Theatre Listings

The productions listed below have been registered with the Brickenden Committee and will be evaluated by the members of the adjudication panels. These shows meet the required criteria to be considered for a Brickenden Award. No local independent production will be eligible for Brickenden nomination until it has been registered.

Nominations for the Brickenden Awards will be posted in late December, at which time the public may place their vote. The awards ceremonies will take place on the last Monday in January.

  1. Dogfight (Allswell Productions)

    Location:

    Wolf Performance Hall

    Dates:

    1. September 6, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. September 7, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. September 8, 2018 2:00 pm
    4. September 8, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    130 minutes

    Synopsis:

    The hauntingly beautiful musical, Dogfight, by Pasek and Paul (La La Land, Greatest Showman, Dear Evan Hansen) and Peter Duchan, was praised by countless critics and nominated for numerous awards, winning the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical. Based on the 1991 Warner Brothers film, Dogfight takes audiences on a romantic and heartbreaking theatrical journey that stays with you long after the performance.

    It’s November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys’ night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble. But, when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress whom he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches him the power of love and compassion.

  2. The Nerd (LCP)

    Location:

    Palace Theatre

    Dates:

    1. January 31, 2019 8:00 pm
    2. February 1, 2019 8:00 pm
    3. February 2, 2019 8:00 pm
    4. February 3, 2019 2:00 pm
    5. February 6, 2019 8:00 pm
    6. February 7, 2019 8:00 pm
    7. February 8, 2019 8:00 pm
    8. February 9, 2019 8:00 pm
    9. February 10, 2019 2:00 pm

    Running time:

    2 hours

    Synopsis:

    Set in Terre Haute, Indiana in late 1979, The Nerd centers on the hilarious dilemma of a young architect who is visited by Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved has life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam. Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment on the night of his thirty-fourth birthday party. However, Rick’s awkward manner and inappropriate behavior throws the occasion into shambles. It turns out that Rick makes life unravel to those who meet him, and he overstays his welcome with a vengeance.

  1. BIG FISH (Original Kids Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Spriet Family Theatre

    Dates:

    1. January 10, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. January 11, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. January 12, 2018 7:00 pm
    4. January 13, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. January 13, 2018 7:00 pm
    6. January 14, 2018 2:00 pm
    7. January 14, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    “A father’s story. A son’s journey. Life’s epic adventure.” Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, this larger-than-life musical centres on Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest… and then some! Edward’s incredible, fantastical stories thrill everyone around him – most of all, his devoted wife Sandra. But their son Will, who is about to have a child of his own, is determined to find the truth behind his father’s epic tales. Overflowing with heart, humour and spectacular stagecraft, Big Fish is an extraordinary new Broadway musical that reminds us why we love going to the theatre – for an experience that’s richer, funnier and BIGGER than life itself.

  2. Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii (London Community Players)

    Location:

    Palace Theatre

    Dates:

    1. January 18, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. January 19, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. January 20, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. January 21, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. January 24, 2018 8:00 pm
    6. January 25, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. January 26, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. January 27, 2018 8:00 pm
    9. January 28, 2018 2:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    How will Vivien Bliss get her new (Harlequin Romance) novel finished in the face of, behind the back of, in spite of, and with the help of an advice columnist, a nosy reporter, a doctor in pantyhose, an orphan with a cake and Helga, the evil Russian physicist? Glorious mayhem and laughter ensues…

  3. First Date (King’s Players Theatre Company)

    Location:

    King's University College, Kenny Theatre

    Dates:

    1. January 31, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. February 1, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. February 2, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. February 3, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    90 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Blind dates don’t often go very well, this is more than true when it comes to Aaron and Casey, two singletons set up by Casey’s sister and brother-in-law. With a cast of wacky characters that only Casey, Aaron and the audience can see, disaster ensues from the moment the lights go off and the band starts to play. Could the two of them ever work out? Between religious disagreements to commitment issues, it seems as though this couple will never make it, but love works in mysterious ways. Come see First Date to find out if Aaron and Casey have a chance at a second date!

  4. Harvest (London Community Players)

    Location:

    Palace Theatre - Procunier Hall

    Dates:

    1. February 1, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. February 2, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. February 3, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. February 4, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. February 7, 2018 8:00 pm
    6. February 8, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. February 9, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. February 10, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    95 minutes

    Synopsis:

    A retired rural couple move to a condo, and unwittingly rent their farm out to a marijuana grow-op.

