Performing Arts

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

    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 >>

    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 >>

    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 >>

    23 Mar

    Vertigo Theatre, 115 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

    March 23, 2017 To April 8, 2017


    $25 - $35

    D’Artagnan longs to join the King’s Musketeers. But will his sharp sword and quick wit let him survive Paris’ treacherous labyrinth of gossip, slander, intrigue and duels? When the favour for the Queen’s handmaiden brings d’Artagnan afoul of the powerful Cardinal, the daring youth befriends three Musketeers. Read More >>

    How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
    24 Mar

    Beddington Heights Community Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Dr NW, Calgary

    March 24, 2017 To April 6, 2017

    $17 - $25

    J. Pierrepont Finch is a window-washer with lots of dreams and some shady schemes, ready to make his ascent up the corporate ladder. Clever, calculating, and charismatic, Finch catapults himself from mailroom to boardroom, catching the eye of Rosemary Pilkington, an equally driven and opportunistic employee, on the way up. Read More >>

    25 Mar

    North On Centre Pub Showroom, 2820 Centre Street N, Calgary

    March 25, 2017 To May 6, 2017



    FUNNYFEST Calgary Comedy Festival Society Presents:  17th Annual FUNNYFEST TALENT SEARCH  AND Comedy Workshop Graduates COMPETE (weekly 6 rounds) The 100 minute show Features: * A great headline comic each week with 6 to 8 Competitors & Master of Ceremonies Comedian * Come watch the excitement and LAUGH as competitors… Read More >>

    27 Mar

    School of Creative and Performing Arts, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary

    March 27, 2017 To April 8, 2017

    Free & Ticketed Events

    UCalgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) is excited to present the 2017 Taking Flight festival! For over a decade Taking Flight has celebrated the creativity and emerging talents of our students, undergraduate and graduate alike, by showcasing their broad range of projects across the performing arts. Read More >>

    The Watershed | Porte Parole + Crow's Theatre
    29 Mar

    Theatre Junction Grand, 608 1st Street Southwest, Calgary

    March 29, 2017 To April 1, 2017

    $20 - $45

    In this sprawling political story – Annabel Soutar’s most personal documentary to date – a Montreal theatre artist leads her own family on a cross-country journey to investigate the forces shaping the future of our natural resources. Read More >>

    01 Apr

    Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

    April 1, 2017 To April 7, 2017


    $36.00 - $164.00

    Revel in Princess Turandot’s defiance, as she sentences potential suitors who can’t answer her three riddles to death. She meets her match when confronted by the clever Prince Calaf who tries to melt her icy heart with a game of his own. Read More >>

    04 Apr

    Martha Cohen Theatre, 220 9 Ave SE, Calgary

    April 4, 2017 To April 22, 2017


    $25 - $72

    1979 – Enbridge New Canadian Play By Michael Healey Directed by Miles Potter This hilarious battle of wits is based on true events. The year is 1979, and our hero is Prime Minister Joe Clark: young, idealistic, and stubborn. Read More >>

    07 Apr

    Various Venues, Cochrane & Calgary

    April 7, 2017 To April 9, 2017


    $0 – $12

    Once Upon a Season takes families back through Alberta’s heritage, in a pioneer themed show set on a farm. An array of barnyard animals play through the seasons, although spring is missing (or perhaps winter this year!). Read More >>

    08 Apr

    Loose Moose Theatre Company, 1235 26th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

    April 8, 2017 To April 30, 2017



    A boy named Arthur will sit on the throne, But first he must take the sword from the stone. The classic legend performed in the unique Loose Moose style. Read More >>

    13 Apr

    The West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

    April 13, 2017 To April 16, 2017



    Cloudsway Dance Theatre is set to debut with a bang: The Golden Penis is a highly physical new piece examining the male dominated structures of power and privilege. The performance weaves story, myth, and lived experience to provide a male outlook on contemporary masculinity. Read More >>

    13 Apr

    Marquee Beer Market & Stage, 4630 Macleod Trail S, Calgary

    April 13, 2017 To April 14, 2017

    $15.00 - $20.00

    Western Canada! Get ready for the greasiest night of your lives! We are bringing this new and unique Comedy & Music tour to a city near you this April ft non other then Broken Lizards own Erik Stolhanske aka Rabbit from “Super Troopers, Beer Fest, Club Dread” along with Spencer Rice from the famous… Read More >>

    20 Apr

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

    April 20, 2017

    $39.5 - $69.5

    Following sold out shows and rave reviews in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the USA, the world’s boldest and cheekiest magic show “The Naked Magic Show is coming to Edmonton. “The most entertaining show of the year!” AUSSIETHEATRE.COM. Read More >>

    21 Apr

    Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

    April 21, 2017

    $51.98 - $259.61

    Terry Fator became a household name in 2007 when he won Season 2 of “America’s Got Talent” with his unique brand of entertainment that combines singing, comedy and unparalleled celebrity impressions. Read More >>

    22 Apr

    Festival Hall, 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary

    April 22, 2017



    Two tributes will represent each of Calgarys (and surrounding cities’) most notable improv troupes and take the stage in a no-holds-barred battle to the funny. Be there as tributes face trials, tribulations, and interesting restrictions or advantages based on whether or not they meet the audience’s approval. Read More >>

    24 Apr

    Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

    April 24, 2017 To May 13, 2017


    $20 - $25

    Inspired by events in the life of Mary McCarthy Comez Cueto, Newfoundland Mary celebrates the unique life of a remarkable Canadian who spent her life in exile in her adopted homeland of Cuba. Mary’s world is forever changed when she meets Luis Gonzalez, who dreams of singing like Frank Sinatra. Read More >>

    25 Apr

    Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

    April 25, 2017 To April 30, 2017

    $30 - $106

    Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDARELLA is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. Read More >>

    28 Apr

    The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

    April 28, 2017 To May 11, 2017


    $15 - $20

    By W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Directed by Kelly Reay Love. So beautiful. So musical. So complicated. Although forbidden by fairy law, Iolanthe marries a mortal and is then banished from fairyland. Read More >>

    04 May

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

    May 4, 2017 To May 6, 2017


    $24.00 - $124.00

    We’re melding two celebrations, Alberta Ballet’s 50th Anniversary and Canada’s 150th birthday into one magnificent legacy ballet that explores our province and our country through folk and country music legend, Gordon Lightfoot. Read More >>