Jan
22
12:00 PM12:00

ASL Interpretation - Sansei: The Story Teller

Lunchbox Theatre presents Sansei: the Story Teller

Part of the High Performance Rodeo

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On December 7, 1941, an attack on Pearl Harbour triggered events in Canada that may easily be described as among the darkest in our history – the internment and dispossession of tens of thousands of Japanese Canadians. Through an engaging blend of dance, spoken word and loads of humour, Mark Ikeda weaves a tale that is illuminating and profoundly personal. Sansei: The Storyteller offers Ikeda’s observations about the internment, his own discovery of where he came from, and how Japanese Canadians found peace.

RUNNING TIME: 1 Act, 50 Minutes

LOCATION: Lunchbox Theatre - #160 115 9th Ave SE

TICKETS: We are happy to offer Good Host Audience %50 off their ticket, that’s just $12.50!

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Jan
24
7:30 PM19:30

ASL Interpretation - Cafe Daughter

Alberta Theatre Projects presents Cafe Daughter

Produced by Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre
In association with Alberta Aboriginal Performing Arts

Part of the High Performance Rodeo

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“[A] TOUCHING, FAMILY-FRIENDLY PLAY.” – THE GLOBE AND MAIL

In 1950’s small town Saskatchewan, nine-year-old half-Chinese, half-Cree Yvette Wong struggles to find her in place in a small-minded community until an unexpected ally helps set her on a path that’s destined for greatness.

Inspired by the life of Chinese-Canadian and Cree Senator Lillian Eva Quan Dyck, Café Daughter tells an uplifting story of finding yourself and defining your place in the world against all odds.

LOCATION: The Martha Cohen Theatre in Arts Commons - 215 8th Ave SE

RUNNING TIME: 90 Minutes

Recommended for Ages 12+

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Feb
6
7:30 PM19:30
ASL

ASL Interpretation - Boom X

Theatre Calgary presents Boom X by Rick Miller

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Rick Miller returns to Theatre Calgary after his sold out run of BOOM in 2016 with the world premiere of BOOM X! Picking up where BOOM left off at Woodstock in ’69, Rick time travels by way of multimedia up to 1995. Some classic BOOM characters reappear (Elvis gets fat, Lennon gets shot, and Reagan gets elected), but the focus moves from his mother to his own story. The production follows Generation X as they navigate the tangled legacy of the baby boom.

RUNNING TIME: 2 hours & 5 minutes

LOCATION - Max Bell Theatre in Arts Commons - 220 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 5C4

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 14+

TICKETS: Theatre Calgary has generously offered Good Host audiences a $35 ticket price. Click the link below, and at checkout enter POPCULTURE in the promo code box.

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Feb
18
12:00 PM12:00
ASL

Deaf Interpretation - Assassinating Thomson

Inside Out Theatre and Lunchbox Theatre present Assassinating Thomson

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Our first Deaf Interpreted performance, interpreted by Wanda Warkentin!

FOLLOWING OUR SOLD-OUT PRESENTATION OF THIS INSIGHTFUL ONE MAN SHOW IN 2017 ASSASSINATING THOMSON IS COMING BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Award- winning and critically acclaimed Visually Impaired visual artist Bruce Horak lives with 9% of his vision and has, over the last two years, painted a series over 400 unique portraits which attempt to capture the way that he sees, aptly named The Way I See It.

As he tells the story of The Way I See It, the tale of Canadian painter Tom Thomson’s unsolved murder is interwoven throughout, including the truth and lies behind the mysterious death of one of Canada’s greatest artists and the subsequent rise of The Group of Seven. The mystery takes you from the tiny community of Canoe Lake, to the hallowed halls of our nation’s capital, and eventually on to the World stage.

Art, politics, greed, ambition, love and murder are intertwined in a one-man tour-de-force as Horak exploits icons of Canadian History, including Tom Thomson, Lawren Harris, and William Lyon Mackenzie King.

As he reveals his controversial perspective on Canadian Art History, Horak shares the unique way he sees the world through an original portrait of each new audience.

RUNNING TIME: 1 Hour

LOCATION: Lunchbox Theatre, at the base of the Calgary Tower - 160 115 9 Avenue SE

TICKETS: We are happy to offer Good Host Audience %50 off their ticket, that’s just $12.50!

