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 February & March 2020.

18 Jan

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

January 18, 2020 To March 21, 2020

$37.75 to $84.95 + charges

Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents Pitched Perfect Golden Girls! The ladies of the Maple Oaks Seniors home may have missed out on their college years, but thanks to ...  »

25 Jan

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

January 25, 2020 To February 23, 2020

$29 to $72+ charges

Miss Elizabeth Le Petyt, an aspiring author, ventures to Cornwall to escape her hectic London life. The cottage she chooses has a mysterious past, and seems like ...  »

28 Jan

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

January 28, 2020 To February 22, 2020

403-294-7447

$35.00 - $144 + charges

Destined for Broadway, this dazzling musical follows the compelling and inspirational true story of Marc Hall as he navigates the Catholic school system to fight for his ...  »

14 Feb

StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

February 14, 2020 To March 14, 2020

$26 to $31

Hiding in a closet to avoid school bullies, ten-year-old Bastian becomes immersed in a strangely compelling book: the tale of a hero’s quest to save the ...  »

14 Feb

Stage West Theatre Restaurants, 727 42 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

February 14, 2020 To April 19, 2020

$75.60 to $129.50

Ned Newley doesn't even want to be governor. He's terrified of public speaking; his poll numbers are impressively bad. To his ever-supportive Chief of Staff, Ned seems ...  »

15 Feb

Lunchbox Theatre, Calgary

February 15, 2020 To March 7, 2020

403-265-4292 x 0

$25

“A brand new work from Calgary’s next great indigenous artist.” The culmination of a co-operative Artist in Residence program with Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society, OLD MAN: ...  »

18 Feb

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

February 18, 2020 To February 23, 2020

$55 - $175+charges

The Tony® and Grammy® Award-Winning Best Musical. A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life ...  »

18 Feb

Knox United Church, 506 4 Street Southwest, Calgary

February 18, 2020 To February 22, 2020

$10 to $20

The Just Acts Play Festival is an annual event held in February of each year. UST chooses a theme for the year and then invites local playwrights ...  »

21 Feb

Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

February 21, 2020 To February 29, 2020

$19 to $23

It’s opening night for Taranto Theatre’s new play, a comedy of star-crossed lovers from house playwright Phil Payton. But when the donor whose grant is ...  »

21 Feb

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

February 21, 2020 To February 29, 2020

$22 to $32.50+ charges

What if you were in love with your own demise? Between Us explores the lives of William and Anna, a match made in heaven, or so they ...  »

22 Feb

Alexandra Centre,922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

February 22, 2020

$12 to $15

ACT 1: MUCH ADO FROM NOTHING: AN IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE All the world’s a stage, and the men and women, merely improvisers. There’s no script, and plenty ...  »

22 Feb

The Grand, 608 1 Street Southwest, Calgary

February 22, 2020

403 390 8904

$25-$40

UNGANISHA: Explore. Connect. Dance. is a dance theatre show bringing together five popular dance genres with roots on the diverse continent of Africa. Through movement and storytelling ...  »

24 Feb

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

February 24, 2020

$49.5 - $69.5+charges

Celtic Illusion is the biggest dance and magical illusion sensation that has been taking audiences by storm. The show for ALL ages cleverly fuses awe-inspiring contemporary Irish ...  »

25 Feb

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

February 25, 2020 To February 29, 2020

403-265-5682

$10 to $12+charges

Annual tournament will feature performers from Calgary high schools. Theatresports – teams of improvisors challenge each other to scenes that are then awarded points by a panel judges ...  »

25 Feb

The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Avenue Southwest, Calgary

February 25, 2020 To February 29, 2020

$20 to $25+charges

A play about hockey for guys who don’t like plays. Four old timers from a championship team 30 years ago are suiting up for a match against ...  »

25 Feb

Knox United Church,506 4 Street Southwest, Calgary

February 25, 2020

3068074577

$10-$25

What do you get when you mix two highly talented, funny, and irreverent young women with western Canada’s largest church pipe organ? The Organized Crime Duo (...  »

