Live Theatre, Concerts & Events

The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble

Gravity is a good hugger-it keeps you grounded! By Beth Graham Directed by Jane Stott In this play, with the quirky title “The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble”, there are no murderers wielding weapons, no characters rushing in and out through multiple doors, and no one bursting into song every other line.  There may be […]

Queen Milli of Galt

Did Edward VIII really marry a small-town Ontario schoolteacher in 1919? There is a roadside graveyard near Galt, Ontario, part of what is now the municipality of Cambridge, on the Grand River near Waterloo. The cemetery is like hundreds of burial grounds in rural Ontario — hushed, historic, fascinating. But this particular site holds a […]

The Arrogant Worms

Since their beginning in 1991, The Arrogant Worms have sold more than 160,000 copies of their 14 albums. The band has played on three continents to crowds as large as 100,000 and even won awards for doing musical things. The Worms have entertained at corporate functions, sung anthems at sporting events and emceed at major […]

Coco Love Alcorn

Coco Love Alcorn is the queen of the collaboration, the gel of the jam. Her shows are an invitation to connect, an invitation to sing, and an invitation to be swept away by great melody, catchy lyrics and winning performances. Her career has spanned over 20 years, 10 albums, cross-Canada tours and award nominations. *“Coco […]

The Business of Murder

Studio Theatre’s unconventional thriller leaves you guessing ’til the end As any seasoned theatre-goer knows, murder mysteries generally start off with a Bang! then wend their duplicitous way, via clues and misdirects, to the doorstep of the murderer. It’s a comfortable, time-honoured formula. But don’t get too comfortable… The Business of Murder, premiering September 6th […]

Hastings – The Musical!

HASTINGS – The Musical! August 14 at 7:30 August 14 and 15 at 2:00 HASTINGS is the story of the founding of Eastern Ontario told through epic original music, beautiful choreography, and an incredibly talented cast of nine professional performers who all play the instruments. With its beautiful rustic set and costumes, incredible original score […]

On Golden Pond

Heartwarming play On Golden Pond opens June 28 at Studio Theatre Some stories are timeless, because they’re founded on human truths that never change. They draw from the raw materials of our lives — love, family, longing, jealousy, fear of the future. And the older we get, the more we see ourselves in these wise, […]

Sister Act

Make a joyful noise! Sister Act, The Musical premieres May 24! Sister Act, The Musical is selling out! Get advance tickets TODAY! It’s springtime. And that means that C. Lee Bates, the Ottawa Valley’s celebrated director of stage musicals, is hard at work. As the driving force behind some of this area’s best-loved shows — […]

The Liverpool 4

The Look! The Sound! The Music! The Memories! The Liverpool 4 is a Beatles Tribute Band, providing an accurate reproduction of a Live Beatles performance. Take a Magical Musical Tour with all your favorite Beatles Hits from Twist & Shout, to Sgt. Peppers, to Let It Be. The band performs in costume and uses authentic […]