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Media Releases

April 29, 2024 – Alberta Theatre Projects brings Arts Club Theatre Company’s hit production of ‘The Birds and the Bees’ to Calgary

April 11, 2024 – Renowned Canadian actor Paul Gross returns to Calgary as Alberta Theatre Projects unveils its 50th Anniversary Season

March 10, 2024 – Theatre innovator and Alberta Theatre Projects’ Artistic Director Haysam Kadri awarded the 2024 Harry & Martha Cohen Award

February 20, 2024 – Alberta Theatre Projects brings W.O. Mitchell’s curling classic back to the Martha Cohen Theatre stage

December 7, 2023 – Alberta Theatre Projects announces Peita Luti as Executive Director, Calgary-based arts leader chosen after national search

Sept 21, 2023 – Alberta Theatre Projects announces 2023-24 Season: Short Season, Big Drama!

May 18, 2023 – Calgary theatre staple becomes Artistic Director at Alberta Theatre Projects

April 5, 2023 – Alberta Theatre Projects close 2022-23 Season with Teenage Dick April 18-30

January 19, 2023 – The F Word confronts fatphobia, a Downstage World Premiere Production presented by Alberta Theatre Projects

November 28, 2022 – Expect the unexpected: Alberta Theatre Projects’ The Jungle Book presents a fun and wild ride through the jungle this holiday season

October 13, 2022 – Cowgirl Up hits the Martha Cohen Theatre stage to kick off Alberta Theatre Projects’ bold and magical 2022-23 Season

June 28, 2022 – Alberta Theatre Projects announces a bold, magical and provocative season, with their entertaining 2022-23 lineup of shows

April 5, 2022 – Alberta Theatre Projects invites audiences to the beloved neighbourhood store in their presentation of the Canadian comedy phenomenon Kim’s Convenience by Ins Choi

March 30, 2021 – Alberta Theatre Projects presents Playwrights Projects 2022 – their second virtual offering of live readings from new Canadian plays in development

February 23, 2022 – Alberta Theatre Projects, in association with Forte Musical Theatre Guild, brings you the world premiere of ‘Alberta Kitchen Party,’ a new work that offers an inside look at the challenges and triumphs of being a performing artist in Alberta

January 20, 2022 – Alberta Theatre Projects’ new show, Undressed, explores the question: what do you do with a used wedding dress?

November 16, 2021 – In Wonderland to be a true holiday spectacle, featuring three artists portraying all the familiar characters, supported by theatre magic

October 6, 2021 – Alberta Theatre Projects boldly embraces the future, with the appointment of a new Artistic and Executive Director, and the announcement of 2021-22 Season Lineup

September 29, 2021 – Alberta Theatre Projects launches fundraising initiative for the Darcy Evans Senior Management Apprenticeship

September 21, 2021 – Alberta Theatre Projects welcomes back audiences to the Martha Cohen Theatre with Stealing Sam

August 19, 2021 – Alberta Theatre Projects Announces First Recipient of the Darcy Evans Legacy Fund

April 22, 2021 – Alberta Theatre Projects’ Stealing Sam on hold until further notice

March 26, 2021 – Canadian theatre is back with Alberta Theatre Projects’ Stealing Sam

March 16, 2021 – Alberta Theatre Projects presents Playwrights Projects 2021 – a series of live virtual readings of new Canadian plays in development

February 22, 2021 – Alberta Theatre Projects Welcomes New Interim Executive Leadership

December 17, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects offers on demand streaming of The Wizard of Oz script reading

November 26, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects Regrets to Share News of the Passing of Darcy Evans, Executive and Artistic Director

November 17, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects Announces Livestream Presentation of The Wizard of Oz

October 5, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects launches Play Dates online day camps

September 2, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects Announces Playwrights Unit to Support Creation of New Canadian Plays

July 13, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects postpones 2020-21 Season

June 16, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects to modify 2020-2021 season due to COVID-19 and postponement of Cabaret tour

May 28, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects announces Playwrights Projects 2020: a series of digital workshops and live online readings

February 19, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects presents Actually by Anna Ziegler

January 29, 2020 – Alberta Theatre Projects & 2b theatre company present Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

December 11, 2019 – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe becomes highest selling show in the company’s history

November 5, 2019 – Alberta Theatre Projects presents The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

October 3, 2019 – Alberta Theatre Projects presents Disgraced, a hot-button, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama

September 4, 2019 – Alberta Theatre Projects’ The Wedding Party transforms the Martha Cohen Theatre into cabaret seating for the first time in over 20 years

March 18, 2019 –The New Canadian Curling Club breaks Alberta Theatre Projects Box Office Record

March 1, 2019 – Alberta Theatre Projects Closes its 2018/19 Season on the Button with The New Canadian Curling Club

February 4, 2019 – Just Announced: Alberta Theatre Projects’ 2019/20 Season of World-Class Contemporary Theatre in Calgary

January 15, 2019 – Alberta Theatre Projects and One Yellow Rabbit Bring Hit Solo Show Café Daughter to High Performance Rodeo

November 29, 2018 – ZORRO: Family Code Set to Make its Mark in Calgary This Holiday Season

November 20, 2018 – Alberta Theatre Projects Announces Giving Tuesday Campaign

October 16, 2018 – Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is a Hit!

October 4, 2018 – Tony Award-Winning Comedy Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Turns Shakespeare’s Classic Tragedy Inside Out

August 22, 2018 – Alberta Theatre Projects Announces Full Cast and Creative Teams for Fall 2018

August 7, 2018 – Alberta Theatre Projects Revises 2018/19 Season

May 24, 2018 – Alberta Theatre Projects welcomes Darcy Evans as its new Artistic Producer

April 3, 2018 – Just Announced: 2018/19 Season Captures a Defining Moment in Alberta Theatre Projects’ 47-Year History