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Friday, December 9th, 2022

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Music, Theatre & Performances

Calgary Pro Musica and Green Fools Theatre present 'more rocky mountain fairy tales'.
Everyday from Jan 1, 1970 - Apr 28, 2024 at 12:00 am - 4:30 pm
Come and enjoy an afternoon listening to stories and some of Canada’s finest musicians. Storyteller/Musician Samantha Whelan Kotkas and her friends will entertain you and your children with musical interactive tales of child-accessible hikes in the Rocky Mountains. Teach your child about courage, unity, joyfulness, and caring in an afternoon of fun and adventure. An event for the whole family that you will want to be a part of. Recommended for children aged 5 to 12, but created with the entire family in mind. Come one hour before the show & enjoy family friendly activities. Stay after to meet the performers. Created and Narrated by Samantha Whelan Kotkas Music by Tyler Hornby Puppets by Green Fools Theatre Video by Joel Goundry Tyler Hornby - Drums, Chris Andrew - Piano, Pat Belliveau - Saxophones, Aaron Shore - Guitar, Stephen Shepard - Bass
Cost:$15.00
Location:The University of Calgary Rozsa Centre: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://calgarypromusica.ca/family/
Theatre Calgary Presents: Selma Burke.
Everyday from Apr 2, 2024 - Apr 27, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Few know of Selma Burke, the Black American sculptor who played a major role in the Harlem Renaissance movement of the 1920s and 30s. A stirring play about the importance of art, courage, romance, and justice, Burke’s rarely-told story is brought to life in this world premiere by Calgary playwrights Maria Crooks and Caroline Russell-King.
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://theatrecalgary.com
Rosebud Theatre Presents: Chariots of Fire.
Everyday from Apr 5, 2024 - May 25, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
One hundred years after the epic race at the 1924 Paris Olympics, relive the story of Harold Abrahams, the son of a Lithuanian immigrant Jew, running to overcome prejudice against his people and Eric Liddell, the son of Scottish missionaries, running for the glory of God! Based on the 1981 Academy Award-winning film.
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
The Ballad of Georges Boivin.
Everyday from Apr 16, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
At 77, Georges Boivin decides to “give the dice a roll.” Georges just lost his wife, the “centre of his universe.” But there is life after 70, and it must continue even after great loss. With his three friends, all older than he, he sets out on a cross-country road trip from Québec to Vancouver, in search of his first love who he hasn’t seen in 50 years.
Cost:$25.00
Location:Vertigo Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.lunchboxtheatre.com/the-ballad-of-georges-boivin
GoGo Battles.
Everyday from Apr 18, 2024 - Apr 27, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Get ready for this exciting one-of-a-kind GoGo Battles experience, a prime-time mini-series event for the ages. It has all the drama of wrestling but with murder at Motel Theatre.
Location:Motel Theatre
Category:Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://artscommons.ca
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Everyday from Apr 19, 2024 - Jun 23, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
From the chart-topping hits she wrote for the biggest acts in music to her own life-changing, trailblazing success with Tapestry, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical takes you back to where it all began — and takes you on the ride of a lifetime.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Calgary Opera Presents: Das Rheingold.
Everyday from Apr 20, 2024 - Apr 26, 2024 at 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Gold, protected by the daughters of the river Rhine, harbors a deep magic. Anyone who casts a ring made from it can rule the whole world but must also renounce love forever. The promise of unlimited power proves irresistible to opportunistic gods, arguing giants, and ambitious dwarfs. Presented at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryopera.com
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.
> Friday Apr 26, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Performed alongside the FILMharmonic Orchestra, Isabella’s rendition of The Four Seasons is a breath of fresh air, while her fiery take on Astor Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires is an immersive experience, plunging audiences into the sensual universe of Argentine tango at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://artscommons.ca
StoryBook Theatre’s Miscast.
> Friday Apr 26, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
SBT’s annual MisCast is the musical spectacular featuring Broadway’s hottest hits, sung by local theatre artists performing roles in which they would not traditionally be cast at Beddington Theatre Arts Centre. Funds raised support SBT’s Ellie Tims Project, whose mantra is to “Never say no to a Child,” allowing everyone, regardless of socioeconomic status, to participate in Theatre School Programming.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org
Pumphouse Theatre Presents: The Gondoliers (Morpheus Theatre).
