Annual General Meeting

The Town Hall 1873 will be holding it’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, May 28th, at 7pm. Come out and meet the board of directors who work tirelessly to make the Town Hall 1873 Centre for the Performing Arts an integral part of our cultural community. If you are interested in becoming a board member or volunteer, give us a call (905-985-8181) during box office hours, or send us an email (th1873admin@powergate.ca). We would be happy to fill you in on the details or how to get involved!

Now Playing… Motown Gold

MOTOWN GOLD

Performance: Saturday, June 1 – 8 pm

Presented by Bill Culp Productions

“Motown Gold” celebrates the incredible songs and stories of the legendary record label from Detroit that launched the careers of The Temptations, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and more! “Motown Gold” features outstanding live musical performances with soulful lead vocalists backed by the renowned Rudy & The Angels band. This audience interactive show will have the audience singing along, clapping their hands in rhythm and even getting up to dance to the infectious Motown groove! Song highlights include “My Girl” “Stop! In the Name of Love” “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” “I Can’t Help Myself” and of course, the amazing duet “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”. Get your tickets today and “Get Ready” for a special ONE NIGHT ONLY trip to Hitsville, USA!

Tickets: $39 (all ages)

Buy tickets here.

Coming Soon… DBDS Year-end Recital

DBDS 2019 YEAR-END RECITAL

Presented by Dancebridge Dance School

Performances:
Saturday, June 8 – 2 pm
Saturday, June 8 – 7 pm
Sunday, June 9 – 2 pm

Smile big and shine bright!!! DanceBridge Dance Studio presents their annual year-end dance recital, DBDS 2019! Come on out to see a truly stellar showcase featuring jazz, tap, ballet, acrobatic dance and hip hop routines performed by students of all ages!

Tickets: $20 – All ages

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Coming in July 2019… Willow Quartet Musical (World Premiere!)

WILLOW QUARTET MUSICAL (world premiere)

Book and lyrics by Joan Burrows and Ron Cameron-Lewis
Music and lyrics by Jason Saunders

Preview July 3 @ 2 pm
Performances July 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12 @ 7:30 pm, July 13 @ 2 pm

Director – Carey Nicholson
Music Director – Carol Salamone

Theatre on the Ridge presents the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Joan Burrow’s Willow QuartetWillow Quartet Musical is the heartwarming story of one couple’s recovery from grief and has been workshopped at Sheridan College in the same play development program that gave the world Come From Away.

Regular Tickets:
Adults: $35
Student/Seniors (60 and over): $30
Child (12 and under): $20

Special pricing:
Preview: July 3 only: all tickets: $25
Groups of 10 or more for a single performance: $25 each
Family (2 adults, 2 children 12 and under): $90
EYEGO (Valid high school id): $5

Buy tickets here.

Coming in July 2019… The Wind in the Willows

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

Adapted by Michael Shamata, from the book by Kenneth Grahame

Preview July 10 @ 2 pm
Performances July 11, 13, 19 @ 7:30 pm, July 11, 16, 18, 20 @ 2 pm

Director – Carey Nicholson with the company

Theatre on the Ridge presents a family-friendly production of the classic children’s book, The Wind In The Willows, which follows the adventures and misadventures of Toad, Ratty, Mole, and Badger as they foil Weasel’s plot to take over Toad Hall.

Regular Tickets:
Adults: $35
Student/Seniors (60 and over): $30
Child (12 and under): $20

Special pricing:
Preview: July 10 only: all tickets: $25
Groups of 10 or more for a single performance: $25 each
Family (2 adults, 2 children 12 and under): $90
EYEGO (Valid high school id): $5

Buy tickets here.

