Alberta Theatre Projects (ATP) is a trendy and intimate downtown venue located in Arts Commons, right off Olympic Plaza. Their theatre, the Martha Cohen Theatre, is warm and intimate and located close to many bars and restaurants in the Downtown Core. Featuring a line up of contemporary plays and innovative, new Canadian plays that go on production all over the world, ATP is the perfect place to start your Downtown Date. Tickets and subscriptions are more reasonable than you might think.
Alberta Theatre Projects celebrates the art of live theatre and performance by creating and producing great contemporary theatre from Canada and beyond. Featuring some of Canada’s top stage talent, including actors, directors, playwrights and designers, Alberta Theatre Projects is a hidden gem producing world-class theatre right here in Calgary.
Enjoy relevant and thought-provoking world premieres of new plays, as well as imaginative interpretations of classic plays from the contemporary cannon. Some plays will make you laugh and others will make you think, and often they’ll do both – so whether you’re on a date or with friends, seeing a show at Alberta Theatre Projects is entertainment that’s sure to get you talking.
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October 17 – November 4, 2017
A poetic and dream-like theatrical experience about female friendship, and women’s struggle to balance the joys of nurturing the lives and ambitions of others with the pride of achieving their own.
November 21 – December 31, 2017
E.B. White’s beloved children’s classic about the unlikely friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider called Charlotte.
January 16 – 28, 2018
Empire of the Son is a funny and poignant autobiographical one-man show by former CBC broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematsu about his rocky relationship with his emotionally reserved father.
February 27 – March 17, 2018
In a series of parallel moments over the course of Marianne and Roland’s relationship, Constellations explores the infinite trajectories that love can take to bring us together or pull us apart.
April 3 – 21, 2018
Inspired by the true story of Canada’s first national female hockey league told through music and dance inspired by the jazz age.