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5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

The Light in the Piazza presented by Theatre Calgary at Max Bell Theatre, Arts Commons (Opening Friday, April 29)

Theatre Calgary’s opens their final production of the season during the NHL playoffs, which is fitting for a love story that starts with a hat trick. 612 more words


Tale of the tape: The Light in the Piazza vs. Olympic Plaza

Theatre Calgary turns on the light at Arts Commons, while Calgary’s piazza prepares for a costumed invasion.

The Light in the Piazza

Firsts The Light in the Piazza is based on a novella by Elizabeth Spencer, and first appeared on Broadway in 2005. 476 more words


Harmon's Bad Jews Stirs Up Bad Blood At Theatre Calgary

Roaringly funny,  Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews is the type of show that draws lines in the sand, then crosses them with absolute glee.

Presented by Theatre Calgary, Harmon’s Bad Jews stages a tense night between three cousins brought together by a death in the family. 953 more words


Review: Theatre Calgary's Bad Jews delivers great drama

An amazing thing about live theatre is how we are often not just willing but eager to pay big bucks to spend a couple of hours with people we’d avoid at all costs in real life. 858 more words


5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

Juno Tour of Canadian Art at Glenbow Museum (Opening Saturday, March 19)

The Glenbow asked present and past Juno award winners and nominees to select art from the museum’s collection and Rufus Wainwright picked the image above. 443 more words


Spotlight on feuding family in Theatre Calgary's Bad Jews

Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews was produced at New York’s Roundabout Theatre in 2012 where it became an instant hit with critics and audiences alike.

Despite being controversial in both its subject matter and racy language, Bad Jews was the most produced American play for three years running. 716 more words


Drum roll, please, for Theatre Calgary's 50th season

Theatre Calgary’s artistic director Dennis Garnhum is calling his 2016/2017 season a drum roll.

“Our 2017/2018 season will be our 50th anniversary season and that kind of landmark requires an exciting drum roll which is what our upcoming season is,” said Garnhum from Thailand, where he is directing a production of West Side Story. 964 more words