The 12th Grand OnStage season for 2019-20 was announced Wednesday with a list of dozens of shows from across Canada and around the globe.
Presenting a variety of entertaining and culturally enriching choices that range from dance to theatre, young audience performances to comedy, and world artists to popular music concerts, with many of the events also offering the opportunity for community engagement with artists through pre-show In Conversations, post-show Talkbacks, Master Classes, artist residencies, and school performances.
In a City release, Jayson Duggan, performing arts manager, said “Our commitment to presenting unique Indigenous work continues in 2019-20, and I am looking forward to welcoming Cliff Cardinal’s theatre production Huff, Jessie Lloyd’s Mission Songs Project and Tanya Tagaq’s Split Tooth reading and musical performance.”
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The new season includes a variety of 50th anniversary performances including the 50th anniversary tour of Lighthouse, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band, and The Beatles’ Abbey Road – performing note for note, cut-for-cut by Classic Albums Live.