So you’ve swung by and checked out this year’s Calgary Fringe Festival. Maybe you squeezed in a show or two. But, might we make a quick recommendation?


Kill Hard

Get ready for edge of your seat action, Loose Moose style! Jamie Northan returns with this all-new version of the popular improvised action movie and this time Quinn Contini is backing him up.


Legends of Rock ’n’ Roll

Classic dinner theatre and a Stage West original, get ready to swoon to the likes of Buddy Holly, Tom Jones, Neil Diamond, and Elvis Presley in Legends of Rock ’n’ Roll.



Enjoying Shakespeare on Prince’s Island Park is a summertime right of passage in Calgary. And this year Theatre Calgary continues the tradition with one of the Bard’s most beloved works, Hamlet.

A woman pulls a man with his arms tied behind his back using a rope

The Monument

It’s not often you get a chance to check out a local premiere of an award-winning work by a fresh new voice on the scene. Theatre of Consequence presents The Monument as its inaugural offering.

A man stands on a building ledge and neighbours go about their business in the windows

7 Stories

If you’ve never heard of Sour Dog Theatre before, don’t worry. It’s a great time to get to know this emerging theatre company with its current show, 7 Stories.

Man in top hat and tails points to a giant Frankensteinesque monster with his cane

Young Frankenstein

The grandson of the infamous mad scientist sets out to be a different kind of Doctor Frankenstein than those before him, but things don’t go exactly as planned. Based on Mel Brooks’ classic film.