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Alberta Theatre Projects is a Calgary-based, not-for-profit, professional theatre company that celebrates the art of live theatre. Based in The Martha Cohen Theatre at Arts Commons in downtown Calgary, the company produces world-calibre shows with a focus on new works of theatre, plays by Canadian playwrights, and contemporary theatre from around the world. It is also a national leader in new play development and dramaturgy.

Rediscover the life-changing experience of live theatre in 2016-2017 during their 45th Anniversary All-Canadian Season:

  • Waiting for the Parade: the 40th Anniversary of a contemporary Canadian classic and WWII-era drama set in Calgary
  •  Fortune Falls: a world premiere new Canadian musical about a haunted chocolate factory by Catalyst Theatre
  • Slipper: A Distinctly Calgarian Cinderella Story: a hilarious holiday pantomime retelling of Cinderella that’s fun for the whole family by master of audience engagement, Rebecca Northan
  •  Stranger to Hard Work: a hysterical one woman show starring This Hour Has 22 Minutes’ Cathy Jones (part of the High Performance Rodeo) 
  • Gracie: a masterful solo performance about a young woman growing up in the Mormon community by Canadian playwright Joan Macleod
  • 1979: a political satire about power and politics in Canada in the late 70’s through the eyes of the first Prime Minister from Alberta, Joe Clark.

Tickets for all shows start at only $25. To get tickets or for more information please call our box office at 403-294-7402 or visit us online.


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  • 100% Non-smoking
  • 2 hr viewing time
  • AMEX
  • Compost
  • CTrain accessible
  • Debit Card/Interac
  • Family friendly
  • Group booking
  • Group rates
  • Group tour rates
  • Guided tours
  • Internet - Wireless - Meeting Facilities
  • Internet - Wireless - Rooms
  • LGBTQ+ friendly
  • MC
  • Non-smoking
  • On-site parking
  • Paid parking
  • Recycle
  • Student friendly
  • Visa
  • Wheelchair access

Meeting Rooms

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Martha Cohen Theatre 6900641.03 9228.04 7522.86 419 400

Hours & Admission


September to April. See website for show dates and times.


$25 to $72. $10 ticket nights for students.

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