BPAC February 2017 Events [Burlington Performing Arts Centre]



Providing the people of Burlington
with a broad range of excellent performance
opportunities that will both inspire and delight.

440 Locust Street,
Burlington ON, L7S 1T7

PHONE: 905-681-2551
EMAIL: bpac@burlington.ca

Event Listing for

February 2017


Some Enchanted Evening
Feb 01 8:00 PM
Four of Canada's most acclaimed singers salute Canada 150 with a celebration of 150 years of musical theatre and operetta. Ben Heppner, Rebecca Caine, Jean Stilwell, Gary Relyea along with Music Director, David Warrack will treat you to an evening you won’t soon forget.

Rant Maggie Rant
Feb 02 7:30 PM
Rant Maggie Rant takes traditional Celtic music as their foundation, then liberally and unapologetically colours outside the prescribed lines. The ensemble is from Stratford, Ontario.

Stewart Goodyear
Feb 03 8:00 PM
Proclaimed "a phenomenon" by the Los Angeles Times and "one of the best pianists of his generation" by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Stewart Goodyear is an accomplished young pianist as a concerto soloist, chamber musician, recitalist and composer.

The Western Swing Authority with special guest Wendell Ferguson
Feb 04 8:00 PM
This stellar cast of musical peers and friends share a common love of Western Swing music, and together create a sound that fuses the old with the new, paying homage to the roots of traditional music in their own “new classic” original songs. Opening for The Western Swing Authority is Wendell Ferguson.

The Judgement of Paris by Tom Allen
Feb 05 11:45 AM
A mix of cabaret, history and story-telling with timeless music by Debussy and Ravel, as well as original songs by the performers. Featuring: Patricia O'Callaghan, Bryce Kulak, Kevin Fox, Lori Gemmell, and Tom Allen.

Receiver of Wreck by Matthew Heiti
Feb 09 7:30 PM  |  Feb 10 7:30 PM  |  Feb 11 2:00 PM  |  Feb 11 7:30 PM
A shoe salesman chops off his foot with an axe. An esthetician has hers amputated by an outboard motor. At opposite ends of the same country, staring out at two different oceans, two people each lose something on the same day and are sent crashing together toward the dark heart of Canada.

Feb 11 8:00 PM
Robert Dubac’s THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON? is an international comedic phenomenon! Described by The New York Times as “Hilarious... a one man tour de force!” it is hands down one of the funniest solo shows you will ever see.

An Evening of Song and Dance
Feb 12 7:30 PM

ONCE by Enda Walsh, Marketa Irglova, Glen Hansard
Feb 14 2:00 PM  |  Feb 14 8:00 PM
The national touring company of ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, it tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.

African Guitar Summit
Feb 16 7:30 PM
Indulge in the sounds of the finest Canadian guitarists of African origin: African Guitar Summit. This star-studded collective is a fantastic and unique achievement for African music. The group has won 2 Juno Awards for World Music Album of the Year (2005, 2007).

Sarah MacDougall
Feb 17 7:30 PM
Born in Sweden, Sarah MacDougall is becoming known for her honest and poetic songs, passionate performances, and unique voice. Swedish magazine Nöjesguiden declared her “One of Sweden’s best singer/songwriters.”

Diana Panton
Feb 18 7:30 PM
Diana Panton has quietly become one of the brightest lights on the jazz scene today. Her ethereal voice and strong aesthetic vision have earned her numerous honours, including a Juno win for her RED release, three prior Juno nominations, two Silver Disc Awards in Japan, eight Hamilton Music Awards and a host of nominations for the National Jazz Awards.

British Legends - Live in Concert
Feb 18 8:00 PM
The Producers of Abbamania present "British Legends - Live in Concert". The show features the musical hits from Adele, David Bowie, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and The Bee Gees.

The Balloon Tree
Feb 19 11:00 AM
Leap from reality into a Renaissance world filled with secret passageways, wizards, magic spells, music, sword fighting and of course lots of balloons! In this adaptation of the classic Phoebe Gilman book, audiences gleefully help Princess Leora as she searches the village for the one object that will save her – a balloon! Ideal for children ages 3-6.

Symphony on the Bay: Romance & Passion that Rocks the Soul
Feb 19 3:00 PM
Soloist Juno Award Winner Alfie Zappacosta, Singer-Songwriter

Feb 21 8:00 PM
Returning to Burlington, Whitehorse is a roots noir duo with an innovative approach and intense chemistry. Together, Hamilton natives Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland defy the math of one plus one with a big sound based on layers of live looping.

Infinity by Hannah Moscovitch
Feb 23 7:30 PM  |  Feb 24 7:30 PM  |  Feb 25 2:00 PM  |  Feb 25 7:30 PM
The cynical, skeptical daughter of a theoretical physicist and a composer, Sarah Jean’s clinical approach to love meets with little success. In this absorbing drama infused with science and classical music, three exceptional minds collide like charged particles in an accelerator.

Back To The 80's
Feb 24 8:00 PM
Roadtrip Live invites you to join us on Friday, February the 24th, 2017, at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre, for the next show in our live retro concert series BACK TO THE 80s!If you enjoyed our 60s Experience and Rocking the 70s you will LOVE this new show!It's going to be an excellent evening!We have a whole new cast of dancers, singers and musicians and some surprise guests that will thrill you and chill you and bring all your great memories flooding back with music from the decade of fun and excess, the 1980s! We hope to see you all there! www.roadtriplive.ca

Boogie Down - Competitive Showcase
Feb 26 2:00 PM
Boogie Down Studio's Competitive ShowcaseThe Competitive Team's first performance of the year. The company will be showcasing their routines that will be brought to multiple stages throughout this 2017 Competitive Dance Season.

Burlington Comedy Festival (Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2017)
Feb 26 2:00 PM  |  Feb 27 8:00 PM  |  Feb 28 8:00 PM  |  Mar 01 8:00 PM
2017 Burlington Comedy Festival. Show content is intended for a mature audience and is not censored. Lineups are subject to change. See DETAILS for show dates, comics, and to buy tickets.


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 20:00
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 19:30
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 20:00
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 20:00
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 11:45
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 19:30
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 19:30
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 14:00
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 19:30
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 20:00
Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 19:30
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 14:00
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 20:00
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 19:30
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 19:30
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 19:30
Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 20:00
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 11:00
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 15:00
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 20:00
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 19:30
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 19:30
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 14:00
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 19:30
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 20:00
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 14:00
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 20:00
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 20:00
440 Locust Street, Burlington, ON