  5. Next To Normal (Calithumpian Theatre Company)

    Location:

    ARTS Project

    Dates:

    1. February 9, 2018 7:30 pm
    2. February 10, 2018 2:00 pm
    3. February 10, 2018 7:30 pm
    4. February 12, 2018 7:30 pm
    5. February 13, 2018 7:30 pm
    6. February 14, 2018 7:30 pm
    7. February 15, 2018 7:30 pm
    8. February 16, 2018 7:30 pm
    9. February 17, 2018 2:00 pm
    10. February 17, 2018 7:30 pm

    Running time:

    150 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times.
    This musical centers on what appears to be a typical American family: Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens. And yet their lives are anything but normal. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family’s story with love, sympathy and heart.

  6. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (London Community Players)

    Location:

    Palace Theatre

    Dates:

    1. February 15, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. February 16, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. February 17, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. February 18, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. February 21, 2018 8:00 pm
    6. February 22, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. February 23, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. February 24, 2018 8:00 pm
    9. February 25, 2018 2:00 pm

    Running time:

    140 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia live a quiet life in the Pennsylvania farmhouse where they grew up, but their peace is disturbed when their movie star sister Masha returns unannounced with her twenty-something boy toy, Spike. A weekend of rivalry, regret, and raucousness begins.

  7. Peter and the Starcatcher (MTI)

    Location:

    A.B. Lucas SS Auditorium

    Dates:

    1. February 26, 2018 9:30 am
    2. February 27, 2018 9:30 am
    3. February 28, 2018 7:00 pm
    4. March 1, 2018 7:00 pm
    5. March 2, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    140 minutes

    Synopsis:

    A prequel to Peter Pan; The story is an adventure on the high seas and on the faraway Mollusk island. An orphan boy named Peter and his mysterious new friend, Molly, overcome bands of pirates and thieves in their quest to keep a magical secret safe and save the world from evil.

  8. A Midsummer Night's Dream (London Central Secondary School)

    Location:

    London Central Secondary School

    Dates:

    1. February 28, 2018 7:30 pm
    2. March 1, 2018 7:30 pm
    3. March 2, 2018 7:30 pm
    4. March 3, 2018 7:30 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    This is a fresh, funny, sparkling take on Shakespeare’s most loved comedy, featuring the music of the B-52s, Eurythmics, Cranberries, and more!

  9. This Above All (London Community Players)

    Location:

    Procunier Hall

    Dates:

    1. March 1, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. March 2, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. March 3, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. March 4, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. March 7, 2018 8:00 pm
    6. March 8, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. March 9, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. March 10, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Prudence Heward was a Canadian painter. Lawren Harris was a Canadian painter, a member of the Group of Seven. This is their story.

  10. The Laramie Project (London South C.I.)

    Location:

    London South Collegiate Institute Auditorium

    Dates:

    1. March 7, 2018 7:30 pm
    2. March 8, 2018 7:30 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    In October 1998 Matthew Shepard was kidnapped, severely beaten and left to die, tied to a fence on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming. Five weeks later, Moisés Kaufman and fellow members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie, and over the course of the next year, conducted more than 200 interviews with people of the town. From these interviews they wrote the play The Laramie Project, a chronicle of the life of the town of Laramie in the year after the murder.

    http://www.tectonictheaterproject.org/The_Laramie_Project.html

  11. If/Then (Theatre Western)

    Location:

    UCC Mustang Lounge, Western University

    Dates:

    1. March 14, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. March 15, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. March 16, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. March 17, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    180 minutes

    Synopsis:

    With unforgettable songs and a deeply moving story by the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning creators of Next to Normal, If/Then is a fascinating, ambitious and original new musical. If/Then simultaneously follows one woman’s two possible life paths, painting a deeply moving portrait of the lives that we lead, as well as the lives that we might have led.

    Elizabeth, a city planner, moves back to New York to restart her life in the city of infinite possibilities. When her carefully designed plans collide with the whims of fate, Elizabeth’s life splits into two parallel paths. If/Then follows both stories simultaneously, as this modern woman faces the intersection of choice and chance.

