Dinner hour is an oppressively quiet time, probably because most families eat their meals in the public library. Let others talk while your mouth is full with today's Groupon: for $48, you get one dinner theatre admission (a $96.60 value, including GST) to Move Over Mrs. Markham at Stage West Theatre Restaurant. Choose from the following dates:
- Sunday, March 13 at 5 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 15 at 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, March 29 at 6 p.m.
Stage West Theatre Restaurant elegantly entertains dinner theatre devotees riotous stage productions augmented by a bountiful buffet . As a self-described "sex farce," Move Over Mrs. Markham plucks at the chortle strings of playwrights Ray Cooney and John Chapman and washes the audience with debauched delights in a clever comedy of errors. Be sure to leave anyone under 18 at home with their St. Bernard chaperone, as this tale of mistaken identities strolls through mature and outlandish situations peppered with lighthearted lasciviousness.
The dinner buffet menu escorts an array of entrees including sushi, roast beef, and rice pilaf, which can double as supplies for an impromptu bouquet of nori roses. The buffet begins at 6 p.m. on weeknights and 5 p.m. on Sunday evening, leaving an hour and forty-five minutes to pile plates and nosh in good company until the performance commences.
Please note that Stage West Theatre Restaurant has a semi-formal dress code.
Stage West Theatre Restaurant’s current production of Move Over, Mrs. Markham has been positively reviewed in the Calgary Sun. Five Yelpers give it a 3.5-star average, and TripAdvisors give it an average of four owl eyes.
- The place is pretty big, with plenty of seating, but there isn't a bad seat in the house. They have it laid out so that no matter where you are you're getting a good view of the show. – Lindsay K., Yelp, 10/14/09
- The buffet area is a whole room with an amazing array of food. There is something for everyone. – LynnandGeorge, TripAdvisor
Stage West Theatre Restaurant
Stage West Theatre Restaurant has been a beacon of dining and dramatics in Calgary for 30 years. General Manager Gary Tse and culinary wizard Chef Tsoi collaborate to create a night to remember six days a week, and the stage has been staffed with such stage-and-screen stars as Mickey Rooney, Abe Vigoda, Loretta Swit, and Sherman Hemsley. The company’s history has seen more than 10,000 season subscribers each year, of whom more than 100 have continued to subscribe each year since the first production. They take in the wide-ranging cuisine and entertainment from an intimate 400-seat, ramped, tiered theatre designed for uniformly clear sightlines and maximal accessibility to patrons who prefer to somersault to their seats.
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