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Music, Theatre & Performances

StoryBook Theatre Presents, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Everyday from Nov 23, 2018 - Dec 29, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place November 23 to December 29. One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, 11 brothers, and the coat of many colors. Told entirely through song with the help of a main character, Narrator, the musical follows preferred son Joseph on his journey from slavery to redemption. Recommended for age 6 and up. For showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Presented at Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Theatre Calgary Presents, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
Everyday from Nov 29, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place November 29 to December 23. Theatre Calgary Presents, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Join the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future as Theatre Calgary takes Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through time from darkness to light. This year, there is all the more reason to rejoice as Stephen Hair marks his inspiring 25th season playing the man behind the hum-bug. Bring the whole family! For performance schedule and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Theatre Calgary: 220, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:theatrecalgary.com/
StoryBook Theatre Presents, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2018 - Dec 22, 2018 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place from November 30 to December 22. StoryBook Theatre Presents, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. This new, one-act musical tells the story of a family trapped in a cabin by a snowstorm on Christmas Eve. They’re away from home, have no power, no electronics, and no way to escape each other. It looks to be the worst Christmas ever until an unexpected visitor comes knocking, seeking shelter from the storm. For showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the website. storybooktheatre.org
Location:Presented at Vertigo Studio Theatre: 115, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Dive-In Movie at Village Square Leisure Centre.
> Friday Jan 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Experience the movies like never before! Come settle in for a night at the movies in the water park. Rent tubes, bring your own flotation devices, or lounge poolside. You’ll enjoy a great film and an even better time with friends, family, and neighbors! All ages welcome. For movie titles, visit their Facebook page.
Location:Village Square Leisure Centre: 2623, 56 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:facebook.com/VillageSquareLeisureCentre
THE ILLUSIONISTS™- LIVE FROM BROADWAY™.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Jan 8, 2019 - Jan 13, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth and will dazzle audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage! To purchase tickets, call 1-855-985-5000. To purchase tickets or group of 10, call 1-800-889-8457. Or purchase tickets online at www.broadwayacrosscanada.ca and wwww.ticketmaster.ca
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: 1415, 14 Avenue NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:wwww.ticketmaster.ca
StoryBook Theatre Presents, What if Romeo and Juliet.
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb 5, 2019 - Feb 9, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Show takes place February 5 to 9. Check website for show times. StoryBook Theatre Presents, What if Romeo and Juliet… Presented in Partnership with Dynamo Theatre. This is a play that delves into the Shakespearean world and revisits the strikingly magnificent story of a great pain brought on by the hate between two families. The poetry of the bodies, the beauty of the bard’s words, the magic of the soundscape and appealing lighting all contribute as love, hate, revenge, tragedy, and romance come to blend. Could there be another ending to this famed story? What if someone decided to lay down one’s weapons? This show is recommended for ages 6 and up. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Dive-In Movie at Village Square Leisure Centre.
> Friday Feb 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Experience the movies like never before! Come settle in for a night at the movies in the water park. Rent tubes, bring your own flotation devices, or lounge poolside. You’ll enjoy a great film and an even better time with friends, family, and neighbors! All ages welcome. For movie titles, visit the Facebook page.
Location:Village Square Leisure Centre: 2623, 56 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:facebook.com/VillageSquareLeisureCentre
Calgary Folk Music Festival’s 4th Annual Block Heater Festival.
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 23, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Festival takes place February 21 to 23. Calgary Folk Music Festival's 4th Annual Block Heater festival, presented by ATB, is a magical weekend of concerts and collaborative sessions held at Festival Hall, Studio Bell, the King Eddy, and the new Central Library. Featuring Ashley MacIssac, Basia Bulat, DJ Logic, The Handsome Family, Matt Mays, Pokey LaFarge, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, The Wet Secrets, plus many more! For full schedule lineup and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Various Venues
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Open House & Tours
Link: calgaryfolkfest.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Giver.
Everyday from Feb 22, 2019 - Mar 23, 2019 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
February 22 to March 23, check website for show times. 12-year-old Jonas lives in a perfect world free of poverty, crime, war, and strife. When the Elders of the Community choose him to be the Receiver of Memory, Jonas starts a journey to uncover the truth of this place he has always called home. The more he learns, the more he realizes the Community has systematically given up much of what gives life its meaning: color, music, truth, and love. At the end of the story, Jonas faces a decision that will define him and, ultimately, set a course toward hope. This show is recommended for ages 10 and up. For show times and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org

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