    If/Then is a contemporary Broadway musical about living in New York today and all of the possibilities of tomorrow. With a powerhouse role for a leading lady and rich and complex supporting roles, this show celebrates dynamite talent and the power of great storytelling. (Official description from MTI Shows)

  12. Lunar Landing (Theatre Nemesis)

    Location:

    ARTS Project

    Dates:

    1. March 21, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. March 22, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. March 23, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. March 23, 2018 8:00 pm
    5. March 24, 2018 1:00 pm
    6. March 24, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    90 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Amanda “Nann” Tennenhome is a young woman with Autism who has recently lost her mother to an automobile accident. Meeting her estranged father for almost the first time, Amanda moves into his home and his life. With the help of her mother’s disembodied spirit and Boom Boom Kitty, the cat she lost when she was six years old, Amanda works toward her goal of someday becoming a Russian cosmonaut.

  13. The Theory of Relativity (Original Kids Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Spriet Family Theatre

    Dates:

    1. March 22, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. March 23, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. March 24, 2018 2:00 pm
    4. March 24, 2018 7:00 pm
    5. March 25, 2018 2:00 pm
    6. March 25, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    75 minutes

    Synopsis:

    “We are energy, we are mass, we are light.” Originally developed at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario, as part of the Canadian Music Theatre Project, the same incubator as the Broadway smash, Come from Away, comes The Theory of Relativity, an original, new Canadian musical. Whether you’re allergic to cats, in love for the first or tenth time, a child of divorce, a germaphobe, or simply a unique individual, audience members and actors alike are sure to find themselves in this fresh new musical. Through a seemingly unrelated collection of songs, scenes and monologues, The Theory of Relativity introduces a compelling array of characters experiencing the joys and heartbreaks, the liaisons and losses, the inevitability and the wonder of human connection.

  14. It's All Holly Jolly until Somebody Loses An Eye (The Green Room Players)

    Location:

    Trinity United Church Community Centre

    Dates:

    1. March 23, 2018 6:00 pm
    2. March 24, 2018 6:00 pm
    3. March 25, 2018 2:00 pm

    Running time:

    90 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Dappled moonlight dancing across the frozen tundra… a cozy fire crackling in the hearth… the joyful sound of voices raised in song as the elves toil at their craft… the aroma of pine boughs and freshly baked chocolate chip cookies wafting across the glittering, desolate landscape… it all sounds so idyllic! But, dig a little deeper and you see a happy little pressure cooker, bubbling merrily and building steam and hoping no one come along and bumps it.

    Enter a mysterious stranger

    Can Christmas survive? … Will the cookies burn?… And what were those elves doing back behind the reindeer barn?

    Join us @ Trinity on; Friday March 23rd, Saturday March 24th and Sunday March 25th 2018 for a night of intrigue and suspense, and probably just a bit of silliness as Trinity United and the Green Room Players present ‘It’s All Holly Jolly Until Someone Loses An Eye’

  15. My Fair Lady (Original Kids Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Spriet Family Theatre

    Dates:

    1. April 4, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. April 5, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. April 6, 2018 7:00 pm
    4. April 7, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. April 7, 2018 7:00 pm
    6. April 8, 2018 2:00 pm
    7. April 8, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    “Wouldn’t it be loverly?” Lerner and Loewe’s award-winning story of a cockney flower girl transformed into an elegant lady is widely considered one of the greatest musicals of all time. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured. The tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into an elegant lady features one of musical theatre’s greatest scores, including “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?,” “With a Little Bit of Luck,” “The Rain in Spain,” “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “On the Street Where You Live,” “Get Me to the Church on Time,” and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face.”

  16. Screaming, But Not (Oakridge Secondary School)

    Location:

    Oakridge S.S.

    Dates:

    1. April 4, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    45 minutes

  17. One Foot in Heaven (London Christian High)

    Location:

    London District Christian Secondary School

    Dates:

    1. April 11, 2018 1:00 pm
    2. April 13, 2018 7:30 pm
    3. April 14, 2018 7:30 pm
    4. April 20, 2018 7:30 pm
    5. April 21, 2018 7:30 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    One Foot in Heaven is based on Hartzell Spence’s biographical novel of the same name. Set in 1910, the story focuses on Reverend William H. Spence and their family as they adjust to their new parish and run-down parsonage in Laketon, Iowa. Through patience and humour, the Spence family deals with a wide variety of personalities in their congregation, as they advocate for progress and change. As the play unfolds, the audience is challenged to consider the value of loving your neighbour and living in community.

  18. Shrek The Musical Jr. (Little Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Wolf Performance Hall

    Dates:

    1. April 12, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. April 13, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    65 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favourite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.

