The high-stakes tragedy and political drama of Shakespeare’s Richard III are transported to the hallways of a contemporary high school in this darkly comedic adaptation.
Taunted with the nickname “Dick” and bullied because of his disability, Richard, the play’s brilliant, charismatic anti-hero, is determined to have his revenge, and plots a ruthless path to power in a dramatic student council election.But as he falls deeper into a pattern of manipulation and greed, Richard is faced with an unexpected choice: Is it better to be feared or loved?
alberta theatre presents, in association with the Shakespeare company & hit and myth productions
April 18 - 30, 2023
Shakespeare’s fiery drama chronicles the cutthroat ascension of a king and the havoc he leaves in his wake as he gains power over the realm. Richard III is an unrelenting demonstration of the exercise of power.
the Shakespeare company and Hit & Myth present
April 14 - 29, 2023
In 1935, the brilliant photographer and artist, Dora Maar, meets Pablo Picasso at a cafe in Paris. Thus begins her ten year relationship with the most famous artist in the world. A play about love, sacrifice and surrealism.
By Beth Graham and Daniela Vlaskalic, Directed by Blake Brooker.
Dora Maar: the wicked one
gal productions with the generous support of hit & myth productions
by Beth graham & Daniela Vlaskalic
May 5 - 14, 2022
Calgary favourites Bruce Horak and Rebecca Northan present Macbeth like you’ve never seen before! These uber talented, long-time collaborators bring tragedy, comedy, poetry…and GOBLINS together for a theatrical experience not soon to be forgotten.
In this two-hander mash-up, audiences are brought to the edge of their seats for a ‘spontaneous theatre’ experience. It’s horror, fantasy, improvisation, and Shakespeare all in one fell swoop! No fourth wall, no safety net, no rules! When Goblins are let loose in the theatre anything can happen!
the Shakespeare company and hit&myth productions
conceived by and starring Rebecca Northan & bruce horak
march 17 - 27, 2022