Edmonton | September 23 & 24
BWDC presents Prairie Dance Circuit
Choreographed by Edmonton’s Amber Borotsik, The Moon at Midnight is an inter-generational and inter-ability performance examines the inner truth of lived experience and explodes it out in cinematic fashion. An intersection between dance, theatre and sound The Moon at Midnight is a love letter to physical truth and … to monster movies!
Sherwood Park | October 1
Play it Forward: Live Music for Charity
Join ACT-UCT, Festival Place and host Bruce Bowie for an evening of great live music from three spectacular bands. Proceeds from this event will go to Under the Big Top, a unique and exciting youth program that allows participants the opportunity to experience the life of a Circus artist with professional Circus performers.
Sherwood Park | October 14
Festival Place presents Jonathan Goldstein
Jonathan Goldstein is a frequent contributor to This American Life and a columnist for the National Post. He is the former host/producer of CBC Radio's Wiretap. An evening with Goldstein offers a rare opportunity to hear his storytelling in person with visual accompaniment, taking the experience beyond the limitations of radio and print.
Edmonton | October 26 - November 13
Shadow Theatre presents The Red King’s Dream
Steven Tudor’s life is solitary, logical, and precise and that’s good. He has read and indexed thousands of works from the security of his apartment, visited only by his boss and his best friend. But a chance encounter with an intriguing neighbour sends Stephen’s carefully ordered life through the looking glass and contrary to all rational analysis, the man who thinks too much just might find himself falling in love. David Belke’s classic comedy of love, logic and learning to live returns to the Shadow stage.
Edmonton | November 11 – 13
Broadway Across Canada presents Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!, the ultimate feel-good show, has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. This smash-hit musical combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.
Edmonton | December 29 & 30
Shumka presents Clara's Dream
In celebration of the Christmas season, Shumka presents Edmonton’s Ukrainian Nutcracker, Clara’s Dream. Edmonton's Citie Ballet and Viter Ukrainian Folk Choir, and Ukraine's Virsky and Kyiv Ballet companies join Shumka in a production showcasing ballet, folk dance, and character dance; Ukrainian Christmas traditions and symbols; lavish sets and costumes; and a grand orchestral and choral version of Shchedryk (Carol of the Bells), arranged by renowned Ukrainian composer Yuri Shevchenko.