CURRENT PERFORMANCES

MAMMA MIA!
Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' ultimate feel-good smash hit musical!

Producers: Judy Anderson and Liz Auston
Music Director: Alissa Smith
Dramatic Director: Dave Ellis
Choreographer: Jasmin Reville
Stage Manager: Laila Drain
Presented by SCS Musicals/Scugog Choral Society

PERFORMANCES:
Evenings: November 23, 24, 30, December 1, 6, 7 at 8pm
Matinees: November 24, 25, December 1, 2, 8 at 2pm

Set on a sunny and exotic Greek island...on the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited over 20 years ago. An enchanting, sunny funny tale of love laughter and friendship with an unforgettable trip down the aisle! Features over 22 smash-hits made famous by international recording artists ABBA!

SCS Musicals is thrilled to be the first amateur Theatre group in the GTA to be performing this incredible international smash-hit musical, loved by millions worldwide!

Coming opening night? Join us for a glittering opening night gala, Friday November 23rd at 7pm!

Ticket Pricing
Adults: $28
Students (18 and under): $22 with valid student ID
Groups: $24 for 6 or more Adults for the same performance

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ROY ORBISON - THE ALL-STAR TRIBUTE

Performance: Sunday December 9 - 3pm

Presented by Bill Culp Productions

“Roy Orbison: The All-Star Tribute” celebrates the incredible career of the legendary “Big O”...Roy Orbison! Direct from Canada’s leading producer of musical tribute shows, Bill Culp Productions, this fun-filled, audience interactive performance features Roy Orbison’s greatest hits from the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, and the 1980’s. From his early days with Sun Records in Memphis to his later hits as a member of the Travelling Wilburys, you’ll hear a wide range of Orbison classics including “Only The Lonely”, “Crying”, “Running Scared”, “Oobie Doobie”, “Handle With Care” “You Got It” and of course, “Pretty Woman” amongst the many crowd favourites. “Roy Orbison: The All-Star Tribute” stars the fabulous Michael Danckert in the lead role, backed by a sizzling live band, and features rockin’ guest tributes to Buddy Holly and Jerry Lee Lewis. Don’t miss this All-Star, value-packed performance when it comes to Port Perry!

Tickets: $39 - All ages

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DURHAM CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Presents: The Sounds of Christmas
with guest artist Irwin Smith

Performance: Sunday, December 16 – 2:30 pm

Featuring:
Vivaldi’s Gloria
A Christmas Festival
A Holst Christmas
The Nutcracker
Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto
Hansel & Gretel’s Evening Prayer

The orchestra welcomes charming piano vocalist Irwin Smith, a long time entertainer at Town Hall 1873 and our community. The orchestra also features trumpet soloist Andrea George and storyteller Dianne Chandler. Join the orchestra and MC Jonathan Van Bilsen for an enchanting seasonal soirée with refreshments included.

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THE MUDMEN

Performance: Friday, January 11, 2019

Presented by Red Plaid Productions.

Enjoy an all ages family friendly evening of Celtic music and stories from Mudmen, Canada's Celtic Rock Warriors.

Career highlights include performing and meeting the Queen on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the 84 Edmonton Oilers Stanley cup reunion with Wayne Gretzky, the McKenzie Bros TWO FOUR CBC Special, and playing on the new CBC Hockey Night in Canada Anthem. Their music has been featured on NBC's The Black Donnellys, WWE Wrestling, AE Sports Games, HBO's Shameless, Don Cherry's Rock'em Sock'em videos and more!  The Mudmen have 9 CDs and are currently writing and recording their "20th Anniversary CD", as well as a writing their memoir: 20 Years in the Mud", with a forward by Ron MacLean and Glenn Healy.

Sandy Campbell, Robby Campbell, Jeremy Burton, Mike Meacher and Dan Westenenk believe nice guys can finish first, where their love of music and off stage friendship shows through in their live show. The Mudmen have 3000 shgows to their credit with festivals, theatre shows in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, the Nietherlands, Belgum etc. Ron Maclean loves em! You should too! For more information on Mudmen visit www.mudmen.ca

This is an All Ages Non LCBO Mudmen Inc Event

Tickets:
Adults: $28
Youths (16 and under): $25

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PALMER PARK
A new comedy by Graeme Powell

Presented y Borelians Community Theatre
Directed by Helen Coughlin
Produced by Kyle Brough

Performance:
February 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 (8pm)
February 16, 23 (2pm matinees)

It’s been a long time since Kathryn De Lancie has set foot in Port Perry. Her decades spent in Hollywood have been a whirlwind of leading roles and rave reviews; but even with all the fame and adoration, try as she may, Kathryn has never been able to fully forget her rural roots.

