An early gift for Norm Foster fans—a brand new Christmas show with all the hilarity and heart audiences expect from Canada’s favourite playwright. It’s the week before Christmas and widowed and struggling egg farmer/artist Ethan Claymore resists his neighbour’s efforts to get some Christmas spirit and set him up with Teresa Pike, the new school teacher in town. When a chance meeting with her does occur, Ethan’s also visited by his estranged, sharp-witted and recently-deceased brother adding an hilarious and poignant twist to the story. Will Ethan’s life be turned around by these Yuletide events? Foster comedy at its best. Suitable for our adult audience and children 10 years and older.
Thirty years in the making, this hilarious look back at the life and times of Canada’s funniest millworker features brand new material with excerpts from four Lucien plays spanning 1986 to 2019. Never afraid to give his unique take on politics, love, life and everything in between, audience favourite Marshall Button created the character of Lucien in the early 1980’s while working in the paper mill in his hometown of Dalhousie, New Brunswick. This show tells the story of a small town that relied on a paper mill for its existence and, as the downsizing and eventual closing of the mill went, so went the fortunes of the town and its people. For more than three decades, Lucien has performed to sold-out audiences over 2,500 times from Upper Canada Playhouse to the Yukon and Afghanistan.
Way-To-Go Productions keeps Rock ’n’ Roll and the Classic Rock flame burning in this high energy show that will mesmerize audiences with the electrifying sounds of the hottest rock stars in history. Experience the
music of Buddy Holly, TheBeatles, Elvis, Fats Domino, The Beach Boys, Chuck Berry, Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Bob Dylan, Steppenwolf, David Bowie, Etta James, Bill Haley & The Comets, Joan Jett, Bob Seeger, The Guess Who, Martha & The Vandellas, The Supremes, & Jerry Lee Lewis and more.
A blockbuster live concert featuring music from those legendary artists who got their start at California’s famous Troubadour Club—Bruce Springsteen, The Eagles, Elton John, Neil Diamond, James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Rod Stewart, Billy Joel, Carole King, Carly Simon, Van Morrison, Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Cat Stevens, Fleetwood Mac, Gordon Lightfoot, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and more. From the creators of past Playhouse hit concerts Blue Suede Shoes, Vegas Knights and Memories of Rhythm & Blues, fabulous singers backed by a dynamite live band perform this cavalcade of hits. An incredible musical night to remember!
One of the most popular romantic comedies of the century,Same Time, Next Year ran four years on Broadway. It remains one of the world’s most widely produced comedies. It follows a love affair between two people, Doris and George, married to others, who rendezvous once a year-same time, same place. It’s a nostalgic, hilarious and touching look at the changing times as the couple reunite annually over a period of twenty-five years.
When Iris Oulette inherits a house from her recentlydeceased husband, she and her friend Natalie Whitaker travel to the town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, to have a look at the property she didn’t know existed and to find out as much as they can about her husband’s dealings in the coastal village. What follows is a series of worldchanging surprises, twists and turns, the appearance of a charming neighbour named Charlie and a fall down funny romantic adventure.
While his wife Jacqueline is away, Bernard plans a weekend with his Parisian mistress. He hires a cook to prepare gourmet delights and invites his friend Robert along as an alibi. What could go wrong? Well, Robert turns up not knowing why he’s been invited, Jacqueline decides to stay home, the cook pretends to be the mistress and everyone’s alibi gets confused. Hilarious confusion ensues as Bernard and Robert improvise at breakneck speed.
Sisters Glenda and Suzanne enjoy retirement selling homemade jam on Manitoulin Island. Besides enjoying sightings of Patrick, the handsome veterinarian who lives next door, they prepare for the visit of Suzanne’s daughter Beth — a visit complicated by a secret the sisters can no longer contain. When Beth arrives with secrets of her own, they all face things that will change their lives forever. A sparkling comedy filled with laughs and lots of heart.
Please note – Christmas Express tickets are not available via our online ticketing system. Please contact our Box Office for tickets.
The little town of Holly has little to celebrate this holiday season. Even the Christmas Express hasn’t passed through their train station in years. Hilda the station manager has lost hope of it ever returning and everyone has lost their Christmas spirit. Expecting the arrival of an official to close them down, they are visited instead by Leo, a mysterious fellow who soon fills the town with holiday cheer. MORE INFO / BOOK TICKETS[ngg src="galleries" ids="20" display="pro_horizontal_filmstrip" show_captions="1"]
A Concert Presentation starring Derek Marshall and Nicholas Arnold ADDED SHOW: Thursday, Oct. 11 – 2pm Matinee! ADDED SHOW: Thursday, Oct. 11 – 8pm – Just added! Derek Marshall and Nicholas Arnold present a fabulous concert of hits and comedy. With their own brand of wacky humour they pay tribute to the comedy team that dominated … Read more