It is present day, and your typical Canadian punk, Jimmy “Spider” McKuen, stumbles upon an old (haunted) mansion. There he meets none other than the Prince of Denmark himself, Hamlet. Enthralled in the classic tale he is reminded of from his brief school days, he follows Hamlet, Ophelia, and the rest of Shakespeare’s characters so far as to start talking in iambic pentameter!
This season, Artists’ Collective Theatre is proud to present GENESIS: The Mary Shelley Play, written by renowned playwright Mary Humphrey Baldridge.
Alice’s Wonderland is an adaptation of the novel and stories by Lewis Carrol. Alice is a 7 year old girl who, while sitting with her sister, falls asleep and enters a wonderland of fanciful characters each adding their own humour and dimension to the adventure. Through all the absurdity and whimsy, Alice learns a great deal about life and growing up in a precarious world.
The production is a medley of musical theatre, movement, dance, mask, & puppetry consisting of upwards of 50 characters, multiple parts often being played by one performer. ACT will also be partnering with Trinity Christian School and their students.
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The Diary of Anne Frank is a stage adaptation of the book The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.
Arden of Faversham is the best crime play in years! It will have you tingling with excitement!
This murder thriller will hold your attention like a vice!
Similar in style to sketch comedy for smarties, illuminaties, and the naughty AND SO ON
The tale of a married, middle-aged architect, Martin, his wife Stevie, and their son Billy, whose lives crumble when Martin falls in love with a goat, the play focuses on the limits of an ostensibly liberal society. Through showing this family in crisis, Albee challenges audience members to question their own moral judgment of social taboos.
The Shape of a Girl, by Canadian playwright Joan Macleod, is a powerful three girl show that deals with the grim subject of female bullying and the code of silence enforced upon the witnesses by their peers.
Almost, Maine is a series of vignettes on the theme of love in "unorganized territory", the almost town of Almost, Maine.
The musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality. In the musical, alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.
The play involves a romantic relationship between a plus-size woman and a young professional man, whose friend denigrates the woman as being "fat".
Collective Cabaret is an evening of song and spoken word in the spirit of the season. It is intended for people of all ages to get together to experience fun and wisdom from then and now, near and far.
Down in the boiler room of an old hotel, Aggie Rose has made her makeshift home. Sprugg visits and turns it into a venue for the imagination. They envision and embody those above them in the hotel, while Pete the Janitor spies on them for his amusement.
The Shape of a Girl, by Canadian playwright Joan MacLeod, is a powerful one woman show that deals with the grim extent of female bullying and the code of silence amongst teens.
How do you build a relationship with someone you have nothing in common with? Rel8shun addresses ideas of love, family, and of friendship. Like “The Big Bang”, Jeff and Tyson are roommates with very little in common. Rel8Shun brings you on an emotional roller-coaster allowing you to wonder about your own relationships and what you are willing to sacrifice to have them.
The Apple Kingdom, by Eric Pettifor, is a musical fairy tale in one act. Winner of outstanding actress (Madeleine Suddaby), director (Eric Pettifor), and outstanding production at the Calgary One Act Play Festival, March, 2013. Winner of outstanding actress (Madeleine Suddaby), and outstanding actor (Tyler Reinhold) at the Alberta One Act Play Festival, May, 2013.
Female veterans of the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan recount their experiences.