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October 13, 2019

5 Things To Do: April 8 to 12

Check out all the music, theatre and comedy this week in and around Edmonton.

Courtesy Edmonton Opera

Soul at the Starlite

American singer, songwriter and actress Morgan James takes the Starlite stage with songs from her album Reckless Abandon on April 8.

The Starlite Room, Citadel Theatre, 10030 – 102 St., 780-428-1099, starliteroom.ca

Watch a misadventure

Rossini’s final comedy, The Misadventures of Count Ory, is full of naughty nuns, scandalous set-ups and way too much wine. Follow the love triangle between Count Ory, his cunning Page and a feisty Countess April 9 and 12 at the Jubilee Auditorium.

Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 – 87 Ave., 780-427-2760, jubileeauditorium.com

See and hear one of the first movie classics ever

Watch the big top adventure, The Circus — and hear the Charlie Chaplin-written score performed live by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra — at the Winspear Centre, April 11.

Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-428-1414, winspearcentre.com

Best in Folk

One of Canada and folk music’s best songwriters will share songs from his twenty year, dozen album career. Join David Francey at the Arden Theatre in St. Albert, April 11.

Arden Theatre, 5 St. Anne St., , St. Albert, stalberta.ca

Friday Night Laughs

Comedian Eric Johnston — who’s been performing on stage and screen since he was six years old —  headlines The Standup Show at the Grindstone Theatre on April 12.

The Grindstone, 10019 – 81 Ave, 780-244-9076, grindstonetheatre.ca

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