Getting out: What’s happening in and around Hamilton

WhatsOn Apr 13, 2016 Hamilton Spectator

Theatre — Local

The Ladies Foursome. Theatre Aquarius, Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 King William St. April 20 to May 7. By Norm Foster. The Ladies Foursome takes you on a rowdy, heartwarming and hilarious journey. Tickets: 905-522-7529

Natalie Needs a Nightie. Binbrook Little Theatre. April 15 to 30, Fridays 8 p.m. Saturdays dinner 6:30 p.m./show 8 p.m. Matinee: 2 p.m. April 24. A comic farce featuring confused identities, door-slamming entrances and exits and crazy disguises. Memorial Hall, 2600 Hwy 56, Binbrook. Tickets: 905-692-5076 or tickets@binbrooktheatre.ca

Big Dance Little Stage. Hosted by choreographer Learie McNicolls. April 21, 8 p.m. Featuring Sharon Harvey, Megan English, Anderson Langille, Jackie Pullar, Pearl Lall and Learie McNicolls. Tickets: $10. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Destination Broadway. Dreamlight Studio. Dreamlight Studio, 230 Anchor Rd. April 15, 16, 8 p.m. Matinee: 2 p.m. April 17. Tickets: $20, $15 kids 10 and under. 905-383-5558 or dreamlightstudio.ca

St. George and the Dragon. The well-loved musical by John Laing. April 23, 7:30 p.m. The Church of the Ascension, 64 Forest Ave. Tickets at the door: $15, children under 12 admitted free. johnlaing.ca

HamilTEN 2016. Comedy, drama, romance, something for everyone. April 15, 16, 17 at the Staircase Theatre, 27 Dundurn St. N. Three separate blocks of 10-minute plays. Tickets: $10 single performances or $20 for a festival pass. hamiltenfestival.blogspot.ca

What Happens in Vegas. Theatre Ancaster's non-stop musical revue salutes the iconic artists who captured audiences in Vegas over the years. April 15, 16, 22, 23, 8 p.m. April 17, 2 p.m. Adults $32, seniors $27, students $17. Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. W. TheatreAncaster.com or call 905-304-7469

I Do, I Do, I Do. Burloak Theatre Group. April 14 to 17, 8 p.m., 2 p.m. April 17. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. Tickets: $30, $20 college students, $5 high school students. 1-888-498-7784 or oakvillecentre.ca

Eat Your Heart Out. Theatre Burlington. Comedy about an out-of-work actor making ends meet as a waiter in New York. April 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 8 p.m. Theatre Burlington Drama Centre, 2311 New St. Tickets: $22, $20 seniors, $11 students. 905-637-1728 or theatreburlington.on.ca

Lynden Spring Revue. Life in a Country Town Variety Show. April 16, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 17, 24. Lynden United Church, 27 Lynden Rd., Lynden. Tickets: $15, $5 students. 519-512-2579 or tickets@lyndenspringrevue.com

Lend Me a Tenor. Lighthouse Festival Theatre, community show. April 21 to May 1. Lighthouse Festival Theatre, 247 Main St., Port Dover. April 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 24 and May 1. Tickets: $22 or $32 for family of four. 1-888-779-7703 or lighthousetheatre.com

Cabaret. Gala night supporting the Canadian Cancer Society. Player's Guild of Hamilton, 80 Queen St. S. April 21, 8 p.m. Tickets: $50. All proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society's Relay for Life Hamilton 2016 Tickets: 905-529-0284, Kati, ksackett@stjosham.on.ca or Connie, cspears@stjoes.ca

Cabaret. Players' Guild of Hamilton. April 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 30, May 7. Players' Guild of Hamilton Inc., 80 Queen St. S. Tickets: $30, Thursday tickets: $20. 905-529-0284 or info@playersguild.org

And Slowly Beauty. Dundas Little Theatre. April 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. May 1, 8. The Garstin Centre for the Arts, 37 Market St. S. Dundas. A middle-aged bureaucrat wins tickets to a production of Chekhov's Three Sisters; seeing the play changes his life forever. Tickets: 905-627-5266 or dundaslittletheatre.com

