On Stage

The Company of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. Photo by Joanna Akyol
Graphic illustration of a large 'painted' banner, with pinks, purples, and oranges. Drawings of roses, music notes, a butterfly and guitar surround a centered title. The stacked title in all-caps white text with a pink glow reads, "UNCOVERED | The Music of Dolly Parton."
What's On

The Musical Stage Company’s 15th annual signature concert spotlights hit songs from the Queen of Country, onstage at Koerner Hall! Featuring wildly inventive arrangements of Dolly Parton classics by music…

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3 World Premiere Musicals Inspired by Acclaimed Canadian Short Stories Prompted by the acclaimed short stories of award-winning Canadian author Mavis Gallant, Canada’s most exciting musical minds have created an imaginative triptych…

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With recent developments related to the worldwide Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we at The Musical Stage Company take the health and wellbeing of our community very seriously. As such, we have…

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In Development

Inspired by Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye,” this is a story that gives voice to those  who have been silenced, ignored and abused the most in the Black Race…the human …

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Set in a prairie Chinatown, MEAT is the story of young metal head Philippa Chang, daughter of the lone Chinese butcher and heir to his “lucky” cleaver. After feeding meat…

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Guns and magic. Love and hurt. When gunslinger Prospero conjures a storm in the desert, he begins a chain of events that forces every cowboy and spirit into a fight…

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Inspired by true events from 1915 in New York, KELLY v. KELLY reveals the story of a mother and daughter divided by passion, money and what it means to be a woman at a…

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As a celebrated Self-Help Guru, Frank Carter seems to have the answer to the meaning of life, but when he smashes into a truck on her 16th birthday, his daughter…

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Set in a dystopian future, technological prodigy Max is an ideal student with a bright future until, with a single swipe, he sets out on a journey to forbidden corners…

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DIXON ROAD tells the story of a Somali family who immigrate to Canada in 1991 as the civil war begins to tear their homeland apart. They settle in Dixon Road,…

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Set at a Catholic high school in suburban Calgary, Monoceros illustrates just how painfully un-evolved high schools remain, even in the era of “It Gets Better”. Kids can be cruel and indifferent,…

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A 2-spirit Indigi-queer Drag Queen fuses Indigenous and Drag cultures giving life to a new style of performance we never knew we needed. The story follows Starwalker, an Indigi-Queer two-spirit…

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THE PREPOSTEROUS PREDICAMENT OF POLLY PEEL explores a family grappling with death through the eyes and imagination of a biology-obsessed eleven-year-old girl. Originally inspired by acclaimed Canadian painter Paul Peel’s ‘The…

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On the night of the 1969 moon landing, an ordinary housewife walks out on her husband for no real reason. She has never been unhappy; she simply sees the astronauts…

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