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Georgian Theatre

The Georgian Theatre is a professional performing arts facility located on the campus of Georgian College in Barrie’s north end and is managed by the Department of Culture.

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The Barrie International Comedy Festival

Presented by Talk Is Free Theatre, September 17 to 21, 2014 Full lineup and ticket information.




Highwaymen Live Tribute - CANCELLED

Presented by Crossfire Productions

September 26, 2014 at 7:30pm

A tribute to the greatest supergroup of all time featuring look alike and sound alike tributes to Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash. Playing to sold out shows from coast to coast and direct from Las Vegas, their performance transcends time and returns you to shows from the past highlighting three of the greatest country music icons of all time. It’s a show soon NOT to be forgotten.

Testimonials- "Gave me goosebumps", "Best show I’ve seen in years", "They look and sound like the real thing"

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.




Simply Queen - A Live Tribute

Presented by Celsk Benefit Promotions Inc.

September 27, 2014

Let Us Entertain You! This live tributecelebrates all the iconic songs that made Queen one of the mostlegendary rock bands of all time, and faithfully recreates the grand scope ofQueen's live shows,both musically and visually, with attention to detail unlike ever experiencedsince Queen filled stadiums around the world. "Guaranteed to BlowYour Mind!"

SimplyQueen is a world class act. The band is fronted by Freddie Mercury impersonator extraordinaireRick Rock. Guitarist Bob Wegner was hand-picked by Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylorto play guitar in the Toronto production of the "We Will Rock You" musical.Drummer Greg Hawcois an immensely successful composer, most notably for the CBC television series"Republic ofDoyle." Mark Yannetta on bass is a veteran of "Classic Albums Live" on thetheatre circuit.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.





Hypnotist Cyrus

Presented by Cyrus Entertainment

October 3rd and 4th, 2014 at 8:00PM

Canada’s very own—the highlyanticipated showman extraordinaire—Cyrus brings you the hottesttheatrical stage hypnosis show in North America. Audiences everywhere are mesmerized saying,“That was the greatest, funniest show I ever saw!” Cyrus’ shows are filledwith fun, high energy and non-stop laughter! The interactive entertainment value is beyond compare! Expect nothing less than sensational when youwatch Cyrus in action! Cyrusprovides an incomparable professional, entertainment experience that has beenproven time and again to exceed the expectations of all audiences everywhere.

Cyrus is single handedly changing the face of stage hypnosis entertainment andfans come from everywhere to be put under his spell. With his unmatched stage presence andmagnetic personality, Cyrusworks his crowds with a practiced flair. He is comfortable with all types of audiences. Cyrus’entertainment style is comedic, enthusiastic, energetic and sincere, neverdull, dry or clinical. Cyrus and his love of entertainment,appreciation and respect for his audience and participants are apparent toall.

As Cyrus develops a strongconnection with his volunteers, they surrender to the power of suggestion tobecome talented musicians, hilarious ballet dancers and rock and roll legendsgiving the audience a show to be remembered!

Youtoo could become a star! Guests areengaged and encouraged to participate in a wide variety of demonstrationsdesigned to leave spectators amazed and thoroughly entertained.

Thefun, the thrills, the uncontrollable laughter, it’s the most hilarious journeyinto the mind you will ever take! Witness the power of hypnosis! Aguaranteed unforgettable experience!

#MindGamesTour

Please note that this performance is PG-13. Show time is 90 - 120 minutes in length.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.

 



 

 


'The Chilton Team' presents Classic Albums Live

Led Zeppelin I

October 17, 2014 at 8pm

The world class musicians of Classic Albums Live fame perform the debut album of the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin I introduced the world to the blues rock quartet and includes classic Zep songs like 'Good Times Bad Times', 'Dazed And Confused', 'Heartbreaker', and 'You Shook Me'. The album will be performed Note For Note, Cut for Cut.

3 Show Subscription available which includes Led Zeppelin I, The Beatles - Let It Be and Eagles - Greatest Hits.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.

 

 


 
   

Born 2 Rock in the USA

Tribute to Springsteen and Mellencamp

October 18, 2014

BORN 2 ROCK in the USA, the most authentic, unforgettable, live musical performance and theatrical visual reproduction of the American Experience through the words and music of Bruce Springsteen and John ‘Cougar’ Mellencamp.

 Experience an unforgettable ALL LIVE performance by a 6 piece band of internationally renowned musicians, complimented by stunning visual multi media. Featuring hits like Born in the USA, Dancing in the dark, Glory Days, Born to Run, Jack and Diane, Pink Houses (ain’t that America), ROCK USA, Hurst so Good and many more.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.

 
 

Turning The Tide II

Presented by Grandmothers and Grandothers

October 19, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Grandmothers and Grandothers organization of Barrie are proud to announce Turning the Tide II, a concert in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. All proceeds from this event go directly to the Grandmothers to Grandothers Campaign which, inturn, offers assistance to Grandmothers in 15 sub-saharan countries taking care of children orphaned by the AIDS epidemic. In 2014 a wide variety of performers from Simcoe County take to the Georgian Theatre stage to sing, dance, act and drum their support of Grandmothers and Grandother Power! At this time we are anticipating the participation of Bravado, the MadCap Players, Warnica School Drumming Group, Bruce Meyer, Ann Robertson, Janet & Chris Ness, Lloyd Preston and theThornton Fiddlers, a sax quartet and much, much more. Visit us on Facebook for updates and more information.

