Citadel TheatreThe Citadel Theatre

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Citadel Theatre
Bucket List
Foote School
Theatre education
Live Shows
Professional theatre
Various genres
Community Hub
Spotlight Program


The Citadel Theatre stands tall as one of the largest theatres in Canada, situated in the vibrant heart of downtown Edmonton. Renowned for their commitment to excellence in live, professional theatrical productions, the Citadel offers an immersive experience that captivates audiences from all walks of life. Not only does the Citadel provide stellar entertainment, but it also serves as an educational hub through its Foote Theatre School, nurturing the next generation of theatre enthusiasts and professionals.

House Series of Entertainment

The Citadel Theatre's House Series invites audiences to experience the best in concerts, cabarets, and comedy in a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. These specially-curated shows offer patrons a unique night out, providing an opportunity to explore a diverse range of performances, from soul-stirring music to side-splitting comedy.

  • Concerts: Immerse yourself in the soulful melodies and electrifying rhythms of talented musicians as they take the stage for unforgettable performances. From jazz to folk to blues, the House Series showcases a variety of musical genres, promising an evening of enchanting tunes and captivating performances.
  • Cabarets: Step into the world of cabaret, where storytelling meets song in an intimate and inviting setting. Whether it's a solo act or an ensemble performance, cabaret shows in the House Series offer a delightful fusion of music, theatre, and personal narratives, creating an immersive experience that resonates with audiences long after the curtains close.
  • Comedy: Get ready for a night of laughter as comedians take center stage to deliver gut-busting jokes and hilarious anecdotes. From stand-up comedy to improv comedy, the House Series features a lineup of talented comedians who promise to leave you in stitches with their wit and humor.

Artistic Development

At the Citadel, artistic development is at the forefront of their mission. Through play development initiatives, they've brought 22 world premieres to life, with 13 subsequently produced elsewhere, elevating the reputation of the Citadel and Edmonton across the globe. Their artist programs and mentorship opportunities offer invaluable guidance and support to emerging talents, ensuring a vibrant and diverse theatre landscape.

Inclusivity and Community

The Citadel Theatre is not just a venue for performances; it's a community hub where everyone is welcome. Their Spotlight Program, supported by CWB Wealth Management, provides a nurturing environment for children to explore imaginative play skills and build relationships through drama and storytelling. Recognized for their dedication to inclusivity, the Citadel received the 2019 Autism Service Champions Award for their I Can Pretend! Program, a testament to their unwavering commitment to creating safe and welcoming spaces for all.

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The Citadel Theatre
The Citadel Theatre
9828 101A Ave
Edmonton, T5J 3C6
The Citadel Theatre
The Citadel Theatre
9828 101A Ave
Edmonton, T5J 3C6
Open Hours
09:30 AM -05:00 PM
09:30 AM -05:00 PM
09:30 AM -07:00 PM
09:30 AM -08:00 PM
09:30 AM -08:00 PM
12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
12:00 PM - 08:00 PM

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