberta Theatre Projects Presents STEALING SAM
by Stephi Wild on April 11, 2021 in Edmonton

Alberta Theatre Projects will bring theatre back to audiences at home and across the country with professional broadcasts of the acclaimed play Stealing Sam.
Northern Light Theatre Presents SOMETHING UNSPOKEN Photo Northern Light Theatre Presents SOMETHING UNSPOKEN
by Alexa Criscitiello on March 30, 2021 in Edmonton

A bristling drama in 1950's Mississippi, where long suppressed secrets crackle in the air…
VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE's Dana Steingold Invites You to Join Her Masterclass! Photo VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE's Dana Steingold Invites You to Join Her Masterclass!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on March 30, 2021 in Edmonton

Everyone's favorite girl scout, Dana Steingold, is teaching a masterclass on April 18 at 12pm ET! Watch below as she shares what to expect in the class and teases all the fun topics you can discuss during the Q&A!
Northern Light Theatre Streams THE LOOK in Honor of World Theatre Day  Photo Northern Light Theatre Streams THE LOOK in Honor of World Theatre Day 
by Alexa Criscitiello on March 23, 2021 in Edmonton

World Theatre Day on March 27 is a global celebration of the Theatre Arts.  While Northern Light Theatre continues to wait for the time where everyone can all gather in a theatre again – which is hopefully soon –they have remained committed to producing a season of work.