What lies ahead this year for Calgary’s theatre landscape is a captivating season that seems back in full swing! Broadway Across Canada is bringing seven amazing theatrical productions that will take centre stage to Calgary’s very own Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. We couldn’t be more excited for a year of supporting the arts through fun and unique date nights out!

Looking for a date idea that’s something different than your ordinary dinner and drinks? Immerse yourself in the incredible talent that BAC has to offer. Here’s what you can expect coming this 2024-2025 season.

Hairspray

When: March 19-24, 2024

Love the movie Hairspray and can’t stop singing along to their original songs? Belt ‘You Can’t Stop The Beat’ and more at Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy.

Not familiar? Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world? Expect laughs, a look into the past, and an appreciation for how far we’ve come since then!

Come From Away

When: September 17 – 22, 2024

Dive into the heartwarming tale of a small Newfoundland town that opened its doors to 7,000 stranded travellers in the aftermath of 9/11. In this stirring and inspiring musical, experience the incredible true story where cultures collided, tensions ran high, but ultimately, trust prevailed. Celebrate the kindness and resilience of humanity in Come From Away—an uplifting journey that reminds us of the best in ourselves and each other.

The Book of Mormon

When: November 26 – December 1, 2024

The Book of Mormon is a hilarious musical comedy that tracks the journey of two missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as they embark on a mission to spread their faith in a distant Ugandan village.

Beetlejuice

When: January 7 – 12, 2025

This thrilling experience is inspired by Tim Burton’s beloved film. The uproarious musical follows the adventures of Lydia Deetz, a quirky teenager whose life takes a supernatural turn when she encounters a recently deceased couple and a demon with a penchant for stripes. Featuring a witty script, an incredible set, and a score that’s truly otherworldly, Beetlejuice promises to be an absolute blast!

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical

When: March 18 – 23, 2025

Prepare to be swept off your feet by the inspiring tale of the Queen of Rock and Roll in The Tina Turner Musical! Set to the electrifying beat of her iconic hits, this musical showcases Tina’s incredible journey from adversity to becoming one of the most adored artists in the world.

SIX

When: May 20 – 25, 2025

Embark on a musical journey from Tudor Queens to Pop Icons as the SIX wives of Henry VIII seize the spotlight to transform five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a euphoric celebration of 21st-century girl power! This original musical sensation has taken the world by storm, leaving everyone completely captivated! SIX won 23 awards in the 2021/2022 Broadway season, including the Tony Award® for Best Original Score (Music and Lyrics) and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical. 

Riverdance

When: June 27 – 29, 2025

Ever since its debut on the global stage, Riverdance has enchanted millions worldwide with its unique blend of Irish and international dance and music. With Grammy award-winning music and captivating choreography, this mesmerizing spectacle has consistently wowed audiences, solidifying its status as a beloved cultural phenomenon on a global scale.

Disney’s The Lion King

When: July 30 – August 17, 2025

Disney’s The Lion King returns to the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary! Winner of six Tony Awards®, including the prestigious Best Musical, this extraordinary production unites some of Broadway’s most imaginative minds. It’s a truly unmatched experience in the world of Broadway so get ready to watch the circle of life.

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