2020 Season

GENERAL PUBLIC ticket sales start Mon December 2  (In Person and Telephone sales only)
EVERYONE (Members & General Public) can purchase ONLINE starting Mon December 9

Do you know that by becoming an SFT MEMBER for $35 annually, you will save $4 per ticket on most shows and Dinner Theatre tickets? Only SFT MEMBERS can exchange tickets and you will always receive advance ticketing privileges when our new season goes on sale. Click HERE to see other SFT Member Benefits!

Ticketing fees are included for all in person and telephone orders. There is a $5 service charge per order for on-line sales. HST is applicable on all ticket orders.

PRE & POST-SHOW BUFFET MEALS
Join us for a pre-show buffet meal in our upstairs Eugene Burrell Hall for most shows. Post-show meals available upon request. Roast beef, chicken or turkey with all the trimmings, potatoes, vegetables, salads and sumptuous desserts. Coffee and tea included. Cash bar. Seating is at tables of 8.
The Burrell Hall & upstairs washrooms are accessible for all shows and events by the Stirling Library elevator, right next door to the theatre.

(Updated December 01, 2019)

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STIRLING FESTIVAL THEATRE 2020

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Celtic Kitchen Party – January 25 – 2 PM & 8 PM    Burrell Hall

Celtic Kitchen Party return again and kick off our 2020 season. Come conjure up that down-home feeling with a mix of traditional and contemporary Celtic music.

Wonderful World of Wizardry School – February 17 – Noon until 5 PM    Burrell Hall

Family Day weekend fun. The Eugene Burrell Upper Hall is transformed into your favourite wizard’s school. Taste Butter Beer. Try the Sorting Hat. Make and design your own wand and learn spells.

How to Succeed in Show Business (We’re Really Trying) – February 22 – 7 PM    Main Stage

Gala evening Cabaret starring two of SFT’s favourite performers, JP Baldwin and Debbie Collins. An evening filled with songs, dance and stories covering JP and Debbie’s decades in show business.

CDHS Jazz Band – March 7 – 7 PM    Main Stage

This award-winning band has been called “The Best Ever”. The CDHS Band returns with another fundraiser for the Campbellford Memorial Hospital Foundation.

The Pirate of Oak Lake – Young Company March Break Show – March 13 – 22    Main Stage

It’s summer camp on Oak Lake. A group of campers come across an old man that they are convinced is a pirate. Old John Copper just wants to be left alone. Come sail away to Oak Lake.

Red Dirt Skinners – March 21 – 8 PM    Main Stage

Described by Roots Music Canada as the Pink Floyd of folk music, the Red Dirt Skinners are multi award winning, multi-instrumentalist husband/wife duo of Rob and Sarah Skinner.

Dare to Dance with Deb and JP (Part de Deux) – March 28 – 7 PM    Burrell Hall

Debbie Collins and JP Baldwin return to the Eugene Burrell Upper Hall for another fun night of dance lessons. This event sold out last year and is sure to again this year.

Zachary Stevenson’s Tribute to Buddy Holly – March 29 – 3 PM    Main Stage

Back by popular demand. Zachary Stevenson has played the starring role as Buddy Holly in more than a dozen productions of the Buddy Holly Story across North America.

Stirling Music Instrument Lending Library Fundraiser – April 4 – 8 PM     Burrell Hall

Come enjoy an evening of local music for a great cause. The Stirling MILL lends musical instruments to children/teens and families. Proceeds from the evening goes to support this great new initiative.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre – April 9 – 7 PM    Main Stage

Straight from Las Vegas, the Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre is back for a return engagement with rescued animals turned circus entertainers.

Opry Gold – April 18 – 2 Shows – 2 PM and 8 PM    Main Stage

Leisa Way and the Wayward Wind Band present the history of the Grand Ole Opry.