Now here she is, on location, in Port Perry, and the town is vibrating with excitement. Everywhere you go, the only thing being talked about is how Hollywood has come to town with lights and cameras and the hometown girl who followed her dreams. Will local folk catch a glimpse of the town’s prodigal daughter, or will Kathryn manage to hide from her past, the same way she has for years?

This world premier comedy from Port Perry’s own playwright, Graeme Powell, is a fresh look at what makes small towns such fantastic places to live. Mixing huge laughs with local history, familiar names, and instantly recognizable characters, Palmer Park reminds us that there is as feeling in our hearts which we all have in common... home.

Tickets:
Adults: $24
Students (18 and under): $12 with valid student ID
Groups: $20 for 6 or more Adults for the same performance
Thursdays: Buy one Adult ticket, get another at half off.

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JOHN PRIMER & THE REAL DEAL BLUES BAND
Performance: Thursday, February 28th – 8 pm
Presented by Music by the Bay

You can’t paint the blues without the Primer

As the bandleader and lead guitarist for Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, John Primer's virtuosity as a blues musician was forged by legends. John started playing on Maxwell Street, the birthplace of Chicago blues and soon became the house bandleader at the infamous Theresa's Lounge for seven years alongside Sammy Lawhorn, Junior Wells, James Cotton and others.

John Primer has undisputedly helped build the sound and style of Chicago blues as we know it today. The echoes of tradition bellowing from the birthplaces he played such as: Maxwell Street, Theresa's, Checkerboard and Rosa's Lounges, pulse from every chord in his fingers today. Having played or recorded with a who's who of blues greats including Gary Clark Jr., Derek Trucks, Johnny Winter, and Buddy Guy to name a few, John Primer's personal accolades, including Lifetime Achievement Awards, reflect his countless contributions to the history of the blues.

There are very few blues fans, critics or musicians who will deny the fact that John Primer is the real deal and a Chicago Blues Living Legend.

Tickets: $68.50 (all ages)

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SONNY LANDRETH and MARCIA BALL

Performance: March 8, 2019
Doors: 7:00pm
Show: 8:00pm

Presented by Music by the Bay Live
www.musicbythebaylive.com

Southwest Louisiana-based virtuoso slide guitarist, songwriter, and singer Sonny Landreth is a musician's musician. The noted slideman cut his musical teeth in The Red Hot Louisiana Band of zydeco king Clifton Chenier, and has since recorded and toured with artists ranging from John Mayall to John Hiatt. Landreth has collaborated with the very top names in guitar over the years; Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Eric Johnson, Derek Trucks – the list goes on.

Marcia Ball is the 2018 Texas State Musician Of The Year and has won worldwide fame and countless fans for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she takes the stage. Her rollicking Texas boogies, swampy New Orleans ballads and groove-laden Gulf Coast blues have made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music lovers all over the world. With each new release, her reputation as a profoundly soulful singer, a boundlessly talented pianist and a courageous, inventive songwriter continues to grow.

For more information, please email Music by the Bay Live mbbl.blues@gmail.com or call 905-903-8661

Tickets: $103.45

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ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK

Performance: Friday, March 22 – 8 pm

Presented by Bill Culp Productions

Fans of 1950s Rock & Roll won't want to miss "Rock Around The Clock!" This amazing “All-Star” audience-interactive show features world class international tributes to Bobby Vee, Johnny Rivers, Neil Sedaka, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Dion & the Belmonts all backed by a sizzling live band. Song highlights include “Calendar Girl” by Neil Sedaka, “Take Good Care of my Baby” by Bobby Vee, “Runaround Sue” by Dion & the Belmonts, “Secret Agent Man” by Johnny Rivers, “Peggy Sue” by Buddy Holly, “Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis, and of course, 1950’s dancing classics like “Rock Around the Clock”, “At the Hop” and “Rock and Roll is Here to Stay”! Take a trip in the time machine back to the era of jukeboxes, hot rods and bobbi socks!

Tickets: $39 (all ages)

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DYNAMITE DAMES

Book by Liz Auston and Conrad Boyce

Director: Kathy Knight
Music Director: Alissa Smith
Choreographer:
Presented by SCS Musicals/Scugog Choral Society

PERFORMANCES:
Evenings: April 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 at 8pm
Matinees: April 6, 7, 13 at 2pm

The divas are back! Dynamite Dames is the creation of local playwrights Liz Auston and Conrad Boyce, originally performed in 2004 and one of SCS’s most-requested musicals. Get ready for 2 hours of dynamite performances as the divas and show-stopping hits jkeep on coming! At its heart Dynamite Dames celebrates the spirit of women. For years Jane has lovingly dedicated herself to the wants and needs of a wonderful husband and two nearly-grown kids. A promising performer in a past-life, her only singing engagements in recent years were those during tub time when the kids were little and her dramatic repertoire rests solidly with "Good Night Moon". When a local theatre troupe shockingly earns first-dibs at staging a huge Broadway mega-hit -- with lots of great roles for women -- Jane musters the courage to squelch self-doubt and audition for the show. But Jane is not alone in wanting to shake free of a familiar role, as she is joined by a multitude of over-qualified, talented women who seem to share in a similar dream.

