SPOTLIGHT Presentation Series
2023/24 THEATRE SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONS
The SPOTLIGHT Theatre Series includes the best national and international touring performances in theatre. A captivating story of love and loss. A new take on a classic musical. A gut-busting bedroom farce. Five award-winning productions from across Canada will grace the stage this coming season.
Theatre Series subscribers get the very best seats for the very best price: 5 Shows for just $147 (25% off).
New and renewing subscribers can visit TicketSeller.ca or call our Box Office at 250-549-SHOW (7469) to secure their seats. Single tickets go on sale on June 15, 2023.
Viola Desmond: The Soundtrack of a Life
Created by Krystle Dos Santos and Tracey Power
A Musical Theatreworks in association with Western Canada Theatre production
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 7:30PM
Who is Viola Desmond...? Other than the newest face on Canada’s ten-dollar bill, she is best known for her courage in refusing to leave the whites-only section of Nova Scotia’s Roseland cinema in 1946. Hey Viola! is a musical exploration of the life of an extraordinary woman and Civil Rights hero.
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 7:30PM
Bear Grease is a fresh and fun Indigenous take on the classic 1978 musical. The all-Indigenous cast includes Crystle Lightning (2021 Canadian Screen Award Winner for Best Actress, Trickster and Three Pines) as Sandy and MC RedCloud (Yellowstone) as Danny. Get your tickets early - this smash hit has sold out festivals across Canada and the US!
The Birds and the Bees
By Mark Crawford
Arts Club Theatre Company On Tour
Sunday November 12, 2023 at 7:30PM
Sarah, a turkey farmer, has split up with her husband and moved in with her mom, Gail, a beekeeper. Add in Earl, the flirty neighbour, and Ben, an eager young graduate student, and you have the perfect breeding ground for unlikely attractions. Set in adjoining bedrooms, The Birds & the Bees is a Canadian comedy about love, lust, beekeeping, and the artificial insemination of turkeys.
The Music, Politics, and Culture of Generation X
A Kidoons in Association with Theatre Calgary and 20K Collective Production
Written, Directed, and Performed by Rick Miller
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 7:30PM
He’s back! BOOM X is the second of Rick Miller’s trilogy of solo multimedia performances that capture history and pop culture through stunning visuals and mind-blowing impersonations. The 70s, 80s, and 90s boom to life on stage with Miller playing over 100 characters from the days of disco, the oil crisis, Watergate, the cold war, video games, punk rock, and more.
Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 7:30PM
When Wendell discovers that both his wife and their beloved tree have vanished from the backyard, he must venture into the mysterious Wilds to bring them home. Pixar meets Miyazaki in this fantastical love story that the CBC called “captivating and magical”.