  19. A Creetin Christmas! (Banished By The King Productions)

    Location:

    ARTS Project

    Dates:

    1. April 12, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. April 13, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. April 14, 2018 2:00 pm
    4. April 14, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    The Creetins are back! After reuniting over a theft from the family business, the Creetins return to Creetinbridge Hall to celebrate the season of frivolity, Christmas. But an old foe resurfaces turning Christmas cheer into old world jeer?

    Sequel to Banished’s 2015 hit “The Family Creetin”

  20. Albertine in Five Times (London Community Players)

    Location:

    Procunier Hall

    Dates:

    1. April 12, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. April 13, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. April 14, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. April 15, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. April 18, 2018 8:00 pm
    6. April 19, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. April 20, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. April 21, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    90 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Michel Tremblay’s well-loved and award-winning play presents the story of one woman, Albertine, at five different times in her life. The older Albertines warn the younger ones of what is to come – “Our fate depends on you,” Albertine at 70 says to Albertine at 30. Together, with her sister Madeleine, these five Albertines provide a moving portrait of the extraordinary life of an “ordinary” woman.
    This new, updated translation by Linda Gaboriau celebrates this classic Canadian drama that has intrigued and delighted audiences around the world.

  21. Almost, Maine (Original Kids Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Spriet Family Theatre

    Dates:

    1. April 13, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. April 14, 2018 2:00 pm
    3. April 14, 2018 7:00 pm
    4. April 15, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. April 15, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    100 minutes

    Synopsis:

    “This touching and hilarious heartfelt comedy has become one of the most popular plays in North America.” On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend—almost—in this delightful midwinter night’s dream.

  22. Something Wicked... (Original Kids Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Spriet Family Theatre

    Dates:

    1. April 19, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. April 20, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. April 21, 2018 2:00 pm
    4. April 21, 2018 7:00 pm
    5. April 22, 2018 2:00 pm
    6. April 22, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    90 minutes

    Synopsis:

    “A totally wicked original musical comedy revue!” It’s Ladies Night at Club Inferno, Hell’s hottest nightclub. Pull up a chair and watch all the villains that you love to hate entertain you with laughs, frights and a few heartfelt moments. A non-stop musical revue with the wicked ladies of Broadway, including the dastardly songs such as “Anything You Can Do,”“Evil Woman,”“My Favourite Things,” and “I Hate Musicals.” Don’t miss it!

  23. The Light in the Piazza (Musical Theatre Productions)

    Location:

    McManus Studio

    Dates:

    1. April 20, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. April 21, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. April 22, 2018 2:00 pm
    4. April 25, 2018 8:00 pm
    5. April 26, 2018 8:00 pm
    6. April 27, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. April 28, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. April 29, 2018 2:00 pm

    Running time:

    150 minutes

    Synopsis:

    In the summer of 1953, Margaret Johnson, the wife of an American businessman, is touring the Tuscan countryside with her daughter, Clara. While sightseeing, Clara, a beautiful young woman, loses her hat in a sudden gust of wind. As if guided by an unseen hand, the hat lands at the feet of Fabrizio Naccarelli, a handsome Florentine, who returns it. This brief episode, charged with coincidence and fate, sparks an immediate and intense romance between Clara and Fabrizio. Margaret, extremely protective of her daughter, attempts to keep Clara and Fabrizio apart. Unable to suppress the truth about her daughter, Margaret is forced to reconsider not only Clara’s future, but her own hopes as well.

  24. Heathers (High School Edition) (Original Kids Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Spriet Family Theatre

    Dates:

    1. April 26, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. April 27, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. April 28, 2018 2:00 pm
    4. April 28, 2018 7:00 pm
    5. April 29, 2018 2:00 pm
    6. April 29, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    “Are you in or are you out?” Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously handsome new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the Almighty, kicks her out of the group, Veronica decides to bite the bullet and kiss Heather’s aerobicized butt… but J.D. has another plan for that bullet. Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is a hilarious, heartfelt and homicidal new show based on the cult classic film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater.

  25. Point of Honour (Arbitrary Angle Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Procunier Hall

    Dates:

    1. May 2, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. May 3, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. May 4, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. May 5, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. May 5, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    90 minutes

    Synopsis:

    As young men, friends and rivals Zoltan and Dariusz were world-class fencers–medalists at the ill-fated Munich Olympics of 1972. Now, some four decades later, long estranged, Dariusz seeks out his old friend. More than time separates these two men. What Dariusz demands of Zoltan could get one–or both–killed. Cascading memories. Beleaguered honour. Flinty stoicism. Flashpoint. What is the right way for a man to live? Attack, or parry?

