2019-2020 Oakville Centre Season Announced

2019-2020 Oakville Centre Performances
 2019-2020 Oakville Centre Season Announced

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce another superb season of live performance for the 2019-2020 season! With performances ranging from internationally celebrated acts, award-winning musicians, thought-provoking dramas to fun family performances, this season is sure to not disappoint!

The series includes: Max Weinberg’s Jukebox;Cowboy Junkies; Classics Albums Live performers, including Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – Damn the Torpedoes and Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water; Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour; and The Musical Box – A Genesis Extravaganza.

Have some laughs with Seán Cullen, Former Kids in the Hall star Bruce McCulloch, Corner Gas extrordinaire Brent Butt, and a hypnotic event starringColin Mochrie andAsad Mecci. 

Kids will be delighted by theatrical performances of The Magic School BusJunie B. Jones, Dogman, and much more!

You can find the complete schedule of performances and more information about the artists at OakvilleCentre.ca. All performances will take place in either the AEG Liebherr Euro-Line Appliances Inc. Auditorium or the studio theatre, thanks to the generous sponsorship of AEG Liebherr Euro-line Appliances Inc.

 2019-2020 Oakville Centre Season Launch Key Dates

  • Friday, May 24 at 10 a.m. – Tickets on sale for Big Ticket Members
  • Monday, May 27 at 10 a.m. – Tickets on sale to the public

Buy first & pay less!  Oakville Centre Big Ticket Membership’s offer great benefits! In addition to the advance ticket purchasing opportunities, discounted tickets and tax receipts, members can present their membership cards to receive great discounts. PLUS members can present their cards at ANY performance at the Oakville Centre and receive a complimentary coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

 Oakville Centre’s 2019-2020 Performance Schedule


Acura of Oakville Family Series

Sponsored by Acura of Oakville. Associate Sponsor: Sylvan Learning Oakville.
Presented by The Oakville Centre.

Ticket Price Offer – Purchase three or more Acura of Oakville Family Series shows and save $5 per ticket!

  • JUNIE B. JONES by Electric Moon Theatre Company –Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 7 p.m. (Recommended for 2 to 5)
  • OUTERBRIDGE – CLOCKWORK MYSTERIES: GRAND MASTERS OF ILLUSION –New Year’s Eve! Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. (Recommended for ages 8 and up)
  • 2019-2020 Oakville Centre Performances

    Jungle Book – Image Provided by Oakville Centre

    JUNGLE BOOK BY Kidoons –Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 1 p.m. & 4 p.m. (Recommended for ages 8 and up)

  • THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS by TheaterworksUSA – Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7 p.m. (Recommended for ages 5 to 10)
  • DOGMAN by TheaterworksUSA –Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Recommended for ages 6 to 10)
  • RIPOPEE by L’Aubergine – Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7 p.m. (Recommended for ages 5 and up)
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID by Terra Theatre – Special March Break performances! Friday, March 20, 2020 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. (Recommended for ages 6 and up)

In Conversation With…Series

Presented by The Oakville Centre, Oakville Public Library, and A Different Drummer Books. Sponsored by Lakeshore Securities.

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, Oakville Public Library and A Different Drummer Books are pleased to present this series that feeds the inquisitive mind. In Conversation With is a speaker series providing you with an opportunity to hear, ask questions and meet some of the world’s top influencers and authors.

More speakers to be announced in the coming weeks!

  • GEDDY LEE – Big Beautiful Book of Bass(sponsored by Gear Music) – Monday, June 3, 2019 at 7 p.m.
  • CHARLOTTE GRAY–A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise

and EMMA DONOGHUE– Akin: A Novel– Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 7 p.m.

  • ANN PATCHETT – The Dutch House: A Novel– Friday, October 4, 2019 at 7 p.m.
  • TED BARRIS – Rush to Danger: Medics in the Line of Fire–Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 7 p.m.
  • BOB MCDONALD – An Earthling’s Guide to Outer Space– Wednesday, October 3o, 2019 at 7 p.m.
  • LEE SMOLIN – Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution: The Search For What Lies Beyond the Quantum– Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Dan Cooper Concert Series

2019-2020 Oakville Centre Performances

Burton Cummings performs on November 16th at 8:00 PM

Sponsored by The Dan Cooper Group Royal LePage. Associate Sponsor Oak-Land Lincoln. Presented by The Oakville Centre.

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  • MAX WEINBERG’S JUKEBOX –Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • AN EVENING WITH THE COWBOY JUNKIES –Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • BURTON CUMMINGS: UP CLOSE AND ALONE –Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • A WHOLE NEW WORLD: THE MUSCIAL MAGIC OF ALAN MENKEN – Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • LEE ROCKER (OF THE STRAY CATS) –Friday, December 13, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • MACEO PARKER – Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • CRASH TEST DUMMIES – Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • AN EVENING WITH THE TREWS –Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • LES MCKEOWN’S BAY CITY ROLLERS – Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • MATT ANDERSEN – Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • THE MUSICAL BOX – A GENESIS EXTRAVAGANZA – Wednesday, April 15 & Thursday April 16, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • BARBRA LICA & CAT BERNARDI – Friday, May 8, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Lakeshore Securities Classic Albums Live

Presented by The Oakville Centre. Sponsored by Lakeshore Securities.

