Alberta Theatre Projects
Martha Cohen Theatre
A Catalyst Theatre Creation
Produced by Alberta Theatre Projects
Written, Composed and Directed by Jonathan Christenson
In the little town of Fortune Falls, the sweet smells of caramel cremes, jellybeans and chocolate fill the hearts of all who work at the Mercey Candy Factory. But when Mr. Mercey shuts the doors, only a young security guard is left to walk the halls alone. Until one day, a new owner comes to town. A new Canadian musical from award-winning Catalyst Theatre, creators of the hit productions Frankenstein and Nevermore – The Imaginary Life & Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe. Fortune Falls is an inventive and darkly playful story about a time and place in between what was, and what is yet to be.
“Catalyst Theatre is simply mind-blowing. Based in Edmonton, they tell enthralling stories using an utterly unique mix of music, movement and stunning design. They’ve toured North America and Europe with their astounding theatrical productions, and played off-Broadway in New York last season. Join us as we launch this world premiere production here at ATP.”
- Artistic Director, Vanessa Porteous
Ideal for: Performances and recitals
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Included: Fully customizable lighting and A/V options
Alberta Theatre Projects (ATP) has been the resident tenant in the courtyard-shaped, Georgian-style Martha Cohen Theatre since 1985. Tiered levels of seats form a three-quarter circle around the performing area eliminating the separation between the audience and performers. The farthest seat from the stage is a mere 39 feet away.
Situated in the heart of Arts Commons beside Jack Singer Concert Hall, Martha Cohen Theatre received state-of-the-art sound upgrade in 2014, as well as all new seats and a new lighting console in 2016, ensuring that it remains at the top of theatre industry standard. The Martha Cohen Theatre was named after the late Dr. Martha Cohen ($1M donated by her husband in honour of her birthday).
This venue has limited rental dates
Seating Plan - Thrust
Seating Plan - Proscenium
To inquire about renting this venue, please contact David Fraser at dfraser@ATPlive.com or 403.294.7476
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