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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

“We’re in the Army Now.” Theatre Ancaster Cho­rus, Cel­e­brat­ing Canada’s 150 with a trib­ute to our Veterans. May 26, 27, 8 p.m. Mati­nee: 2 p.m. May 27. Old Fire­hall Arts Cen­tre, 334 Wil­son St. E., Ancaster. Tick­ets: TheatreAn­caster.com or

905-304-7469

“Closer Than Ever.” Players’ Guild of Hamil­ton Inc. May 11, 12, 8 p.m. Mati­nee 2 p.m.: May 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

“Things My Fore-Sis­ters Saw.” Les­lie McCurdy one-woman per­for­mance May 13, 6 p.m. Lin­coln Alexan­der Cen­tre, 160 King St. E. Meet four women of African de­scent who cre­ated change in Canada. Tick­ets: $25, $10 youth. 905-527-5651.

“Sis­ter Act.” Hamil­ton Theatre Inc. Feel good mu­si­cal com­edy. May 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 8 p.m. Mati­nees: 2 p.m. May 13, 21. 140 MacNab St. N. Tick­ets: $25. 905-522-1715 “Song of the Grand, A Mu­si­cal.” Per­for­mance tells the story of two young men who joined the Cana­dian Forces dur­ing 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

“On Golden Pond.” Vil­lage Theatre Wa­ter­down. May 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 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.

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 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 May 12 The Ink Spots, with Dee Dee Laroque from the Plat­ters, 8 p.m. Burling­ton Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton. Tick­ets: $45. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burling­ton.ca

Lib­erty Sil­ver and Ed­die Bullen, 8 p.m. The Pearl Com­pany, 16 Steven St. Clas­sic soul, blues and jazz pre­sented and hosted by Michael Wil­liams. Tick­ets: $20. 905-524-0606 or the­p­earl­com­pany.ca

Sin­fo­nia Ancaster, from Italia to Es­pana, 8 p.m. St. John’s Angli­can Church, 272 Wil­son St. E., Ancaster. Tick­ets: $15. brown­pa­pertick­ets.com/event/ 2900097

MOJO, Men of Jazz Octet, 8 p.m. A group of the area’s top jazz players. Tick­ets: $15. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 or art­word.net/art­bar

An­dre Bis­son and Eight Piece Acous­tic Band, 7:30 p.m. The Stair­case, 27 Dun­durn St. N. Tick­ets:

$15 ad­vance, $20 at the door. 905-529-3000 May 13 Vili Ver­hovsek and His Vinyl Tones Band, 8 p.m. The Blue Grotto, 25 John St. N. (above Capri). Cel­e­bra­tion of Elvis, Roy and Mother’s Day Ex­trav­a­ganza. Tick­ets: $30. 905-525-7811 Hamil­ton Chil­dren’s Choir, Con­cert and Af­ter­noon Tea, 2 to 5 p.m. Ancaster Fair­grounds, Con­ces­sion Build­ing, 630 Trin­ity Rd. Tick­ets: $20 or $150 ta­ble of 8 or $175 ta­ble of 10. eventbrite.ca Har­bour­town Sound Canada 150, 7:30 p.m. Re­gion’s pre­mière men’s a cap­pella cho­rus. Burling­ton Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton. Tick­ets: $35, $30 se­niors, $20 stu­dents. 905-681-6000 or bpac@burling­ton.ca Cel­e­brat­ing the best of Cana­dian

Jazz, 8 p.m. Hamil­ton All Star Jazz Band, three big bands with spe­cial guests: Bob Som­merville, Mike Malone, Scott Neil­son. Redeemer Univer­sity Au­di­to­rium, 777 Gar­ner Rd. E., Ancaster. Tick­ets: $25, $20 se­niors/stu­dents. hamil­ton­all­star­jazz.org Spleit Strings Stu­dio Spring Con­cert, 7 p.m. Ry­er­son United Church, 842 Main St. E. Tick­ets: $15 ad­vance, $20 at the door, chil­dren un­der 12 free. 905-389-1636 A Love Elec­tric, rock trio out of

Mex­ico City’s jazz scene, 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $15, $12 ad­vance. Art­word Art­bar, 15 Col­bourne St. 905-543-8512 or art­word.net/art­bar May 14

Sym­phony on the Bay, An Evening at the Proms, 3 p.m. Mae­stro Clau­dio Vena, mu­sic di­rec­tor and con­duc­tor, soloists Robert Pilon (tenor) and June Crow­ley (so­prano). Burling­ton Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 440 Lo­cust St., Burling­ton. Tick­ets: 905-681-6000 or bpac@burling­ton.ca May 17

Wild Kratts Live, 6:30 p.m. FirstOn­tario Con­cert Hall. Tick­ets: Tick­et­mas­ter.ca or call 905-546-4040 Hamil­ton Phil­har­monic Orches­tra, In­ti­mate and Im­mer­sive, 7:30 p.m. The Stu­dio at FirstOn­tario Con­cert Hall. Gemma New in­tro­duces au­di­ences to a new, in­ter­ac­tive or­ches­tral ex­pe­ri­ence. Tick­ets: $25. 905-526-7756 or hpo.org

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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