2016/17 Season


Main Stage

 Curious Square THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
By Simon Stephens
Adapted from the internationally best-selling novel by Mark Haddon
Directed by Heidi Malazdrewich
A Co-production with the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best New Play, 2015 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play and 7 Olivier Awards (2013), including Best New Play
September 17 – October 9, 2016 The Canadian Premiere of the hottest play on Broadway in 2015.
 MDQ Square MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux
Original Concept and Direction by Floyd Mutrux
Directed by Ted Dykstra October 22 – November 13, 2016 Inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. A chance meeting at Sun Records that became Rock ‘n’ Roll history.
 Disgraced Square DISGRACED
By Ayad Akhtar
Directed by Robert Ross Parker
A Hope and Hell Theatre Company Production, originally presented by David Mirvish. Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 2015 Tony Award nomination for Best Play January 21 – February 12, 2017 A dinner party. A shattering cultural collision.
 

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CRAZY FOR YOU® The New Gershwin® Musical
Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
Book by Ken Ludwig Winner of 3 Tony awards and 3 Drama Desk awards, both including Best Musical and 5 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical and Best Musical Revival March 4 – March 26, 2017 All singing! All dancing! All Gershwin! 
 Peter Square PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
Stage adaptation by Rick Elice
Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
Directed by James MacDonald Winner of 5 Tony Awards April 1 – 23, 2017 The Peter Pan prequel for all of us who never grew up.
 Sense Square SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
Adapted by Tom Wood
Based on the novel by Jane Austen
Directed by Bob Baker
Featuring the participants of the Citadel/Banff Centre Professional Theatre Program April 22 – May 14, 2017 World Premiere adaptation of Jane Austen’s captivatingly romantic comedy of manners.

Season Add-Ons

 Bitter Square BITTERGIRL – THE MUSICAL

By Annabel Fitzsimmons, Alison Lawrence and Mary Francis Moore
Directed by Adam Brazier Produced In association with the Charlottetown Festival/Confederation Centre October 4 – November 6, 2016 A hilarious new Canadian musical about “getting over getting dumped” set to a soundtrack of 60’s doo-wop hits.
 Fortune Square FORTUNE FALLS
Book, Music & Lyrics by Jonathan Christenson
Directed by Jonathan Christenson
A Catalyst Theatre production, presented in a Citadel/Catalyst partnership
Originated in collaboration with Alberta Theatre Projects January 17 – February 5, 2017 New from Catalyst Theatre.

Holiday Special

 Carol Square A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Adapted by Tom Wood
Based on the story by Charles Dickens
Directed by Bob Baker November 26 – December 23, 2016 Edmonton’s favourite Yuletide tradition is back for a 17th Season!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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