Spring in Calgary: Here’s What's to Come

If you’re sick of the winter weather and can’t wait until spring, why not get a head start on planning out your springtime calendar of events? It’s one of the best ways to boost your mood and get your mind focused on better, warmer days (that are just around the corner). Here are some things coming our way during this spring in Calgary!

Baskerville: Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Looking to enjoy an evening out with a dinner and a show? This might just be what you’re looking for! This adventurous, comedic spin on The Hound of Baskerville showcases the witty talents of Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Watson at work solving a string of troubling murders. This event is hosted at the Stage West Theatre restaurant where attendees can indulge in an entertaining evening and dinner. Prepare to be thoroughly entertained – take our word for it!

For more information, visit http://stagewestcalgary.com/baskerville-sherlock/

The Secret Garden on Stage

Starting April 17th, you can catch this classic tale by Frances Hodgson Burnett performed live on stage at the Max Bell Theatre. This classic story follows a young orphan child who is sent away to live on an estate with her uncle. While exploring the grounds, she stumbles upon a key and a secret garden, which opens up a world of family secrets and wonders. Sound intriguing? It lives up to the hype!

For more information on show times and tickets, visit theatrecalgary.com

The Suncor Stage One Festival of New Canadian Work

On Friday and Saturdays from May 25th until June 9th, 2018, you can enjoy free one-play acts by Canadian artists. Hosted at the Lunchbox Theatre, this event has been operating for more than three decades, allowing artists to showcase their talents, with many achieving great success. If you’re looking to discover up and coming talent before they make it big, this is right up your alley.

For a full list of details on show times, visit http://www.lunchboxtheatre.com/stage-one-festival-of-new-canadian-work

Dirty Laundry: Sunset Soaps

Looking for a good distraction from the chaos that’s happening in the world right now? The Dirty Laundry Sunset Soaps is the perfect way to do just that! This lively and entirely improvised staged soap opera that’s based in 1942 offers a unique and entertaining twist, a twist that focuses on the glamour and lights of Hollywood – aimed to help people forget about the ongoing war at the time (WW2). It’s witty, funny, and thought-provoking, providing the perfect way to spend an evening during the spring.

There’s a ton of things to do during the spring in Calgary, and if you love theatrical performances, you definitely won’t be disappointed. Be sure to check out these upcoming events, and keep your eyes on the calendar of events for Calgary as more activities are added.