26 Feb

Arts Commons, 220 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

February 26, 2020 To March 15, 2020

4032947402

$20.00 - $80.00

The winner of the Ovation Award in Los Angeles for best new play, Actually takes place on the contemporary campus of Princeton University, and tells the story ...  »

28 Feb

Arts Commons, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

February 28, 2020 To March 15, 2020

$30

Men Express Their Feelings is a comedy about culture, hockey, relationships and sex. Two dads and their sons are sequestered to a hockey rink dressing room to ...  »

28 Feb

The Alexandra Centre (Rose Room), 922 - 9 Ave SE, Calgary

February 28, 2020 To February 29, 2020

$10 per show suggested donation

The Kinkonauts present 26 hours of binge-worthy improv! Every show is a brand new creation that you can’t see in our regular season. With a different show ...  »

29 Feb

Vertigo Theatre, 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

February 29, 2020

$25.00 +charges

Artists Elite extend this invitation to join us for “Dance of Thrones 2″ which is an exciting production that hopes to inspire you and help to raise awareness ...  »

29 Feb

Zero Issue Brewing, 4210 12 St NE, Calgary

February 29, 2020

$20 +charges

Take a bit of cranium, mix in some nerdy trivia, splash in a few classic party games, and add some of Calgary's best craft beer and you ...  »

01 Mar

Lunchbox Theatre, Calgary

March 1, 2020 To March 2, 2020

$10 to $16

Remember when you had a crush on the canoe instructor? And everyone was sure they saw Bigfoot? Was there really a ghost haunting cabin 13? Pack your sleeping ...  »

04 Mar

Studio Theatre @cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

March 4, 2020 To March 8, 2020

By Donation

Calgary’s alternative theatre company presents the next installment in their 4-season performance experiment. FLESH FOR FANTASY explores the ways in which we consume and monetize bodies ...  »

05 Mar

The GRAND, 608 1st Street Southwest, Calgary

March 5, 2020 To March 7, 2020

403) 205-2922

$25-$30

Project InTandem is an exciting evening of contemporary dance featuring the works of Calgary choreographers Sylvie Moquin & Meghann Michalsky. This double-bill will consist of a quartet, ...  »

06 Mar

Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Avenue Southwest, Calgary

March 6, 2020 To March 14, 2020

5875755656

$25

A humorous confection divided into four parts: In Visitor from New York, Hannah, a magazine writer, is joined by her ex-husband, the question being with whom should ...  »

07 Mar

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

March 7, 2020

403-265-5682

$13.59 - $16.74

Rob Michelson, Ellis Lalonde, Jennifer Lyn Bain, and Dennis Cahill return with a trunk load of puppets to improvise with. As this is an improvised show we ...  »

07 Mar

The Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary

March 7, 2020

$28-$40

Join us for an adventure into the ocean with the Sanguine Sirens for an evening of otherworldly entertainment. Performances in acrobatics, silks, chair, aerial hammock, musical theatre ...  »

07 Mar

Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

March 7, 2020

$12 to $15

ACT 1: IMPROV! THE MUSICAL Gotta sing? Gotta dance? Then you gotta join us for a fully improvised musical show. Our Broadway Babies will get your heart racing ...  »

08 Mar

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

March 8, 2020 To March 10, 2020

$100 - $135+charges

Legend has it that divine beings came from the heavens to bestow a splendid civilization upon humankind, laying the foundation for China’s rich culture inspired by ...  »

08 Mar

Fort Calgary, 750 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

March 8, 2020

403-290-1875

$85.00

ABOUT THE SHOW – Slaughter at the City Slicker Saloon: © It’s a country singin’ comeback, but jealousy, thwarted ambition & unrequited love are more than song themes. © ...  »

09 Mar

Beddington Heights Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive NW, Calgary

