Upcoming Events At This Venue
By Michael Frayn
Noises Off takes a fond look at the follies of theatre folk and their out-of-control egos, intermittent memory loss, and passionate affairs that turn every performance into a high-risk adventure. This play-within-a-play captures a theatre troupe’s production in its three stages: dress rehearsal, opening night and a show near the end of a debilitating run. A behind-the-scenes glimpse that progresses from flubbed lines and missed cues to mounting friction between cast members, Noises Off is a delightful backstage farce brimming with slapstick humour.
The Roxy Theatre and Bognor Jam Productions bring you the second annual True Country Christmas Concert, featuring the Grey County’s own True Country Show Band and guests. Sway the night away to country classics and seasonal hits.
Much More Than a Christmas Concert!
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year Big Band Style with swinging renditions of seasonal as well as all time favorites from the Golden Age of Swing. This vibrant exciting young band revives the spirit, style, and sound of the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s, capturing the warmth, joy, and magic of the holiday season.
A genuine time capsule that is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Not to be missed!
“Roy Orbison: The All-Star Tribute” celebrates the incredible career of the legendary “Big O”…Roy Orbison! Direct from Canada’s leading producer of musical tribute shows, Bill Culp Productions, this fun-filled, audience interactive performance features Roy Orbison’s greatest hits from the 1950’s, 1960’s, 1970’s, and the 1980’s. From his early days with Sun Records in Memphis to his later hits as a member of the Travelling Wilburys, you’ll hear a wide range of Orbison classics including “Only The Lonely”, “Crying”, “Running Scared”, “Oobie Doobie”, “Handle With Care” “You Got It” and of course, “Pretty Woman” amongst the many crowd favourites. “Roy Orbison: The All-Star Tribute” stars the fabulous Michael Danckert in the lead role, backed by a sizzling live band, and features rockin’ guest tributes to Buddy Holly and Jerry Lee Lewis. Don’t miss this All-Star, value-packed performance when it comes to Owen Sound!
The Roxy and the Canadian Federation of University Women present a dramatization of this holiday classic about Ebenezer Scrooge. Actors will bring to life the characters of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol.
The Return of Buddy Holly is the epitome of nostalgic experiences. Starring Gavan Rousseau as Buddy Holly, the audience is brought on a musical time travel back to 1956 when Buddy Holly first hit the scene. This show promises the most entertaining and accurate representations of the original artists. (Excerpt taken from http://www.gavantributes.com/shows.)
Join the Friends of Moreston for a fundraiser at the Roxy Theatre! Proceeds from this event will go towards the building of a General Store in Moreston Heritage Village at Grey Roots Museum & Archives.
Tickets go on sale Friday, October 12th at 10am.
The Barra MacNeils – An East Coast Christmas is a musical potpourri of traditional MacNeil family favourites gleaned from Christmas ceilidhs, midnight masses and the general festive frolic that accompanies each holiday season. With their captivating vocals, distinctive harmonies and extraordinary musicianship, The Barra MacNeils inject new life and energy into the sights and sounds of Christmas…one moment a rousing chorus, then a hauntingly beautiful Gaelic ballad, the next a flurry of foot-stomping instrumentals, which of course pulls one then another into a step-dancing revelry. For a delightful seasonal celebration, don’t miss An East Coast Christmas with the Barra MacNeils!
“one of the best five Christmas albums of all time!” – Globe & Mail
“a treasure of the East Coast, rich with tradition and unmatched in ensemble performance” – Halifax Daily News
Music Video Clips
Christmas In Killarney
Christmas Comes But Once A Year
Auld Lang Syne
Shirley Valentine is a middle-aged housewife, taken for granted by her husband Joe and spending her days cooking, cleaning and quite literally talking to the kitchen wall as she prepares her husband’s regular evening meal of egg and chips. She longs for some adventure and thinks back to her days as a carefree and rebellious teenager. When her best friend wins an all-expenses-paid vacation to Greece for two, Shirley jumps at the chance to go with a mix of exhilaration and jittery nerves. While relaxing on holiday, she rediscovers herself and begins to see the world, and herself, in a different light. When the time comes to return home, Shirley must make a decision.
Doug Leahy, his wife Jennifer and their six children deliver an infectious, high-energy, Celtic music show people love and associate with the Leahy heritage. Fiddle, cello, singing, and French-Canadian step-dancing all find a voice on stage.
Coco Love Alcorn is the queen of the collaboration, the gel of the jam. Her shows are an invitation to connect, sing, and be swept away by great melody, catchy lyrics and winning performances. Her career spans over 20 years, 10 albums, and multiple cross-Canada tours and award nominations.
Bob Gill as Waylon Jennings
Bob Gill has been singing since his early preschool years and has performed in a varied phases from a one man band show incorporating the use of floor bass, guitar and beat box to a six piece cover country band. He has performed in Nashville and other venues across North America attracting growing audiences along the way. He has several albums to his credit and became interested in Waylon’s music when he first heard him in the early seventies and since then has amassed a repertoire of most of the songs ever recorded by Waylon. During his travels, he increasingly became compared to Waylon in both appearance and vocal style.
Since Waylon’s untimely death in February 2002, Bob has had an inner desire (and destiny) to focus exclusively on preserving for eternity the music of his idol. When you hear Bob sing Waylon’s music and close your eyes, you are immediately positioned in the midst of fans at any one of the late and great performer’s concerts. Bob, like Waylon, sings with a style that seems to come from the soul and reflects both the joy and pain of a man who has experienced each. If you’re a fan of Outlaw Country music you should definitely not miss this performance.
This year’s screenings feature the world’s best mountain sport, culture and environmental films, letting you experience the thrill and challenges of the mountain environments that inspire us all.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is the most prestigious mountain festival in the world. Right after the festival, held every fall in Banff, Alberta, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour starts to travel the globe with stops in about 450 communities and 40 countries.
