Performing Arts

Live Performing Arts Events – Ballet, Dance, Live Theatre, Opera, Speaker Series, Standup Comedy and more in Calgary.

    The Exquisite Hour
    13 Feb

    Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

    February 13, 2017 To March 4, 2017


    $20 - $25

    The year is 1962, the season is summer and Mrs. Darimont has boldy penetrated the pleasant backyard of bachelor Zachary Teale late in the afternoon, to politely ask him for an hour of his time. Read More >>

    Kinky Boots (Touring)
    21 Feb

    Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

    February 21, 2017 To February 26, 2017

    $30.5 - $106

    Kinky Boots is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy and Tony-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Read More >>

    23 Feb

    West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

    February 23, 2017 To March 4, 2017

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    $11.34 - $18.59

    Fate is telling Macbeth that he will be king but should he believe in fate? Or is it out of his hands? Shakespeares vicious and magical story of ambition comes to new life in this mystical production set amongst the giant stone circles of the ancient druids. Read More >>

    Sage Theatre presents ‘Soliciting Temptation’, February 23 to March 4
    23 Feb

    The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

    February 23, 2017 To March 4, 2017



    Sage Theatre, in conjunction with Edmonton’s Shadow Theatre, presents Soliciting Temptation by Erin Shields, February 23 to March 4, in Calgary, with weekday performances at 7:30pm, with additional weekend matinees at 2:30pm. Erin Shields’s 2015 Soliciting Temptation gives audiences a glimpse into the hidden world of underage sexual tourism. Read More >>

    Three Seagulls: Improvised Chekov
    25 Feb

    The Kinkonauts Lab, 12 16th Avenue NW, Calgary

    February 25, 2017

    $5 - $10

    The Kinkonauts will enter the drab and dreary world inspired by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. In a completely improvised play based on an audience suggestion, the cast will explore the themes of death, disease and the breakdown of social aristocracy in late 19th Century Russia. Read More >>

    Gracie - Enbridge New Canadian Play
    28 Feb

    Martha Cohen Theatre, 220 9 Ave SE, Calgary

    February 28, 2017 To March 18, 2017


    $25 - $72

    Gracie’s world is full of faith and family, but as a fifteen year-old girl born into in a polygamous community, she feels increasing pressure to conform. Read More >>

    03 Mar

    Loose Moose Theatre Company, 1235 - 26th Avenue SE, Calgary

    March 3, 2017



    A hilarious look at ‘The Peter Pan Generation’. Featuring an all star cast of 20 somethings still trying to find themselves. All audience members will receive a participation ribbon. Read More >>

    03 Mar

    StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

    March 3, 2017 To March 18, 2017

    $16 - $21

    Michael is a foster child with a vivid imagination. Whenever the world gets a bit much for him, he retreats into the amazing world inside his head, and the people in his life become the characters from his favourite story – The Jungle Book. Read More >>

    One Lions at Saturday Night Lab
    04 Mar

    The Kinkonauts Lab, 112 16th Avenue Northwest, Calgary

    March 4, 2017 To April 1, 2017

    $5 - $10

    The Kinkonauts are Calgary’s improv comedy laboratory. One Lions explores the metaphorical and metaphysical spaces that exist in all relationships. To put it another way, we take a dangerous longform improv journey. Like going on safari with ground beef in the trunk. Read More >>

    Jim Jefferies: The Unusual Punishment Tour
    04 Mar

    Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

    March 4, 2017 To March 5, 2017

    $42.5 - $55

    Jefferies has firmly established himself as one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, with a controversial and belief-challenging standup style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences across the globe. Read More >>

    The Bert Church Live Theatre Presents Dufflebag Theatre: Peter Pan
    05 Mar

    The Bert Church Live Theatre, 1000 East Lake Blvd NE, Airdrie

    March 5, 2017



    The Bert Church Live Theatre Presents Dufflebag Theatre: Peter Pan Since 1992, the Dufflebag Theatre has been celebrated at festivals and schools. Actors retell the original adaptations of select fairytales and Shakesperean classics with humour and a twist. Before your eyes, audience members join in on the action. Read More >>

