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Your Theatre Experience

We create unique experiences for you to get up close and personal with our cast and creative team and get a peek behind the scenes of our productions. 

  • Talk Back Tuesdays

    Talk about the show and learn more about the stories and characters with members of our cast and creative team after the second Tuesday performance. This talk takes place in the theatre immediately after the show.

  • Talk Theatre Thursdays

    Want a peek behind the scenes of our shows? Get the insider’s scoop on how shows are brought to life. Meet creative and production teams before the show. Talk Theatre Thursdays take place on the first Thursday evenings of each play in our subscription series, starting at 7:00pm, in the Arts Commons Max Bell Theatre lobby.

  • Tasty Tuesday

    Before the show, subscribers are invited to sample delicious hors d'oeuvres from one of Calgary's leading restaurants or caterers. Tasty Tuesdays take place on the 2nd Tuesday of every show’s run.

  • Wine Wednesday

    Before the show, subscribers are invited to enjoy select wines brought to you by Highlander Wines. Wine Wednesdays take place on the 2nd Wednesday performance of every show’s run.

  • Senior Saturday Matinees

    Senior Saturday matinees offer seniors (65+) tickets at a discounted price. Before the performance begins, Senior Saturday patrons enjoy snacks in the Upper Lobby followed by conversations with artistic staff and artists. 

    These take place on the third Saturday matinee of each play in our subscription season in the Upper Lobby at 1:00 p.m. (Please check with Audience Services when calling to purchase tickets.) Doors are open and refreshments are available at 12:45 p.m., curtain time is 2:00 p.m.

    Senior Saturday Matinee Tickets

    Most of our Price Level 2 seats are available for $45.00. These matinees sell quickly, so booking early will give you your best seating options, subject to availability.

    Please Note: This year we are happy to offer Senior Saturday pricing for the Sunday, December 15 matinee performance of A Christmas Carol, however there will be no snacks or refreshments included.

    There are a few options available to purchase your Senior Saturday tickets:

    Walk-Up Hours

    Now located in the Arts Commons Box Office
    225 8th Avenue SE (Arts Commons, Main Floor)
    Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. MT

    Audience Services

    Call 403.294.7447 or visit in person at 225 8th Avenue SE on the main floor of Arts Commons (Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MT)

    Will Call

    At the Max Bell Theatre Box Office, one (1) hour prior to the performance.

    A special thanks to Barbara and Yukio Kitagawa, who have graciously provided the food for our Senior Saturday matinees.

Senior Saturday Matinee FAQs