St. Francis Centre

Upcoming Events

Silver Screen Sundays at the St. Francis Centre – Easter Parade

Sunday, April 20, 2014 – 3 p.m.
Tickets are $5 (including HST) and are available at the door

Celebrate Easter at the St. Francis Centre with this classic holiday musical. A nightclub performer (Fred Astaire) hires a naive chorus girl (Judy Garland) to become his new dance partner to make his former partner (Ann Miller) jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star. ** Prizes for best Easter bonnet!!! **

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Driftwood Theatre presents…The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
by adam long, daniel singer & jess winfield

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – 8 pm

All 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in 90 minutes. For real.

In celebration of William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, Driftwood re-assembles the original cast from its 2005 hit show for a fundraising event in support of The Bard’s Bus Tour’s 20th season. Get ready for an energetic evening of unparalleled humour, pathos and dramatic genius as three hapless Canadians take on the world’s greatest playwright, tackling 37 plays, 1,222 characters and 884,421 words in only 90 minutes. Tickets are $50 and are available by calling 416-703-2773 ext. 201 or order online here:

Get ready for a birthday party the likes of which you will never see again. Join Driftwood Theatre prior to the performance for a pre-show Birthday reception and get in on the action with a Live Auction Walk-On Role in the show!

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Durham Chamber Orchestra
Saturday May 3, 2014 – 7:30 p.m.

Celebrating their 18th season, the Durham Chamber Orchestra is a collective of talented musicians from the Durham Region who live to celebrate the timeless contributions of classical music.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students/seniors.  Tickets are available at the door or to reserve your tickets, please call 905-668-0168 or email

Dirty Dishes and the Plate Rails
Saturday, May 10, 2014 – 7 p.m.
Tickets are $30 (incl.HST)

Sassy Sounds for Spring – Dirty Dishes for Mother’s Day? We promise it’s better than it sounds! These sharp witted ladies have a 1950′s Nashville sound and killer charm. Bringing a shine to every space they fill with their beautiful blend of country-bluegrass sounds and extraordinary energy, the Dishes have spent the last five years breaking hearts and soothing souls at clubs, fairs, festivals and events throughout Canada. Cash Bar Available.

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Silver Screen Sundays at the St. Francis Centre – Wait Until Dark
Sunday, May 18, 2014 – 3 p.m.
Tickets are $5 (including HST) and are available at the door

A chilling suspenseful thriller about a recently blinded woman (Audrey Hepburn) who is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

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Ajax Community Theatre presents The Psychic by Sam Bobrick
May 29 – June 7 2014 (Matinee performance on June 1)

In a run down New York basement apartment, a down-and-out mystery writer, unable to pay his rent, hangs a sign in his window offering psychic readings.  To his surprise, he blurts out to his first customer, an attractive young woman, that her husband is planning to kill her.  Much to his alarm and confusion, he soon finds himself embroiled in a string of bizarre and hilarious murders. Winner of the 2011 Edgar Award as Best Play by the Mystery Writers of America.

Tickets are $20 per show or $45 for the Season Subscription.  For more information, show times or to purchase tickets, visit, email or call 289-892-4132

Goodbye, Mr. Bond! – A Retirement Party for 007
Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 7 p.m.
Tickets are $65 (incl.HST) – Dinner & Show

Friends, enemies and lovers of James Bond gather to say goodbye to the greatest secret agent of all time. But, one of them wants to make it more than just a retirement! See if you can help James figure out who is trying to kill him, in this hilarious spoof of the popular spy thrillers.

Just when you think you’ve found out who the characters are, someone you’ve just met… dies!!! The jokes fly nonstop! The action is fast and furious! The suspense is unbearable! Cash Bar Available.

Celebrate! Holidays of the Global Village with Chris McKhool
Saturday, December 13, 2014 – 3 p.m.
Tickets are $15 (incl.HST)

Chris McKhool celebrates the multicultural mosaic of our country with songs about Carnival, Chanukah, Chinese New Year, Christmas, Diwali, Eid, Kwanzaa, Native Traditions, Ramadan and many more. Celebrate! provides audiences with a glimpse into the different customs and celebrations enjoyed in Canada through music and song. Children can visit with Santa after the show.