The incomparable Leisa Way teams up with the Wayward Wind Band to pay tribute to Canada's 150 th birthday! A celebration of Canadian talent, with music from Stan Rogers to Anne Murray, from Gordon Lightfoot to BTO, and Michael Buble to the Guess Who. "Oh Canada, We Sing for Thee" brings a non-stop parade of hits to the Port Stanley Festival stage. Join us for the celebration!
Tues May 23 - 2pm only (preview)
Wed May 24 - 2pm & 8pm (preview)
Thurs May 25 - 2pm (preview) & 8pm
Fri May 26 - 8pm only
Sat May 27 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues May 30 - 2pm only
Wed May 31 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs June 1 - 2pm & 8pm
Fri June 2 - 8pm only
Sat June 3 - 2pm & 8pm
Four women gather for a lighthearted round of golf in honour of their recently departed playing partner. The foursome swings into discussions of life, love, men, sex, children, careers- everything but golf. Many surprises, secrets and confessions come to the surface during this hilarious and heart-warming round of golf.
Woodstock Theatre Youth presents The Drowsy Chaperone by Bob Martin and Don McKellar; music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison.
Directed by David DeJonge Musical Direction by Chuck Baxter Choreographyby Bailey Thibodeau
May 26, 27, 28*, June 1, 2, 3
When a die-hard theatre fan plays his favourite cast album, the characters come to life in this hilarious musical farce. Winner of 5 Tony Awards, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz age musical.
*Sunday Matinee at 2:00pm. All other performances at 8:00pm.
Come and celebrate one of Canada's finest up-and-coming playwrights. It's Mark Crawford's new hit comedy with a huge honeyed heart. Sarah just left her husband, Gail's been divorced for twenty years, Earl's on the look-out for a new gal, and Ben's about to get a major lesson in pollination! You'll laugh out loud as The Birds and the Bees tackles sex, love, family, beekeeping...and the artificial insemination of turkeys.
"A love story, a social commentary, and a mystery wrapped in witty dialogue and vivid imagery."
David Kilbride has 12 successful spy novels and three failed marriages to his credit, he also has a housekeeper who's had 28 years of watching from the sidelines! What happens when employer and employee sit down and become acquainted on a first name basis? A masterful new Canadian comedy classic by Canada's favourite playwright.
Wed June 7 - 2pm & 8pm (previews)
Thurs June 8 - 2 pm (preview) & 8pm
Fri June 9 - 8pm only
Sat June 10 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues June 13 - 2pm only
Wed June 14 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs June 15 - 2 pm & 8pm
Fri June 16 - 8pm only
Sat June 17 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues June 20 - 2pm only
Wed June 21 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs June 22 - 2 pm & 8pm
Fri June 23 - 8pm only
Sat June 24 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues June 27 - 2pm only
Wed June 28 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs June 29 - 2 pm & 8pm
Fri June 30 - 8pm only
Sat July 1 - 2pm only *Canada Day
World Premiere Comedy by William Matthews and Bruce Davies
Gordon is a retired Mountie who just can't seem to shake his past. While minding his own business as a performer in Vegas, he gets drawn into a world of espionage and cover-ups. With the odds against him, he is forced to embark on a mission that pulls him back home to save his beloved country from an evil mastermind.
THE BEAT GOES ON - ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE - HAPPY TOGETHER - RESPECT ALFIE -
GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME - PENNY LANE - TO SIR WITH LOVE BROWN EYED GIRL -
UP UP AND AWAY - RUBY TUESDAY
Remember when The Beatles, Tom Jones, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Graduate, Sea Monkeys and Expo '67 were all the rage? We're getting nostalgic as we travel back to the year Canada turned 100. It's a celebration of the timeless music, classic television shows, memorable movies and the pop culture of the day with great singing, dancing and stellar harmonies. We'll be so "Happy Together" going back to 1967.
He knew her, she didn't know him. She was the most popular girl in highschool; he was on the math team. They couldn't be more different. Now 37 years later, Bernadette needs a roommate, preferably a female, and Phil an actuary with marital problems, needs a place to stay. Two very different people in similar situations try to figure out how to move forward.
Rob and Betty, and Greg and Cheryl have been friends forever, but then something happens that changes everything. Or does it? Tube tops and inflatable dolls, car chases and ice cream, tattoos and true love ... life just gets complicated sometimes. A delightful romantic comedy from the writer of "Love Shack" and "7-10 Split".
Wed July 5 - 2pm & 8pm (previews)
Thurs July 6 - 2 pm (preview) & 8pm
Fri July 7 - 8pm only
Sat July 8 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues July 11 - 2pm only
Wed July 12 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs July 13 - 2 pm & 8pm
Fri July 14 - 8pm only
Sat July 15 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues July 18 - 2pm only
Wed July 19 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs July 20 - 2 pm & 8pm
Fri July 21 - 8pm only
Sat July 22 - 2pm & 8pm
Get your deerstalker cap on - the play's afoot! Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of The Hound of the Baskervilles before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Enjoy this fast-paced comedy about everyone's favourite detective solving his most notorious case.
