2014/2015 Calgary theatre season preview – Alberta Theatre Projects

Friday 05th, September 2014 / 18:35
By Sara Elizabeth Taylor

Venus in Fur (September 9-27)

ATP_venus_in_fur_feb_27A young actress and a director enter into a charged game of cat and mouse where the lines between fantasy and reality, seduction and power, love and sex, start to blur.

Butcher (October 14 – November 1)

ATP_butcher_2At a police station, a mysterious old man is found wearing a foreign military uniform and a Santa hat, with a meat hook dangling around his neck. Haunted by events a world away, no one is who they seem to be.

Charlotte’s Web (November 27 – December 31)

ATP_charlottes_web_FINALThis childhood favourite, an inspiring tale of friendship, is spun to life with aerial acrobatics and live music.

Mump & Smoot in “Anything” (20 – February 1, 2015)

ATP_mump+smootCanada’s hilarious – and notorious – Clowns of Horror are back with their first new show in four years. In their twisted netherworld, Mump and Smoot are confronted by a myriad of nightmarish obstacles that present themselves at every turn.

The Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst (February 24 – March 14, 2015)

ATP_Donald_crowhurstIn 1969, British amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst went silent during a solo round-the-world sailing race. Weeks later, Crowhurst’s boat was found, but only his logbooks remained to tell the tale of one man’s desire to win at any cost.

Becky’s New Car (April 7-25, 2015)

ATP_becky_car_FINALBecky Foster dreams about shaking up her humdrum routine, but when a handsome billionaire sweeps her off her feet and offers her the keys to a whole new life, she must choose which route to take.

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