The 2018/2019 World Tour features an exhilarating and provocative collection of films that explore the mountain world, highlighting new landscapes and remote cultures, and exposes audiences to exciting adventures and adrenaline-packed sports.
At each screening around the world, audiences will see a selection of award-winning films and crowd favorites from the hundreds of films entered into the annual festival.
Join SUNTRAIL Source for Adventure when the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings the spirit of outdoor adventure to Owen Sound at the Roxy at 7pm on January 18th and 19th Two Nights. Two different Show
Directed by Shirley Holmes
By Michael Grant
PG – Some coarse language
It’s Game 7 of the championship finals and the local Old Timers’ hockey team is in their locker room gearing up for the chance to finally redeem themselves. Cursed by a legendary Game 7 loss suffered years ago as Junior B players, the Old Timers’ home town hasn’t won a title since. But just how much can the players take for the team? Shorthanded is a fast-paced comedy about friendship, loyalty and community.
Fresh Horses Tribute
Fresh Horses is a high energy show band that performs all the hits of Garth Brooks. Fresh Horses tours North America and has received excellent reviews along with a great following of fans. Les Smith the Band Leader looks and sounds so much like Brooks that people comment that they forget they are watching a Tribute Act. Fresh Horses please crowds of all ages with their music and entertaining show. All music lovers can enjoy the songs of Garth Brooks as the music crosses all barriers. Fresh Horses is known for their professional attitude and excellent showmanship. They will leave you with a sense of “more than your money’s worth”. Fresh Horses will definitely be an asset to your lineup of entertainment!
Sponsored by Elsie’s Diner, bring your tickets in to Elsie’s the day of the show and receive 10% off your meal.
Feel thrown back in time when bellbottoms and peace signs were all the rage with this critically acclaimed tribute to Sonny and Cher. Kara Chandler and Marty Stelnick will amaze you with their authentic recreation of the Sonny and Cher comedy hour. Laugh along to hilarious sketch comedy and sing along to all the classic hits you remember including “I Got You Babe”, “Baby Don’t Go”, “All I Ever Need Is You” and many more. This high energy variety show will visually captivate you with stunning costume changes, classic television commercials, and special guest tribute performances TO BE ANNOUNCED. This one of a kind show has been wowing audiences worldwide, don’t miss your chance to take part in this spectacular event.
Tianna Woods Presents Her All New Musical-It’s About Country Music & Then Some
Four-time Country Female Artist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year nominee, Tianna Woods pays tribute to country music and “then some” with hits from George Strait, Randy Travis, Brooks and Dunn, Shania Twain, Johnny Reid, Alabama, the Bee Gees, Tom Petty & more in her musical “It’s About Country Music and then Some. Guests will be entertained with great music, comedy, skits, and dancing. The night will be full of fun, laughs, prizes and surprises!
Tianna has performed in multiple musicals including playing the lead role of “Anne” in the musical Anne of Green Gables in Canada and Japan. She has also performed in Anything Goes, Once on This Island, Brigadoon, the Music Man and that’s Showbiz in New York City to name a few!
Canadian singer/guitarist Will Chalmers has been performing his tribute to Neil Diamond for over thirteen years and the enduring popularity of Neil Diamond’s music, gives his show universal appeal. Will loves to get the audience clapping and singing along. And his natural resemblance to Neil Diamond, flawless replication of Neil’s singing voice and outstanding stage presence captivates audiences wherever he goes. The response from Neil Diamond fans is an experience to behold. Will is friendly and personable and fans approach him with ease. And he is always happy to greet fans after his performances. Neil Diamond is a living legend and it is with great respect and admiration for him that Will created this tribute. And watching fans leave his shows with smiles on their faces and a song in their hearts clearly shows what a talented, dedicated entertainer Will Chalmers is.
Sponsored by Elsie’s Diner, bring your tickets in to Elsie’s the day of the show and receive 10% off your meal.
Back by popular demand, The Mudmen return for another foot-stomping, crowd-pleasing Celtic rock show. This band sells out every time. Don’t miss your chance to feel the energy.
Directed by Cory Laycock
Musical Direction by Lacey Mooney
This quick and quirky musical charms audiences with its effortless wit and humour. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee tells the story of an eclectic group of students vying for the spelling championship title of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the students spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming “d-i-n-g” of the bell that signals a spelling error.
Featuring Doug Varty the world’s #1 Rod Stewart tribute. It takes a special kind of performer to create the voice and stage presence of Rod Stewart, the timeless vocalist known for hits like “Hot Legs,” “Forever Young”, “Maggie May” and “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy.” Doug Varty is that performer. Just like Rod, whenever he performs, Doug makes the stage (and the surrounding area) his playground, interacting with the crowd, dancing with, and singing to audience members. “Does he look like Rod Stewart? You’ll recognize Stewart’s soulful rasp, his trademark outfits and swaggering stage moves when you this tribute to the Legend in concert. With reputedly the best sounding, most natural Rod voice in the world, costume changes and songs from Rod Stewart’s huge catalogue he will have you dancing in the aisles and singing along from the first song. A two hour roller coaster of Rod Stewart’s greatest hits this show is rapidly becoming one of the most sought after tribute shows in the US and Canada! Only here in Owen Sound for “ ONE NIGHT ONLY”
Directed by Bill Murphy
By Norm Foster
When Max and Wynn invite their friends Roger and Abby up for a weekend at their country home, the true nature of their relationships presents itself. The truth and lies of a friendship come to the surface during a weekend visit between these two couples and there are plenty of surprises along the way in this comedy of manners. The Long Weekend offers just enough sex, just enough smart talk and just enough preposterous plot twists to keep your interest piqued.