October 2019 performances at the Oakville Centre

October 2019 performances
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The Oakville Centre’s October 2019 performances range from world renown writers, musical theatre for children, bands, to comedians. You do not need to leave Oakville to have a great time.

October 2019 performances

Akin: A NovelEmma Donaghue (Author)

Akin: A Novel

Tuesday, October 1st at 7 p.m.

In her first contemporary novel since Room, which became an Academy Award nominee for Best Picture, bestselling author Emma Donoghue returns with her next masterpiece, a brilliant tale of love, loss and family. With all the tenderness and psychological intensity that made Room a huge bestseller, Akin is a funny, heart- wrenching tale of an old man and a boy who unpick their painful story and together start to write a new one.

Tickets $30

The Musical Junie B. Jones (Children)

By Electric Moon Theatre Company

Thursday, October 3rd at 7 p.m.

It’s Junie B.’s first day of first grade, and a lot of things have changed. Her friend Lucille no longer wants to be her pal and Mr. Scary thinks Junie may need glasses! Throw in a new kid named Herb, a friendly cafeteria lady, a kickball tournament and a “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal”, and first grade has never been more exciting.
Recommended for ages 4 to 8

Regular Tickets $20

Ann Patchett (Author)

The Dutch House: A Novel

Friday, October 4th at 7 p.m.

Ann Patchett, The New York Times bestselling author of Commonwealth and State of Wonder, returns with her most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go.

Tickets $30

Led Zeppelin IV (Music) – Sold Out

Saturday, October 5th at 8 p.m.

Regular Tickets $65

Decoding Bharatnatyam (Dance)

Wednesday, October 9th at 8 p.m.

Nova Dance’s Decoding Bharatnatyam is an enchanting evening of dance delightfully defining and decoding the classical form with uniquely Canadian flair. Fluttering with discovery while anchored in movement tradition, four stunning dancers perform works by Nova Bhattacharya and José Navas, rich with powerful physical technique, storytelling and humour.

Regular Tickets $20

Sean Cullen (Comedy)

Thursday, October 10th at 8 p.m.

Expect the unexpected with Seán Cullen, a nimble master of improvisation and accomplished impressionist who delights in the absurd. For two and a half decades, Cullen has dominated the Canadian comedy scene as an award-winning comedian, actor, author and screenwriter. Seán is a series regular and star panelist on Match Game, and has guest starred or appeared in Spun Out, Murdoch Mysteries and was featured on the Just For Laughs: All Access, The Halifax Comedy Festival and The Winnipeg Comedy Festival television specials.

Regular Tickets $55

Lloyd Spiegel (Music)

Friday, October 11th at 8 p.m.

Multi-award winning Australian artist Lloyd Spiegel returns to Canada delivering one of the most unique solo concert experiences in the world. Blending jaw- dropping guitar chops with a commanding voice, powerful songwriting, storytelling and comedy, it’s no wonder that Rolling Stone Australia described him as an “Oz Roots & Blues Icon”.

Regular Tickets $44

Max Weinberg’s Jukebox (Music)

Tuesday, October 22nd at 8 p.m.

A truly interactive experience with the drummer of Bruce Springsteen’s E St. Band! Max Weinberg invites the audience to create the set list, in real time, that he and his crack four piece group will play. Performing songs from the glory days of rock and roll, the audience chooses from a video menu of over 200 songs – everything from the Beatles to the Stones to Bruce and The E Street Band’s biggest hits – and hear the group play ‘em the way they want to hear them played!

Regular Tickets $75

The Cowboy Junkies (Music)

Saturday, October 26th at 8 p.m.

Anyone who has followed Cowboy Junkies’ three decade-long journey knows the band has always traveled its own path. In 1988, they proved that there was an audience waiting for something quiet, beautiful and reflective. The Trinity Session was like a whisper that cut through the noise – and it was compelling. With their new album, All That Reckoning, the band once again gently shakes the listener to wake up. It also may be the most powerful album Cowboy Junkies have yet recorded.

Regular Tickets $70

Ted Barris (Author)

Tuesday, October 29th at 7 p.m.

Rush to Danger: Medics in the Line of Fire All

Noted military historian Ted Barris explores his father’s wartime experiences as a medic leading up to the Battle of the Bulge in 1944- 45, and weaves into his narrative stories about the life-and-death struggles of military medical personnel during a century of service. Barris’s sources reveal – like never before – why men and women sporting the red cross on their helmets or sleeves didn’t flee to safety but chose instead to rush to assist.

Tickets $30

Ticket Information

Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts 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. Don’t miss out on the October 2019 performances.

Tickets are also available online.

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