Drayton Leisure unveils playbill for 2024

CAMBRIDGE – Drayton Leisure has introduced its 2024 season that includes 16 productions.

Musicals, homicide mysteries, and comedies will take centre stage from March 27 to Dec. 29 on the charitable theatre group’s 4 venues in Waterloo Area and Wellington County.

Opening the season on the Drayton Pageant Theatre is Beehive: The ‘60s Musical, a musical celebration of probably the most highly effective and iconic feminine voices of the Sixties. Advised from the angle of six girls who come of age on this enigmatic decade, Beehive takes audiences on a nostalgic journey by means of timeless hits of the period akin to My Boyfriend’s Again, Son of a Preacher Man, Pure Lady, and extra. The present is runs June 5 to 23.

Up subsequent is the comedy Midway There by Norm Foster, telling the story of a small Maritime city tipped off its axis when a heartbroken physician from Toronto takes a short lived job on the clinic and turns into involved in a neighborhood waitress. This comedy in regards to the unshakeable bonds of friendship is on stage July 3 to 21.

The season closes with Bare Radio, on stage from Aug. 7 to  25. The manufacturing, mixing comedy and music, will illustrate the facility of human connection. When a snowstorm knocks out the county, the native radio station loses its tie to the pre-programmed feed and the DJs are pressured to improvise, rejuvenating the station and the group it serves. The music for Bare Radio was written by Paul Libman, with ebook and lyrics by Dave Hudson.

Productions at St. Jacob’s Nation Playhouse embrace:

An Inspector Calls, Oct. 9 to 27; and

A Christmas Carol: The Panto, Nov. 28 to Dec. 29.

The playbill on the St. Jacob’s Schoolhouse Theatre consists of:

The Marvelous Wonderettes, July 9 to Sept.1;

Pricey Jack, Pricey Louise, Oct. 2 to 27; and

Merry & Brilliant, Nov. 12 to Dec. 29.

On stage on the Hamilton Household Theatre in Cambridge:

Jersey Boys, March 27 to April 21;

Metal Magnolias, June 19 to July 6;

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert the Musical, July 24 to Augu. 10;

A Gentleman’s Information to Love & Homicide, Oct. 16 to Nov. 3; and

White Christmas, Dec. 4 to Dec. 29.

Tickets are on sale completely to members on Nov. 28, and to subscribers on Dec. 5. 

Tickets are on sale to everybody by telephone, in individual at choose field workplace areas (Hamilton Household Theatre Cambridge and St. Jacobs Nation Playhouse solely), and on-line at draytonentertainment.com starting on Dec. 8. 

To order by telephone name 519-621-8000 or toll free at 1-855-372-9866. For extra details about Drayton Leisure’s season on all levels, together with King’s Warf in Penatanguishine and Huron Nation Playhouse in Grand Bend, go to draytonentertainment.com.