  26. BARE BEAR BONES (LONDON COMMUNITY PLAYERS)

    Location:

    Palace Theatre

    Dates:

    1. May 3, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. May 4, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. May 5, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. May 6, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. May 9, 2018 8:00 pm
    6. May 10, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. May 11, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. May 12, 2018 8:00 pm
    9. May 13, 2018 2:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    A hilarious comedy. Empty-nesters, trying to rekindle the spark in their marriage, return to the campground of their youth in a broken-down tent trailer. Things have changed at the campground since their last visit…when all is exposed…everyone is in for a surprise and a lot of laughs.

    “Bare Bear Bones” is produced by special arrangement with PLAYWRIGHTS GUILD OF CANADA

  27. Fame (Saunders Musical Theatre)

    Location:

    Saunders Secondary School

    Dates:

    1. May 9, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. May 10, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. May 11, 2018 7:00 pm
    4. May 12, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    This new stage version of the film and TV series follows the students of New York’s School of the Performing Arts through their four year program. We see their struggles with self confidence as they explore life and relationships. We see those who persevere and those who struggle to succeed. Above all, we see ambitious actors, singers and dancers who strive for excellence. This high octane musical features the Academy Award winning title song and a variety of dance genres from ballet to modern to hip-hop.

  28. Sex Please We're Sixty! (Maybles' Produtions)

    Location:

    ARTS Project

    Dates:

    1. May 16, 2018 7:30 pm
    2. May 17, 2018 7:30 pm
    3. May 18, 2018 7:30 pm
    4. May 19, 2018 1:30 pm
    5. May 19, 2018 7:30 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Our story takes place at Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed and Breakfast where nearly all the guests are women. The next door neighbour, “Bud the Stud” believes they come back year after year to spend time with him. The other neighbour, Henry is a retired chemist and Mrs. Stancliffe’s would-be suitor. Henry has invented a little blue pill to increase the libido in menopausal women. When “Bud the Stud” gets his hands on this little blue pill the fun begins as he attempts to entertain all 3 female guests at the Bed and Breakfast. When the women decide to switch Henry’s little blue pill for another well-known blue pill – mayhem ensues.

  29. Old fart (Theatre Praxis)

    Location:

    Procunier Hall

    Dates:

    1. May 30, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. June 1, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. June 3, 2018 4:30 pm
    4. June 5, 2018 5:30 pm
    5. June 7, 2018 8:30 pm
    6. June 9, 2018 2:30 pm

    Running time:

    55 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Hilarious, touching and fun. Old Tom takes you, by story and song, through the joys and challenges of living long, laughing hard and loving deeply. A one-man show, sprinkled throughout with ukulele songs, that will get you singing along.

  30. The Awesome 80's Prom (Original Kids Theatre Company)

    Location:

    St. Peter's Auditorium, 506 Richmond Street

    Dates:

    1. June 1, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. June 2, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. June 7, 2018 7:00 pm
    4. June 8, 2018 7:00 pm
    5. June 9, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    100 minutes

    Synopsis:

    “Party like it’s 1989!” June means it’s that time of year — prom season! As part of the London Fringe Festival, this Off-Broadway sensation is a site-specific, completely interactive experience will have you greeted by the graduating class of 1989 as you travel the hallways of their legendary senior prom. It’s a one-of-a-kind, choose-your-own-adventure show that allows spectators to wander the hallways, classrooms and the gymnasium of the student’s biggest night. This living time capsule will allow audiences to roam and discover, with secret passage-ways, one-on-one encounters, and hidden treasures hunts. You’ll experience all of the joys of prom night: first loves, growing pains, peer pressure and youthful experimentation through the ages, and you decide who will wear the crown of Prom King and Queen!

    Door prizes for anyone dressed in 1980’s wear!

    Tickets for The Awesome 80’s Prom will go on sale Tuesday, May 1 at https://tickets.londonfringe.ca/TheatreManager/1/login?event=378 and at the door (subject to availability).

    Performances for The Awesome 80’s Prom will take place at St. Peter’s Auditorium, 506 Richmond Street.

  31. Calum and the Whale (Orbitfriendly)

    Location:

    Palace Theatre

    Dates:

    1. June 1, 2018 10:00 pm
    2. June 2, 2018 1:30 pm
    3. June 4, 2018 7:00 pm
    4. June 7, 2018 8:30 pm
    5. June 9, 2018 2:30 pm

    Running time:

    55 minutes

    Synopsis:

    A young man in search of viral video fame plans an ultimate, adrenaline junkie stunt. Close to the shores of Cape Breton Island, he befriends a curious humpback whale with a huge hunger for adventure.

