The Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts announced the details of its 2012-2013 Season, featuring Debbie Reynolds and Betty Buckley. Filled with premieres and exclusive GTA appearances the 2012-2013 Season, Captured Moments, will further solidify the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts as the centre of culture in York Region.
“Our 2012-2013 season invites you to take a moment to enjoy a live performance”, says Michael Grit, Theatre Manager for the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. “Our lives continue to move at break neck pace, the theatre gives us an opportunity to capture a moment in time and reminds us to savor what’s important.”
The Full Season includes:
Debbie Reynolds - Wednesday October 17, 2012 at 8pm
Warm, dazzling and dynamic, American icon Debbie Reynolds has been entertaining us for over six decades. From her memorable onscreen roles in Singin’ in the Rain and The Unsinkable Molly Brown to her numerous TV appearances on such hit shows as The Love Boat and Will & Grace, Debbie Reynolds has transcended generations. Join us for an unforgettable opportunity to hear the legendary voice and sparkling wit that has engaged audiences around the world. Single tickets $75, $68
Steve Patterson “This is Not Debatable”- Friday October 19th at 8pm
As host of CBC Radio One and CBC Television’s wildly successful The Debaters Steve Patterson has become a household name, with more than half a million weekly listeners and viewers. A Gemini Award nominee and veteran of the comedy festival circuit, Patterson brings his trademark self-deprecating delivery and razor-sharp wit to the Richmond Hill stage. Featuring fact-based comedy, hilarious personal tales and audience interaction, “This is Not Debatable!” is a superior live comedy experience we won’t soon forget. Single tickets $45, $41
The Velveteen Rabbit - Monday October 22, 2012 at 7pm
With a little bit of nursery magic and a whole lot of theatrical magic, the classic tale of a toy bunny who longs to become real comes to life for a whole new generation in this wonder-filled, interactive
production. An unforgettable theatrical experience based on the immortal book by Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit is a joyous testament to the eternal power of a child’s imagination.
Single tickets $25, $23
Classic Albums Live presents...
Queen: A Night at the Opera- Tuesday October 23, 2012 at 8pm
Released in 1975 and featuring the unmistakable vocals of the immortal Freddie Mercury, A Night at the Opera is the fourth album by the British rock group Queen and the band’s first platinum seller. Cited by music publications as one of Rock’s finest works it features the classic hits You’re My Best Friend and the classic rock anthem Bohemian Rhapsody. Complete the evening with a second act dedicated to Queen’s greatest hits. Single tickets $45, $41
Jennifer Warnes- Friday October 25, 2012 at 8pm
American singer and songwriter Jennifer Warnes is best known for her rich distinctive voice and the duets that helped define two iconic feature films. Both #1 hits, Up Where We Belong with Joe Cocker and (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life with Bill Medley catapulted Jennifer Warnes to international fame. To her fans she will always be remembered for her album Famous Blue Raincoat where she reinterpreted some of Leonard Cohen’s greatest songs and became one of the most renowned singers of our time. Single tickets $47, $42
Tap Kids- Tuesday November 13th at 7pm
Tap Kids take dance to new heights while telling the story of a group of teenagers during their last months at school. Complete with dancing in the cafeteria, drama at the school dance and mischief in detention they come to terms with graduation and their pending adulthood. Featuring an extraordinary cast of 8 rhythm tap dancers Tap Kids has been thrilling audiences of all ages with their incredible talent and fierce passion. Single tickets $25, $23