2019/20 Season

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SEASONAL

RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH

Created by RICHARD MALTBY, JR.
Conceived by WILLIAM MEADE
Adapted from the Broadway Production by RICHARD MALTBY, JR. and JASON EDWARDS

More than two dozen of Johnny Cash's songs are featured in this performance-packed musical.

“…a memorable portrait of one of country music’s most fascinating performers.” – BROADWAY WORLD

July 20 – August 11, 2019
Maclab Theatre

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A new adaptation by DAVID VAN BELLE
Based on the novella by CHARLES DICKENS

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary of this Edmonton Holiday Tradition with a brand new adaptation! Delight anew in the beloved story of a miserly and miserable old man who is invited to change his ways by the Ghosts of Christmas.

November 30 – December 23, 2019
Maclab Theatre

MAINSTAGE

THE COLOR PURPLE

Book by MARSHA NORMAN
Music and lyrics by BRENDA RUSSELL, ALLEE WILLIS, and STEPHEN BRAY
Based on the novel by ALICE WALKER
In Association with Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

This Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical is an epic tale spanning 40 years in the life of Celie, an African-American woman struggling against poverty, abuse, and prejudice in the South of the 1930s.

"Exquisite! A joyous celebration of storytelling." – NEW YORK TIMES

September 21 – October 13, 2019
Shoctor Theatre

SIX

By TOBY MARLOW and LUCY MOSS
The Canadian première of the original hit West End production
Presented by arrangement with Kenny Wax, Global Musicals, George Stiles, Kevin McCollum & Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Divorced * Beheaded * Live in Concert!

From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing 500 years of historical heartbreak into a 75-minute celebration of 21st century girl power.

“…the most uplifting new British musical I have ever had the privilege to watch.” – EVENING STANDARD

November 2 – 24, 2019
Shoctor Theatre

COST OF LIVING

By MARTYNA MAJOK
A co-production with Arts Club Theatre Company
Canadian Premiere 

A play about relationships that explores the space where bodies – abled and disabled – meet each other; a brilliant PhD student with cerebral palsy and his new caregiver, and a woman who has suffered a devastating accident and her ex-husband.

Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

“…provides a piercing look at the obstacles faced by disabled people and, more importantly, the human condition in general.” – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

January 11 – February 2, 2020
Shoctor Theatre

AS YOU LIKE IT

By WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE      
Adapted and Directed by DARYL CLORAN    
Conceived by DARYL CLORAN and Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival
In Association with Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Shakespeare’s wonderful romantic comedy, set in Vancouver in the 1960s, complete with professional wrestling and 25 songs by The Beatles!

“Like it? I loved it. This one’s a hit.” – GEORGIA STRAIGHT

February 15 – March 15, 2020
Shoctor Theatre

THE GARNEAU BLOCK

Adapted by BELINDA CORNISH from the novel by TODD BABIAK
World Premiere

The play is a smart and funny adaptation of Todd Babiak’s much beloved, very Edmonton story, which will leave you questioning how well you truly know your neighbours.

“Todd Babiak is my new favourite social satirist. He’s observant, cynical and unrelenting . . .” – TORONTO STAR

March 14 – April 5, 2020
Maclab Theatre

PETER PAN GOES WRONG

By HENRY LEWIS, JONATHAN SAYER & HENRY SHIELDS
A co-production with Arts Club Theatre Company
The North American première of the worldwide hit Mischief Theatre Production
Presented by arrangement with Mischief Worldwide
This production was originally presented in the West End by Kenny Wax & Stage Presence

The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society tries to mount a production of JM Barrie’s fantastic tale Peter Pan but anything that can go wrong, well, does. You’ve never seen anything like this brilliant display of sheer comedic mayhem before.

The perfect show for those who feel the world has gone bonkers.” – THE TELEGRAPH

April 11 – May 3, 2020
Shoctor Theatre

HIGHWIRE

FIGHT NIGHT

Produced by Belgium’s ONTROEREND GOED, The Border Project, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Richard Jordan Productions, and Vooruit

Five contenders. Five rounds. Your vote. Only one will survive.

Fight Night is an interactive production that examines how and why we make judgements about others, while asking whether the current political system really represents our choices.  

“…a lively satiric exercise in democracy.” – GLOBE AND MAIL

October 17 – 27, 2019
Maclab Theatre

EVERY BRILLIANT THING

By DUNCAN MACMILLAN  with JONNY DONAHOE  

This solo show, starring JOHN ULLYATT, shares the story of a child who keeps his mother’s chronic depression at bay by creating a list for her of everything that makes life worth living. This touching, funny and intimate performance chronicles life’s small joys even as it reveals the lengths to which we will go for those we love.

“…offers sentimentality without shame…pretty much guaranteed to keep your eyes brimming.” – NEW YORK TIMES

February 1 – 23, 2020
Rice Theatre

AFTER THE FIRE

By MATTHEW MacKENZIE
In association with Punctuate! Theatre and Dreamspeakers Festival Society

Set in the aftermath of the wildfire that nearly destroyed Fort McMurray in the summer of 2016, After the Fire is a dark comedy centered around two couples whose lives have been deeply affected by this ‘natural’ disaster.

It’s shocking and amusing in equal measure.” – GLOBE AND MAIL

April 18 – May 10, 2020
Rice Theatre