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, 2018.

07 Sep

Stage West Theatre Restaurants, 727 42 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 7, 2018 To November 11, 2018

$75 to $114 + charges

Enter the world of distinguished and celebrated writing team, Kander and Ebb. The World Goes ‘Round is a stunning revue of the songbook from the multi-Tony award-winning ...  »

15 Sep

Vertigo Theatre, 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 15, 2018 To October 14, 2018

$29 to  $65

A World Premiere Production with Persephone Theatre Retired detective Nick Charles has the perfect Christmas planned with his heiress wife Nora, their pet terrier Asta, and a ...  »

17 Sep

Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

September 17, 2018 To October 6, 2018

4032654292

$10 - $25

As a young boy, Michael Hughes was obsessed with musicals, and liked to dress in women’s clothing. His parents, confused by his behaviour and determined to ...  »

21 Sep

Vertigo Studio Theatre, 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary

September 21, 2018 To October 7, 2018

$20 - $25

Featuring the outspoken, curious and lovable Junie B. This delightful adaptation of Barbara Park’s best-selling books brings to life a tremendously lovable individual in a genuinely ...  »

21 Sep

Beddington Theatre Arts Centre, 375 Bermuda Dr NW, Calgary

September 21, 2018 To October 6, 2018

$17 to $25

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round ...  »

22 Sep

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

September 22, 2018 To October 14, 2018

403-265-5682

$15.48

The Loose Moose Theatre Company makes going to theatre an experience that is truly magical for children 4 - 10 years old, as well as fun and entertaining for ...  »

27 Sep

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

September 27, 2018 To October 6, 2018

$15.00 - $30.00

The Year of Magical Thinking is Joan Didion’s account of the year following the death of her husband, writer John Gregory Dunne, and her attempts to ...  »

28 Sep

The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Avenue Southwest, Calgary

September 28, 2018 To October 6, 2018

$18 to $23

This is Eric and Billie’s chance. They have this one opportunity to prove they have what it takes to become full-fledged members of the police force. ...  »

03 Oct

Knox United Church, 506 4 St SW, Calgary

October 3, 2018 To October 5, 2018

4038310031

$10

2 plays, 2 directors, 2 casts one workshop. Come and help us decide who gets it!!   Play one:Be My Valentine by Shea Christie Director: Helen Young A bride ...  »

03 Oct

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 14 Avenue Northwest, Calgary

October 3, 2018 To October 4, 2018

587-899-1877

$60

Our 2018 Making Treaty 7 theatrical production is grounded in the Blackfoot word Kaahsinnoniks which roughly translates to ancestor – yet means so much more. Building on the Making Treaty 7 ...  »

04 Oct

West Village Theatre, 2007 10 Ave SW, Calgary

October 4, 2018 To October 13, 2018

$15 to $20

Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages ...  »

05 Oct

Joyce Doolittle Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

October 5, 2018 To October 13, 2018

$17 – $23

Hamlet’s a challenge for any actor, but when Jessica is cast as the titular character in a New York production, it sends her into an existential ...  »

06 Oct

Arts Commons , 201 8th Ave. SE, Calgary

October 6, 2018

$39.00 - $69.00

Positioned at the heart of the renewal of circus arts, Cirque Éloize has been creating moving performances filled with magic and emotion since 1993 and has become one ...  »

08 Oct

Various Venues, Calgary

October 8, 2018 To October 15, 2018

Free & Ticketed Events

Wordfest™ connects Calgarians with life-changing ideas, year-round and at the 22nd annual Festival, featuring 90+ writers. Wordfest sparks lively, illuminating and meaningful conversations between Calgary’s readers and ...  »

09 Oct

Martha Cohen Theatre, 215 8 Ave SE, Calgary

October 9, 2018 To October 21, 2018

4032947402

$30.00 - $80.00

“VERY FUNNY, VERY BRILLIANT, VERY CHILLING.” – THE NEW YORK TIMES Hamlet’s good friends Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are summoned to Denmark to comfort their grieving friend. But ...  »

09 Oct

The Gateway (SAIT), 1301 - 16 Ave NW - Campus Centre, Calgary

October 9, 2018

$17.5

Humber Comedy grad and Canadian Comedy Award-winning stand-up K. Trevor Wilson is one of these jacks of all media. Alongside his stand-up career, he’s steadily built ...  »

13 Oct

Bert Church Live,  1000 East Lake Boulevard NE, Airdrie

October 13, 2018

4039488800

$20

The Unsyncables, an entertaining play written by Rebecca Merkley, is the story of three young synchronized swimmers who rise to the top — unless, of course, they’ve ...  »

13 Oct

The Alexandra Centre,922 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

October 13, 2018

$5 - $10

Gotta sing? Gotta dance? Then you gotta join us for a fully improvised musical. If you love the Sound of Music and catch yourself Singin’ in the ...  »

16 Oct

Max Bell Theatre, 240 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 16, 2018 To November 11, 2018

