2017 SEASON

 

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Celtic Kitchen Party

Date:  January 27   8 pm   Burrell Hall (Very limited seating available please call Box Office)

Celtic Kitchen Party 

Join us in the Upper Hall as SFT heads down east. Come listen to Kingston’s own Celtic Kitchen Party as they play some of the Maritimes’ finest tunes. Have a seat or hit the dance floor as The Celtic Kitchen Party conjures up that down home feeling with a mix of traditional and contemporary Scottish, Irish and East Coast Celtic Music.

Price: $20

Price does not include HST & Fee.  All tickets booked within two weeks of the show date will be held at the Box Office for pick up so please do not add the mailing fee.

VALENTINE’S MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE – Better Holmes and Gardens

Dates:   February 9 & 10 – Doors open at 6 pm

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre : Better Holmes and Gardens

Super sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, is retired from being a consulting detective for Scotland Yard. He is now enjoying hosting a hit TV show on Home and Garden Network. Holmes is lured out of retirement when a murder takes place on his rivals show, The Property Sisters. Starring J.P. Baldwin and Debbie Collins as “The Property Sisters”!

The delicious dinner is served buffet style but the comedy is served right to your table!

Prices:

  • Member $70 (Available by phone or in person only)
  • Senior $72
  • Non-Member $75
  • Table of 8 $550

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee

Jillian Jiggs – Family Day Show

Date:  February  19    2 pm    Main Stage

Family Day Show : “Jillian Jiggs

Based on the popular Phoebe Gilman children stories, follow Jillian Jiggs on an adventure through her imagination. Join us on a journey as Jillian and her friends try to find their way home again. Through the combination of live music, dancing, comedy, and surprises around every corner, we’ve got an action packed show for all ages.

Prices:
  • All Tickets $14

Price does not include HST & Ticket Fee.  All tickets booked within two weeks of the show date will be held at the Box Office for pick up so please do not add the mailing fee

The Wilkinsons

Date: February 24   2 pm & 8 pm   Main Stage

 The Wilkinsons 

Local country favourites, The Wilkinsons, are coming to the Stirling Festival Theatre for two shows. Get your tickets early because these shows will be sure to sell out. With Top 5 hits on the Billboard charts, number one hits in Canada and a reality show on CMT, this family group always entertains. Come see this multi-Grammy nominated and Juno awarding winning band as they play a rare, intimate and acoustic show.

  • Members $34  (Available by phone or in person only)
  • Seniors $36
  • Non-Members $38
  • Pre-Show Dinner $25

Prices do not include HST or Ticket fee

ToboR The RoboT

Date:  March 9 – 17    Main Stage

“ToboR the RoboT”  – SFT YOUNG COMPANY March Break Show 

By Kieren MacMillan and Jeremy Hutton

ToboR the RoboT is what happens when “Pinocchio” meets “The Jetsons”. ToboR, a hapless but loveable domestic robot, just wants to be a real boy. With the help of his trusty robot friends Rusty and Axle, his human friend Sophie, and a cast of colourful characters, ToboR might just get his wish… that is, unless the evil Frequencia Hertz has something to say about it.

Price:  All Tickets $14

Price does not include HST & Fee.  All tickets booked within two weeks of the show date will be held at the Box Office for pick up so please do not add the mailing fee.

Escape Room for Adults – Escape From The Prom

Date: March 24 & 25    Burrell Hall   

(Times: every hour on the hour from 4 pm to 9 pm)

Escape Room For Adults : Escape from the Prom

Come experience a unique SFT event. Burrell Upper Hall will be converted into an Escape Room for adults. Groups of 5 to 8 people have 45 minutes to solve a series of intricate puzzles to see if they can make it out of the mystery room. You are trapped in your prom after hours. Can you get out? The clock is ticking…

All tickets: $20

Price does not include HST and ticket fee.

Love Stories – Stirling

Love Stories: Stirling April 13 and 14 8 pm Burrell Hall
An original musical experience by composer and performer, Melissa Morris. Compiled from interviews of local couples, Love Stories: Stirling is an unforgettable evening of local stories, music and humour. This will sure to be a highlight of the season. Come see this musical with a local twist.

