The Players Guild of Hamilton Inc.
The War Show
by Peter Colley,
at their studio theatre, 80 Queen St. S., Hamilton. More »
Steeltown Players Theatre Company presents an Original Double Bill!
SHUT DOWN: A tragicomic story for the technological age, Shut Down depicts the struggles of five people who have given up on reality and try to be something they’re not with something we all use everyday: The internet. Winner of an Award of Excellence for Writing and Direction at the Sears Ontario Drama Festival 2011 and featuring Stephen Ingram, Sam Gallagher, Mitchell Zarycki, Roxana Teymourian, and John Land, Shut Down is back and better than ever in a completely reimagined revival. More »
From the Creator of the Canadian Comedy Award Nominated Tippi Seagram’s Happy Hour and Who’s Afraid of Tippi Seagram? comes something different…‘The Cock Whisperer’. The Story of one woman’s quest to find the love and the penis of her dreams. A phallic journey both humorous and dark.
SEPT 16 &17th 8pm
Tickets $15 905-529-3000 More »
Finish a great summer with some fantastic Canadian theatre! Led by Dora Award-winning Keystone Theatre from Toronto, the Pearl is thrilled to host their first Canadian Theatre Festival, Aug 18-27. With ticket prices as low as $12 and with both matinee and evening performances, our Festival fits everyone’s budget and schedule. Single show: $15. Series tickets: $36. More »
Suicide(s) in Vegas
NEW Frankie Award nominated dark comedy by Evan Placey,
RBC National Playwriting Competition winner!
A random internet search connects two women who want to end it all, but not alone. Lydia’s an over-commercialized self-help guru. Jane’s a lonely tollbooth collector. But surviving (and dying) are tricky in this dark comedy about the fantastic awfulness that is – Vegas. By Evan Placey, winner of the Tarragon Theatre RBC National Playwriting Competition. More »
ShLong Form Improv
Creative storytelling & HIGH energy improv!
Seoul, Korea’s most hilarious ex-pats perform a delightful mix of SHort and LONG form improv comedy! The audience randomly selects two short form games – favorites from ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ – such as New Choice, Foreign Film Dub, Asides, Sound Effects, and more! Each short form will inspire the characters, themes and storylines for an imaginative and original long form. The best of both worlds of improv! Featuring veteran improvisers, plus special guest performers from other shows at the Hamilton Fringe Festival! More »
About the play: Amy is a directionless woman just turned 30, still watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer reruns in her basement apartment and living in the shadow of her more successful younger sister. Dreaming of the day when she could “kick ass” like the female superheroes she idolizes, something ignites inside her after catching her sister in a Roller Derby match. With a mixture of heartwarming honesty and snappy observations, Amy discovers an inner strength she never knew she had and maybe (just maybe) finally beats her sister at something. More »
Thursday July 7 at 8 pm, pwyc. Behind the Kiln #9, thrilling and unpredictable evenings of real-time collaborations between dancers, musicians and visual artists. Organized by dancer-choreographer Tanis MacArthur and video-jammer Judith Sandiford. Participants Tanis MacArthur, Liz Bates, Rose Gowling, Andrea Frolic, Jennifer Lockman, Orange McFarland, members of Freeskool Flow Circus and Hamilton Aerial Group and more tba. More »
Friday, June 3, 2011 – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2011 – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 5, 2011 – 2:00 p.m. More »
Studio Babette Puppet Theatre
Saturday May 28, 2011
Little Fairy Tales for Little People: Little Red Riding Hood & The 3 Little Pigs
Finger puppet plays for the young and young-at-heart.
Join us for some workshop fun in between the shows!
Dundas Museum and Archives
Made in Hamilton Outdoor Festival More »
Clay & Paper Theatre requests the honour of your presence in Dufferin Grove Park on Sunday, June nineteenth for our most romantic Day of Delight to date! Our ninth annual celebration of love, courtship and desire will culminate in a real wedding that will be celebrated by all our fanciful festival revelers. Bring someone you love to beautiful Dufferin Grove Park for an afternoon of theatre, music, dance, installation and participatory works, including: Cardbordia, our beloved cardboard village, aerial dance, Punch and Judy’s puppet kissing booth, stilt dancing, storytelling, anonymous love letters to strangers, a stag n’ doe can-can, country love songs, and a musical bicycle parade – complete with giant puppets – that will deliver you to our very special Day of Delight wedding! More »
Two teams of hilariously trained improv comedy specialists duel it out for comedic supremacy. The teams compete in rotation, improvising comedy scenes based on audience suggestions. Saturday June 4th at 8pm.
