Huron Country PlayhouseFiddler on the Roof
June 12 to June 30, 2024
October 5, 2023
Drayton Entertainment's Artistic Director Alex Mustakas today announced the 2024 Season for the Drayton Festival Theatre.
“This is an exciting season filled with entertaining shows for theatregoers at every stage of life,” says Mustakas. “From hit Broadway musicals like Fiddler on the Roof and Jersey Boys, to laugh-a-minute comedies, and the return of the annual panto, there really is something for the whole family!”
The Huron Country Playhouse is located at RR1, 70689 B Line. Grand Bend, NOM 1T0.
The 2024 Season on Ontario’s West Coast will open with a time-honoured favourite. Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences around the world with its winning combination of humour, warmth, and honesty. The production features a magnificent score full of classic songs like “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” and “Tradition,” making it one of the most acclaimed musicals in North American theatre history. Fiddler on the Roof runs June 12 to June 30.
Next up is the Tony®, Grammy®, and Olivier Award-winning musical, Jersey Boys. This international phenomenon takes you behind the scenes – and behind the music – of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons as they work their way to the heights of stardom, thrilling audiences with electrifying performances of chart-topping hits like “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Too Good To Be True,” and more. Don’t miss this worldwide phenomenon that will leave you exclaiming, “Oh, What a Night!” This Broadway blockbuster runs from July 10 to August 3.
The feel-good blockbuster Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical will end the 2024 Season with a bang, running August 15 to September 1. With a spectacular array of outrageous costumes, flamboyant choreography, and a hit parade of dancefloor favourites, including “It’s Raining Men,” “I Will Survive,” and many more, this wildly fresh and funny musical is a journey to the heart of FABULOUS!
Take a joyous jive down memory lane with Sh-Boom! Life Could Be a Dream. This jukebox musical features 25 chart-topping vintage doo-wop standards in heavenly harmony, such as “Fools Fall in Love,” “Tears on my Pillow,” “Runaround Sue,” “Earth Angel,” “Stay,” “Unchained Melody,” “Lonely Teardrops,” “The Glory of Love,” and more. This feel-good musical is on stage June 12 to June 30.
Next up is the ageless comedy Doris and Ivy in the Home, a riotous tale that will shatter your preconceived notions of what “senior living” ought to be. When retired prison guard Doris Mooney moves in to a retirement home and quickly befriends Ivy Hoffbauer, what follows is a testament to living each day to the fullest. This mirthful production is on stage from July 11 to July 28.
Close out the 2024 Season with Drayton Entertainment’s perennially popular family panto. Next year’s offering is Peter Pan: The Panto. Brimming with adventure, this memorable tale about a boy who would not grow up becomes awash in swash and buckle. The production runs August 7 to September 1.
Huron Country PlayhouseSh-Boom! Life Could Be a Dream
June 12 to June 30, 2024
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