Performing Arts

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

    Opera 101 Edmonton Opera's Elektra
    22 Feb

    CKUA, 9804 Jasper Ave, Edmonton

    February 22, 2017

    780.429.1000

    FREE

    Dark, dramatic, and groundbreaking — when Elektra premiered in 1909, the New York Times described the opening night audience as “numbed, stunned, and hynotized” before they “burst into a spontaneous roar of cheers and applause. Read More >>

    balletboyz
    24 Feb

    Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 87 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

    February 24, 2017 To February 25, 2017

    $24.00 - $124.00

    Ten powerful male dancers. Astounding choreography. Delve into a provocative world of dance as BalletBoyz, one of the hottest dance companies in the world, presents the Canadian premier of Life. This all-male company performs the breathtaking new works of internationally acclaimed choreographers Javier de Frutos and Pontus Lidberg. Read More >>

    Citie Ballet Presents: Reflections
    24 Feb

    Timms Centre for the Arts, 112 Street Northwest, Edmonton

    February 24, 2017 To February 26, 2017

    780.472.7774

    $20 to $40

    Reflections features the debut of two new works; both pieces examine contemporary movement rooted in classical ballet technique. The production begins with a provocative new creation from former Alberta Ballet principal dancer, Yukichi Hattori, with his piece Ghosts. Read More >>

    Elektra
    11 Mar

    Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton

    March 11, 2017

    780.429.1000

    $40.00 - $175.00

    Based on an ancient Greek myth, Elektra explores the psychological turmoil of its protagonist as she seeks revenge on her father’s killer. The culprit, however, is Elektra’s own mother Klytämnestra. Read More >>

    intothewoods
    22 Mar

    John L. Haar Theatre, 10045 156 Street NW, Edmonton

    March 22, 2017 To April 1, 2017

    $15 to $25

    An epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless yet relevant piece and rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. Read More >>

    Vimy-Ridge-335
    24 Mar

    100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park

    March 24, 2017

    780-449-3378

    $28.5 - $32.5

    Join Festival Place and author/military historian Ted Barris in a presentation recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The Battle of Vimy Ridge is Canada’s most celebrated military victory and is often cited as a seminal moment in the discovery of Canada’s nationhood. In addition to Mr. Read More >>

    Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella (Touring)
    18 Apr

    Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton

    April 18, 2017 To April 23, 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 >>

    Our Canada - Alberta Ballet
    12 May

    Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton

    May 12, 2017 To May 13, 2017

    (780) 428-6839

    $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 >>