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ORILLIA OPERA HOUSE
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When you make a gift to OOH, you make a gift of world-class performing arts to the entire region. OOH contributes tremendously to an excellent quality of life in the City of Orillia by creating a culturally and economically thriving community that attracts tourists, residents, and businesses. Among the many convenient ways to give are: membership gifts, seat plaques, donating an asset, a bequest, via matching gifts from your employer or volunteering.

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Orillia Opera House Dance Festival

 

It is our goal to provide a venue in which students of dance may gather and perform, in order that they may hone their skills, perform on a professional stage in a Heritage Theatre, obtain an honest and objective evaluation of their work from highly qualified and respected professional Adjudicators of dance, participate in a friendly atmosphere of competition and have the opportunity to make contacts and forge friendships that will endure.

 

G.L. Auditorium

April 23-26, 2015

 


 
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Gerry Dee Live
Produced by: Sage

 
Gerry Dee is the star and creator of CBC’s hit sitcom Mr. D, author of Teaching: It’s Harder Than It Looks.  He also appeared on Gerry Dee Sports Reporter on The Score.  2013 Winner of a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in A Continuing Comedic Role.  He is a former Canadian Comedy Award Winner for Best Comic in Canada and was on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Catch Gerry Dee Live where he will touch upon marriage, fatherhood and his years as a teacher. Gerry Dee is a comedian you do not want to miss.  He will provide you with a night of laughter you will never forget.  

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Thursday, April 30, 2015
7:30 p.m.

 

All Seats: $59.00

Recomended for ages 14Y+

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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Don Tapscott
Presented by: The City of Orillia

 

The City of Orillia is proud to host world renowned author, innovative thinker, and TED Talks speaker, Don Tapscott, at the Orillia Opera House on Tuesday, May 5 for a FREE community presentation.
Tapscott, one of the world’s leading authorities on innovation, media and the economic and social impact of technology, spent his teenage years living in Orillia, and has gone on to become a well-known speaker throughout the province and across Canada.
He has authored 15 books, including the 1992 best seller Paradigm Shift and his 1994 hit The Digital Economy, which changed thinking around the world about the transformational nature of the Internet.
Mr. Tapscott has offered to speak to his hometown crowd as a fundraiser in support of the “Building Hope” initiative, which is a collaboration of a number of community organizations, which are working to establish a new center comprising a men’s shelter, women’s shelter and new location for the Sharing Place food bank. Admission will be free. Attendees must register online and are encouraged to donate to the “Building Hope” initiative at the venue.

Registration is required at orillia.ca/tapscottinorillia
 

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Tuesday May 5, 2015
7:30 p.m.
(Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

 

Cost: Free!

Registration is required at orillia.ca/tapscottinorillia
If you do not have access to reserving tickets on-line call the City of Orillia at 705-325-4900.

 
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Divas to the Runway
Presented by: TAPPS Performing Arts

 

All sales Final, No Refunds or Exchanges
Year end Dance Recital

 

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Friday, May 22, 2015
6:30 p.m.

ON SALE APRIL 28 @ 11:00 A.M.

 

All Seats: $15.00

Everyone requires a ticket, even babes in arms!

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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Tea Party
Presented by: TAPPS Performing Arts

 

All sales Final, No Refunds or Exchanges
Year end Dance Recital

 

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Saturday, May 23, 2015
1:00 p.m.

ON SALE APRIL 27 @ 11:00 A.M.

 

All Seats: $15.00

Everyone requires a ticket, even babes in arms!

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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Sand
Presented by: TAPPS Performing Arts

 

All sales Final, No Refunds or Exchanges
Year end Dance Recital

 

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Saturday, May 23, 2015
7:00 p.m.

ON SALE APRIL 29 @ 11:00 A.M.

 

All Seats: $15.00

Everyone requires a ticket, even babes in arms!

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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Lights, Camera, Dance!
Presented by: Orillia Dance Academy

 

Year end Dance Recital

 

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Sunday, May 24, 2015
3:00 p.m.

TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015

 

Prices Until April 19:

All Seats: $18.00

Prices After April 19:

Adults: $21.00
Seniors: $19.50
Students 18 & Under: $19.50

Everyone requires a ticket, even babes in arms!

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
 
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The Fox and The Hounds Comedy Tour

Starring: David Merry, Carla Colins and John Wing)
Produced By: Blackrose Durham Entertainment

 
Three of Canada’s busiest and best comedians have teamed up for an unforgettable night of laughter. Friends for over twenty years these seasoned pros will leave you aching from laughing. David Merry was a joke writer for Rodney Dangerfield and Joan Rivers and was the host of Global TV’s hit sports trivia show “GAME ON”. Carla Collins is a Canadian comedy institution. An actress, writer and star of the TV show Carlawood about her exploits living in LA. John Wing has appeared on the Tonight Show 6 times and last year gained a huge following as semi finalist on “America’s Got Talent” and is simply one of the best Comedians Canada has ever produced!  

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Thursday, May 28, 2015
7:30 p.m.

