Tom Wood


Tom Wood is an award-winning Canadian playwright, actor, and director. He has adapted five plays for the Citadel Theatre, all of them critically-acclaimed and box office hits. Other playwriting credits include the ground-breaking B-Movie, The PlayNorth Shore Live and Claptrap. He also adapted The Pirates of Penzance for Canada’s Stratford Festival.
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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol received its World Premiere at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta in November 2000, a part of the 2000-2001 Season. It was performed on the Maclab Stage from November 24 until December 24, 2000 and is currently in it’s 12th season.

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*For permission to download script, please contact Company Manager Peni Christopher: pchristopher@citadeltheatre.com

“Ebenezer Scrooge can’t believe his eyes. And neither will you.” 
–Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal

“This remains the best stage version I’ve ever seen of Dickens’ classic …
I defy you not to be dazzled.
” –Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal

“The ghost of Charles Dickens hovers over the Citadel Theatre these haunted Christmas nights. And he’s smiling.” –Colin MacLean, Edmonton Sun

“A spectacular theatrical spectacle filled with energy and heart.” –Gilbert Bouchard

Peter Pan


Peter Pan received its World Premiere at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta in April 2006, a part of the 2005-2006 40th Season.

It was performed on the Shoctor Stage from April 29 to June 4, 2006, and was held over one week until June 11, 2006.

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*For permission to download script, please contact Company Manager Peni Christopher: pchristopher@citadeltheatre.com

“Baker’s production delivers, in a fabulous way, on a route that takes us … to a brilliant,
wildly foliated Neverland.”
 –Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal

Pride and Prejudice

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Pride and Prejudice received its World Premiere at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta in September 2008. It was performed on the Shoctor Stage from September 20 –
October 12, 2008 with the participants of the first Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program.

The play also received three performances at the Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta from August
21 to 23, 2008.

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*For permission to download script, please contact Company Manager Peni Christopher: pchristopher@citadeltheatre.com

“The Pride of the Citadel.” –Colin MacLean, Edmonton Sun

“A show that must, must, must be seen.” –Graham Hicks, Edmonton Sun

“Lizzy … gets a ravishing performance from Amanda Lisman, who radiates intelligence and heart.
“The show literally revolves … in Bob Baker’s production, designed and dressed in glorious and lavish period detail by Leslie Frankish and lit, like gorgeous varnished oil paintings, by Bretta Gerecke.
“And in the course of Woods’ adaptation … Pride and Prejudice becomes delightful and absorbing, and the fortunes of Lizzy, Jane and the rest crucial to us.”
 –Liz Nicholls, The Edmonton Journal

“The perfect blend of youth, romance, passion and manners makes this an ideal choice as the first production of our new partnership with The Banff Centre.” –Bob Baker

Servant of Two Masters

Servant of  Two Masters received its World Premiere at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta in September 2002 during the 2002-2003 Season. It was performed on the Shoctor Stage from September 21 – October 20, 2002.

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*For permission to download script, please contact Company Manager Peni Christopher: pchristopher@citadeltheatre.com

Vanya

Vanya received its World Premiere at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta in March 2005, part of the 2004-2005 season, and subsequently moved to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa as a co-production and part of Alberta Scene 2005. It was performed on the Shoctor Stage from March 19 to April 10, 2005.

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“It is rare to find translations of Chekhov that jump forward in our consciousness and strip off the layers of dust and stiffness that distinguish most versions.
“When, as a teacher, I introduce student actors to the classics, I always look for contemporary versions, and where Vanya is concerned this is the very best.” 

–Pat Hamilton; actress, teacher and founder of Banff Master Class

“The power of William Hurt’s performance is matched and aided by the clarity of Wood’s adaptation.”
–The Oregonian

“A comedy poised somewhere between naturalism and nihilism.”
–Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal

“There is not a false moment or emotion anywhere in this pitch-perfect production.” 
–Colin MacLean, Edmonton Sun

“Fully realized characters …
“Finely woven emotional tapestry …
“The adaptation captures the day to day grind of life on the prairie farm while imparting a feeling of transcendence as Vanya, et al. ponder their existence while reaching out to each other
.”
–Eva Marie Clark, SEE Magazine

The Three Musketeers


The Three Musketers received its World Premiere at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta in April 2011 during the 2010-2011 Season. It was performed on the Maclab Stage from April 2 – 24, 2011. The play was performed by the cast of the 2010/11 Robbins Academy Professional Program.

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“One exciting, young dynamic team and a story line to die for.”

“I wouldn’t have missed this show for the world”

“It’s fun, bursts with life… the most swashbuckling show ever to grace a Citadel stage.” -GRAHAM HICKS

“A thrilling twist on the Alexandre Dumas original.”

“Tom Wood is now known across the country for his sensational adaptations… The Three Musketeers will definitely not disappoint.” -JENNIFER LARAWAY, Metro Edmonton

Make Mine Love

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Make Mine Love received its World Premiere at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta in May 2014, during the 2013-2014 Season. It was performed on the Shoctor Stage from May 10 – June 1, 2014.

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Visit the Citadel Theatre page for Make Mine Love

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