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Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse Get ready for the ride of your life with Australia’s glittering musical masterpiece! With a spectacular array of outrageous costumes, flamboyant choreography, and a hit parade of dance floor favourites, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS! Based on the Academy Award®-winning film, this sparkling stage adaptation follows three dazzling drag queens – Mitzi, Felicia, and Bernadette – as they set out on a hilarious adventure across the Australian outback in a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) to put on a show in a remote resort town. Along the way, a heartwarming story of acceptance and self-discovery unfolds. Shake your groove thing to classic disco hits including “It’s Raining Men,” “I Will Survive,” “Hot Stuff,” “I Say A Little Prayer,” “Finally,” and many more! If you rocked out to Rock of Ages, you won’t want to miss this bold blockbuster musical hailed as ‘The best feel-good show since Mamma Mia!’! Contains mature themes and strong language. Recommended for ages 13 and up.
Event Date 03-13-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Dance,Music,Performance
The Miracle Worker at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse Based on the extraordinary true story of Helen Keller and her determined teacher Annie Sullivan, this inspiring Tony Award®-winning play has moved generations of theatregoers and become a world-renowned classic. Young Helen Keller, who has been blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, is trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate. Frustrated, lonely, and violent, Helen is in danger of being sent to an institution. In desperation, her parents seek help from the Perkins Institute, which sends them Annie Sullivan to tutor their volatile daughter. Annie soon realizes there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark ... but will she be able to teach her troubled student to communicate and bring her into the world at last? Journey from darkness to light as this powerful saga of perseverance comes to life on stage. Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Event Date 04-24-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Performance
You'll Get Used To It! ... The War Show at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the joys and sorrows of war are explored in this unforgettable nostalgic musical that follows the journey of six Canadian infantrymen. With a mixture of side-splitting comedy and heart-wrenching tragedy, the essence of World War II is captured through the eyes of Canadian soldiers themselves as they experience everything from training and the anguish of leaving loved ones, to the anticipation of actually going to fight the enemy, the fear and danger of battle, and the sorrow of losing comrades. This moving theatrical production brings history alive, featuring popular music from the 1930s and 1940s including "The White Cliffs of Dover," "We'll Meet Again," "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square," "I'll Be Seeing You," and many more hits of the era. So pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and get ‘in the mood’ for an unforgettable theatre experience in tribute to our cherished veterans. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Event Date 06-05-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Music,Performance
The Drayton Entertainment Production of Disney's Newsies Stop the presses! Disney’s Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical phenomenon is ready to give audiences something to believe in. They sold the newspapers … until they made the headlines. Based on the beloved 1992 Disney movie inspired by a true story, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, the charismatic leader of a band of teenaged newsboys in New York City at the turn-of-the century. When Joseph Pulitzer and the titans of publishing raise distribution prices, Jack rallies the “newsies” from across the city to rise up and strike against the unfair conditions. With the help of smart and savvy reporter Katherine Plumber, all of New York City soon recognizes the power of young people. Packed with spectacular dancing and a sensational score by Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) including the hit songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is an uplifting Broadway blockbuster with a timeless message that inspires everyone to fight for what's right and seize the day. Recommended for ages 10 and up.
Event Date 07-18-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Children and Families,Dance,Music,Performance
Art at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse What is art? Three Friends. One white canvas. Many opinions. Winner of countless awards and touted as one of the most successful plays ever on Broadway and London’s West End, this cleverly crafted dramedy asks the pivotal question – what is art? When Serge, who fancies himself as an art collector, buys an expensive painting, his friends Marc and Yvan react strongly to the extravagant purchase. The tension mounts, and a fierce debate ensues. As the conversation moves from the theoretical to the personal, the three friends are forced to ask questions not only about the nature of art, but also about the nature of friendship. This inventive play about the value of art and the fickleness of friendship is a theatrical masterpiece. Don't miss it. Recommended for ages 13 and up.
Event Date 10-02-2019
Individual Price Regular Performance $48.00 + HST = $54.24; Discount Dates $39.00 + HST = $44.07; 20 & Under $29.00 + HST = $32.77; Groups (20+) $39.00 + HST = $44.07 Toll Free: 1-855-drayton (372-9866)
Categories Theatre,Performance
 
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