Theatre & Performing Arts
Alberta Theatre Projects
Contemporary live theatre in Martha Cohen Theatre in Center for Performing Arts. Professional presentations of new works. Comedies, dramas and musicals. Location for Canada's annual premier new play festival, 'playRites'.
403-294-7475, 220 - 9 Ave SE, T2G 5C4
Calgary Center for Performing Arts
World-class entertainment facility. Five performance venues and convention facilities. Home to theatre, music and live arts.
403-294-7455, 205 - 8 Ave SE, T2G 0K9
Professional opera company. Performances at Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Special presentations in other venues. Established in 1972.
403-262-7286, #550, 125 - 9 Ave SE
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
One of Canada's leading orchestras. Performs in Jack Singer Concert Hall, one of the world's finest listening chambers. Symphonic music: Pops to Baroque; Classics to children's programming.
403-294-7420, 205 - 8 Ave SE, T2G 0K9
Loose Moose Theatre
'Lunchtime is playtime.' Mid-day stress break with feel-good theatre. Professionally produced one-act plays, musicals, comedy and revues for downtown shoppers, workers and visitors. Special evening performances. Box office: 265-4292
403-265-4297, 2 Level, 205 - 5 Ave SW, T2P 2V7
A Registered Historic Resource, the building was originally constructed as Water Pumping Station No. 2, serving Calgary from 1913 to 1967. Saved from demolition in 1968, it was restored and equipped with two fully functioning theatres. The pump and original brickwork have been preserved and are the only remaining such equipment in North America. Productions are presented Sept through June by community arts groups.
403-263-0079, 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW
Stage West Theatre Restaurants
Luxurious 470-seat broadway dinner theatre. Elegant dining. Buffet before every show. Performances by well-known TV and film personalities.
403-243-7077, 727 - 42 Ave SE, T2G 1Y8
One of eight major professional theatres in Canada. Dramas, comedies and musicals in 700-plus seat Max Bell Theatre. One person show to large musicals with live orchestra. Six annual plays and "A Christmas Carol" - annual holiday production. Tickets: 294-7447
403-294-7440, 2 Flr., 220 - 9 Ave SE