Concerts/Shows

April 14

Rodney Carrington, 8 p.m. Hamilton Place. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Jazz Vocal Jam, Sue Ramsay, Bob Shields, Clark Johnston, Adam Fielding, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Martyn Joseph concert, Welsh folksinger, New Home in a Strange Land, 7:30 p.m. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 320 Charlton Ave. W. Fundraising concert for refugee family. Tickets at the door: $25

April 15

The Harlem Globetrotters, 90th Anniversary World Tour, 7 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Jane Lewis and Joni NehRita, Guelph singer-songwriters, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: $10. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Little Miss Higgins and Jordie Lane, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets: $20, $15 students, seniors, wage-challenged. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

April 16

Music at St. Luke's, concert series, tribute to Godspell the Musical, 6 p.m. St. Luke's Parish Hall, 1382 Ontario St., Burlington. Tickets: $35, dinner catered by Maitre D. 905-632-2918 or hlennard@cogeco.ca

Hedley, with Carly Rae Jepson and Francesco Yates, 7 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Tchaikovsky's Fourth, 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Place. Tickets: hpo.org or 905-526-7756

Rita Chiarelli, blues artist, 8 p.m. Molson Canadian Studio at Hamilton Place. Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Stars of Tomorrow, 8 p.m. Acoustic Blend Café, 86 Homewood Ave. Local rising stars from the greater Hamilton area. Tickets: $15. 289-639-7555 or acousticblendcafe@gmail.com

Jude Johnson with Carl Horton and Mike Malone, Jazz, Blues, Gospel, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: $15. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Carlos del Junco and The Blues Mongrels, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets at the door: $25, $20 advance. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

Pappy Johns Band, six-time Canadian Aboriginal Music Award Winner and Juno nominated blues band, 6:30 p.m. Jet Hall, 746 Barton St. E. Tickets: $$10 advance, $15 at the door. 905-730- 6858

April 17

The Duet Club, choral concert, directed by Stephane Potvin, 2:30 p.m. Special guests Westmount Secondary School Choir. Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave. Tickets: $18, $15 seniors, students, children 12 and under admitted free. 905-627-4534 or duetclub.ca

April 18

Hamilton Music Festival, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 18 to 23. St. John's The Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W. and First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, 170 Dundurn St. S. Free admission. 905-575-1078

April 19

Midori, gifted musician and educator, part of the classical series, 8 p.m. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St. Tickets: $69.50; youth/child, $31.08. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

Brantford Music Club Canadian Artists Series, Springtime Melodies, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Diana Dumlavwalla, piano; Kenin McKay, violin; Liesel Deppe, flute. Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St. Tickets at the door: $25. 519-753-7066

April 20

Outcry Tour, with Hillsong Worship, Kari Jobe and more, 6:30 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Ruthie Foster and Harrison Kennedy, 8 p.m. part of the Blues and Rock Series. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St. Tickets: $58.20. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

April 21

Jazz at The Gasworks, Phil Dwyer, Don Thompson Quartet, 8 p.m. Park Street Gasworks, 141 Park St. N. Tickets: $35, $25 students. aninstrumentforeverychild.ca/donations/ticket

April 22

Duane Andrews and the Conception Bay String Quartet, Jazz, Classical and Folk, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets at the door: $25. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

Paris Black, The Spiritual Vanity Tour, with Bobby Hebert and introducing Angela Johnson, 8 p.m. Molson Canadian Studio at Hamilton Place. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Love and Spring jazz cabaret, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Featuring Colina Phillips, Stacie McGregor, Mike Milligan, Ted Warren. Tickets: $15. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Crystal Journey, Earth Day Full Moon concert 7:30 p.m. The Zoetic Theatre, 526 Concession St. Tickets: $25 or $40 per family. 905-902-5683

April 23

Yurij Petlura Memorial Concert, Canadian Bandurist Capella musical tribute, 7 p.m. Lincoln Alexander Centre Performing Arts, 160 King St. E. Tickets: $25 plus taxes. 905-528-5000

5 At The First, Chamber Music Series, String Extravaganza V, 3 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn St. S. Tickets: $20, $15 senior, $5 student/unwaged, under 12 admitted free. 5atthefirst.com

