PURLIE Paul Robeson Theatre/African American Cultural Center
“Purlie” is a fascinating mix of an angry play written by a well-known actor and veteran of the Civil Rights struggle, the Black Church and the ancient theater trope of the “rascally servant.”
Sep 20, 2018, 11:46
GOLDEN BOY Andrews Theatre/Irish Classical Theatre Company
For generations, boxing was the way out of poverty for immigrants and African-Americans, at least it was the perceived way out for many.
Sep 16, 2018, 12:31
THE ORCHARD (AFTER CHEKHOV) Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre/Shaw Festival
There’s this fascination in the theater with Chekhov, “The Cherry Orchard,” “The Seagull,” all that.
Aug 25, 2018, 11:01
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Festival Theatre/Shaw Festival
Strong set, although the computer stuff wasn’t working right.
Fine Sherlock Holmes in Damien Atkins.
Just off a vast grassy field outside the Festival Theatre, life returns to the Great Grimpen Mire, Dartmoor and the giant, howling hound in “The Hound of the Baskervilles.”
Aug 22, 2018, 12:26
O'FLAHERTY V.C. Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
Why do men enlist and why do men fight?
That’s what George Bernard Shaw was questioning in “O’Flaherty V.C.”
Aug 21, 2018, 12:43
45thAnnual Young Waterfowlers Program Scheduled At Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge
Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, in partnership with the Lake Plains Waterfowl Association, will host its 45th Annual Young Waterfowlers Program. The program will include an orientation class at the refuge headquarters on Saturday, September 29, 2018 and a youth only hunt day on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The Young Waterfowlers Program will be open to junior hunters between 12-15 years of age. There is no charge but space is limited with preference given to first time participants. Pre-registration does not guarantee participation. Those selected will be notified by mail.
Aug 21, 2018, 11:25
OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
Just over a century ago, the Canadian Army built the Royal George Theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake as part of a vast training base, preparing troops to go the bloodbath of the Western Front.
The war started badly and descended into military mass murder.
Aug 10, 2018, 12:35
HENRY V Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre/Shaw Festival
Maybe because the Stratford Festival is such a Shakespeare production factory, it took the Shaw Festival to turn its first Shakespeare production into a home run, or for the Canadian context, a hat trick.
Aug 8, 2018, 21:23
THE NITETONES to Perform a Dusk Concert at Heathwood in Williamsville
The Nitetones will be performing a concert at the Heathwood Assisted Living Facility on Hopkins Road in Williamsville on Tuesday night August 21st from 6PM to 8PM. It will be a night of crooners as the band takes a singing trip down memory lane featuring music from the greats such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tony Orlando Elvis and more!
The Nitetones provide a full assortment of music genres to take you full into the night performing a variety of hit songs from the 90’s, 80s, 70s, 60s , 50s (Oldies), and Country. Whether a club setting, private party or corporate event; the Nitetones mix a wide variety of music styles to meet the needs of any setting. Their performance will grab your attention, make you dance, make you sing or mesmerize you to sit and watch but always leave you fully entertained. We make music into the night so come and experience the Nitetones as we make music into your night.
The Nitetones Variety Band
Jul 26, 2018, 10:04
THE BARONESS AND THE PIG Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatrre/Shaw Festival
There’s nothing like hearing some person of high social persuasion talk about how this person is trying to uplift some lesser person, applying, of course, the values of the high social person.
Jul 5, 2018, 12:12
OF MARRIAGE AND MEN: A Comedy Double-Bill Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
George Bernard Shaw is a playwright almost better known for his stories than his plots and for words, words and words.
Jun 23, 2018, 23:34
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Studio Theatre/Stratford Festival
Think of Stratford’s “The Comedy of Errors” as politically correct slapstick.
Jun 12, 2018, 23:41
LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Studio Theatre/Stratford Festival
“In Vino Veritas” is the old Roman saying about how truth comes out under the influence of alcohol.
Jun 12, 2018, 23:35
THE MUSIC MAN Festival Theatre/Stratford Festival
Almost everyone has seen “The Music Man,” even parents who saw it only because they had a kid in the chorus of the high school musical.
Jun 10, 2018, 23:12
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Avon Theatre/Stratford Festival
“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” qualifies as a cult movie.
Of course, the movie is built on the original stage show, Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show.”
Jun 10, 2018, 22:48