Edmonton Responds to a National Arts Debate

Catch the Keys is proud to provide stage management and publicity support to Edmonton’s public reading of controversial play Homegrown by Catherine Frid. Homegrown Controversy:  Edmonton joins in on Canada-wide readings of controversial play Edmonton theatre community takes cautious approach to controversial play The Summerworks Affair: Cheap shots at the expense of artists Join the discussion Friday, July 15 at …

Nine things to do at Nextfest

Nextfest is our favorite time of year. Marking the arrival of summer, Nextfest is the chance to revel in a sense of community truer than at any other festival in #yeg, truer than at any other time in the year; a moment when more than 400 artists come together in a raucous, rambunctious celebration of the voice of the next …

The 1000 Faces of Mythic Art Festival

Catch the Keys proudly presents the first public reading of our newest stagework, Snout as part of Theatre Propero‘s 1,000 Faces of Mythic Art Festival. Loosely based on the Egyptian myth of Isis and Osiris, in which Osiris is killed by his brother in a jealous fit of rage over Osiris’ place as king, Snout is a myth undone – …

The Dead are Restless

It’s halfway to Halloween and the dead are restless… Join Catch the Keys as we celebrate Theatre Garage‘s first year of business! A night of fun, excitement, refreshments and fright, Halfway to Halloween  recognizes the members of the community who helped make Theate Garage’s success possible! Remember, this is a Halloween party, lovelies – full costumes are expected. A panel …

Wrecking Ball Swings into YEG

Politics and art collide Monday, April 25, 2011 when Edmonton’s local art scene takes to the stage to share views on the current political landscape. Wrecking Ball 2011 is a one-night cabaret which allows local politicians to connect with young, arts minded voters. Similar events are being scheduled on the same night across the country, swinging into the electoral debate …

Move and be Moved

Catch the Keys is proud to be involved in this year’s presentation of the Expanse Movement Arts Festival. Brought to you by the genius duo over at Azimuth Theatre, Expanse Movement Arts Festival is a boundary-pushing three day festival dedicated to showcasing the inspired investigation of the innovative spirit of the body-in-motion. This high-velocity event celebrates body-based performance in all …

Dead Centre of Town Dance with the Dead

Hello, kittens. Game for another night of fright, are you? Back for two nights of gory good fun, the fourth annual Dead Centre of Town grips the heart of old downtown by celebrating one of Edmonton’s finest, oldest theatre venues, the New City Compound. Read what the press is saying: A Travelling Haunted House: Catch the Keys Unearths Ghostly Edmonton …

CtK in HD

Nextfest 2010. What a show! Catch the Keys had the distinct pleasure of curating five nights of festing fun this past June. If you were there, you know just how much fun we had. At a back yard party just a week before Nextfest opened, we had the distinct pleasure of meeting the undeniably talented, powerfully passionate and downright freaking …

Back at Big Rock

CtK is proud to provide a preposterous posse of paparazzi for the Big Rock Edmonton Eddies Monday, June 21 2010 at the Transalta Arts Barns for the second consecutive year! Special thanks to Jamie Cavanagh, Mary Hulbert, Vincent Forcier  and Darren Paul for their reporting talents! 

Dear NextFest

We like you. We really, really like you. But we don’t want to pressure you or anything, so while you’re deciding, here are a few tidbits to read: No one’s Immune to the Nextfest Nite Clubs Vibe We Triple Dare you! Turning up the Celluloid NuMusic at NextFest: aka, the Big Fat Collaborative Chance