Pro Musica Choir Final Concert, Sunset Serenade, 8 p.m. Wellington Square United Church, 2131 Caroline St., Burlington. Brent Fifield, director; Laura Pin, accompanist. Tickets at the door: $20, $15 senior/student. 905-632-1347

Gala Guitar Night, solos, duos and 30-piece guitar orchestra, in support of Guitar Hamilton, 8 p.m. Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W. Tickets: $25, $15. 905-807-4792 or guitarhamilton.com

Acoustic Spirit, Kenny Munshaw and Steve Hogg, 6:15 p.m. Marshall Memorial United Church, 20 Gilbert Ave., Ancaster. Free will offering. 905-648-4631

Ring of Fire, tribute to Johnny Cash, by Marty Allen and the Memphis Three, 8 p.m. Black Bull Neighbourhood Pub, 1124 Guelph Line, Burlington. Tickets: $20. 905-332-4282

Rozanne Potvine and Erin Costelo, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets: $20, $15 students, seniors, wage-challenged. 905-524-0606 thepearlcompany.ca

To get your events into this listing, log on to thespec.com/hamilton-events to register and enter your concert or theatre listing.

See more event listings on thespec.com

Deadline for Getting Out submissions is 1 p.m. the Friday before Thursday publication citylife@thespec.com

— Compiled by Linda Ricciardi

Getting out: What’s happening in and around Hamilton

WhatsOn Apr 13, 2016 Hamilton Spectator

Theatre — Local

The Ladies Foursome. Theatre Aquarius, Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 King William St. April 20 to May 7. By Norm Foster. The Ladies Foursome takes you on a rowdy, heartwarming and hilarious journey. Tickets: 905-522-7529

Natalie Needs a Nightie. Binbrook Little Theatre. April 15 to 30, Fridays 8 p.m. Saturdays dinner 6:30 p.m./show 8 p.m. Matinee: 2 p.m. April 24. A comic farce featuring confused identities, door-slamming entrances and exits and crazy disguises. Memorial Hall, 2600 Hwy 56, Binbrook. Tickets: 905-692-5076 or tickets@binbrooktheatre.ca

Big Dance Little Stage. Hosted by choreographer Learie McNicolls. April 21, 8 p.m. Featuring Sharon Harvey, Megan English, Anderson Langille, Jackie Pullar, Pearl Lall and Learie McNicolls. Tickets: $10. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Destination Broadway. Dreamlight Studio. Dreamlight Studio, 230 Anchor Rd. April 15, 16, 8 p.m. Matinee: 2 p.m. April 17. Tickets: $20, $15 kids 10 and under. 905-383-5558 or dreamlightstudio.ca

St. George and the Dragon. The well-loved musical by John Laing. April 23, 7:30 p.m. The Church of the Ascension, 64 Forest Ave. Tickets at the door: $15, children under 12 admitted free. johnlaing.ca

HamilTEN 2016. Comedy, drama, romance, something for everyone. April 15, 16, 17 at the Staircase Theatre, 27 Dundurn St. N. Three separate blocks of 10-minute plays. Tickets: $10 single performances or $20 for a festival pass. hamiltenfestival.blogspot.ca

What Happens in Vegas. Theatre Ancaster's non-stop musical revue salutes the iconic artists who captured audiences in Vegas over the years. April 15, 16, 22, 23, 8 p.m. April 17, 2 p.m. Adults $32, seniors $27, students $17. Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. W. TheatreAncaster.com or call 905-304-7469

I Do, I Do, I Do. Burloak Theatre Group. April 14 to 17, 8 p.m., 2 p.m. April 17. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. Tickets: $30, $20 college students, $5 high school students. 1-888-498-7784 or oakvillecentre.ca

Eat Your Heart Out. Theatre Burlington. Comedy about an out-of-work actor making ends meet as a waiter in New York. April 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 8 p.m. Theatre Burlington Drama Centre, 2311 New St. Tickets: $22, $20 seniors, $11 students. 905-637-1728 or theatreburlington.on.ca

Lynden Spring Revue. Life in a Country Town Variety Show. April 16, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 17, 24. Lynden United Church, 27 Lynden Rd., Lynden. Tickets: $15, $5 students. 519-512-2579 or tickets@lyndenspringrevue.com

