FEATURED EVENTS FOR MAY
MAY 25 8PM
THE DEVLIN MONOLOGUES 2
THE FRUIT OF THEIR LOINS
Hamilton’s Best Kept Secret is back! More »
This is Neil Simon’s “ham on wry”. Al and Willie as “Lewis and Clark” were top-billed
vaudevillians for over forty years. Now they aren’t even speaking. When CBS requests them for a “History of
Comedy” retrospective, a grudging reunion brings the two back together, along with a flood of memories, miseries, and laughs. More »
Ticket Line: 905-522-3032
XANADU follows the journey of a magical and beautiful Greek muse, Kira, who descends from the heavens of Mt. Olympus to Venice Beach, California in 1980 on a quest to inspire a struggling artist, Sonny, to achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time – the first ROLLER DISCO! But, when Kira falls into forbidden love with the mortal, her jealous sisters take advantage of the situation and chaos abounds. More »
Iron is a taut psychological drama set in a womenï¿½s prison in Scotland. A daughter, Josie, is visiting her mother, Fay, for the first time in fifteen years. Josie is Fayï¿½s first visitor in those fifteen years. Fay is serving a life sentence for the murder of her husband. Josie cannot remember her childhood before the murder. More »
Call 905-540-9862 for tickets or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
A play by David Wood, based on the book by Dick King-Smith
Babe, the Sheep-Pig is a delightful tale based on the popular book and feature length movie. Audiences join Babe, the loveable piglet, as he faces the joys and perils of his new life on the farm including his greatest challenge: The Grand Challenge Sheep-dog Trials! More »
KooGle Theatre Company presents “An Evening with Friends”, a cabaret fundraiser in the studio theatre at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre, Monday March 5, 2012 at 8pm. Join Co-Artistic Directors Leslie and Christopher Gray, as well as a cast of some of their talented professional theatre friends, for an evening of song. Stars of Broadway, Mirvish, Stratford, Theatre Aquarius, Neptune Theatre and Stage West to name a few. More »
Hamilton Children’s Museum, 1072 Main St. East, in Gage Park, Hamilton, Ontario
905-546-4848 More »
Egg Zeppelin is a 2-person, long-form improvisational comedy show. From audience suggestions, the Canadian-Comedy Award nominated comedy duo of Kris Siddiqi (Second City) and Marcel St. Pierre (Bad Dog Theatre Company) create a spontaneous hour in the lives of Dude and Man, the owner-operators of a dilapidated greasy spoon in a non-specific, small town halfway between ‘here’ and ‘there’. Every installment features a special musical guest and BACON cooked live on stage! IT’S A COMPLETELY MADE UP SITCOM/VARIETY SHOW, EVERY TIME! More »
Lots of singing and dancing in this family friendly, fanciful take on the King Arthur tale. Artie and Gwen are transported to the realm of the Knights of the Rectangular Table. There they meet the “too die for” Lancelot, the wicked Morgan LaFey, bumbling but loyal knights, a tea drinking dragon, and of course the fair maidens and the Black Knight!
Musical fun for the whole family. More »
Starting January 17, a text class will be held at the Citadel Theatre (28 Rebecca Street) on Tuesday evenings from 7pm – 9pm.
Using the text of Merchant of Venice, participants will work through the process of bringing Shakespeare’s words from page to stage. Covered will be character and scene development as well as interpreting the material.
The class is mandatory for those who are cast in Merchant of Venice, but is open to anyone who is interested. Registration will be held at the first class. More »
I am the Program Director of Young People’s Theatre.
We are a local Musical Theatre Program in Ancaster and are in our 9th season producing full scale musicals for young artists.