March 9, 2020 To March 10, 2020

$26 - $36

Each year StoryBook presents a top secret musical event featuring many of Calgary's brightest and shining musical theatre stars. Be part of the excitement and feel what ...  »

10 Mar

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

March 10, 2020 To April 4, 2020

403-294-7447

$35.00 - $134 + charges

Diversity. Prep-school. Yale. White Privilege. Hypocrisy. As the admissions director at a New England prep school, Sherri Rosen-Mason aims to change the school for the better through ...  »

11 Mar

SunnyCider, 3300 14 Avenue Northeast, Calgary

March 11, 2020

$30.00

Do you have a story or poem you’ve been hiding under the bed? This is the time to let it shine in the sun (or cidery, ...  »

12 Mar

West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

March 12, 2020 To March 21, 2020

$15 – $20

Canada’s favourite sitcom RUNS IN THE FAMILY, returns for its fourteenth season! The Anderson’s are back in this side-splitting, heart-warming comedy for the whole family. ...  »

13 Mar

Centre Street Steakhouse & Pub, 5340 2 Street Southwest, Calgary

March 13, 2020

4037974739

$15

FunnyFest Comedy Series – COMEDY NIGHT @ CENTRE STREET PUB • HEADLINE Comedians! * STU HUGHES — Completely over – the – top. Every show is different, just like Stuey. Eccentric, clever, fast pace ...  »

13 Mar

The Lab, 922 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

March 13, 2020

5878932744

$8-$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 ...  »

14 Mar

Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary

March 14, 2020

$45

The Snowed In Comedy Tour has turned in to a Canadian success story, celebrating its twelfth year. The tour has now grown to be the largest in ...  »

14 Mar

Jack Singer Concert Hall, 201 8th Ave. SE, Calgary

March 14, 2020

$32.50 - $72.50+charges

Yes, Bob Saget has starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced (“Full House” and “Americas Funniest ...  »

14 Mar

Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

March 14, 2020

Tickets are $12 online or $15 at the door. Students 2-for-1 at the door, with student ID.

ACT 1: I LOVE LOVE, CREATED BY VINNY FRANCOIS “I Love Love” is an improvised play exploring that most infuriating and intoxicating emotion. This show explores not just ...  »

15 Mar

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

March 15, 2020

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, you won't need the ...  »

15 Mar

Grey Eagle Resort & Casino, 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary

March 15, 2020

$68 & up

Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer who recorded eight major record label comedy albums, which have sold millions of copies. Rodney then released ...  »

16 Mar

Broken City, 11 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

March 16, 2020

(403) 561-8975

$5 & up

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 – ...  »

17 Mar

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

March 17, 2020 To April 4, 2020

$33 to $41+ charges

Enter the quirky world of Josh Cohen’s New York City apartment… as it is getting robbed. Thus begins the hilarious rock-and-roll romantic comedy about good guy ...  »

17 Mar

The Blind Beggar Pub & Stage, 4608 Macleod Trail, Calgary

March 17, 2020 To June 30, 2020

$5

Comedy Tuesday Night is a curated open mic comedy show featuring professional comedians from around the globe mixed in with younger comics working on material and occasionally ...  »

18 Mar

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

March 18, 2020 To March 21, 2020

$45.45 - $148.45+charges

All you need is faith, trust and a little bit of pixie dust. Peter Pan is a boy who won’t grow up. Since its inception in 1902, ...  »

18 Mar

The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

March 18, 2020 To March 21, 2020

4032630079 ext 100

$12 to $40

One-Act Play Festival Heats Up March! Over four evenings, from March 18-21, we are thrilled to be presenting eleven one-act plays from a diverse array of local ...  »

19 Mar

The Grand, 608 1 Street Southwest, Calgary

March 19, 2020 To April 5, 2020

403-205-2922 ext. 1

$30 to $40

BLACK RADISH THEATRE presents MESA by Doug Curtis – an intergenerational road trip with moxie! Paul has promised to drive his wife’s 93-year-old Grandpa “Bud” all the ...  »