Lend Me a Tenor. Lighthouse Festival Theatre, community show. April 21 to May 1. Lighthouse Festival Theatre, 247 Main St., Port Dover. April 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 24 and May 1. Tickets: $22 or $32 for family of four. 1-888-779-7703 or lighthousetheatre.com

Cabaret. Gala night supporting the Canadian Cancer Society. Player's Guild of Hamilton, 80 Queen St. S. April 21, 8 p.m. Tickets: $50. All proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society's Relay for Life Hamilton 2016 Tickets: 905-529-0284, Kati, ksackett@stjosham.on.ca or Connie, cspears@stjoes.ca

Cabaret. Players' Guild of Hamilton. April 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 30, May 7. Players' Guild of Hamilton Inc., 80 Queen St. S. Tickets: $30, Thursday tickets: $20. 905-529-0284 or info@playersguild.org

And Slowly Beauty. Dundas Little Theatre. April 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. May 1, 8. The Garstin Centre for the Arts, 37 Market St. S. Dundas. A middle-aged bureaucrat wins tickets to a production of Chekhov's Three Sisters; seeing the play changes his life forever. Tickets: 905-627-5266 or dundaslittletheatre.com

Concerts/Shows

April 14

Rodney Carrington, 8 p.m. Hamilton Place. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Jazz Vocal Jam, Sue Ramsay, Bob Shields, Clark Johnston, Adam Fielding, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Martyn Joseph concert, Welsh folksinger, New Home in a Strange Land, 7:30 p.m. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 320 Charlton Ave. W. Fundraising concert for refugee family. Tickets at the door: $25

April 15

The Harlem Globetrotters, 90th Anniversary World Tour, 7 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Jane Lewis and Joni NehRita, Guelph singer-songwriters, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: $10. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Little Miss Higgins and Jordie Lane, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets: $20, $15 students, seniors, wage-challenged. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

April 16

Music at St. Luke's, concert series, tribute to Godspell the Musical, 6 p.m. St. Luke's Parish Hall, 1382 Ontario St., Burlington. Tickets: $35, dinner catered by Maitre D. 905-632-2918 or hlennard@cogeco.ca

Hedley, with Carly Rae Jepson and Francesco Yates, 7 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Tchaikovsky's Fourth, 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Place. Tickets: hpo.org or 905-526-7756

Rita Chiarelli, blues artist, 8 p.m. Molson Canadian Studio at Hamilton Place. Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Stars of Tomorrow, 8 p.m. Acoustic Blend Café, 86 Homewood Ave. Local rising stars from the greater Hamilton area. Tickets: $15. 289-639-7555 or acousticblendcafe@gmail.com

Jude Johnson with Carl Horton and Mike Malone, Jazz, Blues, Gospel, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: $15. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Carlos del Junco and The Blues Mongrels, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets at the door: $25, $20 advance. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

Pappy Johns Band, six-time Canadian Aboriginal Music Award Winner and Juno nominated blues band, 6:30 p.m. Jet Hall, 746 Barton St. E. Tickets: $$10 advance, $15 at the door. 905-730- 6858

April 17

The Duet Club, choral concert, directed by Stephane Potvin, 2:30 p.m. Special guests Westmount Secondary School Choir. Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave. Tickets: $18, $15 seniors, students, children 12 and under admitted free. 905-627-4534 or duetclub.ca

April 18

Hamilton Music Festival, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 18 to 23. St. John's The Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W. and First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, 170 Dundurn St. S. Free admission. 905-575-1078

April 19

Midori, gifted musician and educator, part of the classical series, 8 p.m. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St. Tickets: $69.50; youth/child, $31.08. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

Brantford Music Club Canadian Artists Series, Springtime Melodies, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Diana Dumlavwalla, piano; Kenin McKay, violin; Liesel Deppe, flute. Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St. Tickets at the door: $25. 519-753-7066

April 20

Outcry Tour, with Hillsong Worship, Kari Jobe and more, 6:30 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Ruthie Foster and Harrison Kennedy, 8 p.m. part of the Blues and Rock Series. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St. Tickets: $58.20. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

