Edmonton downstage | 05.30.2016

  • Opening this week:
    • L’Unithéâtre presents Refuge June 1 – 4 at La Cité Francophone. Unlike other L’Unithéâtre’s shows, there will not be English surtitles for this show.
    • NextFest 2016 runs June 2 – 12! Check out all the details at nextfest.org!
    • The newly renovated Varscona Theatre is open! The first show presented in the new Varscona will be Stewart Lemoine’s For the Love of Cynthia. 
    • The Sprouts New Play Festival for Kids runs June 4 and 5 at the Westbury Theatre.
  • Field Law’s Community Fund Program is now open for voting, including projects like Workshop West’s proposal for a deaf theatre festival. Check out all the great projects and vote for your favourites to help them get funded.
  • My favourite summer festival to volunteer at – the Freewill Shakespeare Festival – has opened up its call for volunteers.
  • Concrete Theatre has an online auction in support of the 2016 Sprouts New Play Festival for Kids, which runs June 4 – 5. The online auction is open until June 5.
  • There were so many great photos from the grand opening of the Varscona Theatre!
  •  Catalyst Theatre has started releasing teasers from their next project:


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