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Feb
23
2:00 PM14:00

Audio Description - Death Trap

Vertigo Theatre presents the thriller Death Trap

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Sidney Bruhl is languishing in his Connecticut home, struggling to overcome a bout of writer's block that has seen his Broadway success turn to near bankruptcy. But the answer may have just arrived when Sidney receives a fantastic script written by his former student, Clifford Anderson. Anderson just wants his old mentor's opinion, but Sidney will do whatever it takes to get back on Broadway. The DEATHTRAP has been set...but who will come out on top in this spine-chilling thriller?

RUNNING TIME: 2 Hours

LOCATION - Vertigo Theatre, at the base of the Calgary Tower - #161 115 9th Ave SE

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Feb
23
2:00 PM14:00

Relaxed Performance - Death Trap

Vertigo Theatre presents the thriller Death Trap

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Sidney Bruhl is languishing in his Connecticut home, struggling to overcome a bout of writer's block that has seen his Broadway success turn to near bankruptcy. But the answer may have just arrived when Sidney receives a fantastic script written by his former student, Clifford Anderson. Anderson just wants his old mentor's opinion, but Sidney will do whatever it takes to get back on Broadway. The DEATHTRAP has been set...but who will come out on top in this spine-chilling thriller?

RUNNING TIME: 2 Hours

LOCATION - Vertigo Theatre, at the base of the Calgary Tower - #161 115 9th Ave SE

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Mar
13
7:30 PM19:30

Audio Description - The New Canadian Curling Club

Alberta Theatre Projects presents The New Canadian Curling Club

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The New Canadian Curling Club tells the story of a Chinese physician, a Jamaican Tim Horton’s manager, a South Asian father, and a 17-year old Syrian refugee who live in a rural Albertan town. In an effort to welcome newcomers to Canada, the community decides to offer a free, “Learn to Curl” program. But when its organizer slips on the ice and breaks her hip, the rink’s ice custodian and former champion curler Stuart MacPhail is forced to step in as head coach. Trouble is, Stuart has some strong opinions about immigrants—opinions he has trouble keeping to himself. What follows is the hilarious and inspiring story of a group of unlikely athletes who face off against local prejudice and become a true team.

A comedy that “is funny, very funny profound and diverse and encouraging” (London Fuse), The New Canadian Curling Club is a laugh-out-loud, heart-warming reminder of what it means to be Canadian.

RUNNING TIME: 2 Hours & 20 Minutes

LOCATION: The Martha Cohen Theatre in Arts Commons - 215 8th Ave SE

Recommended ages 13+

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Mar
20
7:30 PM19:30
ASL

ASL Interpretation - The Scarlet Letter

Theatre Calgary presents The Scarlet Letter

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It is 1642 and Hester Prynne has been branded an adulterer by her Puritan village and forced to wear the titular scarlet letter as repentance. However, in this modern adaptation, Hester is unashamed of her actions and proudly subverts society’s rigid standards put upon women to be virtuous and good. Today, as we continue to grapple with these expectations, Hester’s story resonates all the more.

RUNNING TIME - 2 hours

LOCATION - The Max Bell Theatre in Arts Commons - 220 9th Ave SE

TICKETS: Theatre Calgary has generously offered Good Host audiences a $35 ticket price. Click the link below, and at checkout enter REDLETTER in the promo code box.

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Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

Relaxed Performance - The Giver

Storybook Theatre presents The Giver

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Twelve year old Jonas lives in a perfect world, free of poverty, crime, war, and strife. When the Elders of the Community choose him to be the Receiver of Memory, Jonas starts a journey to uncover the truth of this place he has always called home. The more he learns, the more he realizes the Community has systematically given up much of what gives life its meaning: color, music, truth, and love. At the end of the story, Jonas faces a decision that will define him and, ultimately, set a course toward hope.

RUNNING TIME: 2 hours

LOCATION: Beddington Theatre Centre - 375 Bermuda Dr NW

RECOMMENDED AGES 10+

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Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

Relaxed Performance - Crossing Swords

Storybook Theatre presents Crossing Swords, a musical by Joe Slabe

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When the boys from St. Mark’s join the girls from St. Anne’s to present “Cyrano de Bergerac”, three friends get more of an education than they bargained for. Love blossoms, jealousies flare, and secrets are revealed that may end their youthful innocence forever as life imitates art in this funny and poignant coming of age story. Winner of five awards for excellence at the New York Musical Festival, “Crossing Swords” is a backstage musical that shows that, sometimes, being yourself is the most heroic act of all.

RUNNING TIME: 2 Hours

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 12+

LOCATION: Vertigo Theatre Studio, at the base of the Calgary Tower - #161 115 9th Ave SE

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