This year we are presenting Les Miserables School Edition with a full orchestra at The Lincoln Alexander Theatre in Hamilton. More »
2012 Starts With a Bang in ‘The Last 15 Seconds’
Tottering Biped Theatre has teamed up with Burlington’s Performing Arts Centre to bring the show that was just named top 10 in 2011 by the Toronto Media: MT Space’s ‘The Last 15 Seconds’ More »
The Burl-Oak Theatre Group
is presenting Over the River and Through the Woods
by Joe DiPietro,
from January 5 to 8 and January 11 to 14, 2012 at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts on Navy St. just north of the Lakeshore. The performance on Sunday, January 8 is a matinee beginning at 2:00 PM. The curtain goes up on all other performances at 8:00 PM. More »
Village Theatre is announcing the first play of its 2011-2012 season
by Agatha Christie
Directed by Andrew Finnigan, Produced by Joyce Bell
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is the longest running play of our time. Enter a dark manor house where you’ll join a murderer and a group of complete strangers, one of whom has set a trap to catch the murderer. Mousetrap is a chilling play with a surprise twist ending which has been sworn to secrecy by the audience members since 1952!
Show Dates are Nov. 18, 19, 20*, 25, 26, 27* – Dec. 2, 3, 2011 -* Sunday Matinee 2 p.m.
visit our web site at
317 Dundas St. E
CTR 148, Fall 2011, “Artists and Communities” is now available online
Edited by Kim Renders, Julie Salverson, and Jenn Stephenson
In this issue, contributors dig into the fertile ground of the artist and community theatrical collaboration. Our choice to focus on artists reflects a shift in how this work is placed within arts and culture funding bodies, neighbourhoods and organizations, and among artists. This field has now attracted the ardour of the mainstream. More »
“In Love With A Zombie” Halloween Burlesque Workshop!
This super fun and sassy workshop will explore elements of modern Burlesque performance, inspire your own ideas and give you the basics of a spin tingling, gothic “Zombie” themed number you can take home and make your own!
Sat. Oct. 22, 1pm-2:30pm $40
The Staircase – Bright Room (3rd Floor – Enter at Back Door)
27 Dundurn St. N – Parking in lot
To register for a workshop, please contact:
“You’ll Get Use To It…
THE WAR SHOW”
by Peter Colley More »
Binbrook Little Theatre presents …
O f f i c e H o u r s
Comedy, by Norm Foster
October 14 to 29
Directed by Aubrey Boothman More »
BACKSTAGE is the sixth Sky Gilbert work presented by Hammertheatre to have it’s World Premiere in Hamilton, Ontario. Gilbert’s newest one-act play stars Suzanne Bennett, Moynan King, and newcomer Caleb Olivieri. The production will be presented in a new performance space on James Street North in the thick of Hamilton’s ever-growing arts mecca, at 126 James Street North (Street Level) from October 6 to 16, 2011. Previous critically acclaimed Hammertheatre productions by Sky Gilbert include CRACK (2007), LADYLIKE (2007), STEVEN AND CHRIS DESIGN YOUR MIND (2009), WHY WE TORTURED HIM: A MEDITATION ON THE NATURE OF VIOLENCE (2009), and HAMILTON BUS STOP (2010). More »
Steeltown Players Present SHUT DOWN and WASP’S NEST
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Time Thursday, September 29 at 7:00pm – October 1 at 7:00pm
Location Staircase Cafe Theatre
27 Dundurn St. N
Hamilton, ON More »
It’s 1919, and the Conways, a prosperous Yorkshire family, are having a party to celebrate Kay’s twenty first birthday. Kay hopes to be a novelist. Hazel, the beauty, anticipates a romantic marriage. Madge wants to reform the world and marry the dashing young family lawyer. Carol, the baby of the family, spreads good cheer while Robin, back from war, is certain to have a good career. Alan is content to be an armchair philosopher. Their mother has high hopes for them all. But all will not turn out as planned… More »
Hammer Entertainment presents another Hamilton debut.
Mel Brooks The Producers kicks off our fourth season October 7th
Max Bialystock used to be the King of Broadway, but when his latest show flops, his accountant Leo Bloom realizes that he actually made money on the production, inspiring Max to come up with the perfect plan… More »
“But I urge you to not be afraid, the title might put you off some” utters Tamara Lynn Robert in the first few minutes of Psycho Bitch. But that is precisely why she wrote this one woman show, because silence, shame and fear still surround mental illness. Robert’s play explores her own internalized stigma that led her to refusing the very treatment that would later save her life. Although it is a very serious topic, Robert speckles her story with humour and engaging story telling. More »
Friday, September 16 Opening Night of
“YOU CAN’T DANCE TO MOZART”
A romantic comedy of senior proportions More »