The Shakespeare Company is Calgary’s lean and mean classical theatre company.


Since 1995, we have brought the Bard alive for Calgarians through both Shakespeare and Shakespeare inspired plays. The Company’s mandate is to educate and enchant artists and audiences alike by performing premium productions. The company is committed to making Shakespeare accessible through innovative performances and inspired directing.

Rosencrantz & Guidenstern are Dead

A comedic journey about how much control you have over your own story. Daringly casting two females in the lead roles.

October 9 – 21, 2018


Hammered Hamlet

What happens when Hamlet has a little too much to drink before swooning audiences with prose and part of the cast begins by consuming enough shots to trip even the most well-trained tongue.

January 23- 26, 2019


Hamlet: A Ghost Story

Rediscover the spirit of Shakespeare’s most famous play ,as The Shakespeare Company and Hit+Myth team up again for another macabre re-imagining of the one of the Bard’s greatest works.

March 20 – April 13, 2019


Hamlet Frequency

Meet Hamlet and the rest of the family; mysterious, and mystified, murderous and murdered, still wandering the halls of the theatres that play them. the beautifulyoungartists take the stage and bring all the bodies back to life.

May 16 – 25, 2019


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