April 21

Jazz at The Gasworks, Phil Dwyer, Don Thompson Quartet, 8 p.m. Park Street Gasworks, 141 Park St. N. Tickets: $35, $25 students. aninstrumentforeverychild.ca/donations/ticket

April 22

Duane Andrews and the Conception Bay String Quartet, Jazz, Classical and Folk, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets at the door: $25. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

Paris Black, The Spiritual Vanity Tour, with Bobby Hebert and introducing Angela Johnson, 8 p.m. Molson Canadian Studio at Hamilton Place. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Love and Spring jazz cabaret, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Featuring Colina Phillips, Stacie McGregor, Mike Milligan, Ted Warren. Tickets: $15. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Crystal Journey, Earth Day Full Moon concert 7:30 p.m. The Zoetic Theatre, 526 Concession St. Tickets: $25 or $40 per family. 905-902-5683

April 23

Yurij Petlura Memorial Concert, Canadian Bandurist Capella musical tribute, 7 p.m. Lincoln Alexander Centre Performing Arts, 160 King St. E. Tickets: $25 plus taxes. 905-528-5000

5 At The First, Chamber Music Series, String Extravaganza V, 3 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn St. S. Tickets: $20, $15 senior, $5 student/unwaged, under 12 admitted free. 5atthefirst.com

Pro Musica Choir Final Concert, Sunset Serenade, 8 p.m. Wellington Square United Church, 2131 Caroline St., Burlington. Brent Fifield, director; Laura Pin, accompanist. Tickets at the door: $20, $15 senior/student. 905-632-1347

Gala Guitar Night, solos, duos and 30-piece guitar orchestra, in support of Guitar Hamilton, 8 p.m. Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W. Tickets: $25, $15. 905-807-4792 or guitarhamilton.com

Acoustic Spirit, Kenny Munshaw and Steve Hogg, 6:15 p.m. Marshall Memorial United Church, 20 Gilbert Ave., Ancaster. Free will offering. 905-648-4631

Ring of Fire, tribute to Johnny Cash, by Marty Allen and the Memphis Three, 8 p.m. Black Bull Neighbourhood Pub, 1124 Guelph Line, Burlington. Tickets: $20. 905-332-4282

Rozanne Potvine and Erin Costelo, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets: $20, $15 students, seniors, wage-challenged. 905-524-0606 thepearlcompany.ca

To get your events into this listing, log on to thespec.com/hamilton-events to register and enter your concert or theatre listing.

See more event listings on thespec.com

Deadline for Getting Out submissions is 1 p.m. the Friday before Thursday publication citylife@thespec.com

— Compiled by Linda Ricciardi

Getting out: What’s happening in and around Hamilton

WhatsOn Apr 13, 2016 Hamilton Spectator

Theatre — Local

The Ladies Foursome. Theatre Aquarius, Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 King William St. April 20 to May 7. By Norm Foster. The Ladies Foursome takes you on a rowdy, heartwarming and hilarious journey. Tickets: 905-522-7529

Natalie Needs a Nightie. Binbrook Little Theatre. April 15 to 30, Fridays 8 p.m. Saturdays dinner 6:30 p.m./show 8 p.m. Matinee: 2 p.m. April 24. A comic farce featuring confused identities, door-slamming entrances and exits and crazy disguises. Memorial Hall, 2600 Hwy 56, Binbrook. Tickets: 905-692-5076 or tickets@binbrooktheatre.ca

Big Dance Little Stage. Hosted by choreographer Learie McNicolls. April 21, 8 p.m. Featuring Sharon Harvey, Megan English, Anderson Langille, Jackie Pullar, Pearl Lall and Learie McNicolls. Tickets: $10. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Destination Broadway. Dreamlight Studio. Dreamlight Studio, 230 Anchor Rd. April 15, 16, 8 p.m. Matinee: 2 p.m. April 17. Tickets: $20, $15 kids 10 and under. 905-383-5558 or dreamlightstudio.ca

St. George and the Dragon. The well-loved musical by John Laing. April 23, 7:30 p.m. The Church of the Ascension, 64 Forest Ave. Tickets at the door: $15, children under 12 admitted free. johnlaing.ca

