GET­TING OUT

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The­atre — Lo­cal

“Mamma Mia!” Mu­sic and lyrics by Benny An­der­s­son, Björn Ul­vaeus. To May 14. The­atre Aquar­ius, 190 King Wil­liam St. Tick­ets: 905-522-7529 “Out of Sight Out of Mur­der.” Com­edy by An­caster Com­mu­nity The­atre. May 4,5, 6, 8 p.m. St. John’s Par­ish Hall, 34 Hal­son St., An­caster. Tick­ets: $20 in­cludes pie, tea/cof­fee. 905-648-0335

“Noises Off.” Dundas Lit­tle The­atre spring pro­duc­tion May 5, 6, 8 p.m. Mati­nee: 2 p.m., May 7. Con­ceived by Michael Frayn, who re­al­ized when stand­ing back­stage that what was hap­pen­ing be­hind the cur­tain was fun­nier than what was hap­pen­ing on stage. Tick­ets: $20, $15 se­niors, stu­dents Thurs­day and Sun­day only. Garstin Cen­tre for the Arts, Dundas. 905-627-5266

“Closer Than Ever Lyrics.” Play­ers’ Guild of Hamil­ton Inc. May 4, 5, 11, 12, 8 p.m. Mati­nees: 2 p.m., May 6 and 13. Some­times hi­lar­i­ous, some­times touch­ing, this song cy­cle is a non­stop ex­plo­ration of ev­ery­day strug­gles in the mod­ern world, par­tic­u­larly those sur­round­ing love. Stu­dio The­atre, 80 Queen St. S. Tick­ets: 905-529-0284 “Song of the Grand, A Mu­si­cal.” Per­for­mance tells the story of two young men who joined the Cana­dian Forces in the Sec­ond World War. May 27, 6 p.m. Tick­ets: $25 din­ner and en­ter­tain­ment. Grace Angli­can Church, 157 Mill St. N., Wa­ter­down. 905-689-6715 “The Birth of Rock and Roll.” The­atre An­caster full con­cert ex­pe­ri­ence fea­tur­ing hits of Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, The Plat­ters, Buddy Holly and more. To May 7. The­atre Au­di­to­rium, An­caster High School. Tick­ets: $32, $27 se­niors, $17 stu­dents. TheatreAn­caster.com

“On Golden Pond.” Vil­lage The­atre Wa­ter­down. May 4,5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 8 p.m. Satur­day mati­nees: 2 p.m. St. James United Church, 306 Park­side Dr., Wa­ter­down. Tick­ets: 905-690-7889, vil­lageth­e­atre­wa­ter­down.ca

“The 25th An­nual Put­nam County

Spell­ing Bee.” Drury Lane’s spring show, mu­si­cal com­edy. May 5, 6, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 8 p.m. Mati­nees 2 p.m.: May 14, 21, 28. 2269 New St., Burling­ton. Tick­ets: 905-637-3979 or drury­lane.ca

“Cal­en­dar Girls” Haldimand The­atre. Mem­bers of a very or­di­nary York­shire Women’s In­sti­tute per­suade one an­other to pose for a char­ity cal­en­dar with a dif­fer­ence. May 12, 13, 19, 26, the­atre 8 p.m.; May 20, 27, 6 p.m. din­ner the­atre. Dun­nville Hunters and An­glers Club, 237 McLaugh­lan Rd. Tick­ets: Dis­count rates for groups of 10 or more. 152 Queen St. or 905-774-7695. “Brownie Points.” Boldly go­ing where no brownie has gone be­fore. May 24, 8 p.m. Stair­case The­atre, 27 Dun­durn St. N. Ni­colle Nat­trass, one-woman play, fol­lowed by Q&A with the play­wright. Free ad­mis­sion

Con­certs/Shows

May 4 The Acous­tics, 8 p.m. folk-rock, world-roots mu­sic. Tick­ets: $10. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 or art­word.net/art­bar

Ron Palan­gio, Back Burner CD re­lease, 8 p.m. The Pearl Com­pany, 16 Steven St. Tick­ets: $20. 905-524-0606 or the­p­earl­com­pany.ca May 5

HPO, 12:45 p.m. Cen­tral Li­brary, 55 York Blvd. Mu­sic Di­rec­tor Gemma New leads you through the life and works of Rus­sian com­poser Igor Stravin­sky. Free pro­gram fea­tures HPO mu­si­cians and guest artist in an in­ti­mate com­mu­nity set­ting. Bring your lunch.