Please note that ALL persons attending must have a valid ticket, including infants. For Children under 1, please contact the box office in advance to arrange for complimentary tickets.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.




Seussical The Musical

Kempenfelt Community Players

November 21 -23, 2014

The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust containing Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many "thinks." Horton faces a double challenge--not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left to his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping, and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.



 

 


Rent

Presented by Yours In Theatre

November 27, 28, 29th at 8:00pm and

November 29, 30 at 2:00pm

In Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, a group of bohemian artists, many of whom live with AIDS, struggle to maintain their friendships and their nonconformist ideals in New York's East Village. Based on Puccini's 'La Boheme', 'Rent' tells the story of one year in the life of friends living the Bohemian life in modern day East Village, New York City, 1989-1990. This story is about love that transcends life’s many challenges but most importantly teaches acceptance of all walks of life.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.




Toopy and Binoo Live!

Presented by Paquin Entertainment Group

Tuesday December 9, 2014 at 3:30pm and 6:30pm

The zaniness continues as best friends, Toopy and Binoo, return to the live stage in a brand new theatrical production, Toopy and Binoo; Fun and Games. Filled with whimsical exuberance, families across Canada will dance and sing-along with Koba Entertainment's newest musical extravaganza!

The dynamic duo perfectly blends optimism, imagination, and spontaneity in their quest to find the best game ever! The story unfolds as a toy chest full of mismatched game and puzzle ignites a curious imagination: watch as Toopy and Binoo dance with X's and O's; wiggle with smiling snakes; try to outwit a gang of dancing ladders.

Along with tea-partying cats, energetic Dusteroo's and fun-loving sheep, Toopy and Binoo embark on their wackiest and most interactive adventure yet!Entertaining and unpredictable, Toopy and Binoo: Fun and Games integrates music, theatre, dance, puppetry and innovative multimedia technology to create an off-the-wall experience that will delight the entire family!

Please note that ALL persons attending must have a valid ticket, including infants. To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.



 


'The Chilton Team' presents Classic Albums Live 

The Beatles - Let It Be

January 23, 2015 at 8pm

Classic Albums Live performs The Beatles classic album 'Let It Be', note for note, cut for cut.  'Let It Be' was the 12th and final studio album released by John, Paul, George, and Ringo.  Although 'Abbey Road' was recorded after 'Let It Be' the latter album was the band's final release.  It features many great Beatles tracks including the title track, 'Get Back', 'Don't Let Me Down', and 'The Long And Winding Road'

3 Show Subscription available which includes Led Zeppelin I, The Beatles - Let It Be and Eagles - Greatest Hits.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.



 

 


Les Miserables

Kempenfelt Community Players

February 5 - 15, 2015

Winner of over 100 international awards and seen by over 65 million people worldwide, LES MISÉRABLES is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The true modern classic is based on Victor Hugo’s novel and features one of the most memorable scores of all time.
See more at: Les Miserables

Georgian Parking Fees cost $2.00 before 7pm and $5:00 after 7pm (coins only) payable upon exiting the parking lot.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.



 

 


'The Chilton Team' presents Classic Albums Live

The Eagles - Their Greatest Hits

April 24, 2015 at 8pm

The world-class artists of Classic Albums Live take the Georgian stage to perform one of the greatest compilation albums of all time, The Eagles - 'Their Greatest Hits'.  As of November 2012, 29 million copies have been shipped in the U.S. making it tied with Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' as the best-selling album in the U.S. With an additional 13 million internationally, for a total of 42 million, it is the third-best selling album in music history, behind 'Thriller' and Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side Of The Moon'.  The album features many early classics including 'Take It Easy', 'One Of These Nights', 'Tequila Sunrise', and 'Peaceful Easy Feeling'.

3 Show Subscription available which includes Led Zeppelin I, The Beatles - Let It Be and Eagles - Greatest Hits.

To purchase tickets, click on the "buy tickets" link above, call the box office at 705-739-4228, or visit us at 1 Dunlop St W.

About Georgian Theatre

The theatre features a proscenium stage, fly gallery, sound, lighting, and performers dressing rooms with showers. Seating for 427 on the main level with 3 pods which can be used to increase the seating capacity to 690. The fully equipped theatre is also available for non-theatrical activity including conferences and seminars.

Location:Georgian College Barrie Campus - Building C - 1 Georgian Drive – Barrie – adjacent to Highway #400 at Duckworth Street

Driving Directions:Exit Hwy 400 at Duckworth Street – take Duckworth Street to Bell Farm Road – drive east along Bell Farm Road into the Georgian College Campus

Parking: Please note that parking fees apply upon exiting the Georgian College parking lots. Parking is $5.00 before 7pm and $2.00 after 7pm.

Box Office Hours: (located at the Mady Centre):

FromAugust 11th to August 30th 2014 the Box Office hours are asfollows:

Monday,Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

10:00 AM to 9:30 PM

Wednesday

12:00PM to 9:30 PM

Closedon Sundays

(Regular Box Office Hours: Tuesday to Friday 12 noon to 6:00 p.m. & Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed Sundays and Mondays.)

GIFT CERTIFICATES: To purchase gift certificates,please visit the Mady Centre Box Office at 1 Dunlop St W or call us at 705-739-4228.

Telephone: 705-739-4228Email: theatres@barrie.ca


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