    07 Mar

    Max Bell Theatre, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

    March 7, 2017 To April 1, 2017

    $35.00 - $117 + charges

    Based on the bestselling novel by the author of The Kite Runner, this hauntingly beautiful story reveals the strength of the human spirit. In war-torn Afghanistan, two women are brought together by fate and cruelty. Together they will forge an unlikely friendship that leads to an act of unbreakable love. Read More >>

    To The Pain That Lingers | Virginie Brunelle
    08 Mar

    Theatre Junction Grand, 608 1st Street Southwest, Calgary

    March 8, 2017 To March 11, 2017

    $20 - $45

    Virginie Brunelle is an exciting young choreographer at the forefront of the Montreal dance scene. In À La Douleur Que J’ai, she offers a poetic work that is sometimes romantic, sometimes crude, but always informed by her ongoing investigation of human relations. Read More >>

    Alice's Wonderland
    09 Mar

    The West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

    March 9, 2017 To March 18, 2017

    $20.14 - $26.81

    Alice’s Wonderland is a tomfool tale told through music, dance, mask, & puppetry. Alice’s Wonderland is an adaptation of the novel and stories by Lewis Carrol, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Alice Through the Looking Glass. Read More >>

    Derek Selinger’s “The Gift”
    10 Mar

    Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8 Avenue SE, Calgary

    March 10, 2017


    $32.75 - $102.75 (VIP)

    “The Gift “is the essence of the art of magic and illusion played out in a two-hour feature-length theatrical performance through the talents of award-winning illusionist and master magician Derek Selinger. Read More >>

    10 Mar

    Joyce Doolittle Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

    March 10, 2017 To March 18, 2017


    A celebration of theatre at its best! Written by four-time Tony winner Terrence McNally, last seen on Broadway in 2015, It’s Only a Play details the opening night anxiety of a new Broadway play. Read More >>

    Much Ado From Nothing: Improvised Shakespeare at Saturday Night Lab
    11 Mar

    The Kinkonauts Lab,112 16th Avenue Northwest, Calgary

    March 11, 2017 To April 8, 2017

    $5 - $10

    Much Ado From Nothing: Improvised Shakespeare at Saturday Night Lab The Kinkonauts will trade in their jeans for Elizabethan short pants and create an improvised Shakespearean play on-the-spot, based on an audience suggestion. We are Calgary’s Improv Lab: a longform improvisational theatre troupe based in in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Read More >>

    11 Mar

    Vertigo Theatre, 115 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

    March 11, 2017 To April 9, 2017

    $29 - $61

    Jim Wormold is a British expatriate living in 1950’s Cuba and is struggling to pay for his daughter’s extravagant lifestyle. When the British Secret Service offers him a plum position as their “man in Havana”, he literally can’t afford to say no. Read More >>

    Assassinating Thomson
    14 Mar

    Glenbow Museum, 130 9 Ave SE, Calgary

    March 14, 2017 To March 18, 2017


    $11.34 - $21.69

    Legally Blind Painter, Actor and Playwright Bruce Horak paints your portrait live as he uncovers the truth and lies behind the mysterious death of one of Canadas greatest artists. Read More >>

    Alice in Wonderland
    16 Mar

    Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave. NW, Calgary

    March 16, 2017 To March 18, 2017


    $24.00 - $124.00

    Tumble down the rabbit hole and enjoy every minute of Edmund Stripe’s critically-lauded, delightfully fun Alice in Wonderland. Follow Lewis Carroll’s timeless heroine into a world of clog dancing, flowers coming to life and rabbits that are perpetually late. Read More >>

    International Festival of Animated Objects
    16 Mar

    Various Venues, Calgary, AB

    March 16, 2017 To March 19, 2017


    Breathing life into the inanimate and giving expression to the inert, the Festival of Animated Objects brings world-class artists to engage and entertain audiences of all ages through the innovative and sophisticated art of storytelling through mask, puppetry and animated objects. Read More >>

    Girl Crush
    20 Mar

    Lunchbox Theatre, 160, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

    March 20, 2017 To April 8, 2017


    $20 - $25

    One sunny, summer day, Sharron Matthews stood on a beach in Ontario and suddenly she found herself struck by a controversial idea that changed her life…forever. Read More >>