ON STAGE

Dance, the­atre, com­edy—if it’s on the boards, you best get on board. Snug­gle into a soft seater this fall (or not so soft, there’s lots of dif­fer­ent types of seats, you know) and be en­ter­tained, have some laughs and maybe have your breath taken away.

The Coast - - FALL ARTS -

SEEDS Cor­ner Gas star Eric Peter­son tells this true tale of a farmer ac­cused of plant­ing patented seeds from a ma­jor agri­cul­ture cor­po­ra­tion. Nep­tune The­atre, 1593 Ar­gyle Street, To Oct 1

JOUR­NEY OF A LIFE­TIME

Fol­low­ing Euro­pean im­mi­grants who ar­rived at an eastern port of Tur­tle Is­land be­fore board­ing the Colonist Car rail­way. Cana­dian Mu­seum of Im­mi­gra­tion at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Road, Sep 14-25, 11am and 1pm AMER­I­CAN REV­O­LU­TION­ARY WAR ENCAMPMENT

Up to 100 his­toric re-en­ac­tors will give you a glimpse as they set up an au­then­tic mil­i­tary camp. Hal­i­fax Ci­tadel Na­tional His­toric Site, 5425 Sackville Street, Sat Sep 16, 10am5pm; Sun Sep 17, 10am-3pm

NEP­TUNE THE­ATRE SCHOOL STU­DENT SEA­SON LAUNCH

Nep­tune Stu­dio The­atre, 1593 Ar­gyle Street, Mon Sep 18, 7pm

RE­TURN TO THE FOR­BID­DEN PLANET

Eastern Front The­atre cel­e­brates Hal-Con’s re­turn with this space-age re­dux of Shake­speare’s

The Tem­pest. World Trade and Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 1800 Ar­gyle Street, Fri Sep 22, 8pm, $20

OR­DER IN THE HOUSE

A stage read­ing cen­tred on a fic­ti­tious Nova Sco­tia Min­is­ter of Fi­nance and his wife—and the skele­tons in their closet. Pond Play­house, 6 Parkhill Road, Sep 28-30, 8pm, $15

2017 CONFUCIUS IN­STI­TUTE PER­FOR­MANCE TOUR

A se­ries of va­ri­ety-show-es­que bites share tra­di­tional Chi­nese folk mu­sic and dance, Pek­ing opera, Kungfu, tra­di­tional Chi­nese dress and more. Spatz The­atre, 1855 Trol­lope Street, Sun Oct 1, 7:30-8:45pm

STAGE IT

The Bus Stop The­atre in­tro­duces its new Stage It se­ries, which sees ev­ery­one from DJs to dancers get the chance to show­case their skills. The Bus Stop The­atre, 2203 Got­tin­gen Street, Sun Oct 1

BONE CAGE

Match­stick The­atre presents this 10th an­niver­sary re­dux of Cather­ine Banks’ Gover­nor Gen­eral’s award-win­ning play, The Bus Stop The­atre, 2203 Got­tin­gen Street, Oct 5-8; Oct 12-15

ORLANDO

Sas­rah Ruhl’s adap­ta­tion of Vir­ginia Woolf’s clas­sic novel is a med­i­ta­tion on hu­man­ity’s end­less ca­pac­ity for trans­for­ma­tion. Dal­housie Arts Cen­tre, 6101 Univer­sity Av­enue, Oct 10-14

SNAKE IN THE GRASS

A true story about a run­away daugh­ter’s re­turn

home af­ter her abu­sive fa­ther’s

pass­ing, Nep­tune The­atre, 1593 Ar­gyle Street, Oct 17-Nov 5

THE WIZARD OF OZ

Click your ruby red slip­pers for a stage show­ing of Dorothy’s odyssey. Alder­ney Land­ing The­atre, 2 Ochter­loney Street, Dart­mouth, Oct 20-21

TAG AN­NUAL VA­RI­ETY SHOW

Details are sparse on this one, but if past TAG shows are any­thing to go by, see­ing this show means you’re in for a treat. Pond Play­house, 6 Parkhill Road, Sat Oct 21

CONFESSIONS OF A MEDIUM

Ge­orge LeBlanc gives a glimpse into the life of be­ing a spir­i­tual medium. Mu­sic Room, 6181 Lady Ham­mond Road, Sun Oct 22, 7pm, $65

PARIS! THE SHOW

A sug­ary-sweet story about a young woman long­ing to be an artist in post-war Paris, France. Re­becca Cohn Au­di­to­rium, 6101 Univer­sity Av­enue, Tue Nov 7, 8pm, $45-$51

GLO­RI­OUS

Crit­ics said she couldn’t sing a note, but that didn’t stop the de­light­fully ec­cen­tric so­prano Florence Fos­ter Jenk­ins—who kept singing al­most to her death. Dart­mouth Play­ers The­atre, 33 Crich­ton Street, Dart­mouth, Nov 9-25

MENOPAUSE THE MU­SI­CAL

This mu­si­cal com­edy—stud­ded with hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s—fol­lows four women eye­ing the same black bra in a de­part­ment store. Spatz The­atre, 1855 Trol­lope Street, Nov 21-22, 7:30pm

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

This fam­ily-friendly pan­tomime wants to take you down the rab­bit hole. Pond Play­house, 6 Parkhill Road, Nov 23-Dec 9

THE SI­MON & GARFUNKEL STORY

This com­bi­na­tion of mu­si­cal the­atre, orig­i­nal film footage and pro­jected pho­tos presents the story of the mu­sic leg­ends. Re­becca Cohn Au­di­to­rium, 6101 Univer­sity Av­enue, Sat Nov 25, 8pm, $40-$67

THE MAN OF MODE

An early com­edy of man­ners from Restora

tion Eng­land. Dal­housie Arts Cen­tre, 6101 Univer­sity Av­enue, Nov 28-Dec 2

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