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Drury Lane’s: The Last Resort

The Last Resort – May 2020
This musical comedy and murder mystery finds Nick, a restaurant owner on the run from the mob, hiding out in a rural Saskatchewan resort. He is accompanied by federal agent, Angela who is to ensure his safety. Upon arrival a threatening note is handed to Nick and it appears as though his whereabouts have been discovered. A ridiculous array of characters tries to deal with the fact there is a hit man among them!

Director – Aramenta Sobchak
Music Director – Trevor Price

Co-Producers: Katharine Mines-Costa and Katherine Kormos

Evenings 8:00 p.m.
May 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30

Matinees 2:00 p.m.
May 17, 24, 31

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Drury Lane’s 40th Old Tyme Music Hall

40th Olde Tyme Music Hall – Feb-Mar 2020

Join our Marvelous Misters, Medolious Misses, and our distinguished Mr. Chairman as they present an amazing show that is bound to astound! Take a trip down memory lane with the most entertaining, comedic and touching moments of “Olde Tyme Music Hall” featuring some surprise guest artistes reprising some favourite numbers that span 4 decades. Booing and cheering are positively encouraged!

Directors/Choreographers – Caroline Clarke and Shelley Rennick
Music Director – Donna Dunn-Albert

Evenings 8:00 p.m.
February 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
March 5, 6, 7

Matinees 2:00 p.m.
Februrary 16, 23
March 1, 8

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A Night of Canadian Country

A Night of Canadian Country is a one-night-only music festival headlined by Brett Kissel and features performances by Eric Ethridge and Emily Reid. Sponsored by local station Country 89, this festival sees the return of last year’s Bands-Bites-Brews theme, promising a fun-filled mix of line dancing, bull riding, beer tents, and southern-style carnival eats.

Tickets for A Night of Canadian Country are on sale now and start at $40 (plus taxes and fees). Purchase them online at tickets.com, the Box Office at 6815 Stanley Avenue in Niagara Falls, or by phone at 905-357-6222.

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker Sat Dec 14 2pm & 7pm $20adult/ $10 12& under

This holiday, treat yourself and your family to The Nutcracker: that shimmering, glittering spectacle of holiday cheer as performed by Collingwood’s own Fleet-Wood Dancentre. The Nutcracker Ballet is a rite of passage for children and an annual must-attend event for many. It just wouldn’t be the holidays without The Nutcracker! Presented by Meaford Hall

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Drury Lane’s Snow White

Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs – Dec 2019

Beautiful but evil Queen Maligna has usurped the throne of Sylvania on her husband’s death. Told by the Magic Mirror that her stepdaughter, Princess Millie (known to her friends as Snow White), is more beautiful. Maligna is consumed with jealousy and determines to kill her. But Snow White has many old friends and finds seven new ones who live in a little cottage deep in the forest. With their help and the dashing bravery of Prince Michael, Snow White is saved and Maligna, revealed as a wicked witch, dies.

Evenings – 8:00 p.m.
December 13, 20

Matinees – 2:00 p.m.
December 14, 15, 21, 22

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a really Retro CROONER Christmas  musical theatre Concert

a really Retro CROONER Christmas  musical theatre Concert Wed Dec 11 2pm $35

This show brings together Crooners Rick Kish & Connor Boa, those fabulous Croonettes and the Nevin Campbell Trio for an afternoon/evening of swingin’ tunes. Head on a journey back to those 50’s/60’s Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra style Christmas Specials. With lots of surprises, the show features 2 hours of popular standards of the era as well as a whole lotta Christmas Music. Presented by Meaford Hall

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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland Fri Dec 6 7pm $15 $free for elementary students

The Kids in the Meaford Hall present Alice in Wonderland, based on the novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.  The ‘Kids’ have been presenting their annual play each year since 2009 and once again it promises to be a great evening at the theatre for families.

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Jim Cuddy Tours Escarpment Towns

This entertainment news just received:Jim Cuddy has written many of the songs that have become indelible in the soundtrack of Canadian lives.  To celebrate the release of his fifth solo album, Countrywide Soul, Jim – along with fiddler Anne Lindsay and guitarist Colin Cripps – will be performing for audiences across Ontario this fall.  Tickets
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Milton’s Art Shop for Originals

Original art is for sale at The Gallery Upstairs in Milton. With price points for every budget, there are also gift items and large outdoor pieces for the garden.The rooms in this building go on and on and there’s much more to find outside, too. This is a charming place to explore. September 2019 is
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Textile Art of Sandy Small Proudfoot

By Gloria Hildebrandt I just received this photograph of a quilt by artist Sandy Small Proudfoot. This image is so powerful that I want to share it, which I’m doing here with her permission. It is an intense depiction of a toga-wrapped skeleton on a black cross, although Sandy prefers “shroud” rather than “toga.” If
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