Acting Up


Living in Calgary has many advantages, including access to a wide range of big theatre productions with low ticket prices for kids and families.
Loose Moose Theatre Company is famous for improv and kids’€™ productions based on classic children’€™s tales. Sleeping Beauty is on stage now through December 4, and Aladdin and His Magic Lamp debuts November 12. Tickets are $12 and shows run Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm at the Crossroads Market.

Storybook Theatre is another local fave, and features Anne of Green Gables (at the Pumphouse Theatre) in evening and matinee performances November 4 to 19. Bumbles’€™ Big Christmas Adventure (at the Community Arts Centre in the Easterbrook Theatre) is this fall’€™s Cookie Cabaret for ages three to six, and runs November 25 to December 18. Storybook Theatre tickets start at $14 and up.

Stage West for Kids launches the holiday season with a production of ‘€˜Twas the Night Before Christmas. Performances include a buffet meal, cost $32 for adults and $26 for kids and begin at 11 am on Saturdays. Many performances are sold out, so get your tickets now.


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