Workshop West Theatre's 35th Season Soon to be Revealed!
It puts you at the crucible of our greatest needs, desires, fears or demands. To watch. To laugh, or cry, to cringe and hope it never happens to you, to learn, to celebrate.
Workshop West's Season 34 will bring you to some great Canadian crucibles. Forbidden love sparked at an inter-rez hockey tournament. Love forbidden by religion sparked against the nation-changing social upheaval of the 1919 Winnipeg Strike. And... Love that seems to be forbidden by how damn hard it is to get a little time together to light the spark!
This season we'll present the world premiere of Double Double, a new comedy by Ken Brown, one of Edmonton's favourite, and Canada's best playwrights. We're partnering with Alberta Aboriginal Arts to present Agokwe, winner of six Dora Mavor Moore Theatre Awards. We're also to teaming up with the Alberta Federation of Labour, to celebrate its 100th anniversary with a Special Presentation of the Canadian musical, Strike!
Our Springboards New Play Festival will run in September to kick off our season this year. The Canoe Theatre Festival, our January showcase of challenging contemporary theatre, will run for two weeks. It will also feature one of Canada's iconic performers – Mary Walsh.