What’s On Stage: Calgary Theatre Guide

A list of performing arts and live theatre events and festivals happening in Calgary during the month of October, 2019.

06 Sep

Stage West Theatre Restaurants, 727 42 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 6, 2019 To November 10, 2019

$75.60 to $129.50

Timothy Westerby is overworked, underpaid, stressed-out, and his daughter is getting married in what he thinks is an overly-lavish and expensive ceremony. Timothy is ripe for a ...  »

10 Sep

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 10, 2019 To October 5, 2019

403-294-7447

$38 & up

What typically goes on behind the scenes? Witness a group of actors humorously navigate their rehearsal just hours before performing British sex comedy “Nothing On.” This is ...  »

14 Sep

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 14, 2019 To October 13, 2019

$29 to $67 + charges

A fateful encounter takes place between two strangers in the dining carriage of a train. Guy is a successful businessman with a nagging jealousy; Charles is a ...  »

14 Sep

Lunchbox Theatre, 160, 115 9 Avenue SE, Calgary

September 14, 2019 To October 5, 2019

403-265-4292 x 0

$25

“Truth is, I don’t even know where we’re going. But I’m gonna keep my heart open…” Some battles only a mother can fight. When ...  »

19 Sep

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 19, 2019 To October 5, 2019

$25 to $35

Prospera, the Duchess of Milan, uses magical arts to bring within her power the enemies who usurped her title and banished her to a remote island. Thought ...  »

20 Sep

Beddington Theatre Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Dr NW, Calgary

September 20, 2019 To October 5, 2019

403-246-8505

$22 - $25

Presented by Front Row Centre Players. The Addam’s Family features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of ...  »

02 Oct

The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

October 2, 2019 To October 5, 2019

(403) 246-2999

$20 – $25

It’s September 8, 1934 – the biggest night in the history of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. The world-famous Tenor, Tito Merelli, known as Il Stupendo, is set to ...  »

03 Oct

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

October 3, 2019

$64.5+charges

The name says it all. Potentially Red’s last tour as he heads out on the road to hold Lodge Meetings all over North America. Might be ...  »

04 Oct

Joyce Doolittle Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

October 4, 2019 To October 12, 2019

$20 to $25

Looking is about the pitfalls of being middle-aged, single and looking for love. From one of Canada’s most popular playwrights comes this hilarious comedy. Val is ...  »

04 Oct

Various Venues, Calgary

October 4, 2019 To October 12, 2019

$15.75 to $20

The Story Exhibit has come to town! But where is Mr. Flibbertigibbet? Will Sarah and Alix find the keys to the various story suitcases, and more importantly, ...  »

04 Oct

cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29 Ave SW, Calgary

October 4, 2019 To October 6, 2019

$25 to $40

A Comedic Whodunnit based on Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”! Calgary’s Cowtown Opera opens its 2019-20 season with the Canadian premiere of Caitlin Vincent’s comedic adaptation ...  »

04 Oct

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

October 4, 2019

$55 - $145+charges

With nine albums released from 1972 through 1985, Cheech and Chong were nominated for four Grammy Awards, winning the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album with their third album, ...  »

04 Oct

Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 4, 2019

4034658237

$8 to $10

Where new improv takes flight Talented Kinkonauts players conquer new frontiers with experimental formats. Witness the boldest and the bravest test their mettle. Some will crash and ...  »

05 Oct

Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 5, 2019

4034658237

$12 to $15

Act 1: Radio Daze: Conflict of the Cosmos The Kinkonauts’ season begins with the end of the world! Settle in for an improvised radio play inspired by the ...  »

05 Oct

Alexandra Centre Society, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 5, 2019

$12-$15

Can a rubber chicken harken the destruction of the planet? On October 5, the Kinkonauts’ 13th season kicks off with Radio Daze: Conflict of the Cosmos This one-night-only ...  »

07 Oct

Broken City, 11 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

October 7, 2019

(403) 561-8975

$5

Western Canada’s longest running comedy show is back for another round of knock-out laughs. This stage can make or break even the best in the business – ...  »

09 Oct

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

October 9, 2019

$39.5 - $300

The tour is produced by World of Dance, the premier brand in dance entertainment. World of Dance is the world’s largest dance entertainment enterprise. What began ...  »

10 Oct

The Grand, 608 1 St SW, Downtown, Calgary

October 10, 2019 To October 18, 2019

587-899-1877

$15 to $35

This production is the first in Making Treaty 7’s 2019-2020 Season: Myanistyipiksiiks – meaning “Many Little Birds.” In a single, life-changing moment, lead character Danny finds himself in ...  »

11 Oct

Alexandra Centre Society, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 11, 2019

4034658237

$8 to $10

Three improv teams face off head-to-head in an intergalactic battle for your starry-eyed love – but only one can win! Your votes will determine the final victor of ...  »

11 Oct

Yuk Yuk's, 218 18 Ave SE, Calgary

October 11, 2019

5146035777

$19.95

As seen at Just For Laughs and JFL Northwest, Tinder Tales is the live show where comedians share their real, ridiculous dating stories. We are happy to ...  »

12 Oct

The Rose Room, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 12, 2019

$12-$15

ACT 1: NONSENSE & SENSIBILITY – AN IMPROVISED JANE AUSTEN The Kinkonauts hitch up their waistlines and sharpen their wits to pay homage to Jane Austen in this fully ...  »

