Theatre Calgary wants audience to choose 2022 production

"'Calgary' is part of our theatre's name and we wanted to give the city a chance to vote from a selection of works that offers something for everyone. This is an opportunity for Calgary to interact with us in a new way"


Theatre Calgary is allowing its audience to choose a production that will be performed in the 2022-23 season, which also comes with a chance to win prizes.

Calgary's Choices will allow audiences to vote for one of six productions between Jan. 24 to Feb. 6, including:

  •  Jimmy Buffet's Escape From Margaritaville, music and lyrics by Jimmy Buffet, book by Greg Garcia & Mike O'Malley;
  •  The Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway;
  •  Into the Woods, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine, originally directed on Broadway by James Lapine, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick;
  •  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,based on the novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens;
  •  Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, by August Wilson;, and;
  •  Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti.

Everyone who votes will also be entered to win a grand prize Ultimate Staycation Weekend For Two, valued at $1,500 and presented by the Hyatt Regency Calgary and Theatre Calgary.

Read a background profile on the plays here 

The winning choice will be unveiled in March and the remainder of the lineup will be announced later this spring.


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