Shadow Theatre presents Lungs, a tale about a couple thinking of having a baby amid a warming and tumultuous world. It explores betrayal, happenstance and the terrible pain that you can only cause the people you love. The production runs March 13 to 31.
ShadowTheatre, 10329 83 Ave., 780-434-5564,shadowtheatre.com
Watch six characters deal with enforced silence on a healing retreat in Small Mouth Sounds, March 14 to 24 at the Roxy Theatre. A challenge for actors and audience alike, characters must fumble forward and look for answers — minus words. It’s a humourous and touching journey without a roadmap.
The Roxy Theatre, 8529 Gateway Blvd., 780-453-2440,theatrenetwork.ca
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra music director Rune Bergmann will conduct cellist Stéphane Tétrault with the ESO as they play preferred Beethoven and Tchaikovsky selections that spotlight the cello, March 21 at the Winspear.
Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, 780-428-1414,winspearcentre.com
With Felix Mendelssohn’s otherworldly score, the Alberta Ballet brings A Midsummer’s Night Dream to life, March 21 to 23.
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Ave., 780-427-2760,jubileeauditorium.com
Canada’s young bluegrass band to watch, The Slocan Ramblers, take the Festival Place stage in Sherwood Park on March 21.
Festival Place,100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park, 780-449-3378, festivalplace.ab.ca