  32. Recovery Show (e308)

    Location:

    179 Dundas St. Hacker Studios

    Dates:

    1. June 2, 2018 7:30 pm
    2. June 3, 2018 7:30 pm
    3. June 4, 2018 7:30 pm
    4. June 5, 2018 7:30 pm
    5. June 6, 2018 7:30 pm
    6. June 7, 2018 7:30 pm
    7. June 8, 2018 7:30 pm
    8. June 9, 2018 7:30 pm

    Running time:

    55 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Acute psychosis. Catastrophic illness. The genocide in Rwanda. Mirror neurons, crying on airplanes, hiding in papyrus leaves, and government plots to sell your unused brain-space. These seemingly disparate themes converge into a powerful story of personal and political recovery. Based on a true story… I think.

  33. SHORT OF 30: A Musical (Fridge Door Live Theatre Company)

    Location:

    McManus Studio

    Dates:

    1. June 13, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. June 14, 2018 7:00 pm
    3. June 15, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    100 minutes

    Synopsis:

    Short of 30 is a historical fiction musical about seven posthumous heroes from World War 2 that realize their significance from life and in death. Can these seven culturally diverse youth, all under the age of 30, coexist and continue what they started?

    Short of 30 was developed from the short play, Posthumous Friends that was written by Len Cuthbert and received a staged reading at the Geneva Theatre in Geneva, NY (April 2017), was produced at the InspiraTO Festival in Toronto (June 2017), and used for the InspiraTO’s Director’s Toolbox (January 2018).

    See www.OnStageLive.ca for up-to-date information.

    Written and directed by Len Cuthbert (www.LenCuthbert.com)
    Music written and directed by Fynn Cuthbert (www.FynnCuthbert.com)

  34. RENT (Original Kids Alumni)

    Location:

    Spriet Family Theatre

    Dates:

    1. June 21, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. June 22, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. June 23, 2018 2:00 pm
    4. June 23, 2018 8:00 pm
    5. June 24, 2018 2:00 pm
    6. June 26, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. June 27, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. June 28, 2018 8:00 pm
    9. June 29, 2018 8:00 pm
    10. June 30, 2018 2:00 pm
    11. June 30, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    135 minutes

    Synopsis:

    “No day but today!” Following Sunday in the Park with George, American Idiot, Avenue Q, and Spring Awakening, this year’s alumni project is Jonathan Larson’s acclaimed musical phenomenon, RENT.

    Set in New York City’s East Village, RENT is an imaginative retelling of the classic Puccini opera, La Boheme. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages. Based loosely on Puccini’s La Boheme, RENT follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. Our OKTC alumni will bring passion, courage and emotional commitment in igniting this story of falling in love, finding your voice and living for today.

  35. The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society’s Production of Macbeth (London Community Players)

    Location:

    Procunier Hall

    Dates:

    1. July 5, 2018 8:00 pm
    2. July 6, 2018 8:00 pm
    3. July 7, 2018 8:00 pm
    4. July 8, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. July 11, 2018 8:00 pm
    6. July 12, 2018 8:00 pm
    7. July 13, 2018 8:00 pm
    8. July 14, 2018 8:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society ladies mount yet another assault on the classics with a startlingly original production of Macbeth staged to get them to the Welwyn Garden City Finals. Under the carefully mascara’d eye of adjudicator George Peach, all events conspire hilariously against them.

  36. HAIR the Musical (Cat Scratch Theatre Company)

    Location:

    Museum London Lecture Theatre

    Dates:

    1. July 6, 2018 7:00 pm
    2. July 7, 2018 2:00 pm
    3. July 7, 2018 7:00 pm
    4. July 8, 2018 2:00 pm
    5. July 8, 2018 7:00 pm

    Running time:

    120 minutes

    Synopsis:

    HAIR the Musical!

    The tribe is taking over the lecture theatre! Join us as we sing and dance in celebration of the 50th anniversary of hair the musical, a show that captures the essence of the counter-revolution; The 60’s may have passed, but the hippie culture lives on. Join Claude Buckowski (Michael Heath), a Vietnam veteran, as he recounts his life tale in an attempt to uncover the meaning of life.