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Places Please: March 2016

By Sara Elizabeth Taylor
A professor-pupil relationship gets testy in The Lesson, playing this month at Theatre Junction GRAND. Photo: Retrieved from Theatre Junction GRAND website

A professor-pupil relationship gets testy in The Lesson, playing this month at Theatre Junction GRAND.
Photo: Retrieved from Theatre Junction GRAND website

CALGARY — There is an abundance of excellent theatre coming to town this month, so rather than waste some of this column’s word count on an intro, let’s go straight to the top theatre picks for March.

Cockroach
Alberta Theatre Projects
Martha Cohen Theatre
March 1-19

A Middle Eastern man tries to put his haunted past behind him as he hustles to survive on the icy cold streets of Montreal. He’s charming, he’s a thief, and he… sometimes thinks he’s a cockroach. Don’t miss this world premiere production based on the novel by Canadian writer Rawi Hage. 

The Turn of the Screw
Vertigo Theatre’s BD&P Mystery Theatre Series
The Playhouse at Vertigo Theatre
March 12 – April 10

A young governess and the two orphaned children she is hired to care for are haunted by ghosts in their lonely English manor. But are the spectres in this spine-chilling thriller real, or merely a product of her own fevered mind? 

Bad Jews
Theatre Calgary
Max Bell Theatre
March 15 – April 10

A grandfather’s death is the catalyst for a brawl over religious tradition and family legacy when his three grandchildren are forced to bunk together in an apartment. Bad Jews’ portrayal of modern Jewish life—and indeed modern life in general—will make you laugh, gasp, and maybe even cry.

Taking Flight: Festival of Student Work
University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts
Various Venues
March 15-19, March 29 – April 2, April 6-9

Get a sneak peek at some of Calgary’s up-and-coming talent in this annual festival that features works conceived, directed, produced and performed by graduate and undergraduate students. Visit scpa.ucalgary.ca for a full list of the performances, including many free events.

The Lesson
Theatre Encounter
Theatre Junction GRAND Studio
March 16-19

Fans of absurd theatre will not want to miss Theatre Encounter’s take on Eugene Ionesco’s one-act play lambasting academics and intellectuals. A professor has taken on a new pupil, but as the nonsensical lesson progresses with a series of non-sequiturs, the professor becomes more and more angry at the pupil’s ignorance. 

Macbeth
The Shakespeare Company and Vertigo Theatre
The Studio at Vertigo Theatre
March 30 – April 16

Prophecies. Ambition. Murder. Madness. We all surely know the story of Shakespeare’s famously cursed play, but with the brilliant teams at The Shakespeare Company and Vertigo Theatre at work behind the curtain, you just know that this old classic will come to life in new and unforgettable ways.

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