Price: All tickets: $20

Price does not include HST and ticket fee.

Stand Up Stirling – Local Flavour

Date: April 28   8 pm   Burrell Hall

Stand up Stirling – Local Flavour   

A new twist on the increasingly popular SFT comedy event. After two successful comedy night in 2017, the Stand Up Stirling event is growing and evolving. Stand Up Stirling – Local Flavour brings local funny people Dave Bush (Stirling celeb and YouTube favourite), Timmy Boyle (founder of Up Standing Comedy and Stirling based comedian and author) and Dan Curtis Thompson (Foxboro’s own funny man, frequent SFT panto star, Quarter-Finalist of the Toronto Comedy Brawl and Finalist at Absolute Comedy’s “Prove You Are A Comic”.)

Price: All tickets: $20

Price does not include HST and ticket fee.

Legends Show

Dates: May 3   7 pm   Main Stage

Legends Show

Paquette Productions presents some of the world’s best tribute artists. Featuring Jesse Aron as Roy Orbison, Amberley Beatty as Connie Francis, Lou Nelson as Tom Jones and Pete Paquette as Elvis. Backed by the Rockin’ Royals Showband and the sensational Tonettes. This trip down memory lane will be an evening you won’t forget.

Prices:

  • Members $38 (available over the phone or in person only)
  • Srs. $40
  • Non-Members $42
  • Pre-Show Dinner $25

Price does not include HST & Fee.  All tickets booked within one week of the show date will be held at the Box Office for pick up so please do not add the mailing fee.

Paint Night

Date: May 12   8 pm  Burrell Hall

Paint Night 

If you want to inspire your inner artist, come to Paint Night. Learn the secrets of painting from a professional artist and go home with your own work of art. A wonderful night of creativity, socializing and a fun education.  Art supplies included in the price.                    Note: Seating is limited. This will sell out!

Price:  $50

Price does not include HST and ticket fee.

Escape Room for Kids – Escape From Pirate Island!

Dates: June 2 & 3   Burrell Hall (Times: every hour on the hour from 10 am to 4 pm)

Escape Room For Kids : Escape From Pirate Island

Ahoy Mateys! Come experience a unique SFT event. Burrell Hall will be converted into an Escape Room for kids. Groups of 5 to 8 kids will have 45 minutes to solve a series of intricate puzzles to see if they can make it out of the mystery room. You’re trapped on a deserted island. Can you escape? The clock is ticking… Parent/guardians are free and can accompany children. BUT DON’T HELP!!!

Price: All tickets: $20

Price does not include HST and ticket fee.

Play Reading – “Working Hard/Hardly Working” 

Date: June 16   8 pm   Burrell Hall

Play Reading – “Working Hard/Hardly Working”

From our Page to Stage Series. World Premiere! A play reading of Ken MacDougall’s Working Hard, Hardly Working. A two hander comedy about a man who is let go from his factory job of 20 years. While he sits around waiting for the phone to ring, his wife is forced to take on a slew of part time jobs. A comedy about getting up off the couch.
Written by Ken MacDougall

Price: $20

Price does not include HST and ticket fee.

The Legendary Patsy Cline Show with Amberley Beatty

Date: June 23   7 pm   Main Stage

The Legendary Patsy Cline Show with Amberley Beatty

When Amberley Beatty steps on stage, the very spirit, the very soul of one of the greatest singers in the history of Pop and Country music comes to life as the legendary Patsy Cline. Patsy Cline’s two diverse looks are captured in evening gown and Western style dress complete with the sultry sound and bright red lipstick of the early 1960s. And so begins this magical ride. For those fans who would never see the real Patsy Cline perform live, they will be brought as close as can be when Amberley captures her essence in every note she sings – and she’ll have a heck of a lot of fun doing it too – expect to sing along, laugh, and at times be brought to tears by this very special performance.

  • Prices:
  •  Members $34 (available over the phone or online only)
  • Srs. $36
  • Non-Members $38
  • Pre-Show Dinner $25

Prices do not include HST or ticket fee.

