Jan 3 - 28, 2018
One Yellow Rabbit and Theatre Calgary Present


Book, Music & Lyrics by Veda Hille and Amiel Gladstone

Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky.

This passionate retelling of a Russian classic will blow your mind. Innovative and in-your-face, this is musical theatre at its best. A runaway hit in Vancouver last season, Onegin is not to be missed. Undeniably charming and unreservedly sexy, don’t let this lover get away.

A thrilling, contemporary adaptation of Pushkin’s timeless poem and Tchaikovsky’s renowned opera, Onegin features a high-energy musical score to tell a sweeping tale of unrequited love, infatuation, and intrigue. When the young and innocent Tatyana falls in love with the self-obsessed aristocrat Onegin, he firmly rejects her, arousing passionate love letters, noble duels and second chances.

A new Canadian musical from two of the creators of Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata, Onegin wowed west coast audiences in 2016 winning an unprecedented 10 Jessie Awards. Through Hille and Gladstone’s original, rousing score, audiences are swept into a musical experience as immersive as love itself.

“You’re lucky to be alive right now because you get to see ONEGIN”– The Georgia Straight


What they're saying

"You’re lucky you’re alive right now…because you get to see Onegin"
- Georgia Straight

"Onegin makes history, nearly sweeps the Jessie Awards"
- The Globe and Mail


By Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille
Based on the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky



Meg Roe - Tatyana Larin

Alessandro Juliani - Evgeni Onegin


Josh Epstein - Vladimir Lensky

Lauren Jackson - Olga Larin

Caitriona Murphy - Madame Larin

Andrew Wheeler - Prince Gremin and Others

Nadeem Phillip - Many Others



Chris Tsujiuchi - Piano and Keyboards

Barry Mirochnick - Percussion and Guitar

Jennifer Moersch - Cello


Creative Team

Amiel Gladstone - Director/Writer

Veda Hille Musical - Director/Writer

Tracey Power - Choreographer

Amanda Testini - Assistant Choreographer

Rachel Ditor - Dramaturg

Drew Facey - Set Designer

Jacqueline Firkins - Costume Designer

Alaia Hamer - Associate Costume Designer

John Webber - Lighting Designer

Bradley Danyluk - Sound Designer

Allison Spearin - Stage Manager

Sandra Drag - Apprentice Stage Manager

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