 

Adults $38.00, Seniors $33.00, Students 16+ $33.00. 

For groups of 10+ please contact the Box Office at 705-326-8011 for the special rate of $33.00 p.p.

AGE DISCLAIMER: Recommended for ages 16 and over

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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Lunch at Allen's
Produced by: Shantero Productions

 

Lunch At Allen’s is a musical powerhouse comprised of four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas.  As individuals, they have written for or sung on over 25,000,000 cds, penning hits for Josh Groban, Chicago, Bonnie Raitt, America, Santana, Cher and Rod Stewart, as well as Murray’s “Farmer’s Song,” Marc’s “Marina Del Rey” and Ian’s “Painted Ladies,” just to name a few.  These artists have come together adding the incredible voice of Cindy Church (Quartette, Great Western Orchestra) to form Lunch At Allen’s. Their stage show is intimate and humourous, featuring many songs familiar to anyone who has turned on a radio in the past two decades.

“You would be hard pressed to find another Canadian ensemble with more collective depth of influence over Canada’s musical landscape than Lunch At Allen’s.” - The Beat Magazine 

http://www.shantero.com/LAAclips.html

 

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Saturday, June 6, 2015
7:30 p.m.

ON SALE MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015 AT 11:00 A.M.

 

All Tickets: $43.00
All sales are final

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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The Beatles - Abbey Road
Produced by: Classic Albums Live

 
The brilliant Classic Albums Live musicians perform the legendary Beatles album, Abbey Road.  The Fab Four’s last recorded album will be presented in it’s entirety, note for note, cut for cut.  Includes great songs “Come Together”, “Something”, “Here Comes The Sun”, and  “Oh! Darling”.  Beatles fans will love this performance.  

Gordon Lightfoot Auditorium

Friday, June 12, 2015
8:00 p.m.

 

All Tickets: $37.50

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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Outlaw
By: Norm Foster
Directed By: Jesse Collins

 

Outlaw is about a young Canadian homesteader travelling far from home; that finds himself accused of murder in the state of Kansas in the late 1800’s. With only his wits to defend himself, he turns the law of the land – and the men hellbent on enforcing it – upside down. This authentic western is a unique take on the days when guns were the law.

“Westerns are a genre long admired by the likes of movie makers and novelists, but rarely do they make it to the theatre. Luckily, Foster has long been a fan of Westerns, penning his nostalgic homage to High Noon, Shane and The Magnificent Seven. Viewers don’t have to be theatre or even Western aficionados to enjoy Outlaw—as with all of Foster’s plays, the story is about human relationships.”     Niagara Pulse Magazine
 

Studio Theatre
June 25 to July 4, 2015

All shows run Thursday at 2pm & 7:30pm
as well as Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm each week.

 

Flex-pacs: $100.00 | Single: $29.00 | Group: $27.00 (all in)

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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On Golden Pond
By: Ernest Thompson

 

This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. He is a retired professor, nearing eighty, with heart palpitations and a failing memory—but still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever. They are visited by their divorced, middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who then go off to Europe, leaving his teenage son behind for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the "grandchild" the elderly couple have longed for, and as Norman revels in taking his ward fishing and thrusting good books at him, he also learns some lessons about modern teenage awareness—and slang—in return. In the end, as the summer wanes, so does their brief idyll, and in the final, deeply moving moments of the play, Norman and Ethel are brought even closer together by the incidence of a mild heart attack. Time, they know, is now against them, but the years have been good and, perhaps, another summer on Golden Pond still awaits

"ON GOLDEN POND is a work of rare simplicity and beauty, and in Thompson our theatre has found a fresh new voice." NY Daily News

"…a rare and memorable theatrical experience…" Variety

"What courage it must have taken for Mr. Thompson in the 1970s to write a play with so much affection in it!" The New Yorker
 

Studio Theatre
July 9 to 25, 2015

All shows run Thursday at 2pm & 7:30pm
as well as Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm each week.

 

Flex-pacs: $100.00 | Single: $29.00 | Group: $27.00 (all in)

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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REPLAY - The Beatles Tribute
Produced by: Orillia Opera House

 

REPLAY is Canada’s most authentic, exciting and compelling Beatles tribute. Many tribute bands imitate The Beatles… REPLAY makes you feel you have seen The Beatles.

In 2002 The Montreal Gazette wrote: “REPLAY is the hottest tribute band on the circuit…”

In 2006 Montreal Six Flags (La Ronde) said: “REPLAY is as authentic a reproduction of a show by The Beatles as you will see anywhere.”

In March 2010 Octopuses Garden Beatles Magazine said: “I must rank REPLAY as one of the best I have ever seen.”

You’ll no doubt get goose bumps and butterflies-in-your-stomach listening to your favourite songs like She Loves You, I Want To Hold Your Hand, A Hard Day’s Night, Help!, Michelle, Penny Lane, Get Back, Hey Jude and many more! Add Liverpudlian accents, on-stage antics, authentic costumes and instruments, and REPLAY may be the closest you’ll get to seeing The Beatles.

