Jupiter Theatre creates new works of Canadian Theatre and is currently operating on a project-by-project basis. We work with other theatre companies and community partners to bring new works to life in Calgary and beyond.
By Andrew G. Cooper
Who is the true monster?
Frankenstein presents the tragedy of an outcast creature brought into existence by the young scientist Victor Frankenstein. In this adaptation of Mary Shelley's spine-chilling Gothic classic, Victor is obsessed with discovering the secrets of science and nature, but nothing can prepare him for what he brings to life one dark night in the heart of winter. So begins a life-or-death adventure as the creature struggles to find his place in the world while battling the demons inside himself.
"Frankenstein is a stunner...a major accomplishment”
- Louis Hobson, Calgary Herald
By George M. Johnson
"It's only nonsense if you're not attending to your senses."
Mockus is a thrilling tale based on true events of a mayor desperate to save his city and the clown who inspires him through a world of imagination. The clown’s antics, and his success, provoke fear and jealousy. Will they survive, armed only with laughter and love? Featuring spectacular acrobatics and exhilarating music and dance, Mockus will transport you to the sublime world of the three-ring circus.
"undeniably charming...truly brave!"
- Jennifer Will, The Omega
- Jessica Wallace, Kamloops This Week
By The Brothers Grimm
Adapted by Andrew G. Cooper
"Turn Back, Turn Back, Thou Bonnie Bride..."
The Robber Bridegroom tells the tale of an impoverished miller who seeks a better life for his only daughter. To save the mill, they arrange for her marriage to a wealthy man from out of town. She wants to help her family and do what is right, but something wicked lurks in the woods where the bridegroom lives. Jupiter Theatre brings new life to this classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale in this dark adaptation that explores intuition, intrigue, and the uncertain nature of humanity.
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"simply a masterpiece"
- Ed Sum, Two Hungry Blokes