2023 Season Announcement - Finding Home

The secret is out!

Come celebrate a year of great stories with us during our 2023 season! And that’s not all – this is a year of jubilee! 2023 marks the 50th anniversary since LaVerne Erickson established the very first summer arts camp in the Rosebud Valley – stayed tuned for further events highlighting this special year.
Check out what Morris Ertman (Artistic Director) has to say about the season HERE.

2023 Season
On the Rosebud Opera House stage:
Jake’s Gift by Julia Mackey | March 17-18, 2023
The Trip to Bountiful by Horton Foote | March 31 to May 20, 2023
The Sound of Music by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II | June 2 to September 2, 2023
Magic Lies: An Evening with W.O. Mitchell by Orm & Barbara Mitchell | September 15 to October 21, 2023
All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by Peter Rothstein | November 3 to December 23, 2023

On the Rosebud Studio Stage:
The Syringa Tree
by Pamela Gien | July 7 to September 2, 2023
Artists-In-Training Shows:
Say Hello, Wave Goodbye
(Movement Show) | February 10-11, 2023
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams | April 14-29, 2023
RSA Christmas Show | November 24 to December 16, 2023

Season tickets available now through the Box Office.
Call 1-800-267-7553 today!


Jake’s Gift

Written & Performed by Julia Mackey

A Guest Production on the Rosebud Opera House stage.

March 17 – 18, 2023

While revisiting Juno beach, a WW II Veteran encounters a precocious 10-year-old and confronts the story behind his brother’s grave.

Betty Mitchell Award for Best Actress – Calgary

“a jewel of a show you simply can’t afford to miss.”  —Louis B. Hobson, The Calgary Sun

“Jake’s Gift. Mark it down. Get your tickets right away.”  —Colin Maclean, The Edmonton Sun

Recommended for Age 10 and up

Running Time: Approx. 70 minutes

Tickets:

Adults (show & buffet): $90

Youth (show & buffet): $65

Show only: $58

The Trip to Bountiful

By Horton Foote

Spring Show

Running March 31 - May 20, on the Rosebud Opera House stage

A spirited old woman finally summons the courage to escape the crowded city apartment she shares with her son and his sharp-tongued wife to return to her childhood home town of Bountiful— a place of wildflowers and freedom.  But will she make it?

“A not-to-be-missed treasure”  —Erik Haagensen, Backstage Magazine

“A sweet play that captures an era that feels so far away, …  The Trip to Bountiful is a theatrical treat.”

—Pauline Adamek, Los Angeles Theatre Review

Recommended for Grade 5 and up

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours and 10 minutes, including intermission

Tickets:

Adults (includes show & buffet): $90

Youth (includes show & buffet): $65

The Sound of Music

Music by Richard Rodgers • Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Book by Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse

Suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp

Summer Show

Running June 2 – September 2, on the Rosebud Opera House stage

A young nun is sent off to be governess to seven mischievous children. She teaches the children to sing, bringing a fleeting moment of happiness in the shadow of the rise of the Third Reich. A summer musical for the whole family!

Tony Award for Best Musical

Suitable for all ages

Running Time: Approx. 2 hours and 30 minutes, including intermission

Tickets:

Adults (includes show & buffet): $95

Youth (includes show & buffet): $70

The Syringa Tree

By Pamela Gien

Summer Studio Stage show

Running July 7 – September 2, on the Rosebud Studio Stage

A middle-aged woman recollects a story of abiding love between two families, one black, one white, and the two children that were born into their shared household in early 1960’s South Africa. A story of two families separated by racism, but connected by love.

Winner of the 2001 Obie Award for Best Play

“Astonishing…affecting…A deceptive sweet simplicity haunts The Syringa Tree” —Associated Press

Recommended for Grade 5 and up

Tickets:

Adults: $35

Youth: $30

Adults (includes show & buffet on Fridays and Saturdays only): $73

Youth (includes show & buffet on Fridays and Saturdays only): $68

Magic Lies: An Evening with W.O. Mitchell

By Orm & Barbara Mitchell

Based on the Works and the Life of W.O. Mitchell

Fall Show

Running September 15 – October 21, on the Rosebud Opera House stage

W.O. Mitchell, known as Canada’s Mark Twain, stampedes onto the Opera House stage to regale us with his telltale ramble of stories, characters and impressions in this World Premiere written by his son and daughter-in-law.

Recommended for Grade 7 and up

Tickets:

Adults (includes show & buffet): $90

Youth (includes show & buffet): $65

All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914

By Peter Rothstein

Vocal Arrangements by Erick Lichte & Timothy C. Takach

Christmas Show

Running November 3 – December 23, on the Rosebud Opera House stage

The remarkable true story of the Christmas truce of 1914—an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and above all peace, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it.

“The joy of "Peace on Earth" rarely has seemed so real as it does in this sweet story of a Christmas Day when enemies embraced each other.”  —Graydon Royce, Star Tribune

Recommended for Grade 7 and up

Tickets:

Adults (includes show & buffet): $95

Youth (includes show & buffet): $70