Founded by Craig Martin in 2003, Toronto-based Classic Albums Live recreates famous rock albums without the gimmickry, relying solely on the music. It has become the ultimate destination for music lovers wanting to hear the greatest albums performed live.

  • LED ZEPPELIN IV – Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS: DAMN THE TORPEDOES – Friday, November 1, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • THE BEATLES: ABBEY ROAD – Friday, December 20, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • THE ROLLING STONES: LET IT BLEED – Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8p.m.
  • SIMON & GARFUNKEL: BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER – Friday, April 17, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • LED ZEPPLEIN III – Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Lakeshore Securities Comedy Series

Presented by The Oakville Centre. Sponsored by Lakeshore Securities.

  • SEÁN CULLEN – Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • BRUCE MCCULLOGH: TALES OF BRAVERY AND STUPIDITY – Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • HYPROV: IMPROV UNDER HYPNOSIS, STARRING COLIN MOCHRIE AND ASAD MECCI – Friday, January 31, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • WE’VE GOT EACH OTHER, STARRING PAUL O’DONNELL – Friday, March 6, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • BRENT BUTT – Friday, April 3, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Paradiso Dance, Drama & Film

Sponsored by Paradiso Restaurant. Presented by The Oakville Centre.

  • BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR –Monday, September 30, 2019 at 7 p.m. Presentation sponsor Volvo of Oakville.
  • DECODING BHARATNATYAM. Produced by Nova Dance – Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • HUFF –Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • MIRACLE ON 34THSTREET – THE PLAY. In Association with West End Studio Theatre – Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2 p.m.
  • THE ARCHIVIST. Written and performed by Shaista Latif – Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • CATAPULT SHADOW DANCE COMPANY – Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 8 p.m.

V!VA Retirement Communities – Oakville Classical & World Artists Series

Presented by The Oakville Centre. Sponsored by V!VA Retirement Communities – Oakville.

  • MEN OF THE DEEPS: CHRISTMAS IN THE MINES – Friday, December 6, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • SULTANS OF STRING CHRISTMAS CARAVAN – Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • By Circa – Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • OKOVANGO AFRICAN ORCHESTRA – Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • MASTERS OF ILLUSION – Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • MIRI BEN-ARI – Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • THE NEXT GENERATION LEAHY – Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3 p.m.
  • MISSION SONGS PROJECTS, With Special Guest Lacey Hill – Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • TANYA TAGAQ – Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • THE MEN BEHIND THE MUSIC: BEATLES EDITION – Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Studio Sessions Series

Presented by The Oakville Centre

  • LLOYD SPIEGEL – Friday, October 11, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • THE YOUNG NOVELISTS – Friday, November 8, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • LYDIA PERSAUD – Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • VC2 – Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8 p.m.
  • OKAN – Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8 p.m.

2019-2020 Oakville Centre Season Partners

  • Auditorium sponsor: AEG Liebherr Euro-Line Appliances Inc.
  • Family Series sponsored by Acura of Oakville
  • Concert Series sponsor: Dan Cooper Group Royal LePage
  • Drama and Dance Series sponsor: Paradiso Restaurant
  • In Conversation With…Series sponsor: Lakeshore Securities
  • In Conversation With Geddy Lee: Gear Music
  • Classics Albums Live series sponsor: Lakeshore Securities
  • Comedy Series sponsor: Lakeshore Securities
  • Classical and World Artists Series sponsor: V!VA Retirement Communities – Oakville
  • Learning with the Arts Student Matinee program sponsored by TD Bank
  • Official Wine of the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts: Cave Springs Cellars
  • Associate Sponsors: Sylvan Learning, Volvo of Oakville, and Oak-Land Lincoln
  • Media sponsor: Cogeco
  • With appreciation sponsors: Holiday Inn, Data Media, Ontario Arts Council and Canadian Heritage Fund

Performance information

  • All performances take place in the AEG Liebherr Euro-Line Appliances Inc. Auditorium or the Studio Theatre at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy Street, Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4.
  • A complete listing of the 2019-2020 Oakville Centre Season performances and ticket information, visit OakvilleCentre.ca
  • Tickets and memberships are available online at oakvillecentre.ca, by phone at 905-815-2021 or in person Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy Street, Oakville, ON L6J 2Z4.

About The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts (OCPA)

Since its opening in 1977, the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts has been a focal point for the cultural life of the Town of Oakville. The main stage in theAEG Liebherr Euro-Line Appliances Inc. Auditorium has seating for 485 and the flexible studio theatre space accommodating 120.  The OCPA operates over 300 performances per year with 65 being of professional touring artists and 235 from our rental partners.

The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts is a division of the Recreation & Culture Department of the Corporation of the Town of Oakville. Thanks to the support of the Ontario Arts Council, Canadian Heritage and a number of generous sponsors, the Oakville Centre continues to offer top quality, live music and theatre that is alternately local, national and international in scope.

For more performance, membership, or ticket sales information about the 2019-2020 Oakville Centre Season visit www.oakvillecentre.ca or call the box office at 905-815-2021.

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