Tickets are $10 regular admission and $5 for students and seniors. The show takes place in the historic Staircase theatre at 27 Dundurn St North. More »
The Elora Community Theatre (ECT)
is pleased to present its final show of the season,
by Noel Coward
following up on the success of its first two shows – Anne of Avonlea and Brighton Beach Memoirs. More »
Please join us APRIL 30 for A TOUR OF THE NEW PEARL THEATRE SPACE
and the announcement of the
PEARL COMPANY CANADIAN THEATRE FESTIVAL
6 – ONE ACT PLAYS AUGUST 18-27 More »
By Norm Foster
Directed by Rozz Woodcock, Produced by Linda Sutton
Dinner & Show: April 29, 30, May 6, 7, 13, 14, 2011 Dinner 6:30pm – Curtain 8:00pm
$35.00 per person
Show only: May 5, 2011 Curtain 8:00pm $18.00 per person More »
Broadway’s hit romantic musical comedy comes to Hamilton for the first time. The Wedding Singer is based on the 1998 Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore film that became an instant classic. With a score that pays loving homage to the pop songs of the 1980′s, this romantic musical comedy takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. More »
The story takes place at 722 Toulouse Street, a rundown boarding house in the French Quarter of New Orleans circa 1938. The action is concerned with the interlocking lives of the various residents: a tubercular, homosexual painter, a doomed young girl and her coarse lover, two aging ladies living in near poverty, and the eccentric irrepressible landlady, who veers from cruelty to sentiment in her treatment of her charges. More »
Saturday, March 26, 2011@ 7:30p.m.
Tennessee Williamâ€™s Centenary
Â· 8:00 p.m. welcome from Peter Lloyd, chairman of DLT
Â· A short exposĂ© on Tennessee Williams by Jack Messinger, director of Vieux Carre
Â· Sky Gilbert will read from his play, My Night with Tennessee
Â· Documentaries for viewing
Â· Door Prizes! More »
Binbrook Little Theatre presents…
And Then There Were None
By Agatha Christie, directed By Jason Dick
April 22-23, 29-30-May 1, 6-7, 2011
In this superlative mystery, statuettes of little soldier boys, on the mantel of a house on an island off the coast of Devon, fall to the floor and break one by one as those in the house succumb to a diabolical avenger. A nursery rhyme tells how each of the ten “soldiers” met his death until there were none. More »
Dundurn National Historic Site with
Studio Babette Puppet Theatre present
MARCH BREAK PUPPET WORKSHOPS
Puppets in the Castle
A Children’s Puppet Construction and Performance Workshop
at Dundurn Castle, 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton
Learn the history and method of the various types of puppets and practice proper manipulation techniques. In each session, children will construct different types of puppets and will perform short plays with their new puppets before taking them home. Attend one, two, three or all four sessions. Bring a drink and snack. More »
This year’s Stage Three Young company production of Guys and Dolls!
ancaster high school auditorium
374 jerseyville road, ancaster
Show dates are as follows:
March 4th – 8:00pm
March 5th – 8:00pm
March 6th – 2:00pm
March 11th – 8:00pm
March 12th – 8:00pm
For tickets call 905-541-3645 or purchase at the door.
Hammer Entertainment is proud to bring you
Putting It Together
By Stephen Sondheim
a masterful culmination of some of his best works.
In 1992, Steven Sondheim took it upon himself to create a show compiled of songs taken from his catalogue of existing musicals.Â The outcome was one of the best review shows every crafted. More »
Iâ€™ll Be Back Before Midnight by Peter Colley is the second play of Dundas Little Theatreâ€™s 50th Anniversary Season.
Jan, whoâ€™s recovering from a nervous disorder, and her husband rent a remote cabin from an odd farmer who tells gruesome ghost tales. When the husbandâ€™s lustful sister arrives, frightening events transpire. Soon Jan finds herself tormented by strange sounds in the night and visions of a vengeful ghost. Is Jan having another breakdown? Is someone trying to drive her mad? What happens to the fragile wife as bodies appear and disappear gives this classic thriller its horrifying impact. More »
A madly inventive presentation of Wildeâ€™s 1891 play subtitled, â€śHow Beautiful is the Princess Salome Tonightâ€ť by Ballet Master and Choreographer, Sergiy Shvydkyy. Shvydkyy, an internationally renowned avant-garde dancer, actor, choreographer and leading figure in contemporary performance arts in the Ukraine brings his unique choreographic vision, to The Pearl Company. He does this with a fresh imagining of the famous story of Salome unique in both its dance style and its interpretation of the story.Â Â Â More »