Theatre Camps

Dates: July 2 – 7 9 am to 4 AND August 27 – 31   9 am – 4 pm

A fun-filled week filled with song, dance and improv! The kids work toward their own showcase at weeks end to which family and friends are invited.  Many of our SFT Young Company started in our Theatre Camp!

Price: $200

Price does not include HST.

The John Fogerty/CCR Story

Date:  July 14 8 pm  Main Stage

The John Fogerty/CCR Story

A unique opportunity to experience the rise of the legendary ‘Creedence Clearwater Revival’. Explore the story and music of the driving force behind the band; take a ride on the Bayou, from the beginning of the group, and into the solo career of John Fogerty. A not to be missed, nostalgic and explosive, ROCK ‘N ROLL ESCAPE!  The Man, The Group, The Music, The Story

*Any Resemblance to the Original Artist is Completely Intentional*

Prices:

  • Members $34
  • Srs. $36
  • Non-Members $38
  • Pre-Show Dinner $25

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee.

Stirling @ Night

Dates: July 20 & 21   8 pm   Main Stage

Stirling @ Night

A crazy combination of talk show and variety show featuring some of the area’s most talented and interesting people. Ken MacDougall will host with Foboro’s own Dan Curtis Thompson as his sidekick. There will be a local house band and a variety of guests. Stay tuned for special guest announcements. There will be sports figures, local entertainers, writers, artists, politicians and much, much more. There will be music, comedy and improv. Come for a night full of surprises.

It will be like a Naughty Panto in the summer!

Prices:

  • Members $30
  • Srs. $32
  • Non-Members $34

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee.

Songbuster: An Improvised Musical 

Dates:August 3 & 4   8 pm   Main Stage

Songbuster: An Improvised Musical 

Every night is opening night when you make up a musical! Watch some of the country’s finest improvisers create a musical out of thin air. Fast paced, ridiculous and always entertaining, the cast creates an hour long musical from suggestions provided by the audience. Not only do they create the music and words from thin air, but they also create a world full of engaging characters and captivating stories you won’t soon forget (even though you will never be able to see them again). With numerous musical credits to the cast’s name and 40+ years of comedy experience between them, the cast of Songbuster have a strong history of entertaining audiences with music and comedy.

Prices:

  • Members $30 (available over the phone or in person only)
  • Srs. $32
  • Non-Members $34

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST- SFT Young Company Summer Musical

Dates: August 9 – 25   Main Stage

“Beauty and the Beast” – SFT YOUNG COMPANY Summer Musical

Come see the talented SFT Young Company perform the tale as old as time! Belle is a girl who is dissatisfied with life in a small provincial French town, constantly trying to fend off the misplaced “affections” of conceited Gaston. The Beast is a prince who was placed under a spell because he could not love. A wrong turn taken by Maurice, Belle’s father, causes the two to meet.                                                                                             Prices:

  • Members $24 (available on the phone for in person only)
  • Srs. $26
  • Non-Members $28
  • Youth $15
  • Family 4-Pack $75

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee.

Honkytonk Gal

Date: September 15    7 pm    Main Stage 

HONKYTONKY GAL – A Tribute To Loretta Lynn

Canada’s tribute queen, Amberley Beatty, will set the stage and deliver a spine- tingling concert performance in her new show “Honky Tonk Gal,” a special tribute dedicated to “the first lady of Country music,” the legendary Loretta Lynn. Lynn’s vast body of work, covering more than 6 decades, is what Amberley Beatty describes as “an inspiration gold mine.” This new show will showcase the most popular and best-loved of Loretta Lynn’s songs. Get ready to be moved, mesmerized, and dazzled with this new show, accompanied by a full band. “Honky Tonk Gal” featuring Amberley Beatty as you’ve never seen her before.

  • Members $34
  • Srs. $36
  • Non-Members $38
  • Pre-Show Dinner $25

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee.

