The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts in Oakville has an exciting array of events designed to appeal to tastes of every description throughout January and February; an opportunity to enjoy the world of music, dance and storytelling. Excerpts from the Oakville Centre web-site give an overview of the variety of first-class entertainment opportunities available to residents and visitors of Oakville. Here’s some highlights of upcoming big ticket events and community presentations. Be sure to visit http://www.oakvillecentre.ca/ for a complete calendar listing.
The Number 14, part of the Paradiso Dance and Drama Series, is featured on Friday January 25th at 8pm at the Oakville Centre. Sitting in a bus, the audience will be taken for a “dazzling, slap-happy” ride as six characters grow to sixty, all with masks, creating entertaining, recognizable, larger than life characters.
Peter and the Wolf will be presented January 27th at 2pm at the Figura Theatre. An award winning performance, the play is designed to appeal to youngsters, ages 6 – 10 years of age. Wood-carved puppets will tell Sergio Prokofiev’s story and its music, originally created in 1936. “…a stunningly picturesque and musical theatre play that brings young audiences into deep connection with the wonders of music.” KEVIN BRUCE, kbamonline.com (more…)