HamilTEN 2016. Comedy, drama, romance, something for everyone. April 15, 16, 17 at the Staircase Theatre, 27 Dundurn St. N. Three separate blocks of 10-minute plays. Tickets: $10 single performances or $20 for a festival pass. hamiltenfestival.blogspot.ca

What Happens in Vegas. Theatre Ancaster's non-stop musical revue salutes the iconic artists who captured audiences in Vegas over the years. April 15, 16, 22, 23, 8 p.m. April 17, 2 p.m. Adults $32, seniors $27, students $17. Ancaster High School, 374 Jerseyville Rd. W. TheatreAncaster.com or call 905-304-7469

I Do, I Do, I Do. Burloak Theatre Group. April 14 to 17, 8 p.m., 2 p.m. April 17. Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, 130 Navy St., Oakville. Tickets: $30, $20 college students, $5 high school students. 1-888-498-7784 or oakvillecentre.ca

Eat Your Heart Out. Theatre Burlington. Comedy about an out-of-work actor making ends meet as a waiter in New York. April 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 8 p.m. Theatre Burlington Drama Centre, 2311 New St. Tickets: $22, $20 seniors, $11 students. 905-637-1728 or theatreburlington.on.ca

Lynden Spring Revue. Life in a Country Town Variety Show. April 16, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 17, 24. Lynden United Church, 27 Lynden Rd., Lynden. Tickets: $15, $5 students. 519-512-2579 or tickets@lyndenspringrevue.com

Lend Me a Tenor. Lighthouse Festival Theatre, community show. April 21 to May 1. Lighthouse Festival Theatre, 247 Main St., Port Dover. April 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 24 and May 1. Tickets: $22 or $32 for family of four. 1-888-779-7703 or lighthousetheatre.com

Cabaret. Gala night supporting the Canadian Cancer Society. Player's Guild of Hamilton, 80 Queen St. S. April 21, 8 p.m. Tickets: $50. All proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society's Relay for Life Hamilton 2016 Tickets: 905-529-0284, Kati, ksackett@stjosham.on.ca or Connie, cspears@stjoes.ca

Cabaret. Players' Guild of Hamilton. April 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. April 30, May 7. Players' Guild of Hamilton Inc., 80 Queen St. S. Tickets: $30, Thursday tickets: $20. 905-529-0284 or info@playersguild.org

And Slowly Beauty. Dundas Little Theatre. April 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 8 p.m. Matinees: 2 p.m. May 1, 8. The Garstin Centre for the Arts, 37 Market St. S. Dundas. A middle-aged bureaucrat wins tickets to a production of Chekhov's Three Sisters; seeing the play changes his life forever. Tickets: 905-627-5266 or dundaslittletheatre.com

Concerts/Shows

April 14

Rodney Carrington, 8 p.m. Hamilton Place. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Jazz Vocal Jam, Sue Ramsay, Bob Shields, Clark Johnston, Adam Fielding, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Martyn Joseph concert, Welsh folksinger, New Home in a Strange Land, 7:30 p.m. St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 320 Charlton Ave. W. Fundraising concert for refugee family. Tickets at the door: $25

April 15

The Harlem Globetrotters, 90th Anniversary World Tour, 7 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Jane Lewis and Joni NehRita, Guelph singer-songwriters, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: $10. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Little Miss Higgins and Jordie Lane, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets: $20, $15 students, seniors, wage-challenged. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

April 16

Music at St. Luke's, concert series, tribute to Godspell the Musical, 6 p.m. St. Luke's Parish Hall, 1382 Ontario St., Burlington. Tickets: $35, dinner catered by Maitre D. 905-632-2918 or hlennard@cogeco.ca

Hedley, with Carly Rae Jepson and Francesco Yates, 7 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Tchaikovsky's Fourth, 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Place. Tickets: hpo.org or 905-526-7756

Rita Chiarelli, blues artist, 8 p.m. Molson Canadian Studio at Hamilton Place. Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Stars of Tomorrow, 8 p.m. Acoustic Blend Café, 86 Homewood Ave. Local rising stars from the greater Hamilton area. Tickets: $15. 289-639-7555 or acousticblendcafe@gmail.com