ReplayTheBeatles.com
 

G.L. Auditorium

Saturday, July 25, 2015
3:00 p.m.

 

Adults: $26.00 | Youth 18 & Under: $18.00
Everyone requires a ticket, even Babes in Arms.

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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David Clayton-Thomas
Produced by: Orillia Opera House

 

Five-time Grammy Award-winner and Canadian Music hall of Fame inductee David Clayton-Thomas has a unique voice that will stop you in your tracks.  The former lead singer of Blood, Sweat and Tears has toured the world, performed for millions of fans and sold more than 30-million records throughout his 40-year career.  Accompanied by a brilliant 11-piece jazz band, this highly creative musician delivers a sizzling live show.

Visit davidclaytonthomas.com for details.
 

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
7:30 p.m.

 

Adults: $52.00 | Seniors: $49.00 | Youth 18 & Under: $30.00

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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The Ladies Foursome

By: Norm Foster
Directed By: Jesse Collins

 

Norm Foster’s Ladies Foursome is a female version of The Foursome, but with a completely different story. Four women share the greens and discuss life, love, men, sex, children, careers…everything but golf. Many surprises, secrets and confessions come to the surface during this hilarious and heart-warming round of golf.

 

Studio Theatre
July 30 to August 8, 2015

All shows run Thursday at 2pm & 7:30pm
as well as Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm each week.

 

Flex-pacs: $100.00 | Single: $29.00 | Group: $27.00 (all in)

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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The Vaudevillians
By: Peter Colley

 

This is the story of Vaudeville ... from its early beginnings, on to entertaining the troops and though Vaudeville's ultimate demise with the advent of movies.  It is told, through skits and music, by three vaudevillians near the end of their careers.  They share memories and take the audience on a trip down memory lane, re-enacting the shows they once did, as they try to prove they still have what it takes to be Vaudeville stars once again.

 The show borrows music and sketches from Music Hall, Gypsy and Minstrel Shows.  Old favourites such as "Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me" and original music written for the show will make this sure-fire entertainment for audiences of all ages.  The humour embraces the signature silliness and groaners that were Vaudeville and includes new sketches and old favourites.
 

Studio Theatre
August 13 to 29, 2015

All shows run Thursday at 2pm & 7:30pm
as well as Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm each week.

 

Flex-pacs: $100.00 | Single: $29.00 | Group: $27.00 (all in)

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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Lighthouse
Produced by: Orillia Opera House

 

One of Canada’s best-loved fusion-rock bands and driving forces of the 70’s pop machine returns.  While most remember the classic hits such as “One Fine Morning” and “Sunny Days”, Lighthouse also has a well-deserved reputation as an innovator and collaborator with symphonies, dance companies and cutting-edge technology.

“Lighthouse shines as rock meets the classics”. – Toronto Star

Visit lighthouserockson.com for details.
 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
7:30 p.m.

 

Adults: $45.00 | Seniors: $42.00 | Youth 18 & Under: $30.00

Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
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ALOHA (Featuring Steve Michaels)
Produced by: Live Act

 

Born to play Elvis Presley from the Golden to the Vegas years, International award winning tribute artist Steve Michaels executes a dynamic portrayal of authenticity that makes him one of the most highly praised and sought after Elvis stylists in the country. Straight from his extended run at the Mirvish Theatres in Toronto, starring in last Summer's Blockbuster “Return to Grace", Stephen's list of credits and achievements are impressive but more impressive is the passion he brings to the stage.

With amazing accuracy, Steve delivers an astonishing high-energy stage performance mastering the look, sound, vocal dexterity, and mannerisms of the King of Rock & Roll. His styling, musicianship and ability allow Steve to successfully capture an authentic portrayal of Elvis Presley’s entire career from the early Sun Studio recordings, through the army, movie, '68 Comeback, and to the explosive concert years.

Recognized for his talents, Steve was honored to entertain guests from Elvis Presley's musical past at the Eleventh Annual Elvis Presley Memorial Dinner and was a featured guest at Elvis Presley Enterprises "Memories of Elvis" review in Memphis, Tennessee presented by Elvis International Forum the Magazine. Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Elvis’ passing, Stephen returned to Memphis as a featured performer for the 2007 production "The Spirit of the King" concert.

Featured in theatres, and television shows around the World , Steve has directed, co-produced, and produced his own sold-out concert productions to over whelming success. Always striving to be “The Very Best” Steve's company, TVB Productions, has recently completed the multi camera high definition filming of "Live and the Rose" an incredible live performance capturing the essence of Stephen and his extraordinary 14 member ensemble in concert.

 

G.L. Auditorium

Friday, November 27, 2015
7:30 p.m.

On sale to the general public on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

 

Centre Section Rows A-H: $48.00
Side Sections Rows A-D: $48.00
All Other Areas: $43.00


Purchase Tickets Here!

Additional $1.13 per ticket when purchased online. 

 
 
 
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Orillia Opera House Administration
(705) 325-2095
Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30PM
Call for appointment.

Orillia Opera House Box Office

(705)326-8011 or 1-888-ORILLIA

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday or until curtain time on performance days.

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