MUST-SEE PER­FOR­MANCES TO KICK OFF THEATRE SEA­SON

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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)?

The Last Wife

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