Love Letters – By A.R. Gurney – April 25 – 7 PM    Burrell Hall

The classic love story and Pulitzer-nominated play by A.R. Gurney about the correspondence between childhood friends that grows into a love interest. Performed by Ken MacDougall and Jane McClelland.

Homeward Bound – The Simon and Garfunkel Tribute – May 9 – 7 PM    Main Stage

Homeward Bound is a new show that celebrates the music of Simon and Garfunkel.

She Grew Funny – May 16 – 8 PM    Main Stage

This touching, true and very funny story of how comedian, Joanne O’Sullivan’s (former writer on This Hour Has 22 Minutes) life changed when her daughter turned 6. She Grew Funny is a look at the age-old connection between comedy and tragedy.

Menopause the Musical – May 21 – 24   Main Stage

Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more.

Stand Up, Stirling – June 6 – 8 PM    Burrell Hall

The Stirling Festival Theatre’s brand of stand-up comedy is back with a new crop of some of the country’s finest stand-up comedians. Stay tuned for the lineup.

Surfin’ Safari – June 13 – 7 PM    Main Stage

Surfin Safari: The Ultimate Beach Party Show celebrates the music of Jimmy Buffet, Frankie Avalon, Jan & Dean, The Ventures and, of course… The Beach Boys!

Brighton All Star Big Band – June 20 – 8 PM    Main Stage

This volunteer band whose age range is 20’s to 80’s plays all the big band favourites.

Brothers Gibb – Bee Gees Tribute – July 17 – 7PM    Main Stage

Enjoy the amazing harmonies and infectious dance beats of the Bee Gees.

2nd Annual Stirling Silver Film Festival – July 18 & 19   Main Stage

Film festival featuring short films from all over the world.

Disney’s Little Mermaid – Young Company Summer Show – August 6 – 16    Main Stage

The classic Disney musical based on the story by Hans Christian Anderson. Featuring all of your favourite characters like Ariel, Sebastian and Ursula.

Jersey Nights – August 21 – 7 PM    Main Stage

Calling all fans of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Jersey Nights captures the soaring lead vocals and distinctive harmonies of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Marie Bottrell Rock of Ages – August 29 – 2 PM    Main Stage

Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer, CCMA and Juno award winner, Marie Bottrell and her band explore the rich history of country gospel music.

Speakeasy – September 12 – 8 PM    Burrell Hall

The Eugene Burrell is transformed in a 1920’s Speakeasy. With period music, great food, cocktails and loads more fun. Please remember the secret password.

Hastings! The Musical – September 17 – 20    Main Stage

A co-production with Tweed and Company. This irreverent, foot-stomping, laugh out loud new show features a stellar cast of eight who all play instruments and brand new music from some of Canada’s top composers.

The Elvis Concert featuring Pete Paquette – September 25 – 7 PM    Main Stage

Canada’s multi award winning Elvis tribute artist, Pete Paquette re-creates an unforgettable live concert experience showcasing the musical career of Elvis Presley.

The Real Housewives of Hastings County – October 2 & 3 – 6 PM    Burrell Hall

Dinner theatre returns with another hilarious whodunit based on the popular reality TV show.

All Choired Up – October 16 to 25    Main Stage

The fall Young Company show is a world premiere of Ken MacDougall and Kieren MacMillan’s musical about competitive choirs.

No Tenors Allowed – October 24 – 8 PM    Main Stage

Starring International opera star and Belleville born, Matthew Zadow. Why should tenors have all the fun? Baritones are fighting for their time in the spotlight.

Stand Up, Stirling – November 7 – 8 PM    Burrell Hall

The Stirling Festival Theatre’s brand of stand-up comedy is back with a new crop of some of the country’s finest stand-up comedians. Stay tuned for the lineup.

Sleeping Beauty Panto – November 22 to December 31    Main Stage

Princess Slumber-Lee can’t stay awake. Prince Machiato can’t fall asleep. The evil sorceress, Malignifent, has cast a spell on the kingdom. Come help break the spell!