If you’re looking at a night of full belly laughs, look no further than the team at Just For Laughs. This year’s tour is being hosted by comedian and satirist Rick Mercer and it features some of the best stand-ups in the country. Ali Hassan, Debra DiGiovanni and Ivan Decker are all along for the ride. Tickets are $47 – $57.
A brand-new album and a brave new start for Saskatoon party band The Steadies. Two years ago, the sudden death of guitarist Justin “Juice” Lee had the band questioning its future. Now The Steadies are back with a new album Tiro De Leone. This is sure to be a great hometown party. Tickets for the Friday show sold out so quickly that the group has added a Saturday night performance. Tickets are $20 – $35.
He’s taken the classical world by storm by fusing Indigenous culture and song with a symphonic score. Jeremy Dutcher has become a household name with his first album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa which used 100 year-old recordings of Indigenous song as its foundation. The work earned the classically-trained tenor the Polaris Music Prize in 2018 and a 2019 Juno. Dutcher is now out on a North American tour playing with local orchestras and inspiring youth along the way. Tickets for the SSO show are $53 – $73.
WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO WROL!Tell us about a young person that inspires you and why in the comments for your chance to win 1 of 2 pairs of tickets to WROL.Winner will be picked Tuesday November 5th.Don’t forget to like and share this post!The World Premiere of WROL (Without Rule of Law) runs on The Main Stage until November 13, 2019.
How would you prepare for the end of the world? A world premiere of Michaela Jeffery’s WROL (Without Rule of Law) is a dark comedy about a band of 8th grade student who are convinced the world is coming to an end and people can’t be trusted to protect them. They band together to do something in the face of impending doom. Tickets are $30-$56.
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"Into the Woods is the story of what happens AFTER happily ever after."This behind-the-scenes look at Into the Woods is SO fun!Catch Into the Woods at The Broadway Theatre from November 6th – 10th.Tickets available at saskatoonsummerplayers.ca or 306.652.6556.Videography Credit: Zeroframe Productions.
What happens after ‘Happily Ever After’? Thanks to Steven Sondheim, you don’t have to wonder. The Saskatoon Summer Players are getting ready to head Into the Woods. It’s the musical story of a Baker and his wife who long desperately for a child. An evil witch has cursed them and to break the spell, they have to gather items for her. Along their quest, they meet characters from the beloved Grimm fairy tales Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk. The music is wonderful and it leaves the audience to question whether there really is such a thing as a happy ending. I’ve included a clip from the movie version of the story to give you a little taste. Tickets are $24 – $34.