March 2018 Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

March 2018-Oakville Centre
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The March 2018 Oakville Centre performances are all about the music from Rosanne Cash to Tom Cochrane. The Berenstain Bears will keep the younger ones entertained during March Break. Oakville Players will perform a dark comedy.
Have fun planning.

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March 2018 Oakville Centre Schedule

Music

Rosanne Cash – Black List River will perform on Friday, March 2nd at 8:00 PM

In Black List River Rosanne Cash offers a sweeping song cycle culled from her award-­winning southern and soul trilogy of works Black Cadillac (2006), The List (2009) and The River and The Thread (2014). Featuring guitarist and partner John Leventhal, their band and special guests, this concert features some of the most acclaimed and beloved music of Rosanne’s career.

In Black List River celebrates the American experience and what is at the heart of Rosanne’s journey as a songwriter and singer, her devotion to her southern roots and family lineage

One of the country’s pre-eminent singer/songwriters, Rosanne Cash has released 15 albums of extraordinary songs that have earned four GRAMMY Awards and nominations for 11 more, as well as 21 Top 40 hits, including 11 No. 1 singles.

Ticket price per person is $90.00.

Theatre

Dead Men Don’t Itch is written by John Arco. It will be performed by the Oakville Players from March 7th to 10th at 8:00. A matinee performance will take place on March 11th at 2:00 PM.

Private Eye Jake Chapel is hired by the seductive Grace to find her missing ravenous twin sister Angel who was last know to be “torching” in the nightclub of the infamous and dangerous Fankie D. Time is of the essence as his late partner’s widow daunts him, the crooked cops taunt him and long lost love haunts him to find not only the girl but a stolen precious jade. Will an alcoholic sax player be able to help him? Will he learn who the killer in the alley way was? Will he know why a murder? Will Jake’s case be solved?

Ticket price per person is $30.00.

Children

The Berenstain Bears LIVE! will be performed on Monday, March 12 at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.

Family Matters: The Musical
Recommended for ages 2 to 7
Come on down to Bear Country where Brother Bear, Sister Bear, Papa Bear, and Mama Bear sing and dance in this colorful new musical filled with fun for the whole family.

Adapted from the classic children’s book series by Stan and Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! brings everyone’s favorite bear family to life in a thrilling theatrical experience that kids as well as their parents will treasure for many years to come.

Ticket price per person is $30.

Music

Scrap Arts Music – “Children of Metropolis” will perform on March 22 at 8:00 PM

World Premiere of Scrap Arts Music’s hotly anticipated all-new production, Children of Metropolis!

SCRAP ARTS MUSIC [skrap-artz-myoo’zik] – noun. 1. An internationally renowned, athletic next-generation percussion ensemble. 2. An earth-friendly, Victoria Canada-based company that creates unforgettable performances using mobile instruments artfully crafted from industrial scraps. 3. Five extraordinary, virtuosic and innovative drummers. 4. The group that transforms “scrap” into “art”, and “arts” into “music”.

Transcending language, culture and age, Scrap Arts Music offers a highly physical, wildly theatrical and thoroughly entertaining taste of the musical vanguard.

It is suitable for all ages.

Ticket price per person is $55

Music

Tower of Power will be performed on Saturday, March 24th at 8:00 PM

Tower’s musical odyssey actually began in 1968 when Emilio Castillo met Stephen “Doc” Kupka in July of that year. When Doc auditioned during a band rehearsal at Emilio’s house, Emilio’s father called him into the kitchen and offered the following advice: “Hire that guy, he’s got something.” Closing in on their 50th anniversary in 2018, TOP to this day, continue to sell out around the world!

Ticket price per person is $90

Music

Tom Cochrane & Red Rider will perform on Monday, March 26 at 8:00 PM

Within and without Red Rider, Tom has released 17 albums. Having helped shape the musical landscape for future generations of Canadian artists, Tom remains one of only three male Canadian singer songwriters to have a diamond certified album in Canada (over a million copies sold). Mad Mad World is now around 1.7 million in Canada, and at over 3 million worldwide. Songs such as Life Is A Highway and Lunatic Fringe have been international hits.

Ticket price per person is $100

Music

Carole King’s Tapestry Album will be performed on Thursday, March 29th at 8:00 PM

Carole King is one of the most successful female singer-songwriters in pop music history. Experience a “Beautiful” recreaton of her 3-time Grammy Award winning “Tapestry” album, plus chart toppers written by Carole King and made famous by The Drifters, The Monkees, The Chiffons, James Taylor and many more!

Ticket price per person is $50.

Ticket and Location Information

Most of the March 2018 Oakville Centre performances will take place in the main auditorium. Tickets for February 2018 can be purchased at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Art‘s Box office located at 146 Navy Street. Box Office hours are from Monday to Friday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and on Saturday from 1:00 PM to the beginning of a performance. Tickets are also available online.

 

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Readers Comments (2)

  1. Christoper Young says:

    For the Carole King’s Tapestry performance, who is actually performing? Is it Carole King herself?

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    • Nolan Machan says:

      I only wish that Carol King would be performing – it is a group of extremely talented musicians.

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