The Elvis Concert

Date: September 29 7 pm Main Stage

The Elvis Concert

Pete Paquette is one of Canada’s top ranked Elvis Tribute Artists. He has also claimed numerous titles across Canada and the United States including 2-time Collingwood Elvis Festival Grand Champion, Toronto Elvis Festival Grand Champion, Best Performer at the Las Vegas Elvis Festival, and ranked one of top 10 Tribute Artists in the world, a title acquired at the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Competition organized by Elvis Presley Enterprises in Memphis, Tennessee! In 2010, Pete retired from the competition world and brought his portrayal of Elvis to a new level, self-producing his show, “The Elvis Concert.”

  • Price:
  • Members $34
  • Srs. $36
  • Non-Members $38
  • Pre-Show Dinner $25

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – MARMORA VICE 

Date: October 12 & 13    Doors open at 6 pm

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre – MARMORA VICE  

It’s the 80’s and hard-boiled detective Sonny Crocket is on the beat. He works for the toughest crime unit around…MARMORA VICE. Sonny has no evidence. The last thing that was heard before the crime was…Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? You won’t want to miss this show. Wake Me Up Before You Go Go.

The delicious dinner is served buffet style but the comedy is served right to your table!

Prices:

  • Members – $70
  • Srs. – $72
  • Non-Members – $75
  • Table of 8 – $550

Prices do not include tax and ticket fee.

Super Zeroes – Young Company Fall Show

Dates:  Oct 18 – 27   Main Stage

“SUPER ZEROES” SFT YOUNG COMPANY Fall Show                                                        Written & Directed by Ken MacDougall

Clark Kant is a member of a family of Super Heroes. The problem is, he isn’t very super. He is the only “normal” at the Super Hero School. Clark meets up with other who are “lacking super hero ability”.  Super Zeroes begs the question, Can you still save the world if you don’t have the powers?

Price: $14

Price does not include HST and ticket fee.

The Fitzgeralds

Date: October 28   8 pm    Main Stage 

The Fitzgeralds 

The Fitzgeralds are a family group consisting of fiddling and step dancing sensations – Tom, Kerry & Julie Fitzgerald (the youngest members of Everything Fitz). These siblings, from Canada’s renowned Ottawa Valley, have come a long way from their small town roots. Featuring 3-time Canadian Grandmaster Fiddle Champions and Ontario Open Step Dance Champions, this unique act features high-energy fiddling and mind-blowing step dancing. It is the rare combination of exceptional musicianship, incomparable step dancing, audience interaction, evident love of performing, and genuine sibling connection that resonates with audiences of all ages and sets this group apart.

  • Prices:
  • Members – $34
  • Srs. – $36
  • Non-Members – $38
  • Pre-show Dinner $25

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee.

Stand Up Stirling – Ladies Night

Date: November 10   Burrell Hall   8 pm

Stand Up Stirling – Ladies Night

Come out and see some of the funniest women in comedy. It will be a raucous night as SFT’s Upper Hall is transformed into a comedy club. Stay tuned for the line-up. Show up ready to laugh as we feature some of the finest stand-up comedians in the country today.

Price: $20

Price does not include HST and ticket fee.

2018 Panto….The Princess and the Pea

Dates: November 23 – December 31    Main Stage

2018 Panto…..The Princess and the Pea                                                                   Written & Directed by Ken MacDougall

Welcome to the Peabody Kingdom. Prince Peter Peabody wants to wed. One night a visitor arrives. She is covered in mud and grease from trying to fix her race car. She also claims to be a Princess. Of course, no one believes her. Only one way to find out. Stack a pile of mattresses and stick a pea under one. Our annual musical comedy panto is always a wild and wacky time. As always, there are Naughty and Family Shows (and New Year’s). Get your tickets now!

Prices:

Family Show

  • Kids (12 & under) $12
  • Grownups $20
  • Family 4-Pack $52
  • Naughty Show 
  • Members   $36 (available over the phone or in person only)
  • Srs.  $38
  • Non-Members  $40

Naughty New Year’s – Members  $44  (available over the phone or in person only)

  • Srs. $46
  • Non-Members $48
  • Pre-Show Dinner $34

Prices do not include HST and ticket fee.