403-294-7447

$45 & up

Based on an Australian claymation film about two unlikely pen pals, which screened in 2009 at the Calgary International Film Festival, Mary and Max is a hilarious and ...  »

18 Oct

Lantern Community Church, 1401 10 Ave SE, Calgary

October 18, 2018 To October 27, 2018

(403) 234-9116

$25-$20

A dark, visual performance for 5 audience members at a time. Surrounded by dark circumstances on a night of December, 1915, Ana María Cires drank a fatal dose ...  »

18 Oct

Various Venues, Calgary

October 18, 2018 To November 3, 2018

(403) 265-3230

$20-$30

Fluid Movement Arts Festival is dedicated to outstanding performance and celebrating the vast spectrum of what dance can be. Featuring extraordinary local, national and international artists, Fluid ...  »

19 Oct

The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW, Calgary

October 19, 2018 To October 27, 2018

$23

Lt. Daniel Kaffee is a military lawyer defending two U.S. Marines charged with killing a fellow Marine at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. Although ...  »

19 Oct

StoryBook Theatre, 375 Bermuda Drive Northwest, Calgary

October 19, 2018 To November 10, 2018

$24 to $29

Mysterious events befall the theater and no one can be sure if it’s just coincidence or the work of…The Phantom! Brooke and Zeke are excited ...  »

19 Oct

Hyatt Regency Calgary, 700 Centre Street S.W., Calgary

October 19, 2018 To October 21, 2018

$25 & up

 Calgary will set the stage for a magical experience. Celebrity dance personality Jean-Marc Généreux joins forces with Calgary production companies Dancesport MD and Salsa Rica ...  »

19 Oct

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

October 19, 2018 To October 27, 2018

403-265-5682

$10+charges

Well improvise jokes and catty comments, and youre invited to join in the heckling! If you’re a fan of MST3K, Rifftrax, or just awful movies, ...  »

20 Oct

Central Memorial High School Theatre, 5111 – 21st Street SW, Calgary

October 20, 2018 To November 25, 2018

403-978-6398

$15-$20

A story of order and disorder, reality and appearance, and love and marriage. Shakespeare delivers by writing a plot filled with foiled engagements, defied fathers, and love ...  »

20 Oct

Commonwealth Bar & Stage, 731 10 Avenue Southwest, Calgary

October 20, 2018

Creed Bratton is an American actor and musician. He is a former member of the band The Grass Roots. He is more recently known for playing a ...  »

21 Oct

Commonwealth Bar and Stage, 731 10 Ave SW, Calgary

October 21, 2018

$19.99 - $24.99

 w/ guests Stop us if you’ve heard this one before – Stand-up comedians take to the stage and tell their BEST jokes, then they go to an ...  »

21 Oct

Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Drive S.W., Calgary

October 21, 2018

$59 - $89 + charges

Craig Ferguson has announced the HOBO FABULOUS TOUR which will take the Grammy® nominated, Emmy® and Peabody® award winning comedian to 45+ shows across the USA and Canada. “...  »

22 Oct

Lunchbox Theatre, 160 115 9 Ave SE, Calgary

October 22, 2018 To November 10, 2018

4032654292

$10 - $25

In 2002, Sam and Amy lose their father to the war in Afghanistan. Determined to follow his legacy and do their father proud, the sisters enlist and support ...  »

23 Oct

Big Secret Theatre, 240 9th Ave SE, Calgary

October 23, 2018 To October 27, 2018

$15.00 - $35.00

A one –woman show created and performed by award winning Calgary actress, Michelle Thrush. Inner Elder takes audiences on a journey of transformation through laughter and real ...  »

24 Oct

Martha Cohen Theatre, 215 8 Ave SE, Calgary

October 24, 2018 To October 26, 2018

$53.00

From a gathering of Elders, these never-before heard stories of hope, resilience and ancestry are the guiding force of Kiitistsinnoniks. Written, directed and designed by an all-female ...  »

24 Oct

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

October 24, 2018 To October 27, 2018

$34.6 - $136.7

A brand-new spin on this timeless classic. Experience the world premiere of Christopher Anderson’s retelling of The Sleeping Beauty, with a decidedly western Canadian sensibility. Inspired ...  »

26 Oct

Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

October 26, 2018 To October 27, 2018

$45

In Las Vegas, Nevada during the 1960’s, there once lived three of the most handsome, funny and talented entertainers in the world. They could do anything they ...  »

27 Oct

The Alexandra Centre, 922 9th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

October 27, 2018

$5 - $10

The similarities between poutine and improv are not lost on this laugh-hungry, fast-paced ensemble. Both combine unrelated ingredients to create a hearty and delicious delight, served to ...  »

30 Oct

1415 14 Ave. NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1M4 CA

October 30, 2018 To November 4, 2018

1-866-540-7469

$30 - $125

: Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business ...  »

31 Oct

Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary

October 31, 2018 To November 9, 2018

4039038817

$25

1943: The world was at war with Germany. Canadian co-pilots, Adams and Davis, are at war with each other. Half the Battle tells the story of Adams and ...  »

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