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Brit’s Picks Oct. 17 – 24

Brit’s Picks Oct. 17 – 24
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The Planets                 Oct. 19

TCU Place

Blast off with the Saskatoon Symphony as they celebrate the work of Gustav Holst. The Planets is a seven-movement work that explores the outer reaches of space with each new piece. This music is some of the most recognizable ever written and inspired composers like John Williams to write the score for Star Wars or Hans Zimmer to create the soundtrack for Gladiator. To add to the magic of the evening, actual NASA footage of the planets gathered from the Mars rover and satellite imagery will be projected on screens behind the SSO. The Saskatoon Astronomical Society will also be on hand that evening with its telescopes before the show and at intermission so the audience can do a little star gazing. Tickets are $32 – $73.

Click here for more info on how you can blast off with the SSO.

 

Evelyn has lost her husband in a karaoke bar bet. The thing is, she’s not entirely sure she wants him back. A wicked, smart, feisty, sneakily feminist comedy about the important things in life: love, freedom, karaoke… and never letting frozen yogurt stand in the way of your dreams.October 16 – 27, 2019 on the BackSrage Stagetickets.persphonetheatre.org​or purchase a Deep End 3 show subscription!

Posted by Persephone Theatre on Monday, September 30, 2019

I Lost My Husband! 

Now – Oct. 27

BackStage Stage

It sure sounds like an evening of fun when the tagline for a play is “Never let frozen yogurt stand in the way of your dreams.” Persephone Theatre presents I Lost My Husband! as part of its Deep End series. The show follows Evelyn, a woman who loses her husband in a karaoke bar bet and isn’t totally sure she wants him back. This is a feminist comedy about love, freedom and karaoke. Tickets are $30.

For more information, follow this link.

 

My Little Plastic Jesus

Now – Oct. 27

Various Venues

Burnt Thicket Theatre is taking the independent theatre and turning it on its head. The company has taken live theatre and combined it with the house concert model touring living rooms of willing audiences right across Saskatoon. The show is based on actor & creator Tom Bratton’s early life growing up in an evangelical household. Tickets are $20 and since the venue is constantly changing, you’re going to want to head to the website to find out more.

Here is the link.

 

Pulp Fiction 25th Anniversary Screening

Friday

Roxy Theatre

It was a film that changed the way I looked at movies and, quite frankly, John Travolta. Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction sent shock waves through the movie scene when it was released in 1994. The storyline all mixed up with different vignettes that follow the lives of career criminals. This show and it’s quotes spawned drinking games, Halloween costumes and I’m sure many late nights trying to put the story in order. To celebrate this film marking 25 years, the Roxy Theatre is hosting a special screening. Tickets are $10 and that’s less than a Royale with cheese!

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Del Barber      Sunday

The Bassment

Juno nominated prairie musician Del Barber is back with a new album called Easy Keeper and he’s ready to entertain. This is one easy-going Manitoba boy who’s connected with audiences right across Canada. His music is a blend of country and folk and it’s a great date night. Tickets are $20 – $25.

To find out more about this show, follow this link.

 

Britainy Zapshalla With more than 15 years as an arts reporter at CBC Radio-Canada under her belt, Britainy Zapshalla considers herself not only an expert but also a die hard fan of Saskatchewan’s entertainment scene. She’s a regular contributor to CTV Morning Live in Saskatoon and loves to help people plan their weekends with Brit’s Picks.

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