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Dracula: The Musical?

Dracula: The Musical?

Opening: Friday, Oct. 13

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR

Opening: Thursday, Oct. 19

Games Afoot (Holmes for the Holidays)

Games Afoot (Holmes for the Holidays)

Opening: Thursday, Nov. 02

A Dickens of a Christmas

A Dickens of a Christmas

Opening: Friday, Nov. 24

Angel Street (Gaslight)

Angel Street (Gaslight)

Opening: Thursday, Feb. 08

The Dining Room

The Dining Room

Opening: Thursday, Feb. 08

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

Opening: Friday, Feb. 09

Hilda's Yard

Hilda's Yard

Opening: Friday, Apr. 06

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Opening: Thursday, May. 03

The Death of Me

The Death of Me

Opening: Thursday, May. 03

My Narrator

My Narrator

Opening: Thursday, May. 03

Dracula: The Musical? - October 13

Dracula: The Musical?

Dracula: The Musical?

Dracula the Musical? is a mini-musical that is a cross between Mel Brooks and Gilbert and Sullivan. This delightful spoof of the classic horror tale is an unparalleled romp from start to finish. Melodic, rollicking, hilarious - and with a dash of black light - this show is certain to send shivers up your funny bone.

*Matinee at 2:00pm. All other performances at 8:00pm

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR - October 19, 2017

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR

By: John Patrick Shanley
Directed by: Barbara Warnock

Outside Mullingar gives us Anthony and Rosemary, two introverted misfits straddling forty. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland, dealing with a painful shyness. Rosemary lives right next door, watching him as the years slip away. Their journey is heartbreaking, funny, and deeply moving. A delightful work about how it's never too late to take a chance on love.

Games Afoot (Holmes for the Holidays) - Nov 2, 2017

Games Afoot (Holmes for the Holidays)

Games Afoot (Holmes for the Holidays)

It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. Then it's up to Gillette himself, as he assumes the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer before the next victim appears. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays.

Nov 2-5, 9-12, 2017

A Dickens of a Christmas - Nov. 24

A Dickens of a Christmas

A Dickens of a Christmas

On Christmas Eve, we watch a young Charles Dickens try desperately to keep a roof over his head We join him in an extraordinary dream, in which he is visited, assisted and entertained by 14 characters from 7 of his yet-to-be-written novels. The music of the play is a wonderful collection of seventeen Dickens period Christmas songs.

*Matinee at 2:00 pm. All other performances at 8:00 pm

Angel Street (Gaslight) - Feb. 8, 2018

Angel Street (Gaslight)

Angel Street (Gaslight)

Angel Street tells the story of the Manninghams who live on Angel Street in 19th Century London. As the curtain rises, all appears the essence of Victorian tranquility. It is soon apparent however, that Mr. Manningham, a suavely handsome man, is slowly driving his gentle, devoted wife Bella, to the brink of insanity with an insinuating kindness which masks more sinister motives. While he is out, Mrs. Manningham has an unexpected caller: amiable, paternal Inspector Rough from Scotland Yard. Rough is convinced that Manningham is a homicidal maniac wanted for a murder committed fifteen years earlier in this very house. Gradually the inspector restores Bella's confidence in herself as the evidence against Manningham unfolds.

Feb 8-11, 15-18, 2018

The Dining Room - February 8, 2018

The Dining Room

The Dining Room

By: A.R. Gurney
Directed by: Ron Sawyer

Set in the dining room of a typical well-to-do household, this theatrical experience has humour and abundant humanity. It's a homage to the disappearing middle-class traditions, "an amusing anthology of vignettes about family and food, inherited and disowned values... of the people who sit at this dining table over the decades belong(ing) to the socioethnic group known, sometimes disparagingly and sometimes enviously, as WASPs." (the New York Times)

Steel Magnolias - Feb. 9

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias is the bittersweet story of six women who gather under the dryers at Truvy's Beauty Salon to share gossip, laughter, recipes and beauty secrets on four significant days across three years of their lives in a small US southern town. When tragedy strikes, they face it with sass and strength. Infused with heart and humour, it is a hilarious story of love, loss and enduring friendship.

*Matinee at 2:00 pm. All other performances at 8:00 pm

Hilda's Yard - April 6

Hilda's Yard

Hilda's Yard

Set in 1956, it follows the Fluck family through one extraordinary day during which their son loses his job and moves back home, their daughter leaves her husband and moves back home and Sam Fluck, thinking that he and his wife Hilda are empty nesters now can start to live their own lives, buys a television set. A poignant and funny look at how family dynamics haven't really changed much over the years.

*Matinee at 2:00 pm. All other performances at 8:00 pm.

Blithe Spirit - May 3, 2018

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

The play concerns the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a seance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his annoying and temperamental first wife, Elvira, after the seance.

May 3-6, 10-13, 2018

The Death of Me - May 3, 2018

The Death of Me

The Death of Me

By: Norm Foster
Directed by: Julianna Goertzen

When John bargains with the Angel of Death for a second chance at life, he quickly discovers that fixing the mistakes of your past is difficult, and that perhaps his destiny is not yet etched in stone. "...well-paced, vintage Foster...makes the familiar all the funnier by catching you by surprise...at times gets funny enough to almost become the death of all of us." Calgary Herald.

My Narrator - May 3, 2018

My Narrator

My Narrator

By: Norm Foster
Directed by: Sue Evert

Imagine what would happen if that little voice inside your head - the one that tells you how to behave and what choices to make - suddenly took on a life of its own? For Lacy and Miles, love is what happens, and with hilarious results. The Calgary Herald writes: "...smart, fast-paced fun...Foster continues to be regarded as one of the funniest writers of intelligent comedy in Canadian theatre today."