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 May, 2018.

17 Apr

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

April 17, 2018 To May 19, 2018

403-294-7447

$35 & up

This beloved classic children’s book comes beautifully to life in this stunning Broadway musical. A young orphan girl is sent to live with her reclusive uncle ...  »

19 Apr

DJD Dance Centre, 111 12 Ave. SE, Calgary

April 19, 2018 To May 5, 2018

4032453533

$29-$69

Co-created by Kimberley Cooper and Peter Balkwill. An exciting new collaboration with Peter Balkwill of the Old Trout Puppet Workshop, MIMIC fuses two highly physical wordless forms, ...  »

20 Apr

StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

April 20, 2018 To May 5, 2018

$22 to $27

Huck and his pal Tom Sawyer just can’t stop getting into mischief. And when it turns out to be profitable, Huck’s Pa wants in on ...  »

26 Apr

Cite des Rocheuses Theatre, 4800 Richard Rd SW, Calgary

April 26, 2018 To May 6, 2018

403.827.3050

$15 - $25

A family-friendly musical for people of all ages 5-10, this is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s light-hearted look at the story of Joseph and his 11 brothers. Presented by ...  »

27 Apr

The Shed Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

April 27, 2018 To May 12, 2018

(403) 246-2999

$18 to $23

By W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Directed by Sean Anderson Friends, theatre lovers, patter aficionados – the famous ship has docked at the Pumphouse Theatre once more. ...  »

02 May

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

May 2, 2018 To May 5, 2018

$39.9 - $171.15

Inspired by a soundtrack of the Hip’s most loved music, this contemporary ballet celebrates the sound and stories of the artists that have spoken so poignantly ...  »

02 May

Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

May 2, 2018 To May 12, 2018

$20 to $25

A hilarious and poignant satire on the decay of urban life; a world where families battle each other for property and assets. A Beautiful New City interconnects ...  »

02 May

West Village Theatre, 10 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 2, 2018 To May 5, 2018

$5

CYPT's third annual festival of all-youth theatre is taking over West Village Theatre in the spring.  Featuring 7 shows in which our youth have taken the lead, including ...  »

03 May

Mamdani Opera Centre, 1315 7 Street Southwest, Calgary

May 3, 2018 To May 5, 2018

403-262-7286

$45.00

One of the most beloved comic operas, Così fan tutte has some of the most melodic and memorable music in the repertoire. A battle of the sexes ...  »

03 May

The Rec Room, 64 Avenue NE, Calgary

May 3, 2018

4036670187

$30 - $95

A curated cast of local YYC performers will take you through a sultry, sassy evening of DIRTY POP at the Hall inside of the fabulous REC ROOM. ...  »

03 May

Airdrie Victory Church, 508 3 Avenue Southeast, Airdrie

May 3, 2018 To May 5, 2018

$10 to $12

Mary, a lonely and spoiled orphan girl, arrives at Misselthwaite Manor to no fanfare. Her uncle is almost always away, made bitter by the loss of his ...  »

04 May

Hillhurst United Church, 1227 Kensington Close NW, Calgary

May 4, 2018 To May 6, 2018

403-283-1539

$15 - $20

Hillhurst United presents Narnia the Musical, based on C.S. Lewis’s beloved tale, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The enchantment begins when Lucy steps ...  »

08 May

Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

May 8, 2018 To May 12, 2018

4032654292

$21 - $26

Lunchbox Theatre will once again present the work of an aspiring, up and coming young director. The RBC Emerging Director’s Showcase is a unique opportunity for ...  »

08 May

Motel, 205 8th Avenue S.E., Calgary

May 8, 2018 To May 12, 2018

$15.00 - $25.00

by Aaron Posner (Sort of adapted from The Seagull by Anton Chekov) Directed by Josephine Christensen Stupid F##king Bird is a witty and satirical take on ...  »

11 May

Unit #9, 1 Fisher Crescent, Okotoks

May 11, 2018 To May 12, 2018

403-601-3474

$10.50 - $15.75

The Spectacle Blue Performance Company presents a unique aerial and circus production of C.S. Lewis' magical tale of Peter Pan. Join us for this unique production ...  »

12 May

Theatre Junction GRAND Studio, 608 1st St. SW, Calgary

May 12, 2018

PWYC

Humans are social creatures by nature. All of us crave love…not only to receive it, but to give it. Throughout history, love has been placed high ...  »

12 May

McDougall United Church, 8516 Athabasca St SE, Calgary

May 12, 2018 To May 13, 2018

403-252-1620

$15-$40

McDougall United Church presents this delightful and award-winning adaptation of the one of the world’s most beloved fables which is a heartwarming celebration of what makes ...  »

15 May

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

May 15, 2018

$45 - $65

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, DAVID SEDARIS has become one of Americas preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms &...  »

17 May

Vertigo Theatre, 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

May 17, 2018 To June 2, 2018

$25 to $35

Love-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio return to Messina after a long stint at war, and find themselves in the company of Beatrice and Hero. As memories ...  »

18 May

Arts Commons, 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

May 18, 2018

$45.25 - $52.25

The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits World Tour Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate ...  »

18 May

StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

May 18, 2018 To June 9, 2018

$22 to $27

Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers and astonishing stagecraft. This show is a perfect opportunity to showcase a strong, ...  »

18 May

Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

May 18, 2018 To May 26, 2018

$19 to $23

As a teenager struggling to find her voice, Valerie found comfort in the worlds of an old, barely famous country singer. As their correspondence carried on over ...  »

22 May

Irish Cultural Society, 6452 35 Ave NW, Calgary

May 22, 2018 To May 26, 2018

$20 to $100

The Liffey Players is hosting the 25th Anniversary of the Acting Irish International Theatre Festival. The Acting Irish International Theatre Festival (AIITF) is an annual festival of ...  »

23 May

Canalta Centre, 2802 Box Springs Way NW, Medicine Hat

May 23, 2018 To May 27, 2018

$40 to $150 + charges

Crystal is not just an ice show, it’s the very first experience on ice from Cirque du Soleil. Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats claim their ...  »

23 May

cSPACE King Edward, 1721 29 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

May 23, 2018

4037701356

Free

The young women of Stardale present The Make Believer Project. The performance piece, co-written by acclaimed playwright Eugene Stickland, directed by Helen Young of Urban Stories Theatre ...  »

25 May

Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

May 25, 2018 To June 9, 2018

4032654292

Free Admission

For more than 30 years Lunchbox Theatre has been dedicated to the creation, development and production of new Canadian one-act plays, many of which have gone on to ...  »

29 May

 The Laugh Shop & Yuk Yuk's, Calgary

May 29, 2018 To May 31, 2018

$9.52 + tax

SiriusXM’s Top Comic competition returns for its ninth annual search for Canada’s best in comedy, offering more prizes than ever before! Auditions will be held ...  »

30 May

Bella Concert Hall, 4825 Mt. Royal Gate SW, Calgary

May 30, 2018

$40.00

with Donovan Deschner. This Hour Has 22 Mintues newest addition, Trent McClellan, one of Canada’s most dynamic up-and-coming comedians, kicks off his first ever “Stand Up and ...  »

31 May

Various Venues, Calgary

May 31, 2018 To June 10, 2018

403-228-7888

$20 & up

The 18th annual FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival, May 31 to June 10, 2018 FEATURES: 11 days & nights of comedy, 9 venues, 70 performers, and 11 themes. Non stop belly laughs with over 70 awesome ...  »

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