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Music, Theatre & Performances

Jubilations Junior Presents, Beauty & The Grinch.
Every Friday, Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 - Dec 18, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturdays, November 6 to January 8 (excluding December 25 & January 1). Jubilations Junior Presents, Beauty & The Grinch. A production written for kids, and a meal designed with kids in mind! Join Jubilations Junior for a fun-filled morning of laughter, music, and food! Glooville is set for Christmas to ring. The town is filled with holiday cheer, but not everyone is happy that Christmas is here. Outside of town, there’s one who’s not happy. He thinks singing and dancing are boring and sappy. He stays far from town in his own neighborhood. His name is the Grinch and he’s up to no good! For showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre: 1002, 37 Street SW (at Westbrook Mall)
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:jubilations.ca
Vertigo Theatre Presents, Murder in the Studio.
Everyday from Nov 15, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Now until December 19, 2pm & 7:30pm. Vertigo Theatre Presents, Murder in the Studio. A collection of three original Agatha Christie radio mysteries will be performed live on the Vertigo stage! The first tells the tale of a man haunted by his late wife, the second features the indomitable Hercule Poirot, and the third, the case of a serial killer. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:The Playhouse: 115, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:vertigotheatre.com
StoryBook Theatre Presents, The Sound of Music in Concert.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 26, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Takes place November 26 to December 19; check website for showtimes. StoryBook Theatre is thrilled to bring back one of the most beloved musicals of all time for the holiday season! In Austria, 1938, an exuberant young governess brings music and joy back to a broken family, only to face danger and intrigue as the Nazis gain power. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "My Favorite Things," "Do Re Mi," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen," and the title number, The Sound of Music won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and five Oscars. Based on Maria Augusta Trapp's memoir, the inspirational story follows an ebullient postulate who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain Von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, Maria and the entire Von Trapp family must make a moral decision. Presented in concert format, with a full cast and live orchestra, the show is planned to be presented at 50 percent capacity. Should provincial restrictions be lifted, more seats may be made available.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org/sound-of-music-concert
Stage West For Kids Presents, The 12 Days of Christmas.
Everyday from Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join Stage West for a children’s version of dinner theatre! For starters, Stage West displays an incredible kid-friendly buffet complete with all the favorites: hot dogs, pizza, ice cream, and much more. Visit the 'purchase tickets' tab for dates and times. Siblings Brittany and Jonathan are getting ready for Christmas morning and each believes they can get the other a perfect Christmas gift. Once a little competition enters into the equation, the stakes are raised over and over again in an attempt to 'out-gift' each other. In a tale based on the classic carol with a modern spin, "The 12 Days of Christmas" touches the holiday spirit of the whole family and reminds us that the best gifts come from the heart.
Cost:$35.00
Location:Stage West Theatre: 727, 42 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:stagewestcalgary.com/stage-west-for-kids/
Theatre Calgary Presents, A Christmas Carol.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
November 30 to December 24; check website for performance times. Holiday spirit lives on! Theatre Calgary will perform this three-person cast production live on stage. Your family also has the opportunity to choose Stafford Arima’s extended director’s cut of the online filmed version you can watch from the comfort of your own home. There are also ASL interpreted performances on select dates. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Max Bell Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:theatrecalgary.com
Alberta Theatre Projects Presents, In Wonderland by Anna Cummer.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 30, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Performances takes place now until December 26 (excluding Christmas Day). Tuesdays to Saturdays, 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday Matinees, 1pm. In this ambitious and contemporary retelling of Lewis Carroll’s classic novels, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, three actors fantastically portray the story’s iconic characters, transforming right before audience’s eyes. Follow Alice through the rabbit hole, and be swept away through theatre magic, as the stage spectacularly metamorphosizes into a stunning visual realm. In Wonderland is a world premiere, commissioned and developed by Alberta Theatre Projects, which revisits these timeless stories in a newly imagined way. Suitable for the entire family, be guided through a journey of self-discovery, exploring the resonating themes that Alice reflects upon: “Who am I?” and “Where do I really want to be?” For ages 6 and up. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre: 220, 9 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:albertatheatreprojects.com/whats-on/in-wonderland
Calgary Young People's Theatre Presents, Much Ado About Nothing.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 11, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beatrice and Benedick don’t like each other. At all. They promise. And they certainly don’t love each other, no matter what everyone around them says. But when a villainous scheme threatens to tear apart the relationship of their best friends, these two frenemies will have to get over their mutual distaste of one another to ask the scariest question of all about being in love: would it be so bad if they were? For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:West Village Theatre: 2007, 10 Avenue SW
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:cypt.ca
Tea with Mrs. Claus at the Calgary Farmers' Market.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Takes place December 10 to 12 at 11am and again at 2pm. Oh, Christmas tea. Oh, Christmas tea! Mrs. Claus is excited to sing carols, enjoy holiday treats, and sip tea together. You are encouraged to wear your holiday finest to take photos with Mrs. Clause by the beautiful Christmas tree* and kids can bring their letter to Santa for Mrs. Claus to personally deliver; she promises Santa will send each child a personalized letter in return! *Please bring a personal device to capture photos.
Cost:$25.00
Location:Calgary Christmas Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca/events/details/tea-with-mrs-claus
Alberta Ballet Presents, The Nutcracker.
Everyday from Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
December 10 to 24; check website for performance times. Alberta Ballet Presents, The Nutcracker. Brighten your holidays and share some family magic on an adventure your family will cherish for a lifetime! It’s Christmas Eve and Klara has received a magical gift from her eccentric Uncle Drosselmeyer: a handsome nutcracker doll. Little does she know as she falls asleep that her new toy is about to spark her imagination and take her on a dreamy adventure to the Land of the Sweets!
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:albertaballet.com
Anastasia.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Jan 4, 2022 - Jan 9, 2022 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Takes place January 4 to 9. Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Calgary! From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music), and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) based on original direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak with choreography by Peggy Hickey and tour direction by Sarah Hartmann. To learn more about the health and safety guidelines, visit https://calgary.broadway.com/health/
Cost:$59.00
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium: 1415, 14 Avenue NW
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:calgary.broadway.com/shows/anastasia/
Jubilations Junior Presents, Beauty & The Grinch.
> Saturday Jan 8, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturdays, November 6 to January 8 (excluding December 25 & January 1). Jubilations Junior Presents, Beauty & The Grinch. A production written for kids, and a meal designed with kids in mind! Join Jubilations Junior for a fun-filled morning of laughter, music, and food! Glooville is set for Christmas to ring. The town is filled with holiday cheer, but not everyone is happy that Christmas is here. Outside of town, there’s one who’s not happy. He thinks singing and dancing are boring and sappy. He stays far from town in his own neighborhood. His name is the Grinch and he’s up to no good! For showtimes and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre: 1002, 37 Street SW (at Westbrook Mall)
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:jubilations.ca
StoryBook Theatre Presents: Disney's - "The Descendents".
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb 11, 2022 - Mar 12, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Based on the popular Disney Channel Original Movies, Disney’s The Descendants: The Musical is a brand-new musical comedy featuring the beloved characters and hit songs from the films! It is present-day, and in the kingdom of Auradon, all of Disney’s beloved heroes and royalty are living happily ever after, safe from the terrifying villains and troublesome sidekicks they have banished to the magic-free Isle of the Lost. That is until Ben, the benevolent teenage son of Belle and King Adam (The Beast), offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of the evilest villains. Mal, Evie, Jay and Carlos - the children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Cruella De Vil, and Jafar - are welcomed to Auradon Prep to attend school with the children of their parents’ sworn enemies. Now entering a completely foreign world and way of life, the four Villain Kids have a difficult choice to make: should they follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good? The show is planned to be presented at 50 percent capacity. Should provincial restrictions be lifted, more seats may be made available.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org/the-descendants
StoryBook Theatre Presents: The SpongeBob Musical.
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Apr 22, 2022 - Jun 4, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes centre stage. The power of optimism really can save the world! The show is planned to be presented at 50 percent capacity. Should provincial restrictions be lifted, more seats may be made available.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre: 375 Bermuda Drive NW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:storybooktheatre.org/spongbob-the-musical

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