Dames Night – Friday April 5th at 7pm – Come as your favourite Broadway Diva (or Divo) and join us for delicious eats and light beverages before the curtain rises. After the show, stick around to meet the cast and chat with the creators of Dynamite Dames as well as members of the original 2004 cast… a fun night! (Licensed event, ages 19 years of age and over)

Ticket Pricing
Adults: $28
Students (18 and under): $22 with valid student ID
Groups: $24 for 6 or more Adults for the same performance

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BROTHERS GIBB: THE BEE GEES STORY

Performance: Friday, May 3 – 8 pm

Presented by Bill Culp Productions

"You Should Be Dancin’" when “Brothers Gibb: The Bee Gees’ Story” rolls into town. While enjoying the amazing harmonies and infectious dance beats of the truly remarkable song catalog of the Bee Gees, sitting still in your seat may not be an option for long! You will be singing along with smash hits like “Night Fever”, “How Deep Is Your Love”, “To Love Somebody”, “Nights On Broadway”, “Tragedy”, “Massachusetts”, “More Than A Woman”, “New York Mining Disaster”, “Stayin’ Alive” and many more!

Tickets: $39 (all ages)

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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)

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TAKE IT EASY: THE STORY OF THE EAGLES

Performance: Saturday, August 24 - 8 pm

Presented by Bill Culp Productions

“Take It Easy: The Story of The Eagles” celebrates the incredible music of legendary 1970s Country-Rock group “The Eagles”. This audience-interactive show is comprised of some of Canada’s leading session musicians, who perform all of the legendary hits from the Eagles extensive career with soaring vocal harmonies and sizzling hot guitar solos. The evening will be comprised of two sets, with the first half featuring all the songs from the multi-million selling album “Eagles Greatest Hits 1971-1975.” The second half features more classic hits from the band's later years, including solo hits made famous by Don Henley and Joe Walsh. Don't miss your favourites including "One of These Nights," "Desperado," "Heartache Tonight" and of course, "Hotel California"!

Tickets: $39 (all ages)

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ABBA MAGIC

Performance: Saturday, September 28 – 8 pm

Presented by Bill Culp Productions

"ABBA Magic!" features outstanding musical performances that celebrate all of ABBA's top hits, combined with dazzling 1970's style costumes and choreography. This fun-filled, audience-interactive performance will have you singing along (and maybe even dancing in the aisles!), to all your ABBA favourites, including "Mama Mia", "Knowing Me, Knowing You" , "SOS", "Waterloo" and of course, "Dancing Queen" amongst the many classics. Dust off your 1970's dancing shoes, and get your tickets today!

Tickets: $39 (all ages)

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SURFIN’ SAFARI

Performance: Saturday, November 28 pm

Presented by Bill Culp Productions

"Surfin' Safari: The Ultimate Beach Party Show" celebrates the music of Jimmy Buffet, Frankie Avalon, Jan & Dean, The Ventures, and of course ...The Beach Boys! Don't miss this fun-filled, audience interactive "beach party show" that combines fabulous musical tributes with an outstanding live band. Song highlights include "Surfin' USA", "Margaritaville", "Surf City", "It's 5 O’Clock Somewhere", "California Girls" “Wipeout” and "Kokomo" amongst the many audience favourites. No matter what the weather is like, it'll be warm and sunny on stage! Get your tickets today to ensure the best seats, and get ready to have some "Fun, Fun, Fun"!!

Tickets: $39 (all ages)

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ELVIS: BLUE CHRISTMAS

Performance: Friday, December 20 – 8 pm

Presented by Bill Culp Productions

Calling all Elvis fans! Don't miss Collingwood Elvis Champion Gino Monopoli starring in "Elvis: Blue Christmas". Hear the amazing Gino Monopoli backed by the incredible Rudy & the Angels singing all your favourite Elvis classics like "Blue Suede Shoes", "All Shook Up", "Can't Help Falling In Love", Suspicious Minds" alongside his legendary Christmas hits including "Blue Christmas", "Santa Bring Me My Baby Back", "White Christmas" and more! This fun-filled audience interactive show is a must for all Elvis fans!

Tickets: $39 (all ages)

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BOX OFFICE
Tickets may also be purchased by phone or in person at the Town Hall box office during the following hours:

  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: Closed
  • Wed: 11am - 6:30pm
  • Thu: 11am - 6:30pm
  • Fri: 11am - 6:30pm
  • Sat: 9:30am - 5pm
  • Sun: Closed

The Box Office is also open 1 hour prior to all shows.

For more info call 905-985-8181.

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