Hamil­ton Schola Can­to­rum

Luther­fest Con­cert, 7 p.m. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 104 Hugh­son St. N. Fea­tured mu­sic from Luther’s orig­i­nal mass and chorales sung by Hamil­ton Schola Can­to­rum, led by Wil­liam Ren­wick and or­gan­ist Still­man Mathe­son. Free con­cert

Vil­lanella, Mozart and Robin Hood, 7:30 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, 1107 Main St. W. Tick­ets at the door: $15, $25, fam­ily rate avail­able. vil­lanelle.ca or 905-522-6841 Mat­apa World Mu­sic Se­ries, Waleed Ab­dul­hamid, 8 p.m. Su­danese multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist, com­poser and vo­cal­ist. Tick­ets: $20 ad­vance. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 or art­word.net/art­bar May 6 Hamil­ton Phil­har­monic Or­ches­tra, Stravin­sky, Lara St. John, Vi­o­lin, Gemma New, con­duc­tor. 7:30 p.m. FirstOn­tario Con­cert Hall. Free Inside the Mu­sic pre-con­cert talk 6:30 p.m. 905-526-7756 or hop.org Lunch at Allen’s A con­cert for Jake, 8 p.m. Murray McLauch­lan, Cindy Church, Ian Thomas and Marc Jor­dan. Burling­ton Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton. Tick­ets: $65. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burling­ton.ca In­vestors Group Stars on Ice, pre­sented by Lindt 2017 Tour, 7:30 p.m. FirstOn­tario Cen­tre. Tick­ets: Tick­et­mas­ter.ca or 905-546-4040

Blame it All on Their Boots, stu­dio con­cert se­ries, 8 p.m. The Stu­dio, FirstOn­tario Cen­tre. Tick­ets: Tick­et­mas­ter.ca or 905-546-4040

Live Cham­ber Mu­sic Se­ries, Jazz Fiesta, 7:30 p.m. Hamil­ton Men­non­ite Church, 143 Lower Horn­ing Rd. Fea­tur­ing: Daniel Tasho, jazz pi­ano; Zolton Kal­man, clar­inet; Karen Lam, pi­ano. Tick­ets: $20, $15 se­niors, $10 stu­dents. 905-628-4980 or livecham­ber­mu­sic13@gmail.com

Julie Michels, Toronto-based jazz vo­cal­ist, with pianist Adrean Far­ru­gia, 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $15. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 or art­word.net/art­bar

Kris­ten Bertin, Start with My Heart al­bum re­lease, 8 p.m. Song­writer and coun­try roots artist. The Pearl Com­pany, 16 Steven St. Tick­ets: $20, $30 cou­ples, chil­dren ad­mit­ted free. 905-524-0606 or the­p­earl­com­pany.ca

Spring Cabaret, 7 p.m. Dundas Bap­tist Church, 201 Gov­er­nors Rd., Dundas. Tick­ets: $10. 289-780-0321 or con­necthe­atre@gmail.com

May 7

En­gel­bert Humperdinck, 50th An­niver­sary Tour, 7:30 p.m. FirstOn­tario Cen­tre Hall. Tick­ets: Tick­et­mas­ter.ca or 905-546-4040

Spring in the Creek, 7 p.m. Fea­tur­ing Voices in the Creek di­rected by Christa­bel Pinto, St. Pat’s Folk Group un­der the di­rec­tion of Joe Al­lain and more. Stoney Creek United Church,

1 King St. W. Free-will of­fer­ing

Swing into Spring, 7 p.m. Hamil­ton Con­cert Band, con­ducted by Paul McGoveran. St. An­drews United Church, 479 Up­per Par­adise Rd. Big Band, marches, clas­si­cal, show tunes and more. Tick­ets: $10, chil­dren un­der 12 ad­mit­ted free. 905-385-7444 or hamil­ton­con­cert­band.com MacNab’s An­niver­sary Con­cert, 2 p.m. MacNab Street Pres­by­te­rian Church, 116 MacNab St. S. Fea­tured: Va­lerie Tryon, pianist. Re­cep­tion prior to con­cert, 1:30 p.m. Free con­cert. May 9 Gerry Dee, 7:30 p.m. First-On­tario Con­cert Hall. VIP pack­age avail­able in­cludes meet and greet and photo op­por­tu­nity at 6 p.m. Tick­ets: Tick­et­mas­ter.ca or 905-546-4040

Mo­hawk Col­lege Mu­sic, 8 p.m. Adrean Far­ru­gia, Clark John­ston, Ian Brown, Leah Korkowski, Nigel Ste­wart. Tick­ets: $10, stu­dents $5. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 or art­word.net/art­bar May 11 That’s The Way it is — Live, Elvis, Ve­gas, Steve Michaels, 8 p.m. Burling­ton Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton. Tick­ets: $54.50 to $64.50. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burling­ton.ca

Begin­ning June 5, Get­ting Out will be taken ex­clu­sively from events en­tries sub­mit­ted on our web­site. We will no longer ac­cept en­tries by email. To sub­mit your event, please click on Event List­ings at thes­pec.com. If you have any dif­fi­cul­ties or ques­tions please let us know. Call 905-526-3420. 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

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