Coming in July 2019… Tempting Providence

TEMPTING PROVIDENCE
By Robert Chafe

Preview July 17 @ 7:30 pm
Performances July 18, 20, 23, 24, 26 @ 7:30 pm, July 27 @ 2 pm

Director – Jeannette Lambermont-Morey

Theatre on the Ridge presents Tempting Providence, set in early 20th century Newfoundland. Tempting Providence is an evocative telling of Canadian pioneering “legend” Myra Bennett, an Englishwoman who volunteered to serve as a nurse along the remote rugged coast, “only until the road comes”.

Regular Tickets:
Adults: $35
Student/Seniors (60 and over): $30
Child (12 and under): $20

Special pricing:
Preview: July 17 only: all tickets: $25
Groups of 10 or more for a single performance: $25 each
Family (2 adults, 2 children 12 and under): $90
EYEGO (Valid high school id): $5

Buy tickets here.

Coming in July 2019… Speakeasy Sundays

SPEAKEASY SUNDAYS

Mallory McGrath
July 21 @ 7:30 pm
Theatre on the Ridge presents Mallory McGrath in an informal evening of vocal music. Mallory returns to her hometown of Port Perry to share songs from various music genres from her debut album Naturally, released earlier this year.

Donna Lajeunesse
July 28 @7:30 pm
Theatre on the Ridge presents Donna Lajeunesse in an informal evening of vocal music. Donna has been gracing Durham stages since childhood and brings her show-stopping vocals back to Theatre on the Ridge in this solo show.

Summer Company and Guests
August 11 @ 7:30 pm
Theatre on the Ridge presents our summer company members, up close and personal in an informal setting as they share an evening of favourite songs and readings.

Regular Tickets:
Adults: $25
Student/Seniors (60 and over): $20
Child (12 and under): $15

Special pricing:
Groups of 10 or more for a single performance: $15 each
EYEGO (Valid high school id): $5

Buy tickets here.

Coming in July 2019… The Valley

THE VALLEY
By Joan MacLeod

Preview July 24 @ 2 pm
Performances July 25, 27, 30, 31, August 2 @ 7:30 pm, August 3 @ 2 pm

Director – Carey Nicholson

Theatre on the Ridge presents The Valley, where four lives intersect and collide in a timely and powerful perspective on the complex issue of police interaction with the mentally ill. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Coarse language and mature subject matter.

Regular Tickets:
Adults: $35
Student/Seniors (60 and over): $30

Special pricing:
Preview: July 24 only: all tickets: $25
Groups of 10 or more for a single performance: $25 each
EYEGO (Valid high school id): $5

Buy tickets here.

Coming in August 2019… The Importance of Being Earnest

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
By Oscar Wilde

Preview July 31 @ 2 pm
Performances August 1, 3, 6, 7, 9 @ 7:30 pm, August 10 @ 2 pm

Director – Michael Serres and Annette Stokes

Theatre on the Ridge presents The Importance of Being Earnest, considered by many to be one of the most brilliant comedies ever written. The Importance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde’s delightful commentary on Victorian society.

Regular Tickets:
Adults: $35
Student/Seniors (60 and over): $30
Child (12 and under): $20

Special pricing:
Preview: July 31 only: all tickets: $25
Groups of 10 or more for a single performance: $25 each
Family (2 adults, 2 children 12 and under): $90
EYEGO (Valid high school id): $5

Buy tickets here.

Coming in August 2019… Venus in Fur

VENUS IN FUR
By David Ives

Preview August 7 @ 2 pm
Performances August 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16 @ 7:30 pm

Director – Carey Nicholson

All performances of Venus in Fur will be presented in The Patrons’ Lounge

Theatre on the Ridge presents a battle of wits and of the sexes in David Ives’ Venus in Fur, a sharp provocative tour de force inspired by the erotic novel of the same name by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. 
Recommended for ages 14 and up. Contains mature subject matter, language, and sexually suggestive themes.

Regular Tickets:
Adults: $25
Student/Seniors (60 and over): $20

Special pricing:
Preview: August 7 only: all tickets: $15
Groups of 10 or more for a single performance: $15 each
EYEGO (Valid high school id): $5

Buy tickets here.

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