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Drama Productions

Concordia University of Edmonton has two main stage productions each academic year – one in Fall (October/November) and one in Winter (March).

Our productions are directed by a faculty member or a guest director from Edmonton’s professional theatre community and every second year we produce a musical theatre piece. Auditions are open to all CUE students, and those with the appropriate prerequisites can gain credit for participation in the productions.

CUE’s independent drama club, Green Thespians Collective (GTC), also sponsors a student directed Festival of One Acts in the Fall Term – usually in December – and a Fine Arts Carnival of Theatre, Dance and Music in the Winter term – usually in April.

Upcoming

Fall 2017:

Waxworks by Trina Davies
Workshop Production of this new Canadian play
Director Glenda Stirling

Performances take place in the Al and Trish Huehn Theatre in November 2017.

Winter 2018:

The Dada Play by Mieko Ouchi
Edmonton premiere
Director Caroline Howarth

Performances take place in the Al and Trish Huehn Theatre in March 2018.

See the Events calendar for upcoming audition and performance dates.  Select the Drama calendar from the Categories to see only Drama events.

Tickets for performances are available at Tix on the Square.

Past productions

Winter 2017 – Urinetown: The Musical – Music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, and book by Greg Kotis. Directed by Michael Peng; Musical Director Kim Cousineau.

Fall 2016 – Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie adapted by Tim Supple and David Tushingham, Directed by Caroline Howarth, choreographed by student Olivia Babiak

Winter 2016 – A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, directed by Chris Bullough, choreographed by student Olivia Babiak, music composed by student Scott Heatcoat

Fall 2015 – The Glorious 12th by Raymond Storey, directed by Caroline Howarth

Winter 2015 – Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate, directed by Caroline Howarth, Conductor Danielle Lisboa, choreographed by CUE grad Bethany Brade

Fall 2014 – The Secret Garden adapted by Michael Shamata and Paula Wing, directed by Michelle Rios

Winter 2014 – Village of Idiots by John Lazarus, directed by Randy Ritz

Fall 2013 – The Seagull by Anton Chekhov, translated by Pam Gems, directed by Caroline Howarth

Winter 2013 – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, directed by Mieko Ouchi, musical director Kimberly Denis, choreographed by Richard Lee

Fall 2012 –Innocence Lost: A Play about Steven Truscott by Beverly Cooper, directed by Caroline Howarth

Winter 2012 – Harvey by Mary Chase, directed by Randy Ritz

Fall 2011 – The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Caroline Howarth

Winter 2011 – Honk by Anthony Drewe and George Stiles, directed by Tara Brodin, musical director Ryan Sigurdson, choreographed by Jason Hardwick

Fall 2010 –Unity (1918) by Kevin Kerr, directed by Caroline Howarth