Everyday from Apr 26, 2024 - May 4, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This 12th collaborative operetta by the beloved pair is set in Venice and is rife with nobility, mistaken identities, royalty, young lovers married to the wrong people, commoners, wit, patter, a Cachucha and of course, Rapture!
Location:Pumphouse Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://pumphousetheatre.ca
JazzYYC International Jazz Days Festival.
Everyday from Apr 26, 2024 - Apr 30, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
JazzYYC brings live jazz back to the annual JazzYYC International Jazz Days Festival at various location around Calgary.
Location:Various Locations
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://jazzyyc.com
Alberta Ballet in Der Wolf & The Rite of Spring.
Everyday from May 2, 2024 - May 4, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This double bill invites you into the dark and curious landscape of folklore, forest and frenzy against hard-hitting visceral scores at Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Location:Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://jubileeauditorium.com
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: The Broadway/Hollywood Songbook.
Everyday from May 3, 2024 - May 4, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Be transported to the bright lights of the Great White Way and the glamor of Hollywood as the Calgary Phil celebrates the biggest musicals from stage and screen at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Violins of Hope exhibition at Studio Bell.
Everyday from May 3, 2024 - Jun 16, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Violins of Hope is a poignant collection of string instruments dating from before and during the Holocaust. These meticulously restored instruments once belonged to Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Today these instruments stand as enduring symbols, serving to educate and memorialize those affected by one of history’s darkest chapters through concerts, exhibitions, and other commemorative projects. darkest moments.
Location:Studio Bell Music Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.studiobell.ca
Symphony Sundays for Kids: Saint-Georges’ Sword + Bow.
> Friday May 3, 2024 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hoping to become the next great pop sensation, a young girl discovers her music teacher was the biggest star in 18th-century France. In this time-bending musical adventure, Giselle learns about life’s triumphs and tragedies from the most accomplished man in Europe, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. A captivating story of passion, dreams, legacy, and hope at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
YMCA Calgary Arts Presents: Calgary Young People’s Theatre in Sasquatch Sally .
Everyday from May 3, 2024 - May 5, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Combining folklore, familial drama and just a tiny sprinkle of summer camp shenanigans, this theatrical tale is as unique as a sasquatch! Summer is the best time of year, and for sisters Sally and Ali, summertime means Summer Camp. An escape from school work, bullies, and a chance to make new friends. Some kids choose to stick close to family, others craft new memories with their cabin roommates, while some find themselves making friends with the impossible. This show is perfect for all ages.
Location:Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge, BMO Theatre, 11300 Rocky Ridge Rd NW, Calgary, AB T3G 5H3
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sasquatch-sally-tickets-764814780597?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
2024 Eastside Dance Festival.
Everyday from May 9, 2024 - May 10, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Eastside Dance Festival Society presents an electrifying showcase of outstanding dance programs from 17 CBE and CSSD Schools at the U of C Theatre. Over 450 dancers will perform and some will share over $100,000 in scholarships and cash prizes to support continued dance education after high school. Prior to each performance on May 9th and 10th, we are holding a FREE parent engagement session at the Eckhardt Gramatté Hall in U of C’s Rosza Centre from 5:00 pm. Esteemed local dance educators, academics and professional artists will share their career pathways and the most recent research conducted on the benefits of dance for developing young minds and bodies. Dance education is an investment in your child’s future! Visit www.eastsidedancefestival.ca for more information. Follow us @eastsidedanceyyc
Cost:$17.50
Location:University of Calgary Theatre and Rozsa Centre for Performing Arts
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://www.eastsidedancefestival.ca
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Brilliant Bassoon..
Everyday from May 10, 2024 - May 11, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Experience all the expressive capabilities of the bassoon — athletic agility, touching tenderness, and virtuosic velocity — as the Orchestra’s Principal Bassoon Antoine St-Onge shows them off in Carl Maria Von Weber’s theatrical concerto at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
On Broadway.
Everyday from May 10, 2024 - Apr 16, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 5:00 am
For the first time ever the Revv52 vocal ensemble will perform a concert devoted exclusively to Broadway! Calgary’s Storybook Theatre will lend their expertise in the creation process and perform on stage.
Cost:$22.00
Location:Bella Concert Hall, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, Mount Royal University18 Mt. Royal Circle, SWCalgary, Alberta
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://revv52.com
YMCA Calgary Arts Presents: Calgary Young People’s Theatre in Sasquatch Sally .
