The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Arts and Entertainment

1 copy copyStories told through a community project

Aiming to showcase the lives and experiences of new Canadian immigrants, Clem Martini, a Calgary-based playwright, interviewed Calgarians from almost 30 different countries to present their stories in theatre. The men and women interviewed ranged from the ages of late 20s to 50s, some in multi-generational groupings.

Touring percussion show hits Jubilee Auditorium Nov. 22-27

lisalatouchethumbAs Broadway Across Canada's touring production of Stomp makes its way into Calgary next week, it will act as a homecoming for one performer in particular.

Students put on two plays aimed at families and children

lordbeaverbrookthumbAt Lord Beaverbrook High School the drama teachers and a group of students are hard at work rehearsing for two upcoming plays set to go up in the first week of December.

The two plays, "How to Eat Like a Child," a play about a group of kids teaching the audience how to act like children, and "A Promise is a Promise," a play based off the children's story by Robert Munsch and Michael Kusugak, are aiming to bring in a large draw for the community with a focus on families.

Actors say the message of the musical resonates with the season

ozposterthumbThe Wicked Witch of the West. Munchkin Country. Dorothy's ruby-red slippers.

Few stories have as memorable and iconic visual imagery as does L. Frank Baum's "Wizard of Oz."