20 Mar

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

March 20, 2020 To March 27, 2020

403-265-5682

$13.41 - $16.52

Crash and burn, elimination improvised comedy where only the strong survive!  »

20 Mar

Beddington Theatre Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Beddington Heights, Calgary

March 20, 2020 To April 4, 2020

403-246-8505

$22-$25

Presented by Front Row Centre Players. In a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920s draw to a close, a garish Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience and assures ...  »

20 Mar

The Lab, 922 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

March 20, 2020

5878932744

$8-$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 ...  »

21 Mar

Lunchbox Theatre, Calgary

March 21, 2020 To April 11, 2020

403-265-4292 x 0

$25

“To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I eyed, Such seems your beauty still.” What if Romeo ...  »

21 Mar

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

March 21, 2020 To April 19, 2020

$29 to $72+ charges

A Body. A Secret code. A conspiracy that will change their lives forever. In 1956, a man’s body is discovered on the coast of British Columbia. A ...  »

21 Mar

Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

March 21, 2020

$12 to $145

ACT 1: THREE SEAGULLS: AN IMPROVISED ANTON CHEKHOV PLAY Improvisers infamously can’t resist pulling out a gun. But can they hold off using it until Act 3? Find ...  »

21 Mar

Dog & Duck Pub,5340 2 Street Southwest, Calgary

March 21, 2020

4037974739

$15

Come watch the excitement and laugh as STUDENTS from THE FUNNYFEST STAND UP COMEDY Workshop perform to earn their “Certificate of Graduation”! * SEE up to 10 COMICS in ...  »

23 Mar

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

March 23, 2020

$27.6 - $89.5+charges

Audiences will be held at the edge of their seats by the jaw-dropping grand illusions and laugh out loud at the hysterical comedy magic. Only the best, ...  »

24 Mar

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

March 24, 2020 To March 25, 2020

$40 - $140+charges

CHICAGO Returns to Calgary for the First Time in 10 Years! CHICAGO, Broadway’s Record-Breaking, Six-Time Tony Award-Winning Musical Smash, is pure entertainment. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence ...  »

25 Mar

Mamdani Opera Centre, 1315 7 St SW, Calgary

March 25, 2020 To March 28, 2020

4032627286

$45

Both committed to the single life, Béatrice and Bénédict have individually rebuffed the idea of love, most of all with each other. But when ...  »

26 Mar

West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

March 26, 2020 To April 4, 2020

$19 to $25 +charges

Mockus is a thrilling tale based on true events of a mayor desperate to save his city and the clown who inspires him through a world of ...  »

27 Mar

3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary, AB T3E 3X8 CA

March 27, 2020

$49 - $79 +charges

William Ray Engvall Jr. is an American comedian and actor best known for his work as a stand-up comic, his signature “Here’s Your Sign” bit, and ...  »

27 Mar

Koi, 100-1011 1 St SW, Calgary

March 27, 2020

$10-$15

Come see The Queer/Feminist Comedy Show! 2 hours of comedy with some of the funniest queer/feminist comics in Calgary. The pros. First-time comedians. Comedy musicians. This ...  »

28 Mar

Alexandra Centre, 922 9 Ave SE, Calgary

March 28, 2020

$12 to $15

ACT 1: BEAUTY LOVE TRUTH Beauty Love Truth combines live music and heartfelt improv. Performing scenes inspired by original songs, the improvisers bring new meaning to the lyrics ...  »

28 Mar

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

March 28, 2020 To May 30, 2020

$37.75 to $84.95 + charges

Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents Pitched Perfect Golden Girls! Did you ever wonder what happens at a museum when the crowds have gone and the lights go out? ...  »

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      The guide to Calgary theatre here is brilliant, and I will share this guide with a few more people now. I am sure they will benefit from learning about the Calgary theatre, and that’s the best thing for me right now.

      November 9, 2019 at 11:44 AM

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