May 2018 Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

May 2018 Oakville Centre
May 2018 Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
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The May 2018 Oakville Centre performances is filled with music with a little humour thrown in. Lighthouse kicks off the month with great tunes. Oakville Children’s Choir and the Oakville Symphony will add a classical feel. Sean McCann of Great Big Sea will captivate you with his incredible story of strength. We end the month with an opportunity to smile.

Have fun planning!


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May 2018 Oakville Centre Schedule

  • Music

Lighthouse will perform on Friday, May 4th at 8:00 PM.

Recognized as one of the best performing acts of their time, they toured 300 days a year including sold out performances at Carnegie Hall, the Fillmore East, Fillmore West, Expo ‘70 in Japan and the Isle of Wight Festival in England.

Free-wheeling, high-spirited – the music of Lighthouse mirrored the times. Their story is interwoven with the history of late twentieth century Canada. Their rise to fame coincided with a new awareness of Canadian culture, encouraged by the government of Pierre Elliot Trudeau.

Ticket price is $72 per person.

  • Music

Journeys in Song

Oakville Children’s Choir will be performing on May 5th at 1:30 PM

All O.C. choirs are included in this performance.

Approximately 75 minutes in length

Ticket price is $25 per performance

  • Music

You Will Be Found
Oakville Children’s Choir on May 5th at 4:30 PM

Juniors, Raise Her Voice, Chamber and A Few Good Men will be included. The Cherubs, Little Voices and A Few Good Men in Traing will not be appearing in this performance.

Approximately 75 minutes in length

Ticket Prices are:
Adults: $25
Seniors: $20
Children 12 and under: $15

  • Theatre

Palestinian Portraits II will be performed on May 6th at 6:00 PM

Zaytouna School of Culture & Art proudly presents Palestinian Portraits – لوحات فلسطينية. The show features a number of performances expressing the spirit of the Palestinian folklore. The Folkloric Scenes are enriched with colorful costumes, different themes and creative moves that will give you a special flavor of the authentic Palestinian culture. Our pieces use music and dance to tell the Palestinian stories that lived through the years, in the most artistic and creative way. For those who love performing arts and music, this is a show not to be missed!

Ticket Prices are
Adults and Seniors: $35
Students: $25
Children 12 and under: $20
Groups of 5 or more: $30 per person

  • Author

Help Yourself: The Sean McCann Story
Sean McCann will share his story on Thursday, May 10th at 8:00 PM.

Renowned performer Séan McCann – formerly of Great Big Sea – will present his captivating story about surviving abuse, battling addiction, becoming sober, and pursuing his dream of making a difference in the world.

Séan uses a combination of music and anecdotes to portray the battles many individuals face and to shed light on the stigmas associated with mental health.

Ticket prices:
VIP Tickets: (first 8 rows in centre of theatre) and pre show reception $100**
Regular: All other seats $50*

*VIP tickets include a meet-and-greet reception in the Studio theatre with appetizers and cash bar, one non-alcoholic drink ticket, and preferred seating for the performance. Purchaser will receive a $50 tax receipt.
** Regular tickets include admittance to performance. Purchaser will receive a $25 tax receipt.

  • Music

Celebrating the Genius of Leonard Bernstein @ 100
Oakville Symphony will perform on Saturday May 12th at 8:00 PM, and Sunday May 13th at 2:00 PM
This will be a glorious end to our 50th season.

Guest Artists: Rachel Mercer, cello
Yehonatan Berick, violin
Sheridan Musical Theatre Students

Program:Brahms Double Concerto

Bernstein Highlights from West Side Story and Candide

Ticket Prices
Adults: $56
Senior: $50
Young Adult: $39
Student & Children: $27

  • Music

Menopause The Musical will be performed on Tuesday May 22nd at 7:30 PM and Wednesday, May 23rd at 7:30 PM

This smash hit comes to Oakville!

Laugh Out Loud comedy staged to 25 classic hits of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.
Come Celebrate Your Womanhood & see what millions of women have been laughing, cheering and raving about for years!

The All -Star Canadian cast makes fun of their hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, wrinkles, not enough sex, too much sex, chocolate binges and a whole lot more! “Menopause” is hysterical & leaves you singing, & dancing in the aisles, guaranteed! Voted Las Vegas – 2016 Entertainer Of The Year Award.

Ticket Prices:
VIP Meet and Greet Tickets: $68 HST included
VIP Experience: Best Seats, Private Cast Meet N’ Greet Q & A Session after show + personal photo opp.

Regular tickets: $58 HST included
Please note that seats A11 to H26 in the centre section of the theatre are VIP/Meet and Greet tickets @ $68. All other seats are $58.

Ticket and Location Information

Most of the May 2018 Oakville Centre performances will take place in the main auditorium. Tickets for May 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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