The Citadel Theater announces 4 exciting shows as part of the 2021/2022 House series
The Citadel Theater House Series offers four spectacular shows starting in March 2022 as part of the House Series.
The House Series offers the public the best concerts, cabarets and comedy in a relaxed and relaxed atmosphere. These four specially curated shows offer audiences an evening to explore everything from music and storytelling to laugh-out-loud comedy.
This year’s lineup features artists known both locally and nationally, including the talented women behind the all-female show All Because I’m A Woman Starring: Kristi Hansen, Kate Blechinger, Mo Lefever, Allyson MacIvor, Jameela McNeil , Larissa Pohoreski and Kaeley Jade Wiebe under the musical direction of Jennifer McMillan. Krystle Dos Santos in Hey Viola!, a musical exploration of Canadian civil rights hero Viola Desmond. Hilarious Canadian comedians Carolyn Taylor and Elvira Kurt provide an evening of endless entertainment and laughs. And Stephanie Harpe in The Stephanie Harpe Experience with a night of high energy rock with her 5 piece band including Royce Rak, Steve Farrell, Andrew Jaehn and Trevor Bigam.
“We’re thrilled to bring you these four fantastic shows, filled with amazing artists from Edmonton and across the country. We hope you’ll join us for all four to experience incredible music, thoughtful storytelling and comedy. hilarious!” says Citadel Art Director Daryl Cloran.
House Series packages are on sale now for $125 + fees and GST through the box office at 780.425.1820 or online at citadeltheatre.com. Occasional tickets starting at $30 + fees and GST on sale February 10, 2022.
House Series 2021/2022
All because I am a woman
March 4 – 5, 2022
Dolly Parton Songs and Country Women Then and Now
From Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn to Brandi Carlile and Yola, All Because I’m a Woman brings you an evening of some of the most iconic country tunes ever written with a special focus on the divine Mrs. Dolly Parton’s songbook. This all-female, all-female set is ready to give you a raucous celebration of women in country music past and present. Starring Kristi Hansen with Kate Blechinger, Mo Lefever, Allyson MacIvor, Jameela McNeil, Larissa Pohoreski and Kaeley Jade Wiebe with musical direction by Jennifer McMillan.
Carolyn Taylor and Elvira Kurt live!
April 22 – 23, 2022
Presented in partnership with Rapid Fire Theater
Carolyn Taylor (Baroness Von Sketch Show / Scaredy Cats / Detention Adventure) and Elvira Kurt (Canada’s Drag Race / The Great Canadian Bake Show / Queer Pride Inside / National Arts Center Presents / JFL / The Debaters / Comedy Now!) perform in a night hysterical of loud rejoicing, hilarious hijinks and/or joyous mayhem – it’s a choose-your-own laugh-out-loud adventure! In a potent combo of dazzling verbal gymnastics and impressive physical acrobatics – with a dollop of Olympic figure skating simulation – Taylor and Kurt wow audiences with their punchline prowess and storytelling flair, landing the comedic equivalent of a flying camel ride in a triple axel as they go hard for comedy gold!
May 13 – 14, 2022
A musical exploration of Canadian civil rights heroine Viola Desmond
Created by Krystle Dos Santos and Tracey Power
Developed by Western Canada Theater & Musical TheatreWorks
Who is Viola Desmond? Discover the dynamic and inspiring music that filled the home of Canada’s businesswoman, feminist and civil rights pioneer. With brilliant hits from the era and songs that have influenced history, such as “Dream a Little Dream”, “Smile”, “A Change is Gonna Come” and “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”, this cabaret personal and powerful, gives audiences the opportunity to experience how the actions of one woman played such a significant role in a movement to end systemic racial injustice. Featuring Edmonton’s Krystle Dos Santos!
Experience Stephanie Harpe (SHE)
June 10 – 11, 2022
Stephanie Harpe Experience (SHE) is an energetic 5-piece rock band based in Edmonton who come to sing on the roof of the Rice Theatre! Stephanie Harpe was discovered at 18 by Canadian icon Jeff Healey; during their friendship, she learned about the music industry and was inspired by its music. She then started a band in 2005 and opened for some of the biggest names in music including Trooper, Savoy Brown, Tom Cochrane & Red Ryder, Barenaked Ladies, Blue Rodeo, CCR Revisited, Colin James, Streetheart, Kim Mitchell , The Stampeders. , David Wilcox, Buckcherry, Loverboy, and lined up with the iconic Darby Mills (formerly of the Headpins). The SHE album was recorded at Homestead Recorders with legendary producer Barry Allen and management by Holger Petersen. SHE features Stephanie Harpe with Royce Rak (lead guitar), Steve Farrell (bass guitar), Andrew Jaehn (rhythm guitar) and Trevor Bigam (drums) and management by Jeff McGinnis.