Jude Johnson with Carl Horton and Mike Malone, Jazz, Blues, Gospel, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Tickets: $15. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Carlos del Junco and The Blues Mongrels, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets at the door: $25, $20 advance. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

Pappy Johns Band, six-time Canadian Aboriginal Music Award Winner and Juno nominated blues band, 6:30 p.m. Jet Hall, 746 Barton St. E. Tickets: $$10 advance, $15 at the door. 905-730- 6858

April 17

The Duet Club, choral concert, directed by Stephane Potvin, 2:30 p.m. Special guests Westmount Secondary School Choir. Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave. Tickets: $18, $15 seniors, students, children 12 and under admitted free. 905-627-4534 or duetclub.ca

April 18

Hamilton Music Festival, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 18 to 23. St. John's The Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W. and First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, 170 Dundurn St. S. Free admission. 905-575-1078

April 19

Midori, gifted musician and educator, part of the classical series, 8 p.m. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St. Tickets: $69.50; youth/child, $31.08. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

Brantford Music Club Canadian Artists Series, Springtime Melodies, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Diana Dumlavwalla, piano; Kenin McKay, violin; Liesel Deppe, flute. Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, 88 Dalhousie St. Tickets at the door: $25. 519-753-7066

April 20

Outcry Tour, with Hillsong Worship, Kari Jobe and more, 6:30 p.m. FirstOntario Centre. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Ruthie Foster and Harrison Kennedy, 8 p.m. part of the Blues and Rock Series. Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St. Tickets: $58.20. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burlington.ca

April 21

Jazz at The Gasworks, Phil Dwyer, Don Thompson Quartet, 8 p.m. Park Street Gasworks, 141 Park St. N. Tickets: $35, $25 students. aninstrumentforeverychild.ca/donations/ticket

April 22

Duane Andrews and the Conception Bay String Quartet, Jazz, Classical and Folk, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets at the door: $25. 905-524-0606 or thepearlcompany.ca

Paris Black, The Spiritual Vanity Tour, with Bobby Hebert and introducing Angela Johnson, 8 p.m. Molson Canadian Studio at Hamilton Place. Tickets: Ticketmaster.ca or 905-546-4040

Love and Spring jazz cabaret, 8 p.m. Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne St. Featuring Colina Phillips, Stacie McGregor, Mike Milligan, Ted Warren. Tickets: $15. 905-543-8512 or artword.net/artbar

Crystal Journey, Earth Day Full Moon concert 7:30 p.m. The Zoetic Theatre, 526 Concession St. Tickets: $25 or $40 per family. 905-902-5683

April 23

Yurij Petlura Memorial Concert, Canadian Bandurist Capella musical tribute, 7 p.m. Lincoln Alexander Centre Performing Arts, 160 King St. E. Tickets: $25 plus taxes. 905-528-5000

5 At The First, Chamber Music Series, String Extravaganza V, 3 p.m. First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn St. S. Tickets: $20, $15 senior, $5 student/unwaged, under 12 admitted free. 5atthefirst.com

Pro Musica Choir Final Concert, Sunset Serenade, 8 p.m. Wellington Square United Church, 2131 Caroline St., Burlington. Brent Fifield, director; Laura Pin, accompanist. Tickets at the door: $20, $15 senior/student. 905-632-1347

Gala Guitar Night, solos, duos and 30-piece guitar orchestra, in support of Guitar Hamilton, 8 p.m. Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Charlton Ave. W. Tickets: $25, $15. 905-807-4792 or guitarhamilton.com

Acoustic Spirit, Kenny Munshaw and Steve Hogg, 6:15 p.m. Marshall Memorial United Church, 20 Gilbert Ave., Ancaster. Free will offering. 905-648-4631

Ring of Fire, tribute to Johnny Cash, by Marty Allen and the Memphis Three, 8 p.m. Black Bull Neighbourhood Pub, 1124 Guelph Line, Burlington. Tickets: $20. 905-332-4282

Rozanne Potvine and Erin Costelo, 8 p.m. The Pearl Company, 16 Steven St. Tickets: $20, $15 students, seniors, wage-challenged. 905-524-0606 thepearlcompany.ca

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— Compiled by Linda Ricciardi