A World Premiere of "Five Alarm" by Kristen Da Silva
Ava Rose has tried (and failed) to win the Wayne Rose Memorial Chili Cook Off for 16 years, but this year it's going to be different! With an iron will, an assistant who knows nothing, and a five-time champion as her bitter rival, Ava Rose strives for triumph in this zany comedy as sweet as it is spicy. Who knew that chili could be this much fun?
Wed July 26 - 2pm only* (preview charity night purchased by YWCA) Thurs July 27 - 2pm (preview) & 8pm
Fri July 28 - 8pm only
Sat July 29 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues Aug 1 - 2pm only
Wed Aug 2 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs Aug 3 - 2pm & 8pm
Fri Aug 4 - 8pm only
Sat Aug 5 - 2pm & 8pm
There's a special magic in folk music. Heaped with tradition, wonder and beautiful story telling, the vast treasure trove of folk songs is truly some of the best-loved, recognizable music ever.
Honouring great Canadian Folk singers like Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Stan Rogers, Murray McLauchlan, Ian & Sylvia, Buffy Sainte- Marie and Leonard Cohen...along with other "folks like us" such as Pete Seeger, The Weavers, Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel and Peter, Paul & Mary.
The inspiring story of one of Canada's greatest voices.
Celebrate Portia White, Canada's first Black singer to win international acclaim. With a voice considered "A Gift from Heaven", she began singing with her church choir in Halifax and rose to fame in the 1940's against all odds. Through the support of her parents, Izie and the Reverend Andrew White, and teacher Ernesto Vinci, we follow Portia's journey to greatness that was to inspire so many. Glorious Spiritual and Classical Music are the background for this heartwarming and joyful story of a Canadian Legend.
Lighthouse Festival Theatre's 2017 Young Company brings a classic fairytale to life in this year's production of Sleeping Beauty. Watch the magical story of Princess Aurora and her three good fairies, Flora, Fauna and Merryweather, as they try to keep the beautiful songbird safe from Maleficent's evil curse. Walk with them once upon a dream into the enchanting forest filled with furry friends, magic, dragons and true love.
Tickets just $10 each or $32 for a group of 4*.
Auditions will take place Monday May 8 between 5 and 9pm at the theatre. To book your audition time, call the box office at 519-583-2221.
*Group pricing is only available by calling the box office or in person.
"Midnight Madness ... a blast from the past that captures the heart."
Bloom's Furniture is closing its doors for the last time, but first? Midnight Madness! A chance meeting between old high school friends triggers romance amongst the water beds. Will Wesley and Anna make a go of it? Will Blooms really close forever? Join us for our season closer and see just what happens when all sales are final!
Wed Aug 16 - 2pm & 8pm (previews)
Thurs Aug 17 - 2 pm (preview) & 8pm Fri Aug 18 - 8pm only
Sat Aug 19 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues Aug 22 - 2pm only
Wed Aug 23 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs Aug 24 - 2pm & 8pm
Fri Aug 25 - 8pm only
Sat Aug 26 - 2pm & 8pm
Tues Aug 29 - 2pm only
Wed Aug 30 - 2pm & 8pm
Thurs Aug 31 - 2pm & 8pm
Fri Sept 1 - 8pm only
Sat Sept 2 - 2pm & 8pm
For sixteen years, Ava Rose has tried (and failed) to win her small town Chili Cook Off. Hopefuls from all over compete for the prestige and cash while she competes in honour of her father's memory. If she can piece together her father's missing Five Alarm chili recipe and keep her new assistant from maiming herself, she has a chance to take home the trophy.
THE ROCKIN' MEN OF COUNTRY ARE BACK WITH SOME ADDED SWINGIN' GIRL POWER.
It's a wild meeting of western swing, rock and roll, jazz and popular standards from the 1920's right up to modern day. We're putting a fun new twist on some of your favourite tunes, all with multi-talented, awesome Canadian talent. You'll be toe tapping and finger snapping as we celebrate with music from Duke Ellington to Buddy Holly and from Lady Day to Lady Gaga. It's a potpourri of fantastic music as only our "Men of Country" can serve up...with an added dash of some spicy, swingin' sweethearts.
Enjoy an evening with a country legend that you won't soon forget. For two hours we travel back to the Kawliga Cafe with the Hank that captivated audiences and set the standard for generations of country entertainers to come. "Hank Williams Live" is not a true story, but the stories in it are true and as Hank would say "What Momma don't know won't hurt 'er."