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"Welcome to our 24/25 Season! We have curated this lineup of shows for theatre lovers like you. From comedies to classics, each production promises a memorable evening of entertainment for you to share with your friends and family.

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Stafford Arima, Maya Choldin

The Play That Goes Wrong

By Henry Lewis, Henry Shields & Jonathan Sayer

Directed by Dennis Garnhum

September 3 to 29, 2024
Max Bell Theatre (Arts Commons)

Welcome to The Cornley Drama Society’s production of The Murder at Haversham Manor, where the actors are unprepared, the set is falling apart, and the leading lady is unconscious. The Play That Goes Wrong is Noises Off meets The Mousetrap, a comedic play-within-a-play that celebrates the old adage: despite the hilarious consequences, the show must go on!

Presented in partnership with the Citadel Theatre and the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.


The Lehman Trilogy

By Stefano Massini
Adapted by Ben Power

Directed by Sarah Garton Stanley
and Tracey Erin Smith

October 15 to November 3, 2024
Max Bell Theatre (Arts Commons)

Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Play, this American epic tells the story of the dramatic rise and fall of Lehman Brothers Inc., from its immigrant origins in pre-Civil War Alabama to its Wall Street peak and the crash that followed. The Lehman Trilogy is performed by three actors, playing the Lehman brothers, their wives, their sons, their grandsons, and all other characters, tracing the 163-year history of a dream destined for collapse.

Presented in association with Arts Commons Presents.


A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
Adapted for the stage by Geoffrey Simon Brown

Directed by Stafford Arima
Associate Directed by Jane MacFarlane

November 29 to December 29, 2024
Max Bell Theatre (Arts Commons)

On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three spirits, who take him on a journey into his past, present, and future to show him the errors of his ways. Dickens’ classic holiday tale comes alive on the Theatre Calgary stage, with stunning sets and costumes and the return of Doug McKeag as Scrooge. See why A Christmas Carol has become a holiday tradition for so many Calgarians.


A Streetcar Named Desire

By Tennessee Williams

Directed by Daryl Cloran

January 28 to February 23, 2025
Max Bell Theatre (Arts Commons)

A classic of the stage, A Streetcar Named Desire is the story of Blanche DuBois, a former Southern belle, whose unexpected arrival in New Orleans sets in motion a dangerous power struggle between herself and her sister’s husband, Stanley. Tension builds as secrets about Stanley and Blanche are revealed and desires crescendo in this smoldering Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Presented in partnership with the Citadel Theatre.


Blithe Spirit

By Noël Coward

Directed by Nikki Loach

March 18 to April 13, 2025
Max Bell Theatre (Arts Commons)

Farce and frights collide as Charles Condomine tries to keep his past from ruining his present after inadvertently summoning the spirit of his first wife at a dinner-party-turned-séance. Only he can see or hear her, but that won’t stop her attempts to destroy his new marriage, in this supernatural comedy from one of theatre’s most beloved British wits.


World Premiere


By Sable Sweetgrass

Directed by Alanis King

April 22 to May 11, 2025
Big Secret Theatre (Arts Commons)

Awowakii is a living room comedy of errors about Chrissy Two-Guns, a Blackfoot transgender woman whose estranged father, Joseph, shows up in her life again. Joseph mistakes Chrissy’s friend Toni for Chrissy herself, and confusion ensues. This world premiere by local playwright Sable Sweetgrass is an immersive theatre experience, where the audience is enveloped within the world of the play in the intimate Arts Commons Big Secret Theatre.


Legally Blonde

Music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Book by Heather Hach
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture

Directed & Choreographed by Stephanie Graham

May 20 to June 15, 2025

Max Bell Theatre (Arts Commons)

A feel-good musical based on the novel and hit film. Legally Blonde is the story of Elle Woods, whose perfect life is turned upside down when her boyfriend dumps her to attend Harvard Law. Determined to win him back, Elle joins him at the prestigious school, defying stereotypes and proving herself in the process, with a little help from her Delta Nu Sorority friends and her dog Bruiser.

Presented in partnership with the Citadel Theatre.

This production will be made possible by the generous support of The Al Osten & Buddy Victor Legacy Fund.