MUST-SEE PERFORMANCES TO KICK OFF THEATRE SEASON
THE LAST WIFE AT ALBERTA THEATRE PROJECTS
SEPTEMBER 12 - 30 The last wife of the notorious King Henry VIII could change the monarchy forever—if only she can keep her head. This modern-day reimagining of Katherine Parr’s marriage to the most dangerous man in England is a dark and racy tale of persuasion, wits, and sexual politics (page 37).
BLOW WIND HIGH WATER AT THEATRE CALGARY
SEPTEMBER 5 - 30 Three generations of Calgarians struggle to keep their heads above water as a raging flood threatens their legacy and their aged patriarch is trapped in time. A world premiere, this magical and profound story with Calgary at the centre was commissioned and developed through FUSE: The Enbridge New Play Development Program (page 37).
NINE DRAGONS AT VERTIGO THEATRE
SEPTEMBER 16 - OCTOBER 15 A rich European girl found murdered on the seedy side of Kowloon. A hardened police detective on the case. Can Tommy Lam face down the corruption and prejudice of his superiors to bring justice down on the killer in this world premiere production? (page 37)
THE SOUND OF MUSIC AT BROADWAY ACROSS CANADA
SEPTEMBER 26 - OCTOBER 1 If your heart wants to sing every song it hears, take it to this new production of the beloved musical. Long-time and new fans alike will be thrilled by the spirited and romantic tale of Maria and the von Trapp family with the complete original score (page 37).
PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL AT STORYBOOK THEATRE
SEPTEMBER 20 - OCTOBER 14 Kids aged three and up will be intrigued by the musical story of Pinkalicious, whose enthusiasm for pink cupcakes lands her with a serious case of Pinkititis—an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe. Can she find a way out of this pink predicament (page 34)?
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