- Opening this week:
- Full Frontal Diva, put on by Blarney Productions, running Feb. 12 – 21 at La Cité Francophone.
- Rapid Fire Theatre’s Wildfire teen improv festival Feb. 10 – 28.
- Life, Death and the Blues at the Citadel Theatre Feb. 11 – March 1.
- Closing this week:
- Rubaroo Arts Festival wraps up on February 10. Check out their schedule.
- Big Fish at the Grant MacEwan Centre for the Arts until February 14.
- Check out my review of the show!
Jeffrey at Walterdale Theatre until February 14.
- Here’s my review of the show.
- University of Alberta Department of Drama’s The Threepenny Opera until February 14.
- Here’s some thought on it from Ephemeral Pleasures.
- Pyretic Productions’ Bears until February 15 at the ATB Arts Barns.
- Check out my review of the show, and listen to an interview with Matthew MacKenzie and Sheldon Elter on the What It Is Podcast’s episode 63.
One Flea Spare at the Varscona until February 15.
- Check out the Journal’s preview and Colin MacLean’s review.
The Laws of Thermodynamics at the ATB Arts Barns until February 15.
- Here’s a preview from Vue Weekly, and one from the Journal.
- Listen to an interview with Cat Walsh and James Hamilton on the What It Is Podcast’s episode 63.
Playing with Fire: The Theo Fleury Story at the Citadel until February 15.
- Check out what Kristen has to say about the show and reviews from Liz Nicholls, and Colin MacLean.
- Walterdale Theatre is holding auditions Feb. 15 – 16 for Jesus Master Builder and Magpies, two new plays that are part of Walterdale’s annual new works showcase, From Cradle to Stage.
- Applications are now being accepted for buskers and BYOVs for the 2015 Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival.
- Punctuate! Theatre’s latest newsletter contains more information about their upcoming The Suburban Motel Series.
- Hill Strategies has released a research paper on business support for the arts and economic and social benefits of the arts.
- Check out what Ephemeral Pleasures has to say about Theatre Network’s Famous Puppet Death Scenes.
- Canoe 2015 is not over! Well, it is, but the What It Is Podcast has posted recordings of three of the salons that were part of the festival:
- Salon # 1: Get Out Of the Theatre
- Salon # 2: When Does the Play Start?
- Salon #3: Why Can’t I Get In?