Performing Arts

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

    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 >>

    23 Mar

    The Backstage Theatre, 84 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

    March 23, 2017 To April 2, 2017

    $15 to $20

    Blarney Productions and Impossible Mongoose are teaming up for the first time to remount a new production of 2016 Edmonton Fringe sleeper hit, The Fall of the House of Atreus, an epic comedy written by award-winning playwright Jessy Ardern. Read More >>

    29 Mar

    Timms Centre for the Arts, 112 Street Northwest, Edmonton

    March 29, 2017 To April 8, 2017

    $5 - $25

    When a group of young people break into a mansion to steal stuff to pay off a drug debt, they unexpectedly confront their own ambition and sense of futility. Read More >>

    01 Apr

    Maclab Theatre, 9828 101A Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

    April 1, 2017 To April 23, 2017

    $25 & up

    Peter and the Starcatcher is the most hilarious evening of madcap fun! A dozen brilliant actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters using their enormous talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination. Read More >>

    04 Apr

    Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Ave., Edmonton

    April 4, 2017 To April 8, 2017

    $12 – $50

    Bonfire is Rapid Fire Theatre’s annual romp of new ideas in long-form improv. Starring the members of the Rapid Fire Theatre ensemble, each show at Bonfire has been created by one of RFT’s own. Read More >>

    La Raccourcie
    05 Apr

    L'UniThéâtre, 91 Street, Edmonton

    April 5, 2017 To April 15, 2017

    $15 to $28

    Jean-Joseph Simard has sought refuge deep in the bush, abandoning his work and his family. After years of isolation and solitude, his son Victor arrives. He’s come searching for his father, offering some unfortunate news and looking for answers. Read More >>

    06 Apr

    Varscona Theatre, 10329 83 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

    April 6, 2017 To April 15, 2017

    $25 to $30

    The Off Broadway hit play 9 Parts of Desire, written and performed by Heather Raffo, was inspired by a trip to a modern art museum in Baghdad in August 1993 and details the lives of nine Iraqi women that span the decades between the first and second Gulf Wars and… Read More >>

    08 Apr

    11455 87 Ave. NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2T2 CA

    April 8, 2017 To April 9, 2017

    $18.75 - $60

    The Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus of North America (UBC) has had Taras Shevchenko as its patron for almost all its 100- year history. Furthermore, musical works arranged around the words of Shevchenko’s poems have been central to the UBC’s repertoire. Read More >>

    13 Apr

    Studio Theatre, 10330 84 Ave NW, Edmonton

    April 13, 2017 To April 23, 2017

    $20 to $25

    Mark O’Rowe’s Terminus is an Irish ‘metaphysical odyssey’, a hard hitting urban tale combining elements of the fantastic, gothic horror, cartoon violence, poetic verse and human pathos. A dark quest journey through the streets of Dublin. Read More >>

    16 Apr

    Various Venues, Edmonton, AB

    April 16, 2017 To April 23, 2017

    Free & Ticketed Events

    The Edmonton Poetry Festival is an annual celebration of poetry and spoken word in Edmonton and Alberta. The festival presents a range of poetic styles and artists: from slam to traditional verse; from internationally recognized poets to local stars. Read More >>

    17 Apr

    ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW, Edmonton

    April 17, 2017 To April 22, 2017

    $20 to $25

    The high stakes world of competitive high school cheerleading, Bring It On: The Musical inspired by the movie of the same name tells the story of Campbell, cheer captain and most popular girl at Truman High School. School redistricting forces Campbell to transfer to Jackson High School. Read More >>

    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 >>

    19 Apr

    The Backstage Theatre, 10330 84 Ave NW, Edmonton

    April 19, 2017 To April 29, 2017

    $13 to $25

    BONE WARS: THE CURSE OF THE PATHOLOGICAL PALAEONTOLOGISTS When eleven year olds Tickailia, Don, Chelsea and Thulasy are forced to abandon their canoe trip down the Red Deer River and take refuge in an abandoned mine in the Badlands to wait out a tornado, they become embroiled in a historical… Read More >>

    20 Apr

    The Roxy on Gateway, 8529 Gateway Blvd Edmonton

    April 20, 2017 To May 7, 2017

    $24 to $28

    Irma and her sister Aggie live a reserved life in a Mennonite colony in Chihuahua, Mexico under the dutiful watch of their father. Read More >>

    21 Apr

    The Arden Theatre, St Anne St, St. Albert

    April 21, 2017


    A smorgasbord of hilarity, check out a live taping of CBC’s The Irrelevant Show, featuring all-new sketches and songs, with live musical guests and sound effects created right before your ears and eyes. Read More >>

    21 Apr

    Timms Centre for the Arts, 112 Street Northwest, Edmonton

    April 21, 2017 To April 23, 2017


    $20 to $40

    A bright new face on the choreographic scene, Citie Ballet’s Kylee Hart debuts her first choreographic piece by bringing the music of Schubert to life on the Timms stage with FIVE. Read More >>

    22 Apr

    River Cree Casino, 300 East Lapotac Blvd, Enoch

    April 22, 2017

    $63 - $205

    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

    Citadel Theatre, 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

    April 22, 2017 To May 14, 2017

    $25 - $118.65

    A work of romantic fiction, better known as a comedy of manners, Sense and Sensibility is set in southwest England between 1792 and 1797, and portrays the life and loves of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, sisters who respectively represent the “sense” and “sensibility” of the title. Read More >>

    26 Apr

    Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave NW, Edmonton

    April 26, 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 >>

    26 Apr

    Varscona Theatre, 83 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton

    April 26, 2017 To May 14, 2017

    $18 to $33

    Three old urbane friends have gathered for dinner, but not before one reveals his latest coup: a very expensive painting by one of the hottest artists around, painted entirely in shades of white. Read More >>

    27 Apr

    The Club, 9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton

    April 27, 2017 To May 6, 2017

    $36.25 & up

    Written by and Starring Farren Timoteo Directed by Daryl Cloran Produced in Association with Western Canada Theatre Filled with great songs (Italian and Disco!) this is a hilarious coming of age story about a kid with the heart of Rocky Balboa, and the moves (and hair) of John Travolta. Read More >>

    28 Apr

    ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave NW, Edmonton

    April 28, 2017


    4 playwrights, 4 directors, 4 designers and 4 actors converge on the ATB Arts Barns for 12 hours of frantic creation. In half a day, 4 plays are written, designed rehearsed and performed. Read More >>

    28 Apr

    Timms Centre for the Arts, 112 Street Northwest, Edmonton

    April 28, 2017 To April 29, 2017

    $25 to $35

    Brian Webb Dance Company presents Rouge-Gorge The Dress Writer! Robin Poitras, a true Prairie dance maverick, collaborates with Governor General Award Winner, Rober Racine! There are no artists more daring than these two revolutionaries. Both have the strongest international careers in performance. Read More >>

    29 Apr

    River Cree Resort & Casino, 300 East Lapotac Blvd, Enoch

    April 29, 2017

    $73.5 - $275.5

    Comedian – Actor – Producer – Humanitarian Chris Tucker is an international award-winning actor and comedian best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Read More >>