15 Oct

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 15, 2019 To November 2, 2019

$20.00 - $133.00+charges

This powerful one-act, Canadian-born piece follows three expertly written, imperfect characters through their relationships with money, greed and righteousness. Told through three interconnected monologues, this dark comedy ...  »

15 Oct

Various Venues, Calgary

October 15, 2019 To October 27, 2019

403-265-3230

Free & Ticketed Events

Fluid Fest invites you to embrace experience and reflect on the now with a vibrant and audacious lineup of dance and live performance from around the world ...  »

16 Oct

Martha Cohen Theatre, 220 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 16, 2019 To November 3, 2019

403-294-7475

$30.00 - $75.00

Amir Kapoor is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer living on the Upper East side of Manhattan. He has also turned his back on his Muslim heritage. When he ...  »

17 Oct

West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

October 17, 2019 To October 26, 2019

$15 to $20

It was their prom, and all they wanted was a night to remember. And they might remember it. If they live.  »

18 Oct

University Theatre, 230 University Court Northwest, Calgary

October 18, 2019 To October 26, 2019

$16 to $21

A play by Hannah Moscovitch Master Corporal Tanya Young, Private Jonny Henderson, Sergeant Stephen Hughes, and Sergeant Chris Anders serve in the Panjwaii district of Afghanistan. While ...  »

18 Oct

StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

October 18, 2019 To November 9, 2019

$26 to $31

Curious George: The Golden Meatball is a loveable adventure, specifically designed for young audiences, that is sure to leave them singing and swinging down the aisles. All ...  »

18 Oct

Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 18, 2019

4034658237

$8 to $10

What lies beneath the surface? Dig deep and explore a new level of improv. Every Underground show features two troupes with their own unique spin on the ...  »

19 Oct

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

October 19, 2019 To October 26, 2019

403-265-5682

$13.59 - $16.74

Our best performers try to direct an entire improvised play with hilarious results.  »

19 Oct

Jubilations Dinner Theatre - Calgary, 1002 37th Street Southwest, Calgary

October 19, 2019 To January 11, 2020

$40.90 & up

Just take those old records off the shelf. That’s what Kevin Stevens is doing. You see, Mr. and Mrs. Stevens are finally selling the family home. ...  »

19 Oct

Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Avenue SE, Calgary

October 19, 2019 To November 9, 2019

403-265-4292 x 0

$25

“To you from failing hands we throw the torch; be yours to hold it high.” This stunning work was our inaugural Remembrance play in 2010, when it received ...  »

19 Oct

The Rose Room, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 19, 2019

$12-$15

ACT 1: NONSENSE & SENSIBILITY – AN IMPROVISED JANE AUSTEN The Kinkonauts hitch up their waistlines and sharpen their wits to pay homage to Jane Austen in this fully ...  »

20 Oct

Mikey's on 12th, 918 12th Avenue Southwest, Calgary

October 20, 2019

4034023296

$12-$18

Sin & Gin is Calgary’s best monthly Cabaret show that is filled with Music, Burlesque, Comedy, Cabaret, Drag and so much more! This month we are ...  »

23 Oct

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

October 23, 2019 To October 26, 2019

$45.45 - $148 + charges

A work of breathless horror, featuring the “most beautiful and moving” of all monsters, 18-year-old Mary Shelley’s astonishing literary masterpiece, Frankenstein is celebrating its 200th birthday. ...  »

25 Oct

Shed Theatre,, 331 41 ave NE, Calgary

October 25, 2019 To November 2, 2019

$17 to $21

Six strangers, a lonely farmhouse, surrounded by brain-eating zombies – what could go wrong? More than just a re-creation of the story, this play celebrates the history and ...  »

25 Oct

Lantern Church, 1401 10 Ave SE, Calgary

October 25, 2019 To November 3, 2019

5878944831

$20-$25

A haunting play based on the Susan Hill novel of the same name. Join us as we discover the secret that has haunted Arthur Kipps and the ...  »

26 Oct

The Rose Room, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 26, 2019

$12-$15

Want a suitor who likes you for your brains? Be careful what you wish for. The Kinkonauts sharpen their wits and weapons in this improvised tale of ...  »

26 Oct

Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 26, 2019

Pay what you can

It’s that time of year again! Set your pumpkins to stun and put out the decorative bowl of Peeps brand Marshmallow Spooky Cats just for Grandma: ...  »

30 Oct

Shelf Life Books, 1302 4th Street Southwest, Calgary

October 30, 2019

403 690 9415

Suggested $10

A fresh wind swept through Canada when Five Alberta Women fought to have women legally recognized as persons in Canada. Enjoy an evening of Historical Storytelling from 7...  »

31 Oct

Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre, 2120 16 Avenue Northeast, Calgary

October 31, 2019

4032287888

$20

FunnyFest Halloween Comedy Extravaganza Presented by FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival Society. A great amount of fun to laugh while being scared & make new frightening friends and ...  »

31 Oct

Alexandra Centre Society, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 31, 2019

4034810241

$10

Join Screamy Linguine on an improvised ghost tour of the Alexandria Centre, home to the Kinkonauts improv company and a heretofore untold history of horrifying bloody tales! ...  »

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