Arts at The Barns

Past Productions

2015/2016 Season  

The Steadfast Tin Soldier | Alberto the Dancing Alligator

Alberta Opera presents

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

October 16-24, 2015
Westbury Theatre | ATB Financial Arts Barns

Based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen

Music by: Steven Greenfield
Book by:
Farren Timoteo
Lyrics by:
Farren Timoteo
Directed by
: Farren Timoteo

Alberta Opera presents one of the most celebrated fairy tales of all time!

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Alberta Opera wants to take you on an enchanting journey into the world of toys! When a unique Tin Soldier becomes captivated by a paper Ballerina and attracts the ire of a nefarious Jack-in-the-Box, he is forced into a series of incredible adventures that will change his life forever.

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Rating: Suitable for children 5 years of age and older.
Run Time: 60 minutes

Kompany Family Theatre presents

Alberto the Dancing Alligator

November 13-15, 2015
Westbury Theatre | ATB Financial Arts Barns

Based on the book by: Richard Waring
Book & Lyrics by:
Jan Taylor
Music by:
Richard Link

What happens when a little girl gets a pet alligator for her birthday? Why, she teaches him to tango, of course!

Join Alberto the Dancing Alligator as he embarks on an unforgettable adventure! Cheer on the circus rats, laugh with the joke-telling frogs, and watch Alberto escape the dangers that lurk under the city as he journeys home to his best friend and favorite dance partner.

Alberto the Dancing Alligator played to sold-out audiences at the 2008 Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, delighting children and families. It is an original musical based on the award-winning children’s story by Richard Waring. Book & lyrics are by local playwright Jan Taylor and music is by Richard Link; formerly from Edmonton, now residing and working in London, England.

Alberto the Dancing Alligator

Suitable for children 3 years of age and older.
Run Time: 60 minutes