Calgary: Feb. 20 - 25
Broadway Across Canada welcomes Motown the Musical
It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!
Edmonton: Feb. 28 & Mar. 1
BWDC presents Toronto Dance Theatre: House Mix
Christopher House's dances celebrate the new and are always about the adventure of discovery. The dancers of TDT join him in this adventure of the new whole heartedly. Their unbridled dancing immerses audiences into this wildly extravagant adventure. What results is magic! This is the 50th Anniversary Tour for this iconic Canadian dance company.
Edmonton: Mar. 2
Festival Place presents "The Thrill Ain't Gone" Jack Semple's Tribute to B.B. King
Jack Semple leaves his audiences in awe with remarkable guitar playing. With his new show "The Thrill Ain't Gone," Jack evokes the spirit and style of the great B.B.King. For one set we will hear some of B.B's most well-known songs like "Caledonia" and "Why I Sing the Blues" among others. The second half of the programme will showcase Jack's own work and his prodigious skill as a performing artist. This will be the only Jack Semple performance in Edmonton this season.
Edmonton: Mar. 7 - 25
Shadow Theatre presents Outside Mullingar
Anthony and Rosemary are two introverted misfits straddling 40. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland, a state of affairs that—due to his painful shyness—suits him well. Rosemary lives right next door, determined to have him, watching the years slip away. With Anthony’s father threatening to disinherit him and a land feud simmering between their families, Rosemary has every reason to fear romantic catastrophe. But then, in this very Irish story with a surprising depth of poetic passion, these yearning, eccentric souls fight their way towards solid ground and some kind of happiness
Edmonton: Mar. 8 - 11
2018 SkirtsAfire Festival
SkirtsAfire Festival is a 4 day multidisciplinary arts festival in various venues along Alberta Avenue (118 Ave). Celebrating diversity, SkirtsAfire Festival empowers, develops, supports and showcases women-identified artists. Entry to festival events is by donation.
Edmonton: Mar. 25
Da Camera Singers present James MacMillan's St Luke Passion
Da Camera Singers is proud to present Edmonton's premiere performance of James MacMillan's St Luke Passion. This is the debut performance of the 27 player Da Camera Orchestra, featuring strings, brass, woodwinds, organ and percussion. The Da Camera Orchestra and Da Camera Singers will also be joined by special guests from The Women of Concordia University Concert Choir, and Ariose Women's Choir for this beautifully written and scintillating work.