Everyday from May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Combining folklore, familial drama and just a tiny sprinkle of summer camp shenanigans, this theatrical tale is as unique as a sasquatch! Summer is the best time of year, and for sisters Sally and Ali, summertime means Summer Camp. An escape from school work, bullies, and a chance to make new friends. Some kids choose to stick close to family, others craft new memories with their cabin roommates, while some find themselves making friends with the impossible. This show is perfect for all ages.
Location:Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton, Evan Hazel Theatre, 4995 Market Street SE, Calgary, AB, T3M 2P9
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Playtime & Story Time
Link:http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sasquatch-sally-tickets-764818622087?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=ebdsshcopyurl
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert..
Everyday from May 17, 2024 - May 18, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Experience the film that started it all like you never have before. With an abiding affinity for cinematic repertoire, guest conductor Anthony Parnther brings a fan’s enthusiasm to the unmistakable orchestral score to Star Wars: A New Hope, as the original 1977 film plays on the big screen with John Williams’ unforgettable score performed live by the Calgary Phil.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Calgary Boys' Choir Workshop.
Everyday from May 23, 2024 - May 25, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
A three-day workshop for tenor and bass voices, be directed by the esteemed Gerald Wirth. Wirth, currently the artistic director of the Vienna Boys Choir and former Calgary Boys’ Choir artistic director (1991-1998), brings a wealth of experience and artistry to guide participants in this unique and collaborative musical experience.
Cost:$80.00
Location:Marda Loop Church
Category:Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Talks, Workshops & Seminars, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.calgaryboyschoir.com/50years
Bert Church Live Theatre Presents: The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood by Nose Creek Players.
Everyday from May 24, 2024 - May 25, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Join Robin Hood and the characters of Sherwood Forest in an entertaining experience for the whole family. Nose Creek Players bring the classic story to life through a funny, "Monty Pythonesque" retelling of the classic story.
Location:Bert Church Theatre in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://airdrie.ca
Illia Ovcharenko performs Tchaikovsky. .
Everyday from May 31, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Encounter the impressive brilliance of Ukrainian pianist Illia Ovcharenko, winner of the 2022 Honens International Piano Competition, as he performs Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s grand Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Calgary Phil at Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Location:Jack Singer Concert Hall
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://calgaryphil.com
Rosebud Theatre Presents: Little Women.
Everyday from Jun 7, 2024 - Aug 21, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Louisa May Alcott’s timeless, captivating story of the March family is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache and hope. Jo March weaves the story of her and her sisters, Meg, Beth and Amy, and their adventures growing up in the wake of America’s Civil War.
Location:Rosebud Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://rosebudtheatre.com
La Fille Mal Gardée.
Everyday from Jun 14, 2024 - Jun 15, 2024 at 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Experience the charm and hilarity of 'La Fille Mal Gardée'! Follow the delightful tale of Lise, a spirited young peasant girl, determined to marry her true love, Colas, despite her mother's plans to wed her to the bumbling Alain. Filled with comedic antics, lively dances, and heartwarming romance, this beloved ballet is a celebration of love, laughter, and the triumph of true affection over societal expectations.
Cost:$25.00
Location:Martha Cohen Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:http://www.jcbs.ca
Stage West Dinner Theatre Presents: A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline.
Everyday from Jun 28, 2024 - Sep 1, 2024 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Patsy was never shy about self-promotion and impressed everyone the moment they heard her. Featuring all her biggest hits from Walkin’ After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces, Crazy (written by Willie Nelson), She’s Got You, Leavin’ on Your Mind, Sweet Dreams, Faded Love, and all the way to her last single release of A Closer Walk with Thee.
Location:Stage West Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com
Earth Hour.
Everyday from Mar 23, 2025 - Mar 23, 2024 at 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A worldwide campaign focused on energy reduction and celebration of reducing our energy and environmental impact. Join for music, entertainment, and opportunities to experience what environmental actions you can take in Calgary. Pedal power midway games and experience how our natural world affects our daily lives. Bring personal lighting and dance to the DJ when the lights go down for the Earth Hour Party!
Location:Central Library (800 3 Street SE)
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:http://calgarylibrary.ca